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I was talking to a friend the other day about his daughter graduating from university and what an exciting time it was for her. His response took me by surprise. He said “you know I thought she’d be excited about it too, but she’s actually got anxiety from it because she’s worried she won’t be

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A New Year’s Wish List for Employability   There’s no getting away from the fact that the past 3 years have been challenging for the international higher education sector.  We had most of the country in lockdown for months at a time and during that whole time the border was closed, meaning we had virtually

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Are you a recent graduate and struggling to find a good job?   You are not alone. I had a quick look on LinkedIn today before I started writing this article, and I found one graduate job advertisement from Amazon Web Services (AWS) which received 383 applications within 8 days. Just imagine the level of

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This is what our Professional Year program can do for you        “If you are looking to make your big step towards your professional career, Performance     Education is the best place to start off your journey from theory to practical” Aasa “We did our Professional Year with Performance Education and it

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Goal setting is an important aspect of our lives. Whether you’re saving for a holiday or looking at your career aspirations, goal setting can make the difference between success and missing out. But how do you make sure you set your goals in a way that puts you on the path of success? How do

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The recently concluded Jobs + Skills Summit has certainly shaken up the education and migration sectors as the government looks to address the skills gaps across industries and drive upskilling of Australians entering employment. From an international student and migration perspective, there’s more good news with an increase to the Permanent Migration Program planning level

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There can be so much pressure to make a good first impression in a job interview that sometimes we make mistakes… Fortunately, there are several options and recovery tips to help you stay in the game ensuring the mistake doesn’t cost you an entire interview. It’s also important to know what mistakes can look like

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In a strong job market, some may deliberate why they’d bother with an internship? Generally, internships are unpaid (which is a downside) so it’s important to understand why they enhance future job prospects specifically your employability so greatly. It’s not just about getting the job (albeit it helps!) but more so being ready and prepared

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In much welcomed news for international students, the Australian Government have this week announced their allocations of on-and-offshore applications for each Australian State and Territory in 2022/23 as part of the General Skilled Migration Program (GSM). In positive news for graduates, we’ve seen the allocations greatly increase with Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia, and

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Right now, SMEs across Australia’s major cities are feeling the pinch as the government attempts to protect Australian jobs, while a slowing migration pattern has resulted in more jobs moving offshore. It’s a problem and one that needs to be rapidly addressed. The Federal Government’s annual update on Skilled Migration is normally a pivotal moment

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