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Should I Quit My Job If I Don’t Have Another One Lined Up?

You’ve heard it a million times: “Never quit a job unless you have another one lined up”. And sometimes, that works out. Sometimes you have the time, energy and resources to conduct a job search on the side. But sometimes, life seriously gets in the way and you find yourself stuck. There absolutely are times Continued »

How to Write a Career Plan

Most people tend to think about their careers in a vague and airy-fairy kind of way. They think they know where they want to end up, and they have a pretty good idea of how to get there, but that’s usually it. The problem with this way of thinking is that it’s extremely limiting. Why? Continued »

How to Get Sponsored in Australia

So, you want to move to Australia, hey? We don’t blame you, this country is pretty awesome! Getting sponsored is one of the best ways to find a job in Australia, and of course it can potentially lead to immigration and citizenship. So how do you do it? We’re not going to lie, it can Continued »

Helping Your Teenager Find a Job

So you’ve got a teenager at home, huh? And either you, or they (or hopefully both of you), have agreed that it’s time for them to get a job. While there’s a lot they can do on their own, there are plenty of ways you can help them navigate their way from being just a Continued »

How to Find a Job You Love in the Corporate World

It’s 6.30am. The alarm on your phone goes off. You snap into reality and think of what’s ahead of you today. Eat, commute, perform work you don’t really enjoy, survive your boss or your co-workers, commute, eat, wine, bed. Do it all again. Or something like that. If that sounds like you then listen up! Continued »

How to Find a Job Working for the Government

What do you think of when you hear ‘Government’? For a lot of people, the first things that come to mind are politicians, laws, debates and news conferences. While these are no doubt the most visible side of Government, the term in fact encompasses thousands of people working in many various agencies, departments and organisations, Continued »

How to Find a Job in the Country

Australia – huge and diverse = plenty of job opportunities in country and rural areas. Maybe you’re sick of the rat race and want to live in a friendly, safe, healthy and relaxed environment. Maybe you’re keen to get into some of the biggest sectors of our economy – energy, resources and primary industries. Maybe Continued »

Career Moves to Make in Your Thirties

You know those lists you see titled “Billionaires under 30”? Those lists suck. Or headlines like “The 25 year old with 15 investment properties”? They suck too. I mean, come on, do I really need a reminder about how unspectacular my career progression or the growth of my bank balance has been so far? It’s Continued »

How to Ask For a Work From Home Day

Sick of being chained to your cube? Need to get away from some seriously annoying co-workers? Just really need a weekday in your PJs? Whatever the reason, we could all use a little more work-from-home time. It just helps to balance out your week, spices things up, and gives you the opportunity for a sneaky Continued »

Rules for Working as a Young Person in Australia

Australia’s prodigious youngsters are posting job ads offering their services as babysitters, lawnmowers and car-washers on free-to-list job search engine Adzuna. The most recent ABS labour force report revealed 648,000 young Australians under the age of 19 entered the workforce in 2017. Rules and regulations vary in each state and territory about when you can Continued »