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Freelancing used to be considered something you did in between ‘real’ jobs, but the ‘portfolio career’ is growing in popularity – and it’s not just because of the GFC or volatile job markets. Marni investigates why the workforce is more fluid than ever.
Many of us are all too familiar with the ways things are done in Australia and the perks that can come with the job. But have you ever taken time out to see how others do it around the world? We examine 10 interesting workplace customs that make for a great eye-opener into the way things could be done.
It\'s predicted that people 65 years+ will comprise 22% of the population by 2056. Find out what this demographic shift means for the future of industries like nursing, social work and aged care, and how students entering the field should be preparing.
‘I have learnt an incredible amount about business, experiences that no monetary value could even come close to purchasing. Every challenge was a learning experience, every day is a lesson and you are never too young to strive to be the best you can be.’
To answer this question, think of people who embody the qualities that you most admire and that would be most valued in the position you’re applying for. Explain why you look up to them and how they have influenced you either directly or indirectly.
Don’t let your resume date you as a dinosaur! Gone are the days when resumes were just a dry list of duties for every job you’ve ever had. If you want to be a contender in these competitive times, you have to modernise the way you approach companies.