No man is an island. And no business operates in isolation from external challenges. Business leaders are constantly required to make agreements and transactions that have legal ramifications, often without full comprehension or up-to-date knowledge of their parameters.
From smart robotics to groundbreaking treatments, innovative healthcare technologies are evolving at breakneck speed. Here are five technologies set to revolutionise healthcare by 2020.
With a rapidly growing population – north of 24 million at last count, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics – and concentrated in our major coastal cities, it appears evident many of the country’s future planning and infrastructure challenges will be urban ones.
Which qualities will define leadership in the age of digital disruption? Gone are the days where the ‘top-down’ approach was seen as the most effective way to lead. This is where management determines organisational change and provides the strategy for employees to implement.
Professionals within the IT sector have the rare fortune of not being in the job market for too long. In particular, the industry’s best get snapped up quickly, which is a hurdle for anyone looking for an elite hire.
The modern-day student is a working professional, a parent, a committed partner and enjoys the company of friends and extended family. You would think this leaves very little time to commit to study, right? Any significant doubt is quashed by students who are, time and time again, proving that online postgraduate study is not only achievable, but a completely rewarding experience.
To accelerate your career in law, you must stay true to why you chose this professional area in the first place. Often people embarking on a legal career have done so in pursuit of ‘making a difference’.
Despite the stereotype of the law being a ‘cold and distant’ profession, those aspiring to be lawyers and those working as legal practitioners, know that the law offers an opportunity to help people achieve life goals or find resolution when experiencing a difficult time. This is true for lawyers working for a big business as it is for those practising law in the community sector.
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.