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Romantic Clichés That Could Make You Better At Your Job

Matters of the heart are seldom simple, but over time humans have created a language to make them a bit easier to understand. Everyone knows these romantic clichés. They’re the ones rolled out at a break up, during times of trouble or in the early days of a blossoming courtship. But what wisdom could these […]

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6 Surprising Lessons From The Remarkable Eucalyptus

It’s an icon of Australia, and grows across the length and breadth of our country. Three quarters of our native forests are eucalyptus. As a family, eucalypti vary from short shrubs in scrub, to towering giants in Tasmania. There are countless different species and varieties thriving in all manner of terrain. It may be a […]

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How the magic of childhood is the secret to career success

Ask someone about their earliest memories and it’s likely they remember being told a story. Stories speak to the innermost core of our human experience. They have a tendency to stick with us. The stories you heard as a child likely have influenced you as an adult – but have you thought about revisiting the […]

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8 Remarkable Lessons From Spending 88 Days In A Dairy

This is an adapted post from freelance writer and contributor to CGH Group blog, Hannah Ballard. You can read the original in full here, and learn more about her journey on her website. Whilst countries like Canada and New Zealand offer two year Working Holiday Visas to under-30s, Australia is a bit different. To stay […]

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The Perks of Coffee Breaks: 7 amazing secrets from special places

“I know my coffee, my mother’s coffee, and the coffee of my friends. I can tell them from afar and I know the differences among them. No coffee is like another, and my defence of coffee is a plea for difference itself.” When Mahmoud Darwish wrote so lovingly of coffee during the bombardment of Beirut […]

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Productive procrastination: counting down to the weekenD

It’s been a good week. You’ve been efficient. Your to do list is done. But suddenly… it’s Friday afternoon. It’s too late to start a new project – but too early to start watching the clock. So how do you keep busy enough to make the time go by, without looking like you’re stalling? Well […]

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10 Valuable World Cup Rules That Will Encourage Job Success

It may come around every 4 years, but with the Socceroos only entering the FIFA World Cup for the fifth time in 2018 – and only having made it out of the initial group stages once – soccer in Australia doesn’t inspire the same passion as the footy, cricket or rugby. But despite their failures, […]

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How To Be A Cover Letter Chameleon

Just like you should adapt your resume for each job you apply for, you should also change your cover letter too. Your cover letter (or, more commonly, email) is the first impression you give to a recruiter. That impression matters. Without a good cover letter, your carefully adapted resume might not even be read. Make […]

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Fail Hard, Fail Fast, Fail Spectacularly: How To Fail To Success

Fail hard, fail fast, fail spectacularly: how to fail to success Failure: it’s not what you strive for. It’s the opposite of success. It means you’ve done something wrong. Or so you thought. In Silicon Valley, the cradle of innovation, failure is celebrated. An industry built on success, celebrates failures. Why? Failures are not the […]

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Moving On Up: How To Relocate For Work Successfully

Moving house, getting a new job, starting afresh. These are some of life’s most stressful life events. So to combine them, by moving for work, can be pretty overwhelming. There’s the excitement and nerves. The astonishment at how much stuff you own. The fear of your enormous to-do list. But moving is a marathon, not […]

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