According to a recent government report, nearly one-third of teachers who began teaching in state schools in 2010 didn’t make it to 2015 before quitting. Even more alarmingly, 13 per cent of those who handed in their resignation did so within the first year.
It’s being touted as the next big thing in healthcare. Robots and computers are no strangers to transforming health services; the latest advances in technological development are beginning to shape a new, high-tech reality for those working in the health sector. Machines are expected to redesign the way we provide medical diagnoses and treatments in the future.
The Aussie mining industry took some tough blows in the last year. It struggled to compete with decreased Chinese demand, and global lows in iron ore and coal prices meant investors gave it a wide berth.
Ever wondered what it’s like to study an MBA online? One of our most recent graduates, Paul Betts, has shed some light on his own experience – juggling work, family and other commitments including triathlon training, saying if he can do it, anyone can.
Technology is a larger component of our everyday lives than it ever has been, and it’s only getting bigger. While so many industries are embracing and incorporating new advancements, one area that had been previously left behind, in Australia anyway, is education.
As the employment market tightens, more Australians than ever are choosing to undertake postgraduate study. Whether you’re aiming for a promotion or pay rise (or both!), the right postgraduate degree can set you up for future success. But how do you choose the course that’s right for you?
The leap into a project management role isn’t always as straightforward as other career progression paths. That’s partly because it’s so individualistic according to each company, and partly because it’s a slightly daunting process.
Have you ever thought of studying online? Or are you currently studying, but want to follow a different pathway for your future career success? Online learning with Southern Cross University can open a number of doors to help you get to where you want to be in your career.
In a highly competitive job market, junior lawyers willing to refine their technical skills and personal attributes will have a better chance of being shortlisted according to the recent report ‘How to get a job in 2017’ by Hays. Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director of Hays in Australia and New Zealand, notes that while 2017 may see new positions up for grabs, the focus for prospective employers will be on ‘securing the most useful person’ through a much more discerning recruitment processes.
You may have the technical skills under your belt, but that doesn’t mean you’re ready to step into a leadership position just yet. To be a good leader – meaning the kind of leader your team wants to listen to and be led by – you’ll need to develop strong communication skills.