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How to stand up to your boss

Ok so this probably rates somewhere pretty high on the “things you never want to do” list, but the fact is that sometimes the appropriate course of action is going to be standing up to your boss. “What about the security of my position?”, I hear you ask. “What about office politics?” “What about all Continued »

How to write a cover letter for a registered nurse position

If you’re reading this then I’m guessing you’re the conscientious type. Which is reeeaallly good considering how important your job is! We all know nurses are some of the most dedicated, committed and *underpaid* workers in Australia. Thanks for taking on one of those jobs that you know is going to get stressful as hell Continued »

Jobs in 2018 that pay $100,000

You know what, $100,000 ain’t what it used to be. Remember how a million dollars used to sound like a fortune? Now it’s barely enough to buy a decent-sized house in any major city in Australia. Having said that, earning over $100,000 is still a great goal to have. It puts you above the national Continued »

Questions to ask on your first day in a new job

Ahhh, new job, how exciting! If you’re reading this then it appears congratulations are in order. And good on you for actually putting effort into finding out the best things to ask on your first day. Everyone gets first day nerves. Whether you’re shy or confident or anxious as hell, everyone knows that first days Continued »

Tips for going back to a former employer

It’s one of those things you think you’ll never do, but then one day it actually seems appealing. Or seems like the most sensible thing to do. Sure, you may have your concerns, like “What will they think that I’m coming back?”, or “Will I look like I failed elsewhere?”, or even “Am I going Continued »

February Jobs Report: Double digit jobs growth in Western Sydney

To make finding a job easier, Adzuna brings all the jobs in Australia to the one place. This means we have the most up-to-date statistics and insights on the Australian jobs market. Here are our findings for February… Adzuna Job Vacancy Index AUS Vacancies Monthly 12M Change Vacancy Index 113,944 0.54% 1.41% (February) Adzuna Average Continued »

How to encourage teamwork in your business

From playing on your first sports team to working on a group project in primary school, we’re constantly reminded of the value of teamwork. It’s kind of an accepted truth – everything just runs better when people work together in harmony. If you want to progress as a business and hit those all-important annual goals Continued »

How to explain not giving a pay rise to a star employee

In an ideal world, every time you wanted to reward a high-performing employee with a pay rise, you’d just dip into your overflowing budget, approve the raise and take them for a drink to celebrate. Alas, there are almost always limitations and other factors to consider. Sometimes it’s just not feasible! These days, it’s common Continued »

Offer these perks to attract the best talent to your business

Free lunch. Ping pong tables. Work from home days. XBox rooms. We’ve all heard of the amazing perks on offer at powerhouses like Google and Facebook. And you’ve gotta admit – we’d probably all love some features like these at our workplace. But do they actually work to attract talent? According to Glassdoor – yes Continued »