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5 Standout Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs (And How to Apply Them)

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5 Standout Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs (And How to Apply Them) November 16 is National Entrepreneur’s Day. National Entrepreneur's Day is an annual event occurring on the third Tuesday of November (November 16) that honors people who have built an empire from absolutely nothing. Entrepreneurs are a breed of their…


How To Become a Project Manager

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How To Become a Project Manager So, you’ve been thinking about becoming a project manager? Maybe you’ve gotten a taste for it through work. Perhaps you were put on a project and after seeing the rewarding and challenging experience of working through a project from start to finish you’re eager…


The More you Learn, The More you Earn: A Guide to Learning More Effectively in 5 Simple Steps

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The More you Learn, The More you Earn A Guide to Learning More Effectively in 5 Simple Steps In today’s economically uncertain times we are all looking for ways to increase our earning potential. And according to the research, Warren Buffet was right when he said, ‘The more you learn,…


Women in Cyber Security: Seven Women Who Have Rocked the World of Cyber Security

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Women in Cyber Security: Seven Women Who Have Rocked the World of Cyber Security It was International Day of the Girl on the 11th of October. This day has been observed since it’s launch in 2012 to address issues affecting young women around the world like child marriage, inequality and…


The Future of the Security Industry

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The Future of the Security Industry Security in Australia is a growing industry. The estimated annual revenue generated by the Australian Private Security industry is approximately 11 billion dollars. The industry employs over 180,000 people including over 153,000 licensed security professionals which makes this industry significantly larger than both the…


How To Become a Receptionist

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How To Become a Receptionist We’ve all dealt with receptionists before. They call to confirm your appointment at the doctors, they take your call when you book in for your dentist, they email you back with the new client forms at the physiotherapist and they send your contract through after…


Five Steps to a Mental Health First Aid Plan For Your Workplace

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Five Steps to a Mental Health First Aid Plan For Your Workplace Everyone knows and acknowledges the importance of first aid in the workplace. Most businesses provide training and make sure there is a first aid kit in a sign-posted area and a designated first aid officer. But does your…


The Security Guard Licence Process in QLD

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The Security Guard Licence Process in QLD So, you’ve done your security guard course and now you need to start the process of applying for your security guard licence in QLD. At ASSET, we get lots of questions about the security guard licence process even before they decide to enrol…


The Future of Private Investigations

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The Future of Private Investigations The world is changing and private investigators will have to change with it. Gone are the days of fretting partners engaging your services to stake out their cheating spouses from the car. With social media and find my phone apps it’s harder than ever for…


What is the Difference Between a Diploma and Graduate Diploma?

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What is the Difference Between a Diploma and Graduate Diploma? The world of higher education can be difficult to navigate. Understanding the hierarchy of higher education takes a bit of getting used to. You may have wondered is a degree higher than a graduate diploma, and then does that mean…


How to Write a Security Guard Resume

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How to Write a Security Guard Resume Putting your best foot forward in the security industry So you’ve completed your security training, you've got your security licence and now you are ready to start applying for jobs! Congratulations! You'll want to get your security guard resume in tip top shape so…


The Benefits Of Using Cloud Payroll Systems In Businesses

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The Benefits Of Using Cloud Payroll Systems In Businesses Everyday the competition among businesses is increasing at an alarming rate. With everyone going online and a lot of businesses digitising their offerings, it has become even more challenging for companies to survive. Today’s modern world demands speed, efficiency, and effectiveness…


From Scratch to Security Supervisor in One Year

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From Scratch to Security Supervisor in One Year Student Success Story: Zillah Blair ASSET graduate Zillah Blair started her journey towards her security career last year after the lockdowns forced her to close the doors on her home nail and beauty business. In just one year Zillah has gone from…


How To Become a Full-Time Security Officer

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How To Become a Full-Time Security Officer So, you’re thinking about a career in security, that’s great! It’s a rewarding job in a booming industry. You might have heard there isn't full-time security officer work from your friends or during your research and are now wondering if that's true? Obviously,…


Best of Cairns

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Best of Cairns Here at ASSET, we treasure the opportunity to work with our regional partners to deliver programs and training solutions across Australia. And with each opportunity to train and engage with regional communities we discover the thriving small businesses who keep communities running, supporting each other and providing…


From Logistics to Security

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From Logistics to Security Student Success Story: Stuart Young Stuart Young has spent most of his working life in the logistics and warehousing industry. When he recently lost his job, he saw an opportunity to explore a field that had always intrigued him. “Most of my working career has been…


What is the Meaning of RPL?

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What is the Meaning of RPL? You might have heard the term thrown around. Usually when someone is talking about bypassing the higher education system in their career progression. But you might find yourself asking the following questions: What is the meaning of RPL? What does RPL stand for? How does…


Industry-First Training Scholarships and Employment Program with MSS Security and Asset College

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Industry-First Training Scholarships and Employment Program with MSS Security and Asset College MSS Security has announced an industry first training initiative providing 500 Cert II training scholarships and employment for suitable people wishing to enter the security industry. This unique opportunity will also enable MSS Security to expand its already…


What’s It Like To Work In Airport Security?

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What's It Like To Work In Airport Security? Airport security is a very guarded industry and rightfully so. In order to keep passengers, airline staff and everyone else safe - the procedures, systems, and policies used in airport security need to be safe guarded. For this same reason anyone even…


Unique Speed Dating Event Hits the Mark with ISS at Brisbane Airport

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Unique Speed Dating Event Hits the Mark with ISS at Brisbane Airport On the 20th of August, Asset College ran another of our successful Employer Connection ‘Speed Dating’ Events at the North Lakes Campus. A key employer partner – ISS Facility Services – joined us at North Lakes to provide…


ASSET Townsville Security Graduate Saves Life

ASSET Townsville Security Graduate Saves Life It is rare to find a positive story about a security officer, it shouldn’t be but it is. The media is quick to jump on anything negative and turn it into news, yet everyday we see frontline security officers doing their best to help…


Jobs in Airport Security

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Jobs in Airport Security It holds a certain gravatas doesn't it? Working in airport security certainly has appeal for those who want to do something of importance and value in their career. Working in the airport in a security role is an opportunity to provide a valuable service to the…


Your Pathway To Getting a General Manager Role

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Your Pathway To Getting a General Manager Role Have you ever wondered - after the owner and CEO of a company, what’s the chain of command from there down? The job you’re thinking of is the General Manager of a company. They oversee the other managers and make executive decisions…


First Aid Kit Must-Haves For Workspace Safety

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First Aid Kit Must-Haves For Workspace Safety Injuries at work are not something anyone wants, but accidents do happen. Most of them will be minimal and easily dealt with - provided that you have everything needed in your first aid kit. There isn’t really a general list of mandatory items…

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