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5 top tips for CV success

The ‘perfect CV’ appears to be an elusive beast – but creating a CV that is attractive to prospective employers is actually a simple process when you follow a few fundamental rules and take expert advice. Here’s our top 5 tips for CV success. 1. Always tell the truth – lots of people ‘bend the truth’ on […]

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The PUPpies: Off The Leash

The greatest strength and the greatest weakness of Clive Palmer's merry-band-of-mix-n-match senators is that they are entirely lacking in the subtlety that other (major party) senators have fostered and developed over the course of their careers. It's one thing for the people to be in want of a plain-speaking, "of the people" politician to give us a break from the hyperbole of the others, but it is entirely another thing to vote for someone who woke up one day, realised they couldn't pay their bills that month and so decided to run for Senate. In the chaos that is the wet dream "average … [Read More...]

Employment

5 top tips for CV success

The ‘perfect CV’ appears to be an elusive beast - but creating a CV that is attractive to prospective employers is actually a simple process when you follow a few fundamental rules and take expert advice. Here’s our top 5 tips for CV success. 1. Always tell the truth – lots of people ‘bend the truth’ on their CVs to appear more attractive to employers – but the fact is, bend it a little too much and you’ll always get found out. Honesty really is the best policy on your CV – and it’s much better to speak candidly and openly about your abilities than to lie and be found out later – at the … [Read More...]

Education

Essential Social Skills for Successful Studying in Australia

Social skills are something that’s necessary during our whole lives -they help us understand the social rules and relations and connect with others verbally and non verbally. Adolescence is a time in life when these skills are extremely important – especially if you’re going to university. The transition from high school to college can be painful, confusing and socially overwhelming. As far as we know, most Australian professors are encouraging and friendly towards their students. However, … [Read More...]

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