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.
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.
A perennial health workforce issue, Australia’s supply and demand puzzle is a complex one to solve, particularly with respect to nurses. While Health Workforce Australia’s latest report points to a shortage of 85,000 nurses within less than two decades, many of today’s qualified nurses – particularly recent graduates – say it’s difficult to find work.
Many an analytical mind has been put to the test to clearly define the difference between a manager and leader. In its simplest form, their key function is held within their names: managers manage, while leaders lead.
Millennials will reshape the future of corporate in-house practice and potentially the overall practice of law according to a recent survey by Thomson Reuters. If you were born after 1983, you are in the millennial generation (also known as ‘Gen Y’, ‘Gen Me’ and ‘Echo Boomers’). There are a number of key traits that set millennials apart from their predecessors ‘Gen X’ and baby boomers.
Although physician jobs usually garner the most attention, they certainly aren’t the only enticing or viable options in terms of salary for people interested in the healthcare sector. If you want to pursue a career in health, but being a doctor doesn’t tickle your fancy, one of these 10 rewarding and lucrative options might suit you better.