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Transferable skills are the types of skills that you have developed in one type of role (i.e. Customer service assistant at a supermarket) but you are able to apply and utilise in a completely different role or industry (i.e. IT Helpdesk Support). Transferable skills include skills such as communication, time-management, team work and problem solving skills. The first step is to identify what transferable skills you have developed so that you can use them on your resume and when attending interviews.

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Have you ever asked yourself this question? A large part of your success within a company will depend on your likeability. The Age newspaper posted an article on this topic in November 2011 which stated, “When selecting their ideal colleague, most people opt for likeability over competence.” Here are 5 actions to consider in any job to ensure you are likeable. 

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It is your character, which is the sum total of all your positive qualities, which can have the greatest impact on your job hunting and career success. There are some common attributes which employers and hiring managers really value.  Which of these characteristics below do you possess and which do you need to develop?  
 

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An internship is an ideal opportunity to bridge your University qualifications with work integrated learning. But how can you best utilise this amazing experience to demonstrate your new found skills? An easy way to quickly demonstrate your new abilities to prospective employers is through your references – here we give you ten top tips to help you gain the best possible references from your internship.

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