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  • What are the 8 different types of employment?

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 25 2022
    There are different types of employment for different industries roles and levels of experience or responsibility. When you are searching for a job it is important to understand the differences and how they ap... READ MORE
    There are different types of employment for different industries roles and levels of experience or responsibility. When you are searching for a job it is important to understand the differences and how they ap... READ MORE
  • Best jobs for people with dyslexia

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 11 2022
    Be upfront – make sure your boss knows so they can put the right supports in place and work with you. You can also tell colleagues that you may share tasks with, so everyone is working to their strengths. ... READ MORE
    Be upfront – make sure your boss knows so they can put the right supports in place and work with you. You can also tell colleagues that you may share tasks with, so everyone is working to their strengths. ... READ MORE
  • How to become a disability support worker

    Published by MAXSolutions on February 10 2022
    Certificate IV Disability This qualification is designed for those that already have experience within the disability support industry or have completed their Certificate III. A Certificate IV in Disability p... READ MORE
    Certificate IV Disability This qualification is designed for those that already have experience within the disability support industry or have completed their Certificate III. A Certificate IV in Disability p... READ MORE
  • Moving to Australia

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 24 2022
    Australia is a very multicultural country with people who migrate here for a broad range of reasons. Whatever your reasons for moving to Australia, some things you should know. Making sure you are aware of wha... READ MORE
    Australia is a very multicultural country with people who migrate here for a broad range of reasons. Whatever your reasons for moving to Australia, some things you should know. Making sure you are aware of wha... READ MORE
  • Finding a job in Australia

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 24 2022
    Remaining calm and appearing confident in your interview comes down to one thing, practice! Grab a friend or the mirror and roleplay the interview as many times as you need. It is also important to be yourself... READ MORE
    Remaining calm and appearing confident in your interview comes down to one thing, practice! Grab a friend or the mirror and roleplay the interview as many times as you need. It is also important to be yourself... READ MORE
  • Where to find apprentices or trainees

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 23 2021
    Apprentices can be a vital part of your business and offer many benefits. However, sometimes it can be tricky to find them, especially with the skills shortages in some industries and regions of the country. K... READ MORE
    Apprentices can be a vital part of your business and offer many benefits. However, sometimes it can be tricky to find them, especially with the skills shortages in some industries and regions of the country. K... READ MORE
  • Returning to work after a leave of absence

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 01 2021
    There are many reasons why you might end up on an extended break during your working life. You may have had family commitments, experienced physical or mental injuries, or have been impacted in some other way. ... READ MORE
    There are many reasons why you might end up on an extended break during your working life. You may have had family commitments, experienced physical or mental injuries, or have been impacted in some other way. ... READ MORE
  • Top 6 job search strategies

    Published by MAXSolutions on February 04 2021
    Finding a new job takes consistency and motivation. The repetitive nature of job searching, applying and adjusting your resume can make you want to give up. Sometimes building that job search momentu... READ MORE
    Finding a new job takes consistency and motivation. The repetitive nature of job searching, applying and adjusting your resume can make you want to give up. Sometimes building that job search momentu... READ MORE
  • Where to find career advice after high school

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 25 2020
    For many soon to be high school leavers around Australia, the end of the year is a time for celebration. You can wave goodbye to exams, homework, and the dreaded tone of the school bell. However, graduating can... READ MORE
    For many soon to be high school leavers around Australia, the end of the year is a time for celebration. You can wave goodbye to exams, homework, and the dreaded tone of the school bell. However, graduating can... READ MORE
  • How vocational education can give you a career

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 08 2020
    When high school students finish their final year, the big question becomes what next? While some have earmarked their specialties at University or just want to have a bit of a break, many graduates are still u... READ MORE
    When high school students finish their final year, the big question becomes what next? While some have earmarked their specialties at University or just want to have a bit of a break, many graduates are still u... READ MORE
  • Essential Time Management Tips to Boost Productivity

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 02 2020
    One of the hardest parts of job searching is being able manage your time effectively. Making sure you put steps in place to manage your spare time is crucial to getting the most out of your job-hunting process.... READ MORE
    One of the hardest parts of job searching is being able manage your time effectively. Making sure you put steps in place to manage your spare time is crucial to getting the most out of your job-hunting process.... READ MORE
  • Have you signed up to myGov?

