With the success of shows such as MasterChef and My Restaurant Rules, the hospitality industry has been put under the spotlight – and it seems that people like what they see.
Trustworthiness and openness are now seen as the most important characteristics of a good manager, according to the latest L.E.A.D. (Leadership, Employment and Direction) Survey.
In an age when almost everything you could want is at your virtual fingertips, the world of education has also moved into the digital sphere.
A new report on Australia’s apprenticeship system has found that more than half of those who start apprenticeships don’t complete them.
Australia’s tourism and hospitality industry may see a boost in the wake of Oprah’s visit Down Under, but it can’t afford to rest on its laurels.
The majority of Australian employers are anticipating growth in the coming years and are planning to develop their talent, according to the latest Future of Talent Management report by HR firm Mercer.
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Electricity network Ausgrid, formerly EnergyAustralia, has taken on 154 new apprentices to work on their large infrastructure program, creating jobs and helping to fill the national skills shortage for qualified tradespeople.
If the idea of small talk and idle chitchat renders you speechless, do not be alarmed. Networking doesn’t mean you have to be the centre of attention or the life of the party.
It may be the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, but Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show that women still earn only 84 per cent of what men earn – and women working part time get an even smaller percentage.
A recent Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) poll has found that online qualifications are becoming increasingly common and increasingly accepted by employers.
They say studying is an investment in your future.
Almost more than for any other industry, event management is all about relationships.
Even if you’re a model student with a flawless record of high distinctions, good grades alone won’t be enough to attract the attention of employers when you’re looking for a job.
Design graduates take heed: it takes more than great skills to get one of the top jobs in this competitive industry.
A recent survey has revealed that Australians are busy social networkers, with more than 70 per cent of Australian workers engaging in social media.