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Looking to make a move up the career ladder? Not sure where to start with personal development? Understanding the importance of Emotional Intelligence is always a good place to start as it plays a pivotal role in managing the perception of you held by your leaders and peers and impacts your potential within the workplace.  

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When applying for jobs, it is easy to get desperate and start applying for anything and everything that comes up. However it is important to only apply for roles you really want and not just apply for the sake of gaining any kind of employment.

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New graduates, having come from recent academic studies and eager to start developing their skills in the real world, are often highly regarded for their energy and enthusasism. However, connecting with those in the know can prove challenging for job seekers. Enter the ‘Elevator Pitch’.
 

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The right attitude can be just as important as the knowledge you provide a business with. So what is the right attitude, how can you develop the right attitude and what are you missing out on if you don’t have the right attitude? Find out how the right positively can affect not only your career but other aspects of your life.
 

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Picture this. You had your consultation meeting with your Placement Consultant and your resume and student profile is ready to be sent to host companies. You might be feeling a combination of nervousness, excitement and anxiety while waiting to be interviewed by a host company. Here’s what you can do while waiting to start your Work Integrated Learning placement which can give you an extra edge.
 

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Any successful person will tell you that success is a planned outcome, it doesn’t happen by accident. A characteristic is a feature or quality belonging typically to a person, place, or thing and serving to identify them. Below are the top five most common qualities which enabled people to create and maintain their professional success.
 

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Teamwork can be defined as the combined action of a group, especially when effective and efficient. It is often a key component in business and I am going to explain why. I will highlight some of the reasons teamwork is so valuable in the workplace so you know why you should exercise it and highlight your ability to work well as part of a team, in an interview.

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We spend our entire life learning new skills through our childhood, education, jobs and beyond. Most of us enjoy learning new skills. However with increasingly busy lifestyles, acquiring new skills can sometimes seem too time consuming and even a reason that prevents us from taking up something new to learn.

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You've probably heard of the benefits of having someone to guide you in our career. However, have you considered providing guidance to others? Corporate Partnerships Executive, Svet Subotic, shares how becoming a mentor is a rewarding experience and can enhance your professional career.

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Whether you are completing a school assignment, doing your Work Integrated Learning placement (internship) or working full-time, how you manage your time determines how much you accomplish each day. Here are 10 handy tips to help you get things done and to seize the day.

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