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Jan, 2014

The Dark Side of Emotional Intelligence

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In some jobs, being in touch with emotions is essential. In others, it seems to be a detriment. And like any skill, being able to read people can be used for good or evil. Emotional intelligence is important, but the unbridled enthusiasm has obscured a dark side. This article by The Atlantic offers another perspective on the highly-desired leadership trait – EQ. It suggests that “in jobs that required extensive attention to emotions, higher emotional intelligence translated into better performance. In jobs that involved fewer emotional demands, the results reversed.” […]

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Jan, 2014

Three common mistakes to avoid when hiring your first few team members

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 Julie Seletto, co-founder and operations director of Seed Talent, says start-ups usually only hire when they have to, when the stress of massive workloads really begins to wear on them.   One of the advantages of running a lean start-up is having the agility to “test and learn” fast. Often, that also means making a few mistakes along the way that are, hopefully, good for the business. However, there are some common mistakes  many start-up founders make that should probably be avoided – one of which is hiring great staff. […]

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Cool Job: Information Management Delivery Lead

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Information Management Delivery Lead Technical / Principal Role Advocacy and Thought Leadership  Brisbane and Melbourne This well-known and highly regarded Australian Organisation are seeking an Information Management Delivery Lead to assist in project execution processes. Working in a key leadership position you will have extensive experience of Data Warehousing, including MDM, Architecture and the ability to mentor and develop staff. To this end the Information Management Delivery Lead will have a number of responsibilities and accountabilities, these will include: Provide technical leadership; ensure mentoring and coaching of senior applications developers […]

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Cool Job: Business Analysts, Melbourne

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Mid-Level Business Analyst Role Immediate Start Mid-level roles Melbourne or Brisbane CBD Great contract opportunities for experienced Business Analysts with process and/ or change experience. Working as part of a team you will hold responsibility for mapping AS-IS processes as well as creating TO-BE processes. Your consultative approach will see you handling stakeholder workshops, whilst managing processes at all levels as well as performing impact assessments throughout the project. This organisation is at the forefront of the Business Consulting movement in Australia, with offices in every state capital. They are […]

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Cool Job: DataStage Developer, Brisbane

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This high performing and innovative organisation are seeking to hire a DataStage Professional to be an integral part of a newly built project team. This is an immediate start based in Brisbane CBD. For a number of years this consulting organisation has been renowned with providing the best Information Management professionals in the market, they are keen to keep this well-deserved reputation intact. A number of projects have successfully kicked off for this organisation, now this project has been given the ‘green light’. It is now time for the DataStage candidates’ of Brisbane to put their best […]

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Cool Job: Test Analyst, Brisbane

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This is a great opportunity for a Test Analyst to progress their career within an organisation expanding their current teams and growing rapidly.  The role is based in Brisbane CBD.  Experience in the banking and finance industry would be an advantage. Our Responsibilities : Determine testing strategies for project rollouts, and write supporting test plan documents Work closely with developers, vendors, and partners to develop test strategies and coordinate test execution for website and integration projects. Identify process improvements and recommend strategies and plans for implementation Continually improve regression testing […]

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Dec, 2013

Why You Should Ramp Up Your Holiday Job Search

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If you’re serious about finding a job in the New Year, the holidays is not the time to slack off on your job search. In fact, it’s the season to ramp up your job search. Here’s why. 1.  There are less people applying for jobs Most job seekers also take a break to spend time with family or simply to recharge. They do  so with the mistaken belief that there are little or no jobs during the silly season. This means less resumes clogging employer’s inboxes and more opportunities for you to […]

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Cool Job: Automation Engineer – Agile

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This international organisation is a true market leader and has been at the forefront of their chosen industry for more than a decade. They have had a successful 2013 and through their process of constant innovation are looking forward to a healthy 2014. Currently they are seeking a Senior QA Engineer (Selenium / Cucumber Automation) who will thrive on championing QA in an agile engineering team. As part of this highly collaborative team you will focus on automation where possible, but take a pragmatic approach to problems as they arise. […]

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Dec, 2013

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Printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, the when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived. Printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, the when an […]

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Dec, 2013

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Printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, the when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived. Printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, the when an […]

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