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Women in technology: How to break in (and stay in) top technology jobs

Women in technology: How to break in (and stay in) top technology jobs

When it comes to women in technology, the challenges are well documented. Pay gaps, male-dominated work environments, embedded biases and outdated stereotypes are just some of the key barriers impacting female participation. Alarmingly, just 17% of technology roles in Australia are occupied by women..

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Contracting vs. Permanent Employees: Our Experts Reveal the Pros and Cons

Contracting vs. Permanent Employees: Our Experts Reveal the Pros and Cons

The shape your hiring strategy takes will often rest upon one important question: should I hire permanent employees, or should I use contractors? Both workers have their place, and both may be relevant for your business in certain roles and at certain times. Understanding which is the best fit fo..

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Reviewing Resumes: How to read between the lines to find the best talent

Reviewing Resumes: How to read between the lines to find the best talent

Most of us have a resume (CV). A list of our experiences, qualifications and personal information to impress a prospective employer. Some spend hours writing theirs, others get it professionally done to try and stand out from the increasingly competitive crowd. Yet, despite this effort, so laborious..

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How Mental Health Affects Your Performance at Work (and How to Talk about It with Your Boss)

How Mental Health Affects Your Performance at Work (and How to Talk about It with Your Boss)

Take a moment to look around your office. Do you think you could identify which colleagues are struggling with mental health issues, if any? Most people would answer ‘probably not’. Surprisingly, almost half (45%) of all Australians will be affected by mental illness at some point in their li..

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10 Signs You’re Ready for a New Job

10 Signs You’re Ready for a New Job

There was a time, not so long ago, when it was commonplace for a school leaver to choose a career and stick with it, often within the same organisation for the next half century. Go back even further and your life’s work was set from birth, enshrined in your surname. If you were a Tailor, Miller, ..

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Looking past the Resume: Using Profiling to Build Your Perfect Team

Looking past the Resume: Using Profiling to Build Your Perfect Team

How do you build the perfect team? Traditionally most organisations will identify an empty role, post a job ad, scour through resumes and interview the candidates who seem to bring the skills and experience they need. However, traditional methods don't always guarantee the best outcome. What i..

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