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Transitioning from study to work

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21 February 2013 - 9:00 AM

The dividing line between unpaid work experience and salaried employment has become increasingly fuzzy in recent years Employers are increasingly expecting those who...

Can a 'personality' test really help your career?

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20 February 2013 - 9:00 AM

Taking a test that reveals your personality type can suggest career avenues you hadn't even considered before. According to American educator and entrepreneur,  Salman...

How TAFE is addressing Australia's skills shortage

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19 February 2013 - 9:00 AM

TAFE is doing most of the heavy lifting when it comes to providing the skilled workers the economy needs. As Australia's economy continues to power from strength to...

Mastering the art of public speaking

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18 February 2013 - 9:00 AM

Most audience members will be receptive to what you have to say – so be confident that what you are saying matters The very idea of public speaking gives a lot of...

Jobs on jobs

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15 February 2013 - 9:00 AM

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. Like Elvis, Steve Jobs has become even more famous in death than he was in life. His authorised biography, Steve...

The power of a simple business idea

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14 February 2013 - 9:00 AM

You don't have to be a tech-savvy genius or a mining magnate to crack the big time The media attention given to the likes of Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Apple's...

How to manage your time effectively

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13 February 2013 - 9:00 AM

Time management is about working smarter, not longer All of us have the same amount of hours in a day and days in a week, so why is it that some people seem to be able...

What's your learning style?

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12 February 2013 - 9:00 AM

Your learning can be tailored to fit your style for best results According to most experts, there are three main learning styles: auditory, tactile and visual. Most...

Long live the classroom

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11 February 2013 - 9:00 AM

Reports of the education sector's imminent demise appear to have been a little exaggerated. Over the last decade, the internet has disrupted the media, music and ...

Standing out from the pack

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08 February 2013 - 9:00 AM

Going above and beyond the call of duty. Workplaces are full of people who do their work well but toil away in obscurity, missing out on pay rises and promotions...

Can food really boost your brainpower?

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07 February 2013 - 9:00 AM

The best brain foods are those that contain essential fatty acids. Yes! Brain foods do exist and they can help improve our mental performance. While this doesn't mean...

Something to sleep on...

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06 February 2013 - 9:00 AM

 Not enough sleep can be hugely detrimental to learning. As we all know, sleep is essential for both our health and our ability to learn. But though we know it...

How people choose what to study

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05 February 2013 - 9:00 AM

It's easy to feel overwhelmed when it comes to weighing up study options In recent decades, it's become common to group Australia's universities, TAFE and private...

Don't stress!

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04 February 2013 - 9:00 AM

There are plenty of ways to manage your stress levels While a little bit of stress can be the spark you need to get motivated, too much is overwhelming. A University...

The rubber hits the road for TAFE NSW students

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30 January 2013 - 9:00 AM

As work experience goes, it doesn't get much more exciting than helping out at a V8 Supercar race The TAFE system is renowned for the emphasis it places on having students undertake...

The secrets of success

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29 January 2013 - 1:59 PM

Everyone wants to be successful, but most of us aren't sure what success looks like Last week we talked about how a

Jogging your way to the top of the class

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25 January 2013 - 9:00 AM

One of the little-known secrets to effective studying is making time to exercise and eat right. Once high school – and school sport – is a thing of the past, it's easy to find...

What do I want to be when I grow up?

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24 January 2013 - 9:00 AM

Most careers of the future haven't even been invented yet - so how about inventing some? "What do I want to be when I grow up?" This was the question I...

Kick-start your career in 2013

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18 January 2013 - 9:00 AM

So you're back at work after the Christmas holidays and feeling a sense of dread at the prospect of another year of the same old, same old? You have two choices:...

Finding student accommodation

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17 January 2013 - 9:00 AM

Finding accommodation in NSW can be a challenge even for locals, but there are plenty of options available for overseas students. In terms of accommodation costs, Sydney is one of the...