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  • Lessons from Celebrity Apprentice

    Posted: April 9, 2010

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    Human resource practitioners, trainers, managers and would be managers give up your regular 7 pm weeknight activity and tune in to Celebrity Apprentice.  This is not a commercial and I don’t own media shares. As a human resource practitioner/trainer I...

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    Do you anticipate a medical specialty interview this year?  Read these tips from an experienced medical specialist interview coach.

    Start preparing for the medical specialty interview early, in fact as soon as you have submitted your application. It is important to give yourself...

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    Each application unless otherwise stated, needs to have an individualised cover letter. 

     The purpose of the application letter is to highlight your qualifications, experience, skill set and personal attributes required for entry to the specialty and to...

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    Preparing Medical Specialty Applications

    As doctors, your profession demands focus and attention to detail. So, tackling the application process for admission to a particular speciality requires exactly the same commitment and, at risk of stating the obvious, preparation is...

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    As published in The Australian - 6 September 2008

    To prepare effectively for a public sector interview there are some key elements which must be clearly understood: public sector interviews are formal in structure and process. There is always...

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    As published in The Australian - 30 August 2008

    APPLYING for a public sector position can feel like parachuting into foreign territory at night with just a pocket dictionary and a child's torch. Don't despair! There is a way...

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  • Your 2 minute pitch

    Posted: April 9, 2009

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    The headlines scream job shedding, retrenchments, redundancies, efficiency dividends - whatever the words, it all means the same thing - my job may be on the line. In the Sydney Morning Herald 16 January 2009 the front page news headline...

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    RECENTLY, Industry Minister Kim Carr gave a bleak assessment of job security, declaring that in the present environment, "I wouldn't say anyone's job was safe". Despite the predictable media outcry and swift clarification, his statement has a certain ring of...

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    In a recent radio interview, Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard said the global financial crisis might have dented the Australian job market, but she had faith that employers would not overlook the value of skilled staff.

    This faith will be truly...

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  • Confidence

    Posted: June 26, 2017

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    Confidence

    Your mind set is just as important as your skill set for getting the job you want!

    A few days ago the SBS program Insight featured a forum on whether a crisis of confidence was the biggest...

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