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When it comes to job hunting the biggest hurdle for many is the dreaded cover letter. Generally, information in a CV is longstanding and can be tweaked with updates, however, cover letters should be tailored per job application. Experts continue to say, you should always include a cover letter as it is the best chance

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As an international student and IT or Accounting graduate from an Australian University, you’re likely to be aware of Professional Year Programs (PY). Completing a PY program will not only aid your efforts in become a permanent resident in Australia but importantly, and at the same time, help you grow professionally in your chosen career

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Since lockdowns ended and people slowly started returning to offices around Australia, we’ve been hearing about The Great Resignation and how employees are voting with their feet, seeking greener pastures with better conditions and opportunities. With unemployment holding steady at a record low of 4% in Australia, it means attracting and retaining good staff has

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Transferrable skills are highly sought after for employers and hiring managers. They can help you stand out from a crowd, change careers, or showcase experience when you might not have a lot at the start of your career. For graduates, they will often have limited practical experience or baseline technical skills so transferrable skills become

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Boom! You’ve just been notified of a job interview request for a role you’d love to land. For many, that excitement quickly turns to nerves or dread as you know the interview is happening soon and realise you don’t know much about the company, or how to best prepare. We know an interview is a

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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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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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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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You are in a job interview… and have been asked lots of questions about your background, what qualifies you for the role and why you think you would be good candidate. And then the interviewee asks the final question… “Do you have any questions for us?” The answer should ALWAYS be, YES! This is important for

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