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 27 2020
    If you are having any difficulty in accessing Centrelink (Services Australia) online or myGov, we have provided a handy guide to help you set up your account and sign in to myGov and Centrelink (Services A... READ MORE
    If you are having any difficulty in accessing Centrelink (Services Australia) online or myGov, we have provided a handy guide to help you set up your account and sign in to myGov and Centrelink (Services A... READ MORE
  • What is a Job Plan?

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 28 2020
    If you’re new to employment services or to MAX, you may have heard about Job Plans but be unsure exactly what they are. Let’s take at what a Job Plan is and what it can do for you.  MAX Job Coach and... READ MORE
    If you’re new to employment services or to MAX, you may have heard about Job Plans but be unsure exactly what they are. Let’s take at what a Job Plan is and what it can do for you.  MAX Job Coach and... READ MORE
  • A beginner’s guide to employment services

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 23 2020
    MAX Solutions offers a range of services designed to help people build a better future, and these include employment services. Here is our beginner’s guide to employment services.   How do employment ser... READ MORE
    MAX Solutions offers a range of services designed to help people build a better future, and these include employment services. Here is our beginner’s guide to employment services.   How do employment ser... READ MORE
  • No experience, no problem: how to get a job with no experience

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 31 2020
    2. Identify your transferable skills   You’ve found a role and you’re ready to apply, but where do you start? Begin by making a list of all the tasks the job requires you to do and what skills you will... READ MORE
    2. Identify your transferable skills   You’ve found a role and you’re ready to apply, but where do you start? Begin by making a list of all the tasks the job requires you to do and what skills you will... READ MORE
  • What is an employment separation certificate?

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 29 2020
    If you’ve been made redundant or stood down, you may hear the words “employment separation certificate” for the first time.  So what is an employment separation certificate? Why do you need one? Is it the... READ MORE
    If you’ve been made redundant or stood down, you may hear the words “employment separation certificate” for the first time.  So what is an employment separation certificate? Why do you need one? Is it the... READ MORE
  • Re-entering the workforce after a long break

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 13 2019
        After being out of the workforce for a long time, there are some things you can do to prepare for going back.   Starting the job search is daunting for everyone, but particularly wh... READ MORE
        After being out of the workforce for a long time, there are some things you can do to prepare for going back.   Starting the job search is daunting for everyone, but particularly wh... READ MORE
  • How to structure your day when you're unemployed

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
    Treating your job search like a full time job will keep you motivated and productive! READ MORE
    Treating your job search like a full time job will keep you motivated and productive! READ MORE
  • Returning to work as a parent

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 04 2018
        Getting back to the workforce after having kids can be difficult for any number of reasons.  Maybe you’re worried about finding an employer that understands your needs as a parent. ... READ MORE
        Getting back to the workforce after having kids can be difficult for any number of reasons.  Maybe you’re worried about finding an employer that understands your needs as a parent. ... READ MORE
  • Government changes to mutual obligations

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 14 2021
    Updated: 13 Dec 2022 Government changes to mutual obligation requirements. People in receipt of a JobSeeker payment in all states and territories are required by the Government to fulfill mutual obligation ... READ MORE
    Updated: 13 Dec 2022 Government changes to mutual obligation requirements. People in receipt of a JobSeeker payment in all states and territories are required by the Government to fulfill mutual obligation ... READ MORE
  • Industries hiring right now

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 22 2020
    COVID-19 has changed the face of employment in our country – for the short term at least. Although much of the news around employment is bleak, there are jobs available. Although this list is not exhaustive, l... READ MORE
    COVID-19 has changed the face of employment in our country – for the short term at least. Although much of the news around employment is bleak, there are jobs available. Although this list is not exhaustive, l... READ MORE
  • Ramadan 2020

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 21 2020
    Thursday 23 April marks the beginning of the month of Ramadan, which will end on Saturday 23 May. COVID-19 is changing the way we live in so many aspects of our lives, and the Muslim observance of Ramadan in 2... READ MORE
    Thursday 23 April marks the beginning of the month of Ramadan, which will end on Saturday 23 May. COVID-19 is changing the way we live in so many aspects of our lives, and the Muslim observance of Ramadan in 2... READ MORE
  • Jobs Hub

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 19 2020
    If you’re currently looking for work, it is worth checking out the Australian Government’s recently launched Jobs Hub. Created particularly in response to COVID-19 and the rapidly shifting jobs market, Jobs Hu... READ MORE
    If you’re currently looking for work, it is worth checking out the Australian Government’s recently launched Jobs Hub. Created particularly in response to COVID-19 and the rapidly shifting jobs market, Jobs Hu... READ MORE
  • What Types of jobs can I work from home?

