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Personal branding is important, even in healthcare

13th February , 2017|Hiring Tips, Industry News, Jobseekers, Uncategorized|

In a 24/7 business environment and in this uber-connected world, personal branding has become critical. Think Donald Trump, Sarah Palin, Richard Branson, Oprah Winfrey and Lady Gaga. Personal branding is about presenting yourself authentically and engagingly to prospective clients, employers and more broadly, people in your industry. Here are some tips to help lift your [...]

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How to save your CV from the shredder

9th February , 2017|Career Tips, Industry News, Jobseekers, Uncategorized|

Want to know how to ensure your CV isn't immediately put through the shredder? Take a read over what the Chief of HR at Google believes are the 'deadliest' CV sins. Google’s Chief of HR, Laszlo Bock, says he has personally viewed more than 20,000 CVs in his career, so it's fairly safe to assume [...]

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RACGP, acRRm to get $220m for GP graduate training program

6th February , 2017|Industry News, Jobseekers|

The Australian GP graduate training program will receive funding from the Australian Government. The federal government has announced that it will spend $220 million a year on a program to boost the number of medical graduates. The funds will be used to support the Australian General Practice Training program, a government-backed postgraduate vocational training program [...]

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Is it ever a good idea to resign via social media?

6th February , 2017|Employers, Industry News, Jobseekers, Uncategorized|

Congratulations! You've been offered and have accepted on offer for a new position. For most of us, we probably wouldn’t use Social Media to let our 'old' employer know we’re resigning, and many experts recommend staying well away from Social Media when you're transition out of a job ... particularly if you’re breaking up on [...]

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Finding a job can be hard!

2nd February , 2017|Employers, Industry News, Jobseekers, Uncategorized|

Finding a new job requires hard work. By going above and beyond what most people will be doing (for example; customising your resume, writing a 'thank you' note to each person who interviewed you, continuing to follow up after you have applied for a job, etc) you are more likely to stand out from the [...]

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Flexible work arrangements are ever popular

30th January , 2017|Employers, Industry News, Jobseekers, Uncategorized|

In a recent Regus survey, it was discovered that 63% of successful job candidates would turn down a job offer if flexible work arrangements were not offered. The research also found that 41% of respondents said they would have remained in their old jobs for longer if flexible work was an option. The ability, where [...]

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When the ‘workplace’ falls outside traditional walls…

25th January , 2017|Employers, Industry News, Jobseekers, Uncategorized|

Within the health and aged care sectors, the ‘office’ looks very different for those providing in-home patient care, compared to most workplaces where there are clear physical boundaries (ie an office with four walls) which contain all of the tools and equipment necessary for employees to complete their work. This article highlights some issues, for [...]

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First Indigenous minister appointed in Gov. shake-up

24th January , 2017|Employers, Industry News, Jobseekers, Uncategorized|

West Australian MP Ken Wyatt has been promoted to the position of minister for aged care and Indigenous health, in an announcement made by the prime minister this morning. “Just as Ken was the first Indigenous person to be elected to the House of Representatives, and the first to be appointed to the executive of [...]

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Nurses and Midwives National Support Service to be Developed

19th January , 2017|Employers, Industry News, Jobseekers, Uncategorized|

"The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) introduced two major new initiatives to support nurses and midwives to provide safe care to the public during the past year. The first was the commission of the development of a nationwide health support service for nurses and midwives, including a confidential hotline and website of up-to-date [...]

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Australians satisfied with GP care

15th January , 2017|Employers, Home page, home slider, Industry News, Jobseekers|

A recent study by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) looked into Patient Experiences of Australia for 2015-16, which showed Australians are satisfied with GP care. The ABS Patient Experience Survey is conducted annually and collects data on access and barriers to a range of health care services, including: - general practitioners (GPs) - medical [...]

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