Large businesses usually set the industry standard for marketing professionalism. As a small-medium sized business, more so for a new small-medium sized business, it is often challenging to establish credibility and gain consumer confidence in a market dominated by large businesses with superior resources. Luckily, it is not the 1990s – there are now plenty of free/affordable tools available to small-medium businesses which helps put everyone on "equal" footing – all you need is a little research and know-how.
Having lived and worked in several countries, I can relate to the difficulties commonly encountered by new arrivals. The need to learn a new language is perhaps the most daunting challenge that many foreigners have to face. If you want to maximise your learning experience in Australia, take note of the following tips...
An internship could lay the foundation for your dream job – Look for an internship today
Make the decision ‘future you’ will thank you for
At some point or another we have all been told that our college years will be our most enjoyable – that may or may not be true, but one thing is for certain: they are the foundation for the rest of our lives. Keep that in mind because not everybody does
Caring for the aged
If you want to work in the aged care sector, there are several rewarding career options for you to consider – however all of them will enable you to make a meaningful difference in your local community.
There are two major options when considering aged care work:
Home Care Services are for the elderly who, preferring independent living arrangements, hire carers to provide personalised support in their own homes on an as required basis.
Residential Care Services are provided in Aged Care Homes, where carers support a larger body of aged clients who are too old or frail to live on their own. Aged Care Homes generally provide assistance with hospital visits, physiotherapy as required, social outings and general needs.
Here are some tips to help you get an early foot in the door of the job market
For many college students, graduating can be an overwhelming experience, to say the least. During those last few weeks you don’t tend to see past the exams, the pressure and even the graduation ceremony. However, it is important to look ahead – once you graduate where do you go from here? It’s necessary to be proactive when it comes to finding a job. The business job market sees a ton of applicants every day with similar qualifications. So, you need to be proactive, even before you graduate. That job is not going to come to you. Here are some ways to help improve your chances of finding a job in the exciting world of business.
The essence of hospitality – amazing service staff
I’ve often wondered what keeps great hospitality business going for many years. Obviously having good staff, terrific service, great food and sound business practices all play a part. In this series I will explore all four of these, based on my experience with each one in relation to my recent visit to Adelaide, The Barossa Valley and Sydney.
We learn to survive in a competitive world in which the fittest of species survives and excels. It is competition that achieves excellence and in its process, promotes innovation for creativity and productivity of mankind.
I remember travelling through Southern Spain way back in the early seventies with my family and Jackie my girlfriend.
I was nineteen and naturally somewhat naive but full of self - confidence. Having spent the previous year working as a hotel receptionist, my Spanish was quite fluent. Of course, fluency is not everything and although I had been reasonably well educated, my vocabulary, especially in relation to medical terms, in English or Spanish, was extremely limited.
Understand the need for more childcare professionals
Know why the high demand for childcare professionals couldn’t be greater than right now
The current demand for childcare professionals is a response to a national shortage of educators in the pre-primary, secondary and special needs teaching sectors. With the right qualifications, anyone can have a career that is empowering and will help fill the gaps in early childhood development, before these become chasms.