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7 tips to stay motivated when working from home

Megan Hauptfleisch 16/08/2021

Work from home has become an all too familiar term globally since the onset of the pandemic. While this wasn't a foreign concept before, a 2020 survey of 800 HR executives showed that 88% of the organizations had turned to remote working since the pandemic's onset.

Working from home is a dream for some, especially if they lived away from their family due to work. Working from home also allows us to work the way we want and make a flexible schedule according to our needs where possible.

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Top 10 Study Tips Trending Today

Ligia Chelotti 28/01/2019

Tip 1: You are online but never alone

The courses with MCI Institute are online AND SUPPORTED! We are here for you 5 days a week and even when we are not here leave us a message and we will call/message/email/blog you back. Don't hold the line, call us on 1300 333 345, email us at, visit the eCampus forum to see what the other students say or even better, contact your mentor for your 1: 1 help.

Continue reading to find out more effective study tips.

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Behavioural Job Interviews - MCI Institute

Megan Hauptfleisch 17/10/2016

Behavioural Interview STAR Method are very common during the initial interview stages.

You can expect to come across this type of questioning in the first or second interview for a role.

The premise behind this technique is that past behaviour predicts future performance. Interviewers want to understand when you have demonstrated a competency through past behaviour. It is essential that you provide specific examples and don’t speak generally. When answering behavioural questions, using a structure is essential.

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What are your options if you are expecting a low ATAR in this year’s HSC?

Megan Hauptfleisch 12/10/2016

Tips for those who are concerned that their HSC results might mean missing out on getting a qualification

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Effective Study Techniques For Success - Secrets Of Learning

Megan Hauptfleisch 11/10/2016

The study timetable gets ditched way too often

The firs secret of learning is: Build your timetable in reverse. By this I mean, place the times and dates in to your schedule when you are NOT going to have time to study. Then, build your timetable around those 'exclusion zones'. In this way, you don't have to stop socialising or de-stressing via other activities. You can still watch your favourite shows and have time every day for other things you love doing.

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Tips to Harness the Negative Chatter in your Head

Megan Hauptfleisch 06/10/2016
Many of our students tell us that they often lose motivation.

Their goals seem really far off and the loneliness of the long distance learner sometimes just becomes too much to bear.

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Leadership: The Art of Asking for Help

Megan Hauptfleisch 26/09/2016

Managers have a lot on their plate

From day-to-day tasks to urgent, pressing conflicts, the best managers calmly resolve issues and listen to client concerns without breaking a sweat. You may think it’s impossible to manage your house, your work, yourself and your children.

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Three Psychological Tricks to Make a Great First Impression on Anyone

Megan Hauptfleisch 23/09/2016

You are being judged. How to make a good first impression?

Before you state your credentials, hand over your CV or sit down in the conference room chair, your abilities are being assessed. Research has shown that within one tenth of a second, your likeability, competence, trustworthiness and aggressiveness are being evaluated.

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Simple Methods to Conquer Common Interview Questions

Megan Hauptfleisch 19/09/2016

Interviews can be an intense and artificial way of measuring whether you will be a good fit for a role... so it's important to learn how to put your best foot forward in the process and increase your chances of getting hired.

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Reasons why you should leave work early to go home

Megan Hauptfleisch 13/09/2016

Q: How long is the ideal workweek?

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Wait! Do you really need that meeting?

Megan Hauptfleisch 08/09/2016

Meetings are supposed to help groups get things done, faster, but they’re taking over schedules, budget, and creative power. Decades of studies have shown that meetings are draining both time and money (Romano & Nunamaker, 2001).

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The Promising Future of Game-Based Learning

Megan Hauptfleisch 07/09/2016

Were you allowed to play video games when you were a kid? Did you have a parent who would bribe you with game time in exchange for a clean kitchen or folded laundry? Once considered strictly entertainment, videogames have found their place in the classroom.

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