In the past 40 years there have been rapid and far-reaching changes in a our occupational landscape. In 1970 20% of workers engaged in jobs requiring light activity such as sitting, while 30% engaged in jobs that required a high energy demand such as construction, farming or manufacturing. Over 40 years later more than 40%… Continue reading Is your job killing you?
Great news on the current job front! 1. More than 25,000 jobs were added in the first few months of 2014 giving NSW the lowest unemployment rate of any state in Australia at a steady 5.8 percent. 2. Previously Western Australia had the best job prospects rate amongst all states mainly due to the mining… Continue reading 10 Steps to Writing a Great Resume
Every time we go on holidays we generally use our smart phones or tablets to take shots to remind us of our trip as well as show or post them on Facebook, Instagram or blogs for all to see and envy. Sometimes the photos come out great but other times they don’t quite match up.… Continue reading Travel Photography with a Smart Phone Camera
One of the more controversial elements of the recent federal budget was the “Earn or Learn” scheme that the government is introducing. The government is committed to spend $14.9 million over two years to expand the work-for-the-dole program. In the first 6 months after leaving school young people will not be eligible for the dole… Continue reading Earn or Learn?
In a recent report it was suggested that there are six industries where workers will be in strong demand in 2014. These include: Fitness While it was once regarded as a luxury, fitness participation is now seen as an integral part of a person’s life. Between 2014 and 2017 there will be 50,000 new jobs… Continue reading Where are the Job Opportunities in 2014?
How many times have you been embarrassed by seeing someone on a street, at a restaurant, in a class, or elsewhere and been addressed by name… you flounder badly because you couldn’t remember the other person’s name? It feels like death from a thousand cuts! So what’s in a name? Dale Carnegie once wrote, that… Continue reading How Important is Your Name?