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 16 2020
    COVID-19 has caused many changes to the way we live our lives, including the way companies do business. One of the positives, however, is we are quickly changing our perspective on working from home. While opp... READ MORE
    COVID-19 has caused many changes to the way we live our lives, including the way companies do business. One of the positives, however, is we are quickly changing our perspective on working from home. While opp... READ MORE
  • Tips for Working from Home

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 14 2020
    How often have you thought about working from home, getting rid of the commute, wearing what you want and working from your bed? It may seem like a great idea, but in reality, working remotely is not as easy as... READ MORE
    How often have you thought about working from home, getting rid of the commute, wearing what you want and working from your bed? It may seem like a great idea, but in reality, working remotely is not as easy as... READ MORE
  • Staying active while social distancing

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 13 2020
    With gyms and outdoor exercise equipment closed, it’s important to remember that maintaining a physically active lifestyle supports a healthy immune system and prevents long term illnesses like diabetes and hea... READ MORE
    With gyms and outdoor exercise equipment closed, it’s important to remember that maintaining a physically active lifestyle supports a healthy immune system and prevents long term illnesses like diabetes and hea... READ MORE
  • How to answer the 'Tell Us About Yourself' question in a job interview

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 07 2023
    The key to answering the “tell us about yourself” question in a job interview is understanding the ‘why’ behind the question. So why do employers ask interviewees the ‘tell us about yourself’ question? 1) The... READ MORE
    The key to answering the “tell us about yourself” question in a job interview is understanding the ‘why’ behind the question. So why do employers ask interviewees the ‘tell us about yourself’ question? 1) The... READ MORE
  • How to write a thank you email after an interview

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 16 2023
    After an interview, you may think that there is little more to do than just wait for a decision to be made. However, by sending an interview follow-up email you may improve your chances of getting the job signi... READ MORE
    After an interview, you may think that there is little more to do than just wait for a decision to be made. However, by sending an interview follow-up email you may improve your chances of getting the job signi... READ MORE
  • How to submit an online job application

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 15 2022
    The days of handing a paper copy of your resume are largely behind us. Now it seems that every company has a different way of applying online for a job application. Whilst many companies use different technolo... READ MORE
    The days of handing a paper copy of your resume are largely behind us. Now it seems that every company has a different way of applying online for a job application. Whilst many companies use different technolo... READ MORE
  • Interview preparation: tips to succeed

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 16 2021
    Prepare your outfit Make sure you have confirmed with the hiring manager or recruitment team what the dress code is for the interview. Being underdressed for an interview is a sure-fire way to lose out on th... READ MORE
    Prepare your outfit Make sure you have confirmed with the hiring manager or recruitment team what the dress code is for the interview. Being underdressed for an interview is a sure-fire way to lose out on th... READ MORE
  • Following up a job application

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 29 2021
    That job you applied for may be perfect for you and you might be the perfect fit but, you shouldn’t just stop there. There are no guarantees of any position no matter how promising it seems so you should still ... READ MORE
    That job you applied for may be perfect for you and you might be the perfect fit but, you shouldn’t just stop there. There are no guarantees of any position no matter how promising it seems so you should still ... READ MORE
  • How do I write a good cover letter?

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 21 2021
    Customise each cover letter Make sure to write a different cover letter for each application. While it might be tempting to submit a generic one for all the jobs you apply for, hiring mangers can spot these ... READ MORE
    Customise each cover letter Make sure to write a different cover letter for each application. While it might be tempting to submit a generic one for all the jobs you apply for, hiring mangers can spot these ... READ MORE
  • How to Talk About Your Weaknesses in a Job Interview

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 09 2021
    Everyone wants to make sure they are showing the best of themselves during a job interview. But you need to give your prospective employer a balanced view. Talking about your weaknesses in a job interview shows... READ MORE
    Everyone wants to make sure they are showing the best of themselves during a job interview. But you need to give your prospective employer a balanced view. Talking about your weaknesses in a job interview shows... READ MORE
  • Jobs for people with Anxiety

