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Australia's skills shortages report released: the professions and locations that need you the most

The 2013 Skills Shortages Australia report is out and it’s an invaluable road map for anyone wanting to see where the job opportunities lie before choosing a study path.
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A lightbulb moment for Earth Hour participants

Saturday 29 March marks the 8th annual Earth Hour event, but are you in the dark about why you’ll be turning off the lights?
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Best places to study an education course

Choosing a course can be difficult so we’ve done some of the research for you with our top picks for your study area. Here’s what we think are the best Australian education/teaching courses on offer.
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20 silver-screen professions you can study online

Why do we always see the same crazy professions depicted in the movies? In these fictional worlds everyone's a hacker, an investigator or a writer – but how do we get there? Let us show you how you can study for your Hollywood-worthy career online.
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10 jobs that the internet created

The internet may have made some occupations redundant but did you know it has created more jobs than it has made obsolete? This week Julia looks at some of the new roles that have been spun in the world wide web.
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Young (over)achievers who make you feel crap about yourself

Nothing can be more infuriating than someone younger than you achieving a lot more than you have. To get you in a good mood, Andrea lists seven youngsters who will make you question whether you’re reaching your full potential.
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Where are all the jobs? The hidden jobs market revealed

The hidden jobs market might sound like some kind of black market of poor conditions and job cast-offs – but to think that is to get it totally wrong. Like a designer market stall, you could be missing out on opportunities only the savviest have heard of.
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10 jobs that the internet killed

The internet has changed the way we live in more ways than one. Julia takes a look at which jobs have had to take the exit ramp thanks to the information super highway.
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Are you being conned?: the truth about internships

Unpaid internships are fast becoming commonplace, but should we really be so willing to offer our labour for free? Molly finds out how to identify if your internship has crossed the line from experience to exploitation.
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Will that get me fired? The 10 tests every employee needs to take

Ever had a bad day and posted a vent about your boss on social media? Ever broken a sweat when you’ve hit ‘send’ on an inappropriate email? You’re certainly not the first employee to think ‘will that get me fired?’ but how do you know where the line is?
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