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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...

Lessons For Career and Work Life Decisions in a Post-Covid World

There are plenty of things to normally consider when pondering your career and work-life decisions. But in a post-covid world? What of all those new “decisions” we’ve had to make due to a global pandemic? Well, they tell another story! And the big question now is: What HAVE we learnt – from the many health, […]

5 Tips To Become A Better Project Manager

Project management is one of the best careers you can ever think of. No matter what sector, project managers are always required to help plan, direct, guide, and organize the completion of specific tasks of an organization. This implies that project managers are always in demand. Therefore, as a project manager, you’re most likely to […]

Is a Niche Career Path a Big Mistake?

There was a time when taking a niche career path, a speciality, or expertise, was the key to getting a highly paid job. Be you the only person who could laminate large boat panels to a surgeon who only specializes in brain surgery. However, over the years, things have changed in a way that has […]

How To Choose the Right Disability Employment Service Provider

All Disability Employment Services providers have extensive skills in assisting people with disabilities, illnesses, or injuries in preparing to find work and assisting employers in supporting disabled staff members in the workplace. Choosing the ideal disability career provider can be challenging to be a companion on one’s job search. Members in DES have a say […]

How To Have A Successful Career As A Criminal Defense Lawyer

Putting yourself through law school and then passing the bar to become a criminal defense lawyer takes a huge effort and is something that is incredibly commendable. Beyond this, however, your career will only just be starting and you will have to work even harder to forge a highly successful career for yourself. In terms […]

­How To Make A Cover Letter For A Managerial Position

A strong cover letter can make a difference between whether or not you get hired for the job. As a manager, your cover letters should show that you’re able to handle pressure and work well under deadlines. The article below offers tips on how to write a management cover letter that impresses prospective employers. Formatting […]

No Degree? Don’t Worry. Here’s How to Land a High Paying Job in Australia

A university degree has long been a standard requirement for high-paying jobs in many industries. This has locked many out of lucrative job markets—but not anymore. Today, it’s possible to land a high-paying job in Australia without a degree. For these jobs, your experience and related skills will prove crucial in landing the spot. So, […]

The Benefits of Corporate Management Training Programs

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Regardless of your experience level, it is vital to continually develop and learn new skills. As you progress in your career, you should work efficiently with your colleagues, keep up with all the emerging technologies, gain deeper professionalism within your industry, and eventually, manage other individuals. Although you will naturally improve most of your skills […]

How To Have a Great CV – Even Without Work Experience

“Life experience is the new work experience.” — Richie Norton. Having an outstanding CV is non-negotiable when looking for a job. For those with lots of experience, this can be relatively easy. But for those just starting out, putting together a resume requires innovative thinking. Your most valuable asset when seeking employment is relevant work […]

Secrets to a Successful Career in Digital Marketing

The world of digital marketing has undergone tremendous changes over the years. Most of the strategies that worked a few years ago are currently not applicable.  The changes in marketing mean on-the-job learning is the order of the day. You also have to focus on the target audience for better chances of success.  Here are […]

Successful Career in the Gambling Industry – Myth or Reality

Career in the Gambling Industry – Is It for You? If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the gambling industry, but you’re not sure if it’s the thing for you, read this article to familiarise yourself with different aspects associated with this professional field so you can make an informed choice about your future […]


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