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How many of these top work perks do you offer employees?

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How many of these top work perks do you offer employees? There’s no doubt that work perks are important for attracting and retaining employees. We asked employees about their most desired benefits and here’s what they said. One of the challenges facing small or medium business is attracting great talent…


Are you too busy working ‘in’ your business not ‘on’ your business?

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Are you too busy working 'in' your business not 'on' your business? Starting your own business is a whole different ball game. As you’re no longer working for someone else and it’s up to you to execute on your vision, it’s easy to get caught up in the daily grind…


20 jobs that command top salaries

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20 jobs that command top salaries While money may not be every candidate’s primary motivation, it remains one of the greatest drivers of attraction. An understanding of the top-paying roles can help to shape your budget and drive a successful recruitment strategy. The following list of high-paying jobs titles includes a…


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…


From Homeless to Security Working 6 Days a Week!

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From Homeless to Security Working 6 Days a Week! Born in PNG, Robin lived in Ipswich and was mixing in the wrong circles before then becoming homeless in Brisbane and drinking heavily. In 2014, he took himself to Mental Health and they referred him to rebab for 3 months during…


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…


It’s My Turn Now!

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Student Success Story: It's My Turn Now! My name is Louise Taylor. I am a single mother of six kids since my husband passed away in 2004. I have always performed any work that was available to me during the upbringing of my children. It was mostly low paying roles…


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…


‘After 18 Years Of Being A Stay At Home Mum, I’m Now Back In The Workforce!’

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'After 18 Years Of Being A Stay At Home Mum, I'm Now Back In The Workforce!' I absolutely recommend Asset College and Asset Recruiting. Let me start at the beginning and try to make a long story short…. I’ve been a stay-at-home parent for the past 18 years, picking up…


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…


ASSET Gave Me The Confidence I Needed!

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ASSET Gave Me The Confidence I Needed! My name is Denise Long I was having a hard time finding an admin or call centre job because of my age... So a friend suggested why dont I go and do a security course and get my licence. I looked up Asset…


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…


A Full Time Security Career in Venues and Events

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A Full Time Security Career in Venues and Events Wayne lived in North Queensland for most of his life prior to moving to South East Queensland. For most of his working career Wayne was involved in a variety of jobs including sugar cane planting process work. In 2013 he moved…


“I was always told I’d be a good Security Officer”

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“I was always told I’d be a good Security Officer” I walked into Tursa Job Agency over at Beenleigh and there was this poster just sitting on the counter – it was a security course! And I thought, you know what, I have always been told I would be a…

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