If you want to fast-track your career, these are the management skills that will get you to where you need to go:
Thanks to the wealth of information we have at our fingertips, and the wide range of online business courses and diplomas available, school leavers are spoiled for choice. To help you start your career search off on the right foot, take note of the following:
If you’ve decided to pursue an online qualification, or are considering studying online, it’s wise to gather as many resources as possible to help you make a success of your endeavour. As studying online grows in popularity, many e-students enrol without preparing for the unique challenges of e-learning. To help you get the most out of your online learning experience, here’s how to conquer some commonly encountered roadblocks:
Successfully advancing your career relies on knowing the areas you excel in. If you’re interested in pursuing a business diploma, but aren’t exactly sure which course would suit you best, fear not. We’ve listed the online business courses we offer, and the strengths and capabilities that best align with them.
Taking the leap and making a career change can be daunting. That said, millions of people switch career paths every year, and do so successfully. One thing they all have in common? They’ve considered the following factors to ensure that their approach to further education is the right one for them.
Once you’ve pinpointed the vocation or industry you’d like to pursue, you need to weigh up the study options available. Further education courses, degrees and diplomas vary greatly. In order to make a success of your studies, you need to choose a study option that best suits your particular needs.
Finding a career that’s a perfect mix of your passions, skills, and values is crucial if you want to make a success of it. Ensure the next step in your career is one that will serve you well, by bearing the following questions in mind:
There are no two ways about it: being a mother is a full-time job in itself. Your patience will be tested, you’ll become a master of multitasking, and you’ll learn how to survive on little to no sleep. And if you’re pursuing an online diploma, life can very quickly become an all-consuming, exhausting affair. But it doesn’t have to be. A little preparation goes a long way (meal prepping, anyone?), and can help you to conquer your parental duties and career goals – without sacrificing your sanity.
Prospective students usually contact us when they are researching which course to study, or where they should study this course. Very early on in the discussion we encourage our students to make sure that they are comparing Diplomas to Diplomas.
When I ask people what their job search strategy is, they usually respond that they are registered with or are searching for roles on SEEK.com.
Did you know that there are 467 million LinkedIn users in more than 200 countries? 2 new users join LinkedIn every second and there are 3 million active job listings . If you are not on LinkedIn, you are missing out!
An interview is an intense and artificial way of measuring whether you will be a good fit for a role. Until another method is developed, it is important to learn how to play this game. My first interview was secured through a friend who had an office suite on the same floor as an Accountant. The interview lasted about half an hour. Part of the interview included the Accountant asking me to write a sentence so he could determine how legible my handwriting was. How interviews have changed!