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5 jobs you’ve never heard of, that may exist in 10 years.

If you look back over history, work has always changed. Once upon a time, people worked as chimney sweeps, lamp-lighters and rat catchers. With the invention of the telephone, switchboard operators were an integral part of the communication network before technology took over. At one point, humans manually performed the complex mathematics in order to put astronauts into orbit...

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Best interview Questions

101 Interview questions

Some of you may have experienced or learned behavioural based interviewing. I don’t want to spend too much time here on this, but the premise of BBI as they call it sometimes is that you are likely to respond, react or do something similar in the future as you have done in the past...

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Will you be employable in the digital revolution?

Advances in technology are occurring at an incredible pace. Artificial intelligence, robotics, nanotechnology, 3D printing and biotechnology, are just some of the things that will change the future of work for all Australians. In fact, they’re already happening...

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What will it take Australia? Future of Jobs

The Future of Jobs Report 2018 presents information and data compiled and/or collected by the World Economic Forum. Data presented in the report are not foregone conclusions, but trends emerging from the collective actions and investment decisions taken or envisaged by companies today. We add some of our views throughout the paper...

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Dealing with redundancy? 5 Tips to Survive & Thrive

Redundancy: 5 ways to survive and thrive Having a job is a little bit like being in a relationship: there are bad ones, good ones, and fabulous ones. And when a relationship (or job) ends suddenly — even the bad ones, it’s not uncommon to feel shocked, sad, devastated, hurt, and empty. And then there is a tendency to ruminate, go over the past and doubting your past achievements, asking endless questions: What did I do wrong? Why don’t they need me anymore? What could I have done differently? Was this my fault? What if….? And the big one...

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“Everyone needs a coach “- Bill Gates | Why hiring a coach is the best thing you’ll ever do.

Hiring a career coach could be the best thing you’ll ever do When you think of the word ‘coach’, you’re most likely to think of a sports coach, right? After all, sport is an important part of Australian culture. Most weekends (and even during the week), we’re either playing it or watching it. And all sporting teams and individual athletes — regardless of whether they are playing at a professional level or not — have a coach. What is a coach? There are many definitions of ‘coach’, but this one sums it up pretty well: “A coach supports a...

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What does the future of work look like? And how do we respond?

Is your business prepared for the digital revolution? The world of work has constantly evolved since the dawn of time. While many of these changes have taken place gradually, without too much upset to our daily routines, some events have caused work and employment to change rapidly — in particular the three Industrial Revolutions. The First Industrial Revolution involved the use of steam power to revolutionise the way things were done. The Second drew upon the power of electricity to enable mass production. The Third took advantage of computers and information technology to change the way we communicate. Now,...

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The Gig Economy & Contingent Workforce: Why networking is vital

We all know the days of having one employer, or even one career throughout your lifetime are long gone. Now, with the rise of the contingent workforce, it appears the days of permanent employment are also on the decline; meaning networking is now more vital than ever. What is the contingent workforce and the ‘gig’ economy? The growing group of workers who are engaged by companies on a non-permanent basis is known as the contingent workforce. This group often includes web developers and designers, IT professionals, contract workers, consultants, or independent professionals. The term ‘gig’ economy describes the landing...

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