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Work From Home – 5 career options for flexibility

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Work From Home – 5 career options for flexibility When the COVID-19 lockdowns happened last year, many companies were forced to suddenly accommodate work from home arrangements. For many companies this had to be organised in the space of a couple of days and really tested the logistical expertise of…


Filling the Gap – Gap years for the COVID Class

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Filling the Gap - Gap years for the COVID Class For the class of 2020 or 'the COVID class' many of the usual rites of passage that come with high school ending were missed. Schools closed down, formals were cancelled, and schoolies was postponed. It was a rough year for…


Millennials Are Choosing VET Over University

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Millennials Are Choosing VET Over University As a Millennial there are some universal truths you accepted a long time ago. Avocados are expensive but worth the hassle, the dream of owning property is something far into the distance, and your career is going to change multiple times during the course…


Call Centre Operators – Top 5 Skills To Be Successful

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Call Centre Operators - Top 5 Skills To Be Successful Working in customer engagement as a Call Centre Operator can be a rewarding role. You spend all day helping people with what they need. There’s always work going in the industry and the median weekly pay rate is $1,186 according…


Becoming a Plaintiff Investigator

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Becoming a Plaintiff Investigator Investigations is a very competitive field. Here at ASSET we receive lots of enquiries every week about getting into this exciting industry. And it’s no wonder considering the intrigue that a career in investigations offers and the fact that this industry is predicted to grow by…


Getting in the game as a Marketing Coordinator

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Getting in the game as a Marketing Coordinator  The field of marketing and communications has grown and evolved with the rapid changes in technology and it looks set to experience modest growth over the next few years with an estimated 9% projected growth by 2024. There’s a call for all…


Administration Managers – the unsung heroes of the business world

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Administration Managers – the unsung heroes of the business world We have all dealt with Administration Managers. In our jobs and in our everyday lives, when we go to the Doctors or register for a program, there has been someone there to explain the process, give you the paperwork and…


Get into the revitalized Hospitality Industry with an RSA course!

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Get into the revitalized Hospitality Industry with an RSA course!  While all industries were hit hard by COVID last year, the hospitality industry was particularly fraught with lockdowns and occupation restrictions making it difficult for people to run their businesses. But industry insiders say that 2021 is going see a…


Get the edge over competitors in 2021 with these important work skills

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Get the edge over competitors in 2021 with these important work skills Whether you’re a school leaver, a university graduate or you’ve been in your industry for years, we could all use a competitive edge. With the turbulence of the last year, there has never been a more important time…


The Demand for Women in Security is causing a Surge of Flexible Jobs for Mums

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The Demand for Women in Security is causing a Surge of Flexible Jobs for Mums Being a mum is a full-time job between school runs, dinner prep, homework and extra-curriculars (why does he want to take Capoeira all of a sudden?). It’s hard to find time to do anything and…


Finding Flexible Jobs with No Experience – The Achievable Pipe Dream

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Finding Flexible Jobs with No Experience - The Achievable Pipe Dream After a year of redundancies, lockdowns and working remotely many of us are trying to find that elusive work / life balance. For lots of people this means a career shift, perhaps you were made redundant during COVID or…


JobTrainer set to upskill thousands of Aussies

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JobTrainer set to upskill thousands of Aussies As part of its Economic Response to COVID-19, the Australian Government is providing free or low-fee training courses across the nation through its $1 billion JobTrainer Fund. Asset College has been invited to put forward proposals for how our organisation can assist in…


Skill Shortages

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Skill Shortages According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2020 saw the largest unemployment rates in Australia since 1998. Areas where work was once abundant, drastically reduced or ceased to exist completely in some areas. Australians who had worked in the same job for 20 years suddenly found themselves unemployed…


What types of auditing jobs are there?

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What types of auditing jobs are there? Auditing is a career which can open up possibilities in almost every industry! From food to training, construction and government – just about any industry requires people who are experienced in these practices. A lot of Auditors will have experience in the industries…


The Benefits of Not Completing Your RSA Online

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The Benefits of NOT Completing Your RSA Online It is mandatory for certain people involved in Queensland's liquor industry to have a current responsible service of alcohol (RSA) certificate. There are many different types of people this applies to and it is imperative that you have the correct training on…


Completing your RSA Queensland

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Completing your RSA Queensland An RSA Queensland certificate is needed for a lot of different occupations. While the RSA qualification has been around for quite some time there is still confusion over certain aspects of the training or the certification itself! Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about…


First Aid Course on the Gold Coast

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First Aid Course on the Gold Coast So, you’ve realised that you need to complete first aid course on the Gold Coast. First Aid is important as it enables you to assist persons who become injured in the event of an accident or emergency situation until help arrives.  There are…


7 habits of effective jobseekers bouncing back from job loss

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7 habits of effective jobseekers bouncing back from job loss Losing your job can be difficult at the best of times, but in the current climate it can hit harder – especially while the future feels uncertain. So, what are the things we can do to stay positive and productive in…


Insider tips you need to master your online study

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Insider tips you need to master your online study Flexibility is the number one reason students choose to study online. With access to an online student portal, you can study on your commute, at home, in a café and fit in study time around your other commitments. The learning materials…


5 Essential Tips for Writing Job Applications

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5 Essential Tips for Writing Job Applications Writing job applications can be tough! It is hard to talk about yourself, describing your knowledge and experience, how it aligns to the role and thinking of all the ways you could answer THAT question, ‘Why should we hire you?’ You essentially need…


The Commission has announced a 1.75% increase to minimum wages

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The Commission has announced a 1.75% increase to minimum wages Published 19 June 2020 The Fair Work Commission has announced a 1.75% increase to minimum wages. This will apply to all award wages. Increases to awards will start on 3 different dates for different groups of awards. See When will my…


Upskill for your job before EOFY

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Upskill for your job before EOFY The last couple of months have been an interesting ride for a number of us having to take a deeper look at our skill set for new opportunities either within our current organisations or outside of them. More specifically, some of us identified pretty…


Stocktake Your Skills Before EOFY

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Stocktake Your Skills Before EOFY End of financial year has arrived very quickly. A lot has happened in the previous months and all of us have gone through periods of great change. Some of us have been stood down, our hours reduced or some of us have seen our workloads…


Online Study Options during the Downturn

Online Study Options during the Downturn – We’ll help get you ready for the Upturn Right now, is the time to think about developing and/or recognising the skills you want, need and have ready for the upturn and it will happen. Asset College has been a leader in Online and…

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