Whether it is a customer who needs a quick turn-around or multiple clients sign off on your quotes all at once limiting your time to work on each project, one thing is sure; you are likely to feel your stress levels rise. But with a little planning and juggling, the seemingly impossible can be made possible, so here are some tips to help you meet those intimidating deadlines and keep your stress levels in check.
We all have bad days, especially at work, but if you have a victim mindset as a default position, then you could end up fulfilling your own prophecy – with catastrophic results. When you are in the victim zone, you tend to believe that everything in your life is controlled by others: Your boss cost you a raise, your colleague sabotaged your report—you get the picture.
Demand for mining services is up 43.6 per cent year-on-year. Illustrating the gradual shift from owner-operator sites to contract-managed mine sites, mining services now hold a 21.7 per cent share of industry opportunities, up from 17.3 per cent when DFP started reporting in November 2013. But the DFP Mining and Resources Index still shows the long distance between the state of the industry in boom times and now, with job opportunities in WA at 72.04 per cent of where they were in late 2013.
Negotiating a pay rise is primarily about your value. Get an idea of what you should be asking for by speaking to people doing similar roles to you within your company, in the same sector and in similar organisations. Most people are familiar with the advice to start with a high number, but new research suggests that a precise number makes a more powerful statement in negotiations.
Without any doubt, Seek is the number one website in Australia by numbers. It is far ahead of the competition and only seems to be strengthening its position. Seek is the most visited job site in Australia that regularly tips 20m visits per month. Seek is listed among the top 50 companies on Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). It has also been listed among the Top 20 Most Innovative Companies Globally by Forbes, and Number One in Australia. Another staggering statistic is that Seek displays approximately 70% of all online job adverts in Australia.
A great concept, Ethical Jobs brings together individuals and organisations committed to sustainability and ethical work practices, and who provide a platform for jobs that align with these principles. They list community, environmental, not-for-profit and social enterprise roles that allow the job-seeker to contribute to society, either through the job or the organisation they work for.
The social and economic disadvantage faced by many Indigenous Australians is widely recognised. More seldom acknowledged, is the cost that this disadvantage imposes on the Australian economy. If Indigenous disadvantage were to be effectively addressed, in addition to the primary benefit of improved life experiences and a better future for Indigenous Australians, broader society would benefit from increased the economic activity, and reduced government outlays.
There are many good reasons why you wish to apply for a role that you are overqualified to do. You could be switching industries and sensibly realise that you need to start a level that does not accurately reflect your true abilities. You may be reaching an age at which you want to shift down a gear and take a job that is less taxing and has less overall responsibility than you have been used to.
Very few people take great notice or care about typefaces and fonts. Even more so on resumes where we here at Select resumes have seen some real car crashes of Comic Sans, Arial and Courier Bold – all in one document! But the font one chooses – especially in a resume – is of vital importance. And a look at the history of the font is a good introduction as to why.