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How to Stay Focused at Work

These days we are all striving to have it all, be it all and do it all! Especially when it comes to work, sometimes it can seem like the only path to success. You find yourself putting in more and more hours, and quite quickly, your work-life balance can become off-kilter. For most professionals in this situation, it can be …

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Are Your Current Attitudes Detrimental to Your Government Job Search?

Are your current attitudes detrimental to your Government job search? If you are at that stage in your career where you are seeking a new role because you want to, or even have to, you might be finding that one of the most frustrating aspects of the process is finding the right opportunity when completing your Government job search. Even …

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Common Misconceptions About Cover Letters

A common question that we are frequently asked by our clients is whether or not they really need to lodge cover letters. If you do a quick search on the internet, you will find countless articles claiming that the days of the cover letter are over. However, in our experience with the Australian Public Service (APS), State Government or Local …

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Public vs Private Sector

Public vs Private Sector is a popular question that we often receive from of our clients in relation to the relative merits of roles in the private or public sector. However, it is not completely straightforward to answer as a career depends a lot on what is important to an individual. The private sector is composed of organisations that are privately owned, …

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Federal Government Job Application Requirements

We have provided some helpful information which will give you a better understanding of Federal Government job application requirements. If you have found your way to the Public Service Resumes website, then chances are that you are currently exploring your opportunities for a career with the Australian Public Service (APS). The APS is Australia’s Federal Public Service. There are currently …

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University Career Opportunities

Have you ever considered your university career opportunities? Australia is home to one of the biggest and best higher education systems in the world, making it a top destination for both local and international students and academics. It has long seen students – and their fees – as a national priority. In fact, the education of international students, in particular, …