Career Development

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Career Spotlight: Counsellor

Are you suited to be a counsellor?
A counselling job is well-suited for those with excellent interpersonal skills – including the ability to actively listen, empathise, collaborate, and tackle problems with patience and understanding. Providing strong emotional support is just one aspect of the job, however; counsellors are still required to pursue methodical, logical, and objective tactics to properly analyse the situations at hand, free of bias.

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Career Spotlight: Chiropractor

What is a chiropractor? Chiropractors are health care professionals that diagnose and treat health problems related to the nervous, muscular and skeletal systems, particularly the spine, without the use of drugs or surgery. Most chiropractors aim to reduce pain and improve the functionality of patients as well as to educate them on how they can …

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How To Choose The Best Course For You

Choosing the best course for you can feel like a lot of pressure. Especially looking at the impact COVID-19 has had on the lives of students and workers everywhere; learning and social perspectives have had to adapt to a very different education experience. With at least one in four first year students changing courses or leaving university, it pays …

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Career Spotlight: Software Engineer

What is a Software Engineer? Software engineering is a branch of computer science which includes the development and building of computer systems software and applications software. Computer systems software is composed of programs that include computing utilities and operations systems. Applications software consists of user-focused programs that include web browsers, database programs, etc. There is …

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10 cybersecurity certifications to boost your career in 2021

Written by Steve Zurier in December 2020 Heading into 2021, cybersecurity remains one of the enterprise’s highest priorities as companies continue to support remote working conditions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. And demand for cybersecurity experts shows no signs of slowing. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected that employment of information security analysts will …

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Leaders and Managers Lack the Skills They Need to Lead Through Times of Crisis

Written by David Phillips on 7 December, 2020 In what has been an incredibly difficult year for many businesses, leaders and managers have truly been put to the test and, in some cases, their skills have not been up to scratch. That’s according to new research* – which finds that nearly three-quarters of employees surveyed …

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Innovative Online Upskilling And Career Development Platform Launches For A Post-COVID Era

By AIT on December 8, 2020 Cost effective, any time, any place, online executive training for upskilling and career development A new platform for executive education has been launched to deliver cost effective upskilling and career development that is accessible online, on any device, at any time, from any location. The platform brings together a portfolio of new digital first, fully …

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Remote Working Triggering “Career Development Crisis”

By AIT News Desk On Oct 29, 2020 Online assessments pave the way for better people-development decisions Many workers are fearing that their professional progress has stalled as COVID-19 has triggered a ‘career development crisis’ with so many working from home. Questionmark, the online assessment provider, is urging employers to continue to invest in their people’s career development to engage, motivate, and retain workers …

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Healthcare and social services could be key for future job security post-coronavirus

By Alison Xiao Posted Saturday 18 July 2020 at 7:17am, updated Saturday 18 July 2020 at 12:23pm via abc.net.au. When Bec Cooke lost work during the pandemic, she took time to take stock. Key points: Health care and social assistance could be some of the most stable job sectors ahead Those industries were predicted to grow by 250,000 jobs by 2023 Recruiters say candidates are frequently asking how they …

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