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8 Popular Online Courses & the Jobs They Can Lead To

8 Popular Online Courses & the Jobs They Can Lead To

Thinking of a new career? To begin your search, it pays to know what's out there. The Australian job marketplace is robust and competitive - that means having an accredited qualification under your belt could set you apart from the competition.…

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Communication Skills: How to Become a Better Communicator

Communication Skills: How to Become a Better Communicator

Many employers will list ‘strong communication skills’ in a job advertisement, but how do you become a good communicator? Skillstalk examines the importance of effective communication, the basics of communication and how to go about improving your skills.…

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How to Create a Personal Brand & Why You Should

How to Create a Personal Brand & Why You Should

Your personal brand is vital to your career; a personal brand is made up from the elements that people associate with you, and that can provide clues to what you have to offer. Skillstalk explains why and gives you some top personal branding tips.…

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8 Common Interview Questions & How to Answer Them

8 Common Interview Questions & How to Answer Them

Do you have an interview coming up? Knowing just how to respond to the questions you are likely to get could mean the difference between getting the job and missing out on the job. Here are 8 of the most common interview questions and a guide to how to best answer them.…

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10 Ways to Spot a Good Manager

10 Ways to Spot a Good Manager

Do you know the signs? Could it be true that only 1 in 10 people have the skill set to be leaders? Here are 10 ways to spot a good manager. How many can you tick off?…

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7 Essential Traits of a High Performing Worker

7 Essential Traits of a High Performing Worker

Do you see yourself as a high performer? There are 7 main traits that the experts have identified that show that you're absolutely at the top of your game. Here's what bosses around the world have to say about how they select and promote their corporate stars.…

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10 Hacks for Studying While Working & Raising a Family

10 Hacks for Studying While Working & Raising a Family

When you have a family you can still make time to reach your personal and professional goals. Studying helps to keep you connected, keeps your skills current, makes you more attractive to prospective employers and helps you plan for the future. Here are 10 ways to study effectively while you have family commitments.…

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How to Kick Start Your Career At Any Age

How to Kick Start Your Career At Any Age

It’s never too late to change careers! Skillstalk looks at how you can shift direction at any point in your life, through study, work experience, starting your own business or beginning a whole new path.…

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Creating a Skills Audit & Using Science to Determine Your Perfect Career

Creating a Skills Audit & Using Science to Determine Your Perfect Career

Whether you’re a fresh graduate, looking to advance in your current job, or facing a total career change, it might just be the right time to start considering a new career path. By doing a Skills Audit, you could get one step closer to finding the perfect job role. Use these 7 steps to uncover your skills and strengths, identify what makes you happy, and work towards landing your ultimate career and find your professional calling.…

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How to Ace Your Performance Review & Get a Promotion

How to Ace Your Performance Review & Get a Promotion

Are you trying to gain a promotion and advance your career? Planning for your performance review will ensure you cover all the essential bases. It's important to set yourself goals that relate to improving your skills and to do this in a logical, well thought out way. Ace your next performance review by putting some goal setting objectives into place. Follow these easy tips to make sure that the promotion you want is in easy reach.…

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The Best Budget Tips for All Students

The Best Budget Tips for All Students

There is no doubt that education is an investment that will pay off. However, no life-changing decision comes without implications as does no investment come without a cost. What's more, it is just as important for online students to manage their budget before and during their study as it is for those who study on campus. In this post, we have put together some top budget tips for all students.…

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How Study Benefits Your Life, and Not Just Your Career

How Study Benefits Your Life, and Not Just Your Career

Study doesn’t only teach you technical skills and knowledge, the benefits extend much further: promoting quality of life, assisting personal growth and your ability to survive and thrive in the ever changing world. In this post, we discuss how study benefits your life and not just your career.…

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4 Reasons Why It's Never too Late to Return to Study

4 Reasons Why It's Never too Late to Return to Study

In May 2016, 20% of Australians were enrolled in a formal programme of study. The older the population, the less likely they were to be studying – with just 2.7% of people aged 55 to 64 years of age studying as of May 2016. And since we never stop learning, we look at four common objections and explain why it’s never too late to return to study.…

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