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Preparing for an interview can be daunting. Your nerves are building, you’re worried you’ve forgotten something and it can all be a bit hectic. Unless you’ve got some fool-proof rituals to follow. Preparing properly for an interview can give you a real head-start for the actual interview process. It can also keep you from becoming a jittering bundle of nerves on the day! But what are the best rituals to follow? Here...
This is guest post by  Rebecca Cook , Executive Director, Undergraduate Career Services,  Indiana University  and  Eric D. Johnson , Associate Director for Professional Development, Graduate Career Services,  Indiana University .   Today’s graduates start their job search with a belief that they should enter their company or industry of choice immediately after graduation. At least that’s what...
A much-anticipated new year has finally arrived, and not a moment too soon. I know absolutely zero people who were not eagerly waiting to jettison 2020 and move into 2021 in the hope that a year from now, we will have seen some significant relief from this global pandemic. While it is customary to make resolutions at the start of a new year, this practice is often criticized for being fairly meaningless; after all, how many of those resolves...
Have you got an easy-to-read, well-written, results-orientated CV which still isn’t winning you a face-to-face interview? The problem is, that when it comes to sought-after roles, most serious candidates will have followed those  very same  principles. So how are you meant to make  your  CV stand out in a 100-deep pile of perfectly presented documents? Well, succeeding in winning an interview...
Building social and emotional competence is beneficial to every child’s well-being. When they feel emotionally supported and socially connected, they can focus better on their studies. Some of the  best alternatives for improving mental health  that parents and caregivers may use include essential oils, meditation, breathing techniques, and yoga. Meanwhile, educators employ some teaching strategies to help address the...
“Networking” is not everyone’s favourite thing, but it can be a valuable way to land your next ethical job –  right after applying via EthicalJobs.com.au of course! But with so many Australians working remotely, and so many events either paused or moved online, it’s made life trickier than ever for jobseekers who want to meet new people and grow your professional networks. Despite the...
Whether a part of online or in-person classes, videos are a teaching tool that can enable students to learn new concepts and skills and engage in practice activities, all at their own pace. What actually happens when students watch instructional videos in class, however, doesn’t always lead to the expected outcome. Before the pandemic, when I used videos in a classroom setting, students would hit play, sit back, and watch. When...
2020 wasn’t the year any of us expected – or hoped for – and we know that for some in our community 2020 was incredibly challenging. Off the back of January 2020’s devastating bush fires, the global COVID-19 pandemic drastically changed the way we live and work. It has led to unemployment, underemployment, a recession, and ongoing uncertainty. Despite all of this, Australia weathered 2020 better than...
For many people, interviews are a daunting experience. They feel a tremendous amount of pressure before and during the interview.    Research the school Researching the school will give you some insight into what they are looking for in an applicant. This will allow you to write an attention-grabbing...