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New Course – Certificate of Operations Management

Operations management skills are invaluable as market trends change constantly. It is through operational excellence that organisations can improve their internal processes and gain a competitive advantage, which can lead to customer retention and increased profits.   There are over two million companies in Australia, and more than 400,000 of them are small and medium-sized

13 Things You Never Knew About Microsoft Word

At over 35 years of age, Microsoft Word could be considered ‘ancient’ in terms of software.   To put it into a world perspective (and if you weren’t born, please forgive our nostalgia), the year it was released Australia won the America’s Cup, Margaret Thatcher was re-elected as Prime Minister, and Michael Jackson was televised

Overcoming Unconscious Bias – New Course

If creating and managing diversity in the workplace is on the agenda, consider the most significant barrier – unconscious bias. There are many cultural and competitive advantages to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace culture. Still, efforts are often hindered by the unconscious bias of leaders and employees within an organisation. So, what is unconscious

Managing Diversity in the Workplace (What’s Your Unconscious Bias?)

Managing diversity in the workplace is crucial to increasing inclusivity, which leads to greater success in today’s complex, global business environment. In fact, the business case for diversity is convincing with far-reaching benefits for the culture of an organisation as well as a stronger competitive advantage. Unfortunately, many businesses find it difficult to overcome one

22 Of the Best Apps for Students

Today, most people are never without their Smartphones. They’ve become essential to daily life, so why not use yours to get the most out of your studies? But do study apps help? According to Associate Lecturer and the founder of Student Success Australia, Sarah Kuhne, they do.    “Students tell me they find apps to

Demand for IT Jobs is on the Rise 

According to a study by Deloitte Access Economics for the Australian Computer Society (ACS), digital technology is driving some of the most significant changes in our current era. This is resulting in big benefits, not only for businesses and government agencies but for those with current (and in-demand) information and communications technology (ITC) skills.   Why

Cyber Security Analyst Program – New Course

The Cyber Security Review, led by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, recently revealed that cybercrime is costing the Australian economy up to $1 billion per year. The good news for ICT experts, particularly those with cyber security analyst skills, is that the sector is in dire need of ICT experts. In fact, Australia

13 Tips to Really Kick Career Goals

Is it time to kick some career goals? You might be comfortable in your career, but are you challenged? Do you wake up excited about the week ahead? If you’re shaking your head, these tips on achieving your career goals will speak (or shout) to you. Simon Bennett, Career Coach and Principal Consultant at Glide Outplacement,

Leadership Development Program – New Course

There are born leaders, but with the right (growth) mindset, anyone can improve or develop their ability to influence, impact and instigate change – all crucial attributes of a dynamic leader. Whether you’re an aspiring leader, a recently appointed leader or simply want to develop leadership skills, the Leadership Development Program is the perfect professional

Certificate of Ethical Hacking – Available Now

According to The Global State of Information Security Survey 2018, cyber threats to data integrity are a rising concern in business. In fact, around 30% of businesses have reported the loss or damage of internal records as a result of a security incident – and less than half have introduced key processes for managing cyber risk.

Certificate of Disruptive Technologies – New Course Coming Soon!

An exciting professional development opportunity to explore the future of disruptive technologies is coming soon. The Certificate of Disruptive Technologies is an online professional development course that will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of how disruptive technologies will influence the future of industries across a multitude of sectors.  Disruptive technologies shake up the status

How to Become a Chaplain (And What’s a Humanist)?

If you’re wondering how to become a chaplain, your thoughts may turn to religious ties or spirituality. A chaplain is a spiritual representative often attached to a religious institution – they may or may not be certified or ordained to carry out their duties. While traditionally, most chaplains identify with a religion, many represent various

Carers – Why We Care, And How to Support Us

It’s National Carers Week, so we’re putting the spotlight on those who selflessly care for others, often with no support. Carers often find themselves in a caring role not by choice, but by chance or circumstance, most commonly because a family member or friend has a significant physical or mental health challenge.  It is therefore

8 Tips for Interviewers to Find a Perfect Candidate

If you’re a manager or business owner responsible for hiring staff you’re probably looking for interview tips to make your job a little easier. If you’re new to the role of hiring manager, you’re probably more familiar with being on the receiving end of interview questions. And while being interviewed is undoubtedly nerve-wracking, you might

Leadership Training – Learn How to Lead with Confidence

Are you a team leader, or do you hope to become one? You might wonder about the leadership training and personal attributes you’ll need to be a successful team leader. So, we asked Leadership Consultant Marie-Claire Ross to enlighten us. This is what Ms Ross had to say while reflecting on her experience leading teams,

7 Unlawful Interview Questions (And How to Respond if Asked)

Interviews are a nerve-wracking experience at the best of times. But if you’re asked one of these unlawful interview questions, it’s important to know how to respond. Principal Lawyer Trent Hancock of McDonald Murholme says you should never be asked unlawful interview questions in an interview.  If you do happen to find yourself in this uncomfortable

Mediation Training. Why Counselling is Crucial

If you’re considering a career as a mediator, one of the most important skills you need to be successful is counselling. Many careers, from nursing to teaching, benefit from counselling skills, but if you work as a mediator, your counselling skills can make or break your career.  That’s why counselling ability in combination with mediation training and

Our Online Psychology Courses Provide Valuable Career Insight

If you’re considering a career in mental health, you may be curious about what it’s like to be a psychologist. Whether you’re just starting out or are making a career change, psychology involves extensive study, which is a significant time and financial commitment. So, it’s important to be sure it’s the right choice before you

Considering a Career in Mental Health? 

If you’ve been considering a career in the mental health industry, you might be wondering what it’s like and if you’d be a good fit.  The mental health field is diverse, encompassing professions from less senior positions such as a Community Services Workers to more senior roles such as Psychiatrists.  Depending on your area of

Strong Case for Women in Logistics (Despite Gender Bias).

Women can work in any role within the logistics industry and the opportunities are vast. However, gender bias needs to be overcome to encourage more women into this fast-moving, exciting career. In an attempt to diversify their workforce, many logistics companies offer incentives to attract and retain women, but there are barriers to entry into

6 Ways to Advance Your Career in Community Services

If you work in community services, you’ve already decided to make a positive impact on the world, but how can you positively influence your career? The community services profession is exceptional in the sense that as well as being able to advance your career and gain more qualifications, you can also move across the sector