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Five Job Search Myths That Might Be Holding You Back

If you want to find a job you love, you need to have high standards. You need to know what you want and what you’re worth, and you can’t be willing to settle for anything lower than that. But that doesn’t mean you can hold the job-hunting process to the same standards. In fact, it’s far too easy for job hunters to go into the job search with unrealistic expectations about how the process will work — expectations that often result in disappointment.


Is It More Degrading To Work In IT Or As An Exotic Dancer?

Stripping down to your unmentionables, or stripping down ethernet cables — which is worse? According to someone who has done both, they’re equally crappy.


Defence Jobs Spotlight: Air Surveillance Operator, Intelligence Officer

Work on some of the most sophisticated radar equipment in Australia, or take up a role in a highly classified environment providing intelligence support. Read on to find out more about these exciting and unique careers.


Defence Jobs Spotlight: Aerospace Engineer Officer

With the continuing introduction of new aircraft, and equipment to the Air Force, life as an Aerospace Engineering Officer is constantly challenging and changing. Read on to find out more.


Defence Jobs Spotlight: Movements, Operations Officer

Would you prefer a career that’s hand on, or does a job that’s focused on planning appeal to you? Operations Officer and Movement roles in the Air Force are available now — keep reading to find out more.


Defence Jobs Spotlight: Security Police Officer, Logistics Officer, Personnel Capability Officer

Logistics, training and security — these are all activities you could be undertaking with one of these roles in the Air Force. Keep reading to find out more.


Defence Jobs Spotlight: Air Force Security, Motor Transport Driver, Ground Defence Officer

Love training others? Keen for a hands on role? Interested in security and defence? These jobs might fit the bill — keep reading to find out more about what a career as an Air Force Security, Motor Transport Driver or Ground Defence Officer will give you.


Defence Jobs Spotlight: Carpenter, Plumber

Getting a trade can open a lot of doors. If you’re keen to have a career as a plumber or a carpenter, with the added excitement of working in the Air Force, these jobs might be just what you’ve been looking for.


Defence Jobs Spotlight: Air Intelligence Analyst

Are you a sharp thinker? Enjoy solving problems? Want to learn another language? Are you a master at keeping secrets? You may just be well suited to becoming an Air Intelligence Analyst, specialising in one of three different areas: operations, signals or geospatial. Read on to find out more.


Ask LH: Should I Ask My Current Boss For A Reference?

Hi Lifehacker, I am currently in my first job out of university and recently I’ve been thinking about looking for a new job. All of my references from before this job are from employment during high school and university. Is it appropriate to use my current boss as a referee, and to ask for a reference from them?


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