Traits of the most successful leaders

Posted on 22/03/2017 by admin
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Australia’s senior leadership tier is ageing.

Currently, more than half of the senior leadership roles in multi-site organisations are held by individuals aged 55 years or over. Workplace leaders tend to be younger – 43% of them are under 45 years of age*.

So what does this mean for you?

Millennial leadership roles are on the rise; there’s no better time for young professionals to hone their skills and progress more quickly into a senior role. And we can help. (more…)

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How to build your confidence

Posted on 17/03/2017 by admin
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Progressing in any career requires a certain level of self-assurance.

I mean, think about it. Before you can convince your manager or boss that you’re ready to step up to the next level, you have to convince yourself!

If you’re naturally quite introverted, don’t worry. There are ways to build up your confidence levels so that you’re 100% ready to make the leap to a managerial role or take on more responsibilities – even switch to a new industry entirely. (more…)

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Last week, we posted a blog on mindfulness to discuss what it was, why it was so popular, and how you might be able to benefit from it. If heading back to work or school after the break has you feeling a little bit anxious or stressed, we definitely recommend you read it here.

Thanks to our friends at TheMuse, we’ve found an easy-to-remember set of steps on how you can get through any stressful situation with a little bit of mindfulness.

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An introduction to mindfulness

Posted on 20/01/2017 by admin
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‘Mindfulness’ has become hugely popular in recent years.

CEOs and many other professionals have credited mindfulness with improving their performance, reducing stress, and providing an overall greater satisfaction in both work and life. So what are they all going on about? Let’s take a look.
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2016: The best bits

Posted on 21/12/2016 by admin
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The end of the year is fast approaching, and most people are already enjoying themselves on holidays.  (MOST people…)

So, in ode to the year that was 2016, we’re taking a look back at some of our favourite blogs, eBooks and student achievements so that you can enjoy them all over again.

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Download the ultimate party planning timeline

Posted on 13/12/2016 by admin
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Planning a party this Christmas?

You’ve seen our party planning slideshare*, but you may be wondering – how long will all of this planning take me? How am I expected to get organised? Am I on schedule, or am I just hopelessly winging it? (more…)

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Download your event planning checklist

Posted on 27/11/2016 by admin
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Considering a career in events?

If the answer’s YES, then there’s no better place to start than to jump in and plan one of your very own.

We’ve created an easy-to-use events checklist to help guide your planning.

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There’s never a dull moment in events

Posted on 18/11/2016 by admin
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STUDENT FEATURE: CHLOE CHAPMAN

Chloe Chapman studied event management at Martin’s Melbourne campus, and has since started working in the industry as a Corporate Golf Assistant. We caught up with Chloe to find out more about what a Corporate Golf Assistant does, and to see how she’s enjoying her new role!

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Interning for real-world events skills

Posted on 14/11/2016 by admin
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STUDENT FEATURE: Zoe Van Wees

Zoe Van Wees is studying her Diploma of Events (SIT50212) at Martin’s Melbourne campus. As part of her course, she’s completing an internship with The Cluster, a shared co working space that holds business conferences and networking/social events.

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Must-have skills for events coordinators

Posted on 03/11/2016 by admin
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Considering a career in event management, but not sure if you’ve got what it takes?

While the qualification might be the first step to learning the ins and outs of the events industry, there are a number of soft skills that will be extremely helpful to you in your career.

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