Careers

A career is defined as the ongoing process to learn new skills and knowledge and apply this learning in a business context in order to make a unique contribution through work. It includes education, training, volunteering, paid and unpaid work.

The desire to achieve success and satisfaction at work has motivated people to take responsibility for their own learning and personal development. The dynamics have changed and life long learning has become an integral part of working life, according to education.vic.gov.au.

When drawing up a CV you should focus on including your 'transferable skills'. If you don't know what that means, find out today.

Considering the ever-increasing pace of digital transformation and how it is transforming the employment and business landscape, especially in today’s uncertain economic environment, the prospect of a career transition is becoming a reality that many people need to consider.

This aspect of control also applies to relationships with colleagues. You’re going to encounter many negative moments and negative energies in the workplace. Whether it’s an angry client, an inter-departmental disagreement or fierce criticism of a project or presentation you’ve done. How you deal with these is entirely within your control.

Do you ever wonder what employers are looking for in a worker? Besides the required skills there are certain qualities that make you a good fit for any company.

In this 9 part series Jared Louw shares some career insights with young people entering the job market.

As we power through the New Year, it is important to focus on both personal and professional development, as the two go hand in hand.

Are you Rotary International’s next Peace Fellowship representative? Keen to pursue a career in peace building and the opportunity to study abroad?

In an increasingly digital world where transacting, communicating and access to information is literally a click away, organisations continue to prioritise investment in maintaining a strong online presence as a key driver of market awareness and brand differentiation.

In an increasingly digital world where transacting, communicating and access to information is literally a click away, organisations continue to prioritise investment in maintaining a strong online presence as a key driver of market awareness and brand differentiation.

Last week in How to Stand Out as a Job Seeker, we looked at how you can make LinkedIn work for you. Up until now, we’ve been focusing on positives; now it’s time to take a look at the negatives - things you do that make you stand out for the wrong reasons.

The prospect of rejoining the workforce can feel intimidating if you have been out of the job market for a while. Follow these tips to improve your chances of finding employment.

You are ready for a change and considering a step in a different direction. In front of you is this road filled with the excitement of this new journey you want to explore in your career.

Standing out from the crowd can be difficult. This week in How to Stand Out as a Job Seeker, we take a look at LinkedIn and how you can use this social network to improve your chances of being hired.

A Curriculum Vitae (CV) is the most important document that a job seeker needs when they are searching for employment.

This week in How to Stand Out as a Job Seeker, we're going to look at how to ace the interview. Read on to find out how to survive a job interview, with a variety of tips and hints.

You spent hours crafting your first CV, showcasing your school years, qualifications and experience, but employers don’t even give it 9 seconds of attention before moving on to the next one.

Today more women are opting to enter the workforce which has proven to be a positive step for the modern family in many ways.

How do you position yourself for a promotion? Here are some insights into what employers are looking for in a prospective candidate.

Is unemployment driving you crazy? You are not alone. Here are some tips to help you face this harsh reality.

This week in How to Stand Out as a Job Seeker, we look at ‘soft skills’ and how they can help you nail that job application. But first, what are soft skills? Let’s take a look.

A geophysicist is someone who studies the earth and uses their discoveries to benefit society.

The first in a series of articles on how to stand out as a job seeker, in this article we look at why you should learn a new language and how you can do it.

It can be very difficult to know where to start when it comes to writing your CV. It's one of the first things your potential employer sees and it's often where applicants let themselves down the most. let's take a look at how to write the perfect CV.

Writing a cover letter can be a real challenge but it's the most important part of a job application. Let's take a look at how to write the best cover letter you possibly can.

As we kicked off the New Year, prospective graduates are now preparing for the next chapter of their lives; which is to get their careers off the ground. This involves deliberating on whether to go into self-employment, doing an internship or securing full-time employment.

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