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Be Clever and Have a Career Plan

Be Clever and Have a Career Plan

As careers go, winging it may sound fun, but having no strategy is actually much more stressful than having a plan. It’s never too early (or late) to begin thinking about what you want your career to be like. Find out how a career plan can help you have the optimal career experience.…

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Specialties and Skill Sets for Modern Administrative Roles

Specialties and Skill Sets for Modern Administrative Roles

Today’s ambitious administrator will be expected be strong in both their hard and soft skills. If you are already working in administration and are looking for opportunities to take your career to the next level, or are seriously considering administration as a career, find out what skills you need and the opportunities to take advantage of to help you climb the career ladder.…

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Why You Should Pay to Upskill Your Employees

Why You Should Pay to Upskill Your Employees

The demands for change and innovation in the workplace have never been greater and require a continued commitment to upskilling of employees in order for businesses to remain competitive. Here are a few things to consider that might make the decision to upskill easier, including possible funding options, policies and incentives.…

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Quick Career Guides Part #11: Community Services

Quick Career Guides Part #11: Community Services

To encourage you to think about different career possibilities that might suit you, we sought out information about Australia’s fastest growing careers and have created a quick guide about each one for you. Part #11: Community Services. Read on for everything you need to know.…

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4 Techniques to Increase Your Creative Productivity

4 Techniques to Increase Your Creative Productivity

Creatives can struggle in the workforce from bringing the wrong self to the task at hand, under-utilising one role and over-using another. Find out how you can get your inner agent, artist and editor working together to boost your productivity.…

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Quick Career Guides Part #10: Marketing Careers

Quick Career Guides Part #10: Marketing Careers

To encourage you to think about different career possibilities that might suit you, we sought out information about Australia’s fastest growing careers and have created a quick guide about each one for you. Part #10: Marketing Careers. Read on for everything you need to know.…

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Five Steps to Take When Switching Industries

Five Steps to Take When Switching Industries

If your current industry is leaving you with a lack of enthusiasm, or even in disagreement, perhaps it is time to leave it altogether. This is a big career step to take, so how do you manage it? Skillstalk explores five of the first steps to take when you are thinking of a sea change.…

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4 Positive Steps to Take After a Redundancy

4 Positive Steps to Take After a Redundancy

Coping with redundancy isn’t easy for anyone, but the good news is that once you have worked out what to do next, redundancy really can be as much an opportunity as a disappointment. Skillstalk gives 4 steps to take that will help you cope, and prepare you for your job search.…

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Quick Career Guides Part #9: Natural Therapy Careers

Quick Career Guides Part #9: Natural Therapy Careers

To encourage you to think about different career possibilities that might suit you, we sought out information about Australia’s fastest growing careers and have created a quick guide about each one for you. Part #9: is Natural Therapy Careers. Read on for everything you need to know.…

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What is the Right Marketing Training for You?

What is the Right Marketing Training for You?

Marketing is one of those essential business elements that crosses all industry sectors, presenting plenty of opportunities to enter the field. Skillstalk explores the types of marketing training courses available and their potential job outcomes in the field, to help you secure a role in this rapidly changing environment.…

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Why Accounting Skills are Important for Your Professional and Everyday Life

Why Accounting Skills are Important for Your Professional and Everyday Life

Employees lacking basic financial skills can affect the financial performance of an organisation through poor decision making, just as much as it can affect their personal finances. Learn why is it important to understand basic accounting in your personal life, and why professionally it is important you understand even more.…

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Kickstart Your Career in Counselling

Kickstart Your Career in Counselling

More and more Australians are experiencing the support and relief of seeing a qualified counsellor when in need. If you are interested in assisting people during difficult times, helping with emotional issues and improving the quality of life for others, a career in counselling may be for you.…

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3 Steps to Getting the Promotion You Deserve

3 Steps to Getting the Promotion You Deserve

You’ve been in your job role for a while, you know you’re good at what you do, and you think it’s time that your bosses recognised your achievements. These three steps towards getting a promotion take a multifaceted approach and will, hopefully, ensure that your hard work get the results you want when the opportunity presents itself.…

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For Love or Money - How to Choose When Deciding on a Career

For Love or Money - How to Choose When Deciding on a Career

On average, Australian's performing paid work spend around 44% of their waking hours at their job. This rather high percentage of time makes the question of earning a higher salary vs working in a job you love (that maybe doesn't pay so well) one that should be seriously considered.…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Get into Community Services

5 Reasons Why You Should Get into Community Services

Are you thinking about a career in community services? If you want a job that personally satisfies you and allows you to give back to your community at the same time, look no further than the community services. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider this growing, stable and fulfilling industry.…

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The Secret of Super Productive People

The Secret of Super Productive People

Do super productive people perform some secret ritual, or possess super-human genes? Actually, the answer is kind of. But don’t worry, you can join the super productive people league with a few adjustments to your daily routine.…

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Quick Career Guides Part #7: Beauty Therapy Careers

Quick Career Guides Part #7: Beauty Therapy Careers

To encourage you to think about different career possibilities that might suit you, we sought out information about Australia’s fastest growing careers and have created a quick guide about each one for you. Part #7: is Beauty Therapy Careers. Read on for everything you need to know.…

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5 Signs You’re Ready for a Career Change

5 Signs You’re Ready for a Career Change

We’ve come to the time of year people take stock of everything achieved, and re-evaluate future plans. You spend so much time at work, so it’s incredibly important to be in a job you enjoy. Here are 5 signs that you’re ready to move on to better things.…

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