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Finding and keeping talent, especially in today’s market can be costly for a business, whether it be budget or time wise, or both! In the same way the pandemic forced businesses to rethink their everyday workplace practises, the current job marketplace has prompted them to reconsider approaches to attract and retain talent. We’re seeing talent

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Considering welcoming an intern into your organisation? You’re not the only company in the current climate opening their doors to new internship or expanded programs. The popularity of interns has grown in Australia with many companies recognising the importance of providing work integrated learning opportunities to fresh graduates and students.  The benefits for interns are

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Did you know that Education is our third largest export in Australia? A fair proportion of international students who head ‘down under’ stay on to live and work. One of the biggest challenges this cohort faces is the Australian job market, namely, how to convince an employer to take a punt on them. Pushback can

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Internships can be an important part of a businesses’ talent pipeline and resourcing plans. Not only do these programs increase your ability to secure highly qualified & talented candidates but provide an opportunity to integrate new talent to make sure they are the right fit for your business.  It’s not about numbers, it’s about quality

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Many businesses may believe that hosting and mentoring an intern is a challenging task, especially if they’re time-poor, BUT it’s easier than you think. Apart from the myriad of benefits interns add to the business, there are only a small number of key points a host company needs to meet before they can unlock this

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GUEST CONTRIBUTOR: We at Elegant Media understand how it feels to start small. We are an App development company started in 2010 by two friends who had graduated from Charles Stuart University and Swinburne University. A decade later, we are one of Australia’s biggest App development companies with 45 staff and offices across Australia, New Zealand, and

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Time has never been more valuable for Talent Acquisition departments. Here’s why hosting an intern is a fast, low-cost way of bringing in top talent. In today’s employment market Recruiters and Talent Acquisition teams are flooded with applications from job seekers, reeling from the impact of the pandemic. It’s been said that per job ad, recruiters can

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With the trials and tribulations of 2020 firmly in the rear-view mirror, businesses and organizations are now determined to look forward – preparing for the next period of work (whether virtual or in-person) which should thankfully (hopefully) look more encouraging than the majority of last year. Despite this cautious optimism, it’s no secret that 2020 has

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Our guest contributor Elegant Media shares the success story of a PE intern who got hired after his internship and went from being a fresh graduate, to becoming part of an award-winning team. Starting the journey with PE and Elegant Media Kunal Raghani was in the final year of his bachelors of information technology at Monash University in

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Deciding to become a mentor is a big step. You may have concerns about managing your workload alongside your new role, not to mention how to navigate all of this in a COVID world! Things have certainly changed. As employability experts, Performance Education has spent the better part of 13 years perfecting our program so

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