7 Easy Tips to Get the Best Balance of...

At CAL, our learning coaches have found that when it comes to balancing study and work, there seem to be two types of people. Those who believe that a work/life balance is a myth, just like the Holy Grail. And those who do whatever it takes in the quest for that elusive Holy Grail. Over…

5 Reasons Why a Practice Management Diploma is the...

It’s important to do your research before deciding to do a course – any course. You’ve probably had multiple tabs open from different training providers, you’ve trawled through the qualification names and become familiar now with all the numbers and acronyms you hadn’t heard of before today.   So now you’re wondering if it’s even…

Why Choose a Career in Human Resource Management

The Importance of Human Resource Management The importance of human resources within a company cannot be undervalued – the department plays a key part in how a business performs. Their duties are far more complex than simply hiring, firing and paying employees. This begs the question, what is the role of human resources? A HR…

Supply Chain Automation and Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe?

Supply Chain Automation is well established, but the increased use of Artificial Intelligence in logistics is rapidly reshaping how companies think and plan. Supply chains, although automated to a degree, still face challenges caused by the amount of slow, manual tasks required and the daily management of a complex web of interdependent parts. AI is…

How we’re helping shape Australia into a Logistics Leader

The Australian Logistics Council partners with the College for Adult Learning We’ve recently partnered with the Australian Logistics Council (ALC) for their recent Future Freight Network Yearbook 2017 publication in an effort to help create future logistics leaders. Flip to pages 82-83 to see how the College for Adult Learning is contributing to get the…

7 Tips to Increase Your Productivity as a Student

As a student, you have a lot to do with what can feel like very little time. Alongside achieving the best grades, this is an important time to get plenty of rest, be social and take care of yourself. When you return to adult learning, there are some smart techniques you can use to increase…

Stocktake your year – Words of Advice from our...

Here we are at the half-way point of the year. Where did that go? June is a perfect time to take stock of your goals and how you are travelling with accomplishing them.   What do you need to keep doing well? There will be countless things you are doing well this year so let’s…

Do you need a better digital workplace culture?

  The agility of mobile devices and access to the internet has contributed to a new work culture in Australia. Technology has liberated us from needing to be at our desks to work, yet with it comes challenges that span across leadership, human resources, IT and business culture.   How well does your organisation execute…

Why you need to use the 9 Box Matrix

Most Organisations are managed for Mediocrity. Don’t take my word for it though, check out the research by Keller and Price from McKinsey who share my view.1 Keller, S. Price, C. Beyond Performance: How Great Organisations Build Ultimate Competitive Advantage John Wiley & Co May 2011NY []

Self-Education Expenses – What Can’t I Claim?

Adult education courses are a great way to build on your knowledge, learn new skills, and progress your career. The good news is, they can also be a tax deduction for students. There are a few rules to know when claiming self-education expenses. The course that you are enrolled in must be related to your…