The Differences between Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Purchasing vs Procurement vs Supply Chain Management. The business world uses these terms associated with the procurement world interchangeably, but is this correct? Are they really all the same? The answer is no, not quite. These terms are related, of course, but they aren’t interchangeable. Keep reading to clear up the difference between procurement, purchasing…

Why Quality and Compliance Audits are vital for business...

Quality and compliance audits are a vital factor in pioneering continuous improvement for any organisation, and key to business success. Business audits provide a 7. Employee contribution and satisfaction Businesses maintaining excellent quality and compliance standards offer employees clear guidelines for performance and the opportunity to meet or exceed standards. High employee satisfaction and low…

What Adult Learners need to consider when taking up...

How adult learners are different Are you an adult learner considering completing a diploma, Certificate IV, or similar qualification? It’s a good idea to consider that adult learners need courses tailored to meet specific needs such as: Demanding jobs with limited spare time Fitting in study time with family requirements Being new to the study/learning…

Gen Y and Gen Z career trends in the...

Why it’s never too late to plan a new career trajectory With the state of the workplace in constant change, what are the future career trends for Gen Y and Gen Z job seekers? There are three main factors influencing career trends, which are: The impact of

Human Capital is the New Key to HR Leadership

Human Capital and Talent Management have emerged as the ‘new black’ for Human Resources leadership. For the HR professional, staying ahead of trends is key to leading change and survival in today’s rapidly changing landscape. Most CEO’s and CHRO’s agree that Human Capital is a key priority, however it is generally regarded as a long-term…

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4 Tips to Stay Motivated for Online Study

How to Stay Motivated While Making Study Work With Your Life   Many people choose to study online because it’s one of the most flexible forms of learning. It gives you the freedom to decide when and where you’ll hit the books. At a cafe? In your pyjamas? Whilst the baby naps? Studying online is…

Returning to Study After Family: What To Expect

Making the choice to return to study after starting or while raising your family is an exciting life choice. Today’s ever-changing job market is highly competitive making it vital to keep your skills and qualifications up to date. The good news is that online study is the easiest way to integrate study into your life.

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Quality Auditing for RTO Success

Is your RTO Compliance Officer quality assured? RTO compliance puts an ever-increasing but necessary demand on administration resources. To solve this need, many RTOs will have a dedicated RTO Compliance Officer on staff whose role it is to maintain the required policies, procedures and reporting standards. RTOs (or Registered Training Organisations) are recognised as providers…

Three Ways to Advance Your Medical Reception Career

Is it time to move from Medical Reception into Practice Management? Every week we are talking to more people who are looking for career advice on how to work their way up from medical reception or practice administration to practice management. In Australia, the healthcare sector is growing fast, and more jobs are being created…

Quality Auditing and Project Management 101

How quality auditing and project management go hand-in-hand Quality audits are a necessary part of a project life cycle and need to be a pre-planned part of project management processes. Quality audits will be conducted internally and externally by a qualified auditing manager and/or an audit team. Quality auditors champion quality and compliance while pioneering…