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The Most In-Demand Tech Roles in 2018

I have been recruiting IT professionals for State Government for six years now, which means keeping up-to-date with the ever-changing set of in-demand skills in the tech industry. With technology advancing faster than ever, companies are having to adapt with a modern workforce of employees with the necessary skills to keep them ahead of the […]

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IT careers in NSW Government – what are the benefits?

One of the biggest drivers for the IT labour market is the increased needs for the integration of new technologies into everyday business practices. We’re finding a lot of our candidates and clients talking to us about the ‘Cloud’ being a particularly prominent piece of technology, used in a range of businesses and prized for […]

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Resilience: It’s Importance in Modern Business

This week’s Quay Appointments Breakfast Seminar was around the topic of ‘Resilience’ and its importance in modern business. We heard from two inspirational guest speakers, Annabelle Chauncy & Janepher Nansubuga, from the School for Life Foundation. Annabelle founded School for Life at the age of 21. Along the way she has dealt with a multitude […]

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What are the top 5 essential skills of a Receptionist?

  Today, 9th of May 2018, marks International Receptionist Day; a day to appreciate these often unsung heroes. The aim of this day is to raise awareness of the value a Receptionist brings to a company and appreciate the way they keep the day-to-day activities of a business running smoothly. Receptionists have multiple responsibilities, often […]

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“Thanks, but it was a team effort”: The art of accepting a compliment.

    I have always been a person who vehemently denies compliments and expressions of gratitude. On an honest, realistic and truthful note, I like many other people, thrive on praise. Praise helps me strive for better and motivates me to work harder. However, the fear of appearing as a cocky egomaniac has often paralysed […]

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Friend or Foe? Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace

Artificial intelligence is exciting in conceptualisation at its best but for some people in certain work forces, terrifying at its worst. With its potential for automating various jobs, roles and processes in most organisations it can both revolutionise the efficiency of a business and deliver services faster, but it also has the potential to devastate […]

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