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TOP 10 TIPS FOR COLLABORATION

Collaboration and teamwork are both areas that can take time to develop and implement. More recently it’s becoming more and more common that ‘supervisors’ are becoming ‘team leaders’, and businesses are learning the true value of teamwork in the process. Here are our top ten tips on how to collaborate together successfully, to achieve something…

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UNHAPPY AT WORK? REDISCOVER THE CAREER YOU LOVE

According to beyondblue.org, 46% of Australian workers consider their workplace as being mentally unhealthy. These are incredibly alarming statistics, and in this issue of Career Chronicles I’d like to focus on a particular area which could be contributing to mental health, and state of mind in the workplace. Although mental illness can stem from a…

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THE BENEFITS OF EMPLOYING OLDER WORKERS

Benefits of older workers

In the past four years, INS has worked with more than 2,000 people at various stages of their career with 60% of these being over 45 years and 29% being over 55 years. Over this period, we have come across considerable misconceptions (both individual’s, and organisational) regarding mature age workers prompting us to look at…

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR A JOB INTERVIEW IN 7 STEPS

How to prepare for a job interview

Alexander Graham Bell said “Before anything else, preparation is the key to success,” these wise words ring true when it comes to performing your best at interview. Effective interview preparation and research will not only boost your confidence in fully understanding the role and the organisation, it will enable you to tailor your communication to…

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WHAT IS A PERSONAL BRAND AND HOW TO CREATE A GOOD ONE

linkedin personal branding

Whether you are aware of it or not, you have a personal brand. Branding is something which has been used in the corporate and government spheres for decades but just recently is being used on the individual level.

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Why the Capability Framework will be the recruitment tool to transform government service

Capabilities are ?the knowledge, skills and abilities that public sector employees must demonstrate to perform their roles effectively?.

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