Category: Education and Employment

Finding the skills you need to succeed in this difficult job market

Andrew Seaman Editor for Job Seekers & #GetHired at LinkedIn News Published on May 18, 2020 A lot of you have reached out to me over the past couple of months about the urge to learn new skills during this difficult time. You may… Continue Reading “Finding the skills you need to succeed in this difficult job market”

Does Your Resume Pass the 6-Second Test?

Will your resume pass the six-second test? Ask these questions to find out Amanda Augustine, CPCC & CPRW In today’s competitive job market, it should come as no surprise that recruiters, hiring managers, and other HR professionals are often pressed for time when reviewing… Continue Reading “Does Your Resume Pass the 6-Second Test?”

24 Most Common Job Interview Questions and Answers

Here’s a comprehensive list, along with some of the best answers By Jeff Haden, Contributing editor, Inc.@jeff_haden While some job interviewers take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, most job interviews involve an exchange of common interview questions and answers. (Including some of… Continue Reading “24 Most Common Job Interview Questions and Answers”

Ageism, not ageing, is the real burden on our economy

By Geoff Rowe – ADA Australia CEO Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has flagged a need for older people to work longer and learn new skills to avoid becoming an economic burden. But, says Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia CEO Geoff Rowe, older Australians are not… Continue Reading “Ageism, not ageing, is the real burden on our economy”

After 100 Years of the Same Teaching Model It’s Time to Throw Out the Playbook

In looking back at my parents’ education in the 1950s and 60s, and my own education in the 1990s and 2000s, I worry sometimes that despite the huge advances that we’ve seen in technology, not much has changed when it comes to how we… Continue Reading “After 100 Years of the Same Teaching Model It’s Time to Throw Out the Playbook”

Approaching New Leadership: Adaptability in the face of unavoidable change

The uncertainty barrier: a barrier we create in our own minds that exists when facing an unknown agenda, something a new leader usually brings to the table.

Old dogs can teach you new tricks: 6 benefits of hiring older workers

Six Degrees Executive Older workers are often a forgotten piece of the diversity equation. It’s time to check our age bias and learn to recognise that ability and talent are ageless. Aussies, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, are increasingly working to… Continue Reading “Old dogs can teach you new tricks: 6 benefits of hiring older workers”