Archive for August, 2013

Google Trends: Free yet powerful tool for trainers and students

0 Comments   Posted: 29/08/13   by Inspire Media

Google Trends is a powerful free tool that has a number of applications in the training industry. There are some great ways to use Google Trends for your job search, career planning, teaching & training activities, and for simple fun or curiosity. So How Can You Use Google Trends to Your Advantage? Career & Job Search If Read the full post

10 Simple Tricks to Make You Feel Better

0 Comments   Posted: 28/08/13   by Inspire Media

If you’re having a bad day you’re probably not feeling too great about life. “It’s hard, it’s cruel, it’s unfair!”. Sometimes it’s true, and it’s hard to overcome the upset and anguish we might be feeling. Often it’s too easy to hold onto problems rather than letting them go and moving on to something better. Read the full post

Top 10 Jobs That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago

0 Comments   Posted: 27/08/13   by Inspire Media

Top 10 Jobs That Didn't Exist 10 Years Ago

Alvin Toffler once wrote “change is the process by which the future invades our lives”. One way to mark the passage of that change is to examine employment trends for the past 10 years. Within the last 10 years, new employment roles and positions have emerged and this is very apparent in the technology sector, Read the full post

Unique Student Identifiers Delayed Due to Federal Election

1 Comment   Posted: 19/08/13   by Inspire Media

The announcement of the federal election has postponed the implementation of the Unique Student Identifier (USI) initiative for VET. On August 5th, the Official Secretary of the Governor General read the Governor-General’s Proclamation to prorogue (discontinue) the Parliament and dissolve the House of Representatives. The federal election is scheduled for Saturday 7 September 2013 (http://www.aec.gov.au/). Read the full post

What Are You Afraid Of? The A-Z of Weird Fears and Phobias

0 Comments   Posted: 17/08/13   by Natalie Hoerner

What Are You Afraid Of? The A-Z of Weird Fears and Phobias

We all have things that make us a little uncomfortable or even freak us out completely. I know I can’t stand heights! Many people are scared of spiders, creepy crawlies and flying is another common fear. A phobia is described as a strong fear of something, usually out of proportion to reality, and did you Read the full post

What does it take to be a vocational trainer?

0 Comments   Posted: 07/08/13   by Inspire Media

What does it take to be a vocational trainer?

With the rapid growth of many Australian industries (especially education and training), finding qualified trainers to train staff has become an issue. Trainers are needed everywhere, and if you’re planning to fill this demand, you might be the asking the question: “what does it take to be a vocational trainer?” Being a trainer means you Read the full post

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