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Too much or too little

Marilyn Jones, Monday, 10th June 2019 -  In Australia we use the words CV and resume interchangeably but there are some differences between the two, writes experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones. In my last blog I talked about

Changemaker

Switching off in schools could be the key to success

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 3rd June 2019 -  Nicola Bone is leading a silent revolution in schools across Queensland, setting young people up for a more focused and anxiety-free school day through meditation and mindfulness

No, not that way. This way…

Marilyn Jones, Monday, 6th May 2019 -  In her latest blog, experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones offers up some tips on what not to do in your CV. Over the many years of my career in recruitment, and now in my own company, I have

Changemaker

Why being sustainable isn’t just about the environment

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 1st April 2019 -  While Arron Wood has had a lot of different jobs, they have all been for the same reason; to try and make the world a more environmentally and socially sustainable place. He’s this week

Opinion

Historic pay equity settlement for NZ care workers delivers mixed results

Contributor, Thursday, 28th March 2019 -  In 2017, NZ care workers won a historic $2 billion pay equity battle for 55,000 low-paid workers, but the results of the pay rise are mixed, write Dr Katherine Ravenswood and Julie Douglas,

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Tackling the wider problem of trauma

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 25th March 2019 -  Admiral Chris Barrie AC is the chairman of FearLess, a charity fighting to help the one million Australians living with post-traumatic stress disorder and shine a spotlight on the

US finance giant is preparing the world for the future of work

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 25th March 2019 -  A multimillion dollar philanthropic initiative is aiming to close the gap on global tech and digital skills, and broaden career pathways for underserved communities.   One of the

Changemaker

Giving Philanthropy Back to the People

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 11th March 2019 -  Maree Sidey is the CEO of the Australian Communities Foundation, an organisation connecting donors to causes that matter, and working to make philanthropy more democratic by creating

Disability Groups Divided Over Support for Australian Disability Enterprises

Luke Michael, Friday, 25th January 2019 -  Disability groups are split on whether Labor’s plan to direct government contracts to disability enterprises is a good move, with critics of the plan saying people with disability

Stone Throwing

Marilyn Jones, Monday, 10th December 2018 -  In her second blog providing advice for job seekers entering and moving within the social sector, experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones discusses how words can harm your chances.

Preventing Vicarious Trauma

Adam Blanch, Friday, 9th March 2018 -  Most people know that vicarious trauma is a problem that has a very high personal and organisational cost to human service providers and first responders – but it doesn’t have to be.

High School Grads Need Commitment and Adaptability to Succeed at Work

Luke Michael, Friday, 15th December 2017 -  Australian high school students about to graduate have been encouraged to develop financial management skills, show commitment and demonstrate adaptability, in order to succeed
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