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Why study Workplace Health and Safety?

Why study Workplace Health and Safety?

Why should employees bother studying about workplace health and safety? Short answer: to decrease the risk of serious injuries or in more extreme cases - death. However, there's so much more to learning about WH&S that can benefit both the business and it's employees - so here's why you should train yourself in the field today.…

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6 ways to give a killer presentation

6 ways to give a killer presentation

If the thought of getting up in front of a room filled with sleep-deprived office workers who just want to get back to work gives you an intense case of nervous jitters, you're not alone. Luckily, with the right techniques, preparation, and practice, you can turn a boring old presentation into an engaging, memorable one.…

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6 ways to stay positive while job searching

6 ways to stay positive while job searching

So you've been made redundant. The days turn into weeks, the weeks into months, and it seems like you just can't catch a break. While it may all seem tempting to just throw in the towel at times and bask in laziness and self-pity, the worst thing you can do in these trying times is to give up. We list the six most effective ways to keep your chin up as you drudge through unemployment.…

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How to overcome your fear of face-to-face interviews

How to overcome your fear of face-to-face interviews

Anyone who's been through the gruelling job hunting process can attest to the anxiety and stress that come with face-to-face company interviews. While all this is common and perfectly normal, we provide a few effective tips on how to ease the butterflies, and allow yourself to put your "best face forward".…

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How to impress people in under 10 minutes

How to impress people in under 10 minutes

Got that upcoming networking event, job interview, or are simply meeting people for the first time? First impressions last, so it's important to make good ones! Through the right mindset, communication skills and social habits, you can gain more fulfilment out of making new contacts, rather than feeling overwhelmed.…

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The 10 people skills you need in the office

The 10 people skills you need in an office

Working in a corporate environment involves a certain level of varying communication skills that make for a more effective, productive work environment among your colleagues. We break down the 10 most fundamental people skills you need to work in an office, whether you're working within a team or managing one.…

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How well do you deal with authority? The 4 questions to ask yourself

How well do you deal with authority? The 4 questions to ask yourself

You're at a job interview, and the boss throws in this classic and often puzzling question - how well do you deal with authority? The good news is that it's not always a bad tactic to question business authority... when done right that is. We break down the 4 best questions to ask yourself to figure out how well you handle authority figures in your life - and how to get better at it, too.…

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Consider yourself an introvert? These 5 jobs may be perfect for you

Consider yourself an introvert? These 5 jobs may be perfect for you

If you consider yourself an introvert, chances are you prefer working in smaller teams, have great attention to detail and are considered a wonderfully keen listener. In a business world where it's normal to climb over the other to get to the top, finding the right job can be a challenge. We break down the five best careers that may be perfectly suitable for an introverted personality.…

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Should You Be Friends With Your Coworkers?

Should You Be Friends With Your Coworkers?

Does having a "best friend" at work, or being a part of an exclusive clique, equal to higher employee morale and engagement? Or does it actually hinder and distract you from your performance in the workplace? We look into whether putting effort into close workplace friendships are ultimately better, or worse for your career.…

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The 9 Best Books for Boosting Your Career

The 9 Best Books for Boosting Your Career

Feeling a little lost on your journey to that dream career? Or perhaps you're thinking about switching industries, or pursuing the entrepreneurial life? Wherever you may be on the career ladder, these 9 books should arm you with the tools and knowledge you need to get to where you want to be.…

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Study Smarter, Not Harder: How to Retain More Info In Less Time

Study Smarter, Not Harder: How to Retain More Info In Less Time

So you've got that massive test underway and you've locked yourself in a room full of hardcover textbooks and a 6-pack of Monster drinks. While intense, hours-long study sessions seem like the most productive in reviewing for an exam - perhaps it's actually doing your preparation more harm than good. Here's how you can get more out of your study, by studying less.…

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How to Successfully Keep Your Work and Personal Life Separate

How to Successfully Keep Your Work and Personal Life Separate

Life can't all be about work, work, work; it's good to remember that you do have a life outside of your busy career. To prevent yourself from developing serious mental and physical health issues - try out these tips on how to successfully keep your work and personal life separate.…

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How to Survive Your First Office Job

How to Survive Your First Office Job

Whether your jumping in straight from graduation or transitioning from a freelancing gig - we break down the top things to keep in mind when settling into your first office environment. From office politics to proving your value, here's what you need to know.…

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Why You Should Be Excited About National Skills Week

Why You Should Be Excited About National Skills Week

It's that time of year when Australia celebrates all the trades, skills, and training that our vocational education has to offer - so how exactly can you benefit from all of this? We walk you through the importance of the country's Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector and how it can help you acquire the career you want.…

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Feeling Bored? Take a Break With One of These Hidden Internet Gems

Feeling Bored? Take a Break With One of These Hidden Internet Gems

Typing away at Word documents for hours on end can sometimes take its toll; causing us to turn to distractions for a little mental recuperation. If this sounds like you now, try out some of these hidden Internet gems that can serve as brief stress-relievers during your breaks (just make sure your boss isn't looking!)…

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8 Unproductive Study Habits to Kick to the Curb

8 Unproductive Study Habits to Kick to the Curb

You've got an exam, an assessment deadline, and another exam waiting for you in a couple of weeks. As much as our first instinct would be to curl up in panic, you can make your workload a little easier by getting rid of these futile study habits for good.…

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Why Marketing Skills Are Needed For Any Business

Why Marketing Skills Are Needed For Any Business

Whether you're working in a large, nationally-renowned company or a part of a small, boutique business - we break down why a skillset in marketing is imperative to keeping the gears turning, and what skills in the field are the hottest among companies in these current times.…

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