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Top tips to help get through the interview in a bid to bag that dream job

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Comments (0) Job interviews can be a nerve-raking time, with the pressure sometimes becoming too much, making the interviewee forget their perfectly thought-through answers in an instant. However, there is one important thing to remember – the employer was impressed enough by your CV or application form to invite you in, so half the battle is already won. The person conducting the interview will understand that the hopeful applicant will be nervous and deep breaths will help calm those nerves. First impressions always count when it comes to job interviews so the old saying of "dress for the job you want, [...]

Job interview tips and tricks for 2017

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First impressions are everything, and it takes just three seconds to make a brilliant one. Here are a few hot tips to help you make a great first impression in a flash! Performing well at a job interview doesn’t have to be difficult. GONE are the days when a university degree was enough to make you stand out in a crowd and guarantee a job. The latest data from the National Institute of Labour Studies shows that employment prospects for Australian graduates are grim, with the proportion who manage to secure relevant fulltime work plummeting, and many left in part-time [...]

Civic body’s e-learning proposal draws flak

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Administration suggests Rs 6 crore sole for the facility while previous television set-ups lie unused due to licence issues Even though Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC) school board has already set up e-learning facilities in schools, the civic body has again come up with a proposal for installing new equipment. Nearly Rs 6 crore had been estimated as the cost for the e-learning programme. However, after corporators and school board members spoke against the suggestion, the decision was postponed. The board that had championed the cause of digital learning had purchased 849 television sets and pendrives for over 300 schools. The [...]

How incremental coaching could improve CPD?

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Incremental coaching is all about developing great teachers. The process is led by an instructional lead teacher, who is themselves an outstanding practitioner. Typically, in incremental coaching models, the instructional lead observes a lesson and then identifies one specific area, such as a technique, habit or skill, for further development. They then discuss this with the teacher during a short coaching conversation on the same day. Frequent, focused meetings are hallmarks of incremental coaching. The instructional lead must focus their coaching on just that one key step, which then becomes a development target for the teacher. They need to identify [...]

Online learning could help to overcome career slumps, survey shows

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Research by innovative training platform Course Library has shown that online learning and career progression opportunities could help people to overcome a career slump. The research surveyed 1,200 people aged between 18 and 64 and found that 80.6 per cent of workers in the UK have experienced a career slump, with over 32 per cent believing that this is due to a lack of career progression. Development A lack of training and development was also found to be a reason for experiencing a career slump, cited by 17.3 per cent, followed by repetitive tasks at 11.6 per cent. The survey [...]