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Feel Better Quickly

Well-being is a vital component for both happiness & work effectiveness. Below are some useful quick tips to help busy people cope with everyday stresses. (* See below when your situation is more serious.) Take a 10 minute break, preferably outside and away from work pressures. Ideally...

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02 May
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AFTER GRADUATION … WHAT?

What are the actual career outcomes for new tertiary graduates? And which degrees provide the best opportunities using interests and skills learned? Here are some useful pieces of information provided by the recently released 2018 Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS). Overall results look positive with 72.9 per cent of...

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07 February
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Meaningless Jobs

What happens when people start each day facing work they believe is meaningless, and in some cases actually makes the world a worse place? They get frustrated, demoralised, angry, and even depressed. And then there’s the BIG issue of productivity! For many people, work appears to serve...

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27 August
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Football & Ballet

Football & Ballet What do they have in common? A lot more than you may think! AFL football and ballet haven't traditionally had much in common, but as players look to extreme measures to shake off persistent injuries, ballet is being used to help save some football careers. "A...

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16 July
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Planning a Career in the Tech Industry?

Planning a Career in the Tech Industry? The technology sector is progressing at such a rapid pace that it can be difficult for those in the business world to keep up. However, the industry is worth trillions if one combines the worth of its top companies (Apple,...

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11 June
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Anxiety & Career Planning

“How can I make future plans when I feel so anxious?” That’s a dilemma faced by many people. To make it worse, lack of career plans often increase anxiety, thus leading to a downward spiral. Don’t slide into negativity. You’re better than that! Start taking realistic action...

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29 April
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WHERE’S YOUR CAREER HEADING IN THE FUTURE?

"Follow your passion!” “Dream the dream and never work another day in your life!” Really? Is that a great idea? Is career planning that simple? Well, actually … no. “Think positive.” “Follow your passion!” “Do what you love and you’ll never work another day in your life.” We’ve all heard...

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01 February
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What’s in a DISLIKE?

When we ask career seekers about their LIKES and DISLIKES, sometimes individuals give lots of DISLIKES. Of course most people have a few dislikes, but planning a career on overwhelming DISLIKES is not ideal. In Career Voyage, when a DISLIKE response style is detected then the...

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17 August
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The Importance of LEVELS

Even politicians know the importance of education and training. But when measuring occupational interests not everyone understands the central importance of Levels. Suppose you were to ask a group of high academic achievers the following: “As part of a future career would you LIKE or DISLIKE such work-activities...

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22 June
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Career Information Isn’t Enough

Planning your future career is tough. Personal factors (interests, abilities, potentials, values, etc), the ever changing world of work, education and training, credible decision-making models: all these and more need to be taken into account. Just jumping into something you stumbled across is not likely to...

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15 June