Five Tips For Travelling and Studying With Technology

Technology has gifted us with the ability to juggle travel and study with ease. With smart planning and solid guidelines, you can make the most of your time, enjoy your trip and keep up your study commitments. Use these five tips to find a successful balance between travelling and study.   1. Plan first –…

Technology Trends for Business Managers

What technology trends are driving big changes for business managers in the next two, three, or even five years? There are many examples to illustrate how quickly technology has changed our lives at work and home, especially in the past few decades. Who remembers floppy and DVD drives? Barely a decade ago, CDs were the…

Leading International Trends in Quality Auditing

Leading international quality auditing trend indications from global research show developing economies competing in the global market are increasing demand for Quality Auditors, both internal and external. Currently, there are 1,559 jobs in Quality Auditing in Australia and 14,686 available globally. The new trending standards emphasise evidence-based decision-making, requiring companies to collect wide-spread, reliable and…

How to be a Responsible and Sustainable Purchaser –...

Factors Driving Global Sustainability Trends One of the most consistently acknowledged drivers of the purchasing trend towards sustainability is consumer expectations. These expectations are shaping corporate and government policies globally and impacting local decision making. Sustainability has become a buzzword in many areas of business and is largely a consumer-led revolution. Millennials seem to be…

CV Success Tips for Mature Age Workers

Set your CV up for success and stop selling yourself short! CAL’s learning coaches are available to give CV success tips to all students. The coaches notice that often mature age workers fail to recognise and value the considerable skills and underpinning knowledge they’ve developed over their working lives. Are you Selling yourself Short? Mature…

Leading Technology Trends in Building and Construction Management

Careers in the building and construction management industry are rewarding, interesting and always changing. New technology trends have impacted the construction industry by offering innovative ways to assist building and construction managers to communicate better, work more effectively and achieve smarter results for clients. Read on to discover what the future holds for those working…

Three Leading Technology Tools for Purchasing Officers

  Technology continues to impact our day-to-day work lives to an ever-increasing degree. Purchasing officers must use technology tools to keep pace with the rapidly advancing technological world to ensure that they remain ahead of their competition. New advancements in Purchasing and Procurement allow for increasing gains in efficiency and cost reduction. Below we outline…

Asking for Time off to Study: Five Reasons the...

Asking the boss for leave to study can be stressful. Asking for study leave is more so since there’s no mandatory leave allowance for you to study. There’s no guarantee that the time you want to take off will suit the business for which you work, but remember, you are telling your boss that you…

Trends in Mindfulness that Enhance Adult Learning

Mindfulness is a popular new trend in human potential, with interest growing exponentially since 2000. One key area where mindfulness is gaining traction is in learning for adults and children. Mindfulness has been implemented to enhance adult learning at Oxford and Harvard Universities. A study from Oxford found mindfulness meditation exercises can reduce relapses into…

Using Smartwatches for Smart Study

Smartwatches and wearable technology are used mainly for better communication and achieving fitness goals – but could they help you study smarter too? A healthy body and happy soul make learning a whole lot easier, and with wearable technology’s variety of helpful features, they may be the secret weapon to your best season of study…