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IWD 2019 – Meet Maxine, Multi Skilled Plant Operator

Meet Maxine, Multi Skilled Plant Operator at Mt Arthur Coal for Robson. I’m a multi skilled plant operator hired to Robson through CoreStaff, Newcastle. I’m currently operating an excavator at the Tailings Dam Lift Project. The biggest highlight for me is being able to work on the rehabilitation of open cut mine sites. I have […]

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IWD 2019 – Meet Tuesday, BDM CoreStaff

Meet Tuesday, Business Development Manager, CoreStaff Darwin. As the BDM it’s my role to make sure our clients are getting the service they deserve and expect. On the flip side it’s also my role to go and seek new business with new clients. My day consists of lots of conversations, some easy, some hard, identifying […]

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Listen Up: How To Listen More Effectively At Work

It’s one of the senses that we take for granted. We do it all the time, all day long. Regarded as important by employers and colleagues alike, it’s a crucial soft skill. But are we any good at it? We’re talking, of course, about listening. Hearing versus listening One of the main issues facing listening […]

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5 Inspiring Quotes To Kickstart Your Work Life This Year

It’s hard to channel that “new year, new me” attitude as you drag yourself back into the office after spending time off for feasting and festivities. Add to that the beautiful sunshine, mocking you as you’re tether to your desk… January is a hard month to kick off the new year in Australia. Rather than […]

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7 life hacks that will inspire change in your routine

As we begin to slip towards the end of the year, it’s not uncommon to feel a bit stuck. The hope and ambition of a fresh start has faded, but the reflection at the end of the year is not yet upon us. It’s the time of year when life can feel a bit sluggish, […]

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The Going Will Get Tough: Here’s How To Make The Most Of Sticky Situations

Your career, much like your personal life and relationships, isn’t always going to be smooth sailing. But going through difficult circumstances that can cause emotional reactions can seem unprofessional. Trying to react to situations as a human and with your job performance in mind is a big task. But managing sticky situations at work is […]

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Working Around The World: 10 Laws That Will Surprise You

All around the world, humans are working. No matter how different our food, cultures or cities, most of us get out of bed, and do a task in exchange for money. The world of work is universal, but there are a surprising number of differenced – even in today’s connected world. Here are 10 of […]

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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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