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“Beware the Ides of March” is often associated with Julius Caesar, whose death was foretold by a seer on his way to a senate meeting. While the modern-day 15th of March isn’t quite as dramatic, it still holds considerable significance for students whose visas expire. There are generally three routes’ people will take once their student

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A new country can be daunting to navigate, and even more, so when you’re entering the workforce for the first time in that place. We understand everything from language to cultural differences can present as a challenge when applying for jobs, and equally when you land one and start in a new office. At Performance

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Your resume is arguably the most important document of your career. Strangely though, for all the effort put into writing one, hiring managers spend very little time (sometimes no more than a few seconds) reading each resume. In some cases, it may even be screened and removed by a recruitment software algorithm before a hiring

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Our role at Gradability is to help graduates successfully transition from study to professional employment, something we take very seriously as Australia’s #1 Professional Year Provider. Our work primarily centres on helping candidates understand the Australian workplace and provide them with the tools to navigate this sometimes tricky environment. I’m often asked by graduates for

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COVID has radically changed the job and education landscape with a natural flow on internships programs. The effects have challenged the way organisation’s staff and recruit, and in some cases has compromised long-term growth strategies. However, as lockdowns cease and the economy rebounds, we are seeing businesses scale up, often quickly, and importantly a strong

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A new year always brings the promise of renewal and exciting opportunities, and 2022 is no different! With Australian borders finally opening to the world and indications that the door (while not bashed down yet) is slowly being unlocked to skilled migrants in Australia. Admittedly, the emergence of the Omicron COVID variant has thrown a

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You got the job interview… but now, what should you wear?! Many will agonise over their outfit choice when preparing for a job interview and whether we like it or not, your appearance is often the first thing people notice and will leave a lasting impression. Importantly it doesn’t need to be complicated and you

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It can be daunting applying for roles when you have just graduated and don’t have experience in that field. When asked about professional experience – don’t panic if you don’t have any! You aren’t the first graduate to be in this position, it’s very common. Instead focus on talking about transferrable skills, soft skills, university

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In a highly competitive job market, new graduates must work hard and put their best foot forward to be able to secure their first role. While experience is naturally always favoured, companies also take into consideration a range of other factors and skills, which may help land you a position. To give yourself the best

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When preparing for your internship, focusing on the right areas will give you the best opportunity to succeed. We know life can be busy with commitments and responsibilities, but with the right preparation, you’re much more likely to impress. Performance Education’s top tips to prepare for an internship: Knowledge You would have refreshed your technical

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