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How to get yourself headhunted

by TAFE NSW

Build a reputation as someone who is passionate about work and your industry

It’s a dream scenario – rather than having to go out and chase jobs, the jobs start to chase you. But it doesn’t have to stay a dream. With the right practical skills, industry expertise and a reputation as a hard worker, you could be exactly the kind of person most likely to be pursued by headhunters.
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Bridging courses: spanning educational gaps

by TAFE NSW

Choose courses that are compatible with your degree and check the credit transfer requirements

Don’t have the qualifications you need to get into your dream course? Realised you’re not on the course you’re meant to be? Found gaps in your university education? Never fear – bridging courses can get you back on the right track.

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How to stand out in a crowded job market

by TAFE NSW

As a TAFE graduate, you have several factors working in your favour when looking for work

While Australia is in the fortunate position of having low unemployment (and even skills shortages in some industries) it remains the case that when you apply for a job you’ll probably be competing for it with many others. So how do you, as a TAFE student or graduate, grab a potential employer’s interest? Read more…

Good chemistry

by TAFE NSW

The 21st century promises many mind-boggling developments in the field of chemistry

The modern world – from plastic cups to Viagra to laptops made out of rare organic metals – would be unthinkable without chemistry. But you don’t need to be a modern-day Marie Curie to enjoy a satisfying career in the field. People with all types of educational qualifications can find a niche that suits them. Read more…

10 best exam prep tips

by TAFE NSW

A positive attitude is going to take you much further than a bad one

Looming exams shouldn’t mean sleepless nights and mounting panic, so long as you prepare well. Follow these simple tips and you’ll have the best possible chance of passing.

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Can meditating help you study?

by TAFE NSW

Meditation helps people focus their attention and sustain it – even during the most boring of tasks

The idea that meditation can improve your mental and physical health has been around in the East for thousands of years. In the West, it dates back to around 1968, when The Beatles headed off to India to search of inner peace with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the founder of the Transcendental Meditation technique.

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