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High paying jobs without Uni

Do you really need a degree to get a high paying job? The answer is no.  There are many companies like IBM, Apple Ernst & Young, PWC, Ogilvy Group, and Google who got rid of all degree requirements, explaining that a candidate’s degree had no correlation to their future job performance. The idea is to hire Continued »

The Art of Negotiating a Higher Salary Offer

The job market is improving and demand for skilled employees is picking up. Employers are working hard to attract the right candidates, which puts new and existing employees in a good bargaining position. High staff turnover hurts a business hard – so employers could be more open than you’d think to negotiate a higher salary Continued »

Highest paying jobs in the world

Different jobs motivate people for different reasons. Some look for rewarding careers for altruistic motives – regardless of the pay (teachers and nurses, anyone?). Others follow their dreams in business and medicine that see them well rewarded for their work. A lucrative salary means you have the skills that take years to acquire. Well, not Continued »

10 Jobs that pay over $100,000

Fancy a 6-figure income? Don’t we all. So how can you make this happen? According to the latest statistics from the ABS, the average Australian wage is $60,320, a fair way off this 6 figure ideal. Research conducted by Princeton University tells us that more money does make us happier, up to an amount of Continued »

Aged care job vacancies exceed job candidates by 4x

It’s no surprise that Australia’s ageing population is starting to negatively impact the workforce, particularly the aged care industry and healthcare in general. Our recent research found that aged care job vacancies exceeded job candidates by four times, with an average of 8,403 job vacancies per month but only 1,899 people searching for jobs in aged Continued »

Excuse me while I take 43 tours of the Hunter Valley

Recruiter Michael Page and real estate giant LJ Hooker teamed up to create an addictive tool that gives you an idea of how much more money your next job could get you and some interesting suggestions on how to spend it. After asking a series of simple questions about your current job, how you like to spend Continued »

Has the emergence of sharing economy jobs put an end to life as a ‘poor uni student’?

Despite being almost twenty years since its first incarnation, the internet is changing and evolving now more than ever, giving rise to an array of new and highly attractive employment possibilities for students. As unique, cutting-edge apps are launched daily, competition for the latest money saving, time-friendly, lifestyle-enhancing idea is fast and fierce. From the Continued »