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Police Negotiation Techniques from the NYPD Crisis Negotiations Team

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Police Negotiation Techniques from the NYPD Crisis Negotiations Team Few negotiators can imagine negotiation scenarios more stressful than the kinds of crisis negotiations the New York City Police Department’s Hostage Negotiation Team undertake. But police negotiation techniques employed by the New York City Police Department’s Hostage Negotiations Team (HNT) in…


Why You Shouldn’t Give Up On Education After A Career Break

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Why You Shouldn't Give Up On Education After A Career Break There are many reasons why we stop improving our education. But as higher education is being done differently, the excuses are harder to make. Women are enrolling in tertiary studies at a faster rate than men but one of…


The Importance of Training and Development in the Workplace

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The Importance of Training and Development in the Workplace Training isn’t just important to any company, it is vital. Although there are many categories of training such as management training and or sales training, employees with Project Management skills are an important asset to any organisation. But what does training…


Thinking of RPL for 2019?

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Thinking of RPL for 2019? Recognition of Prior Learning is a process that is sometimes hard to explain – considering that each RPL application is different and each RPL applicant requires their own plan of attack. When attempting to answer frequently asked questions from potential RPL students, sometimes there is…


4 Reasons To Study A Vocational Education Course In 2019

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4 Reasons To Study A Vocational Education Course In 2019 If you’re thinking about what professional development advances you should make this year, considering vocational training should be one of them. Qualifications gained through either full study or recognition of prior learning in the VET sector have never been more…


How about a mentor for 2019?

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How about a mentor for 2019? It’s the start of a new year and we usually have MANY people harping on about their new year’s resolutions. But, perhaps some of the things they are saying COULD be useful! January is National Mentoring Month. Having a mentor in any industry is…


First Aid Reminders For The Christmas Period

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First Aid Reminders For The Christmas Period Tis the season to be jolly, but realistically, the jolliest of times generally see an increase in visits to the local GP or even to the hospital. It’s important for you to know how to take care of basic First Aid requirements to…


What To Give A Security Guard For Christmas

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What To Give A Security Guard For Christmas It’s that time of the year where we are desperately searching for the perfect gift for our loved ones. Or maybe you’re trying to drop some hints about what you really want this Christmas. Perhaps this article can help! We asked our…


Increase Christmas Sales For Your Small Business

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Increase Christmas Sales For Your Small Business Christmas is undoubtedly the biggest time of the year for the sales figures for small business right across Australia. During this time customers are looking to spend their hard-earned cash on gifts to show others just how much they appreciate them – and…


The Best Companies to Work For In Australia

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The Best Companies to Work For In Australia Are you on the hunt for a new job? Check out some of the best companies to work for in Australia before you start your job search! The study of almost 10,000 Aussie workers released each year by Randstad ranks companies based…


Why being an adult learner improves quality life

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Why being an adult learner improves quality life We hear it all the time that lifelong learning is important for many things. Some have even gone so far as to say that if you aren’t continually learning, you’re dead. There are many reasons why the above statements are true and…


How to complete a crowd controller register

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How to complete a crowd controller register One of the most common breaches of the Security Providers Act seen by OFT and the Queensland Police Service is the failure to properly maintain the crowd controller register. In particular: crowd controllers fail to sign off the register at the end of…


How To Become An Aviation Protection Officer

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How to become an Aviation Protection Officer If you’ve decided it’s time for you to change careers or increase your job prospects in the security industry, Congratulations! The aviation industry is a great industry to work in – especially as a Security Officer and opens up many diverse work opportunities…


Staying On Track With Online Study

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Staying On Track With Online Study Online study is a popular way to gain new skills and nationally recognised qualifications. More and more organisations are offering what were traditionally once face-to-face courses through online methods. The downside to this is that the onus for staying on track with your study…


Engaging Your Customers For Small Businesses

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Engaging Your Customers For Small Businesses So, you’re running your small business and it’s going well BUT – you’re ready to take it to the next level. Customers no longer just want great customer service, they want engaging experiences and to be WOWed by the contact they have with your…


5 Books Every Small Business Owner Should Read

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5 Books Every Small Business Owner Should Read The 4 Hour Work Week – Timothy Ferriss Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, high-end world travel, monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book is the blueprint. Tim also has a great…


Invest In Your Team – Tips On Staff Retention

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Invest In Your Team – Tips On Staff Retention What do great companies do to keep great people? They invest in their team and ensure they are constantly reviewing their recruitment and retention processes and procedures, with the wellbeing and happiness of their employees always top of mind. Retain the…


Australian Airports Association National Conference

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All About The Australian Airports Association National Conference  While we're well-known in the aviation industry for being the leaders in aviation and maritime screening training, we can never do enough networking for our students! That's why - we're pulling out all stops and heading to the Australian Airports Association National…


Australian Warrior Expo

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ASSET Are Heading To The Australian Warrior Expo! The Australian Warrior Expo (AWE) is Australia’s premier Law Enforcement, Military, Emergency Services and Security Expo and is the only event of its type in Australia. AWE is dedicated to showcasing the latest products, technology, equipment and services to this niche market and ASSET…


Are you restructuring your business?

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Are you restructuring your business? Have you restructured your business recently or are you looking at restructuring in the near future? Normally, when you sell a business, you would have to pay income tax because your business has sold or transferred its assets. When you change the structure of your…


Is The Office The Best Place To Get Things Done?

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Is The Office The Best Place To Get Things Done? by Justin Reynolds Traditional thinking tells us that the office is the best place to get things done. Why else would employers spend so much money building offices or leasing them? But is the office really the most accommodating environment…


3 Pathways To Higher Education

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3 Pathways To Higher Education So, you’ve been thinking about going to university? Deciding to take the leap and study a Bachelor’s or Post-Graduate degree can be daunting but there is no right path to a university degree – there is many! Starting with vocational education can help to get…


Training Is Not Just About Getting A Job

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Training Is Not Just About Getting A Job There is nothing more wrong than the idea that we should only undertake training when we are changing careers or just need to find a job! Learning should be viewed as a lifetime exercise, one that is ongoing and progressive and that…


Building Your Professional Image and Reputation

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Do you want to be a thought leader in your industry? You might say yes but to be honest, not many people reach the true peaks of thought leadership and the term is used far too lightly in the world of online reputations. Instead of becoming a thought leader, how…

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