Work Smarter, Not Harder.

Hard work is necessary to be successful in any job, however there are two versions: working long hours and being unproductive compared to working shorter hours and achieving the same output. There are times where it is important to reflect and ask yourself, could I be working smarter instead of harder? Over the last few

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Graduate Recruitment

Why Your CV is Being Overlooked. As many young graduates prepare to launch their career these coming months, some less fortunate graduates face the daunting reality that not everyone gets hired straight out of university. Australia has a fantastic tertiary education system that enables just about everyone to peruse higher education. As a result, the

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Is Your Career in a Rut?

As we approach the New Year, it is important to reflect on the year that has been and the year that is to come. Reevaluating your career can be very confronting, you may find that you are perfectly happy where you are, or that you are falling behind on a plan you set yourself. Regardless,

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Building a Career Plan

Career plans are a great tool that are often undervalued, overlooked and forgotten. No matter what stage you are at in your career, having a plan can help provide clarity and guide you when making tough decisions. Whenever you set out on a new path, having goals that are SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-based)

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Job Hunting This Holiday Season

Some people will say it is far too soon to be talking about Christmas. Usually I would agree, however in the recruitment world, it is perfect timing. As Christmas approaches, the job market changes considerably. Organisations either increase efforts or postpone their recruitment of new starters, leaving job seekers in an awkward limbo. Many companies

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The Importance of Negotiation

Negotiating your contract is important. There isn’t a person on this earth that has better intentions for yourself than you. I always say “if you don’t ask the answer is always no”. This saying has helped me achieve a lot of things, from getting discounts at the shops to achieving a work life balance that

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