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COL's Blog

COL's Blog is just starting up... We've only got a handful of items at the moment, but we do have big plans :)

Categories so far include: News : Articles : Job Applications (many more to come soon)


Recent items added to COL's Blog are...

What’s Next for School Leavers? Into the Rabbit Hole in 2020!

Right now, tens of thousands of school leavers are looking to their crystal balls to decide what they might do next. Many view that answer as vitally important to the future direction their lives take. But is it really? Does it really matter?

5 Things You Can Do for Your Career in 2020

With unemployment rates at historic lows, many people are considering advancing in their careers. Before you jump back into the labour market, take a few moments to make yourself more presentable as a potential hire to stay ahead of the competition. You’ll stand a much better chance of grabbing your dream career just by trying […]

Looking for an Exciting Career in Health and Wellness? Here Are Some Top Options to Consider

At 5.2 %, Australia’s unemployment rate is probably not as worrying as it is in other countries. However, for jobseekers, the issues around job satisfaction, compensation, and work-life balance are still major concerns when making career decisions. The world over, careers in health and wellbeing remain not just satisfying, but offer good remuneration and excellent […]

Guide to Training Yourself to be a Good Job Seeker

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Everyone wants to get a good job but the dynamics in the labour market continue to change. Some industries report shortages of labor, so there are definitely jobs out there. The problem could be employers who raise the bar regarding who they hire. Companies continue to require specific training and degrees for jobs that do […]

7 Qualities of Great Team Leaders

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No company will thrive if the team members that make up the workforce do not work together. Teamwork is at the heart of great success. And successful teams have great team leaders that act as a cohesive force driving every team member towards a shared goal. A great team leader has a variety of characteristics […]

Stop Being A Company Asset and Use Your Skills to Become an Entrepreneur

If you’ve worked for some time at a company, the thought may have occurred to you that you could start a business using what you know. If you’re interested in creating your own small home-based business don’t worry about trying to reinvent the wheel…

4 Tips for Becoming a Full-Time Virtual Assistant

A virtual assistant is like a personal or executive assistant, but with one important difference: virtual assistants work remotely, so they don’t have to be in an office each day. All of their duties can be executed from within the comfort of their own home.

How to Become a Foster Carer in Australia

Although the ideal has always been for children and young people to remain with their biological parents, circumstances sometimes dictate otherwise. Foster parents step into the breach when biological parents, for a variety of reasons, are unable or unwilling to provide the type of safe and nurturing environment necessary for their children to thrive.

Using Resume Templates – What to Consider?

When it comes to writing a new resume or simply upgrading your current resume, a quick win can be using a resume template that you can find on the Internet, or with your office based software. Finding and picking the best resume template can be critical. Here’s some useful information to consider when looking to […]

What We Can Learn From Startups

Despite its unconventional structure, unstable job security, and irregular work routines, there are many things that can be learnt from successful startups. Whether you are a leader or part of a team, here are 5 valuable tips from startup culture to help better your career and workplace: 1. Fail fast and learn from your mistakes […]


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