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 25 2021
    Understandably, roles within high-pressure and high-stress environments may not be the best job for people with anxiety. This doesn’t mean people with anxiety can only work in low-stress environments. Jobs that... READ MORE
    Understandably, roles within high-pressure and high-stress environments may not be the best job for people with anxiety. This doesn’t mean people with anxiety can only work in low-stress environments. Jobs that... READ MORE
  • Jobs for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 21 2021
    Some fields that might be a good fit for people with Autism: IT – Many roles within IT are all about problem-solving. For people that may prefer focusing on a puzzle to interpersonal communication, this migh... READ MORE
    Some fields that might be a good fit for people with Autism: IT – Many roles within IT are all about problem-solving. For people that may prefer focusing on a puzzle to interpersonal communication, this migh... READ MORE
  • 6 types of Unusual interview questions and how to answer them

    Published by MAXSolutions on February 25 2021
    No matter the question you are asked there are several techniques you can use to buy you some valuable thinking time. Be prepared – having a clear idea on what you might be asked is a good start. Really... READ MORE
    No matter the question you are asked there are several techniques you can use to buy you some valuable thinking time. Be prepared – having a clear idea on what you might be asked is a good start. Really... READ MORE
  • What to wear to an interview?

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 24 2021
    First impressions matter, especially when you are looking to get hired. How you dress has a lot to do with making a great first impression and having a real shot at getting that job. If you are unsure of what t... READ MORE
    First impressions matter, especially when you are looking to get hired. How you dress has a lot to do with making a great first impression and having a real shot at getting that job. If you are unsure of what t... READ MORE
  • What To Say and Not To Say in a Job Interview

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 04 2021
    Lots of us find interviews stressful. But you can avoid a lot of worry by being prepared. Knowing what to say in a job interview and the best questions to ask in a job interview will help get rid of pre-intervi... READ MORE
    Lots of us find interviews stressful. But you can avoid a lot of worry by being prepared. Knowing what to say in a job interview and the best questions to ask in a job interview will help get rid of pre-intervi... READ MORE
  • How to prepare for a video interview

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 04 2021
    Test the technology - You don’t want the program to close halfway through your video interview. So, make sure everything is up to date on your phone or computer and the program works correctly. Test your audio,... READ MORE
    Test the technology - You don’t want the program to close halfway through your video interview. So, make sure everything is up to date on your phone or computer and the program works correctly. Test your audio,... READ MORE
  • How Do Group Interviews Work?

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 04 2021
    Understand the format of group interviews Group interviews can take several forms. Being prepared for each scenario will give you the best chance of success. The most common types of group interviews ar... READ MORE
    Understand the format of group interviews Group interviews can take several forms. Being prepared for each scenario will give you the best chance of success. The most common types of group interviews ar... READ MORE
  • Expert Cold Calling Tips To Get An Interview

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 06 2020
    Know what you are going to say When cold calling for jobs, make sure you have done your research first. You don’t want to get caught off guard by an impromptu interview. Understand the job you are going for, w... READ MORE
    Know what you are going to say When cold calling for jobs, make sure you have done your research first. You don’t want to get caught off guard by an impromptu interview. Understand the job you are going for, w... READ MORE
  • Following up after an interview

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 12 2020
    If you haven’t heard anything past the expected time frame that’s when it’s a good idea to ask about outcomes. Make sure to keep it pleasant and brief. Something simple such as the following might help: Dear [... READ MORE
    If you haven’t heard anything past the expected time frame that’s when it’s a good idea to ask about outcomes. Make sure to keep it pleasant and brief. Something simple such as the following might help: Dear [... READ MORE
  • How to be confident in an interview

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 29 2020
    Prepare well Do your research before you get in the room. Re-read the job advert and be clear on what they are looking for. Have a think about how your skills fit their requirements and run through some interv... READ MORE
    Prepare well Do your research before you get in the room. Re-read the job advert and be clear on what they are looking for. Have a think about how your skills fit their requirements and run through some interv... READ MORE
  • 5 ways to sell yourself in a job interview

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 26 2020
      1. Be prepared The job advertisement is only a snapshot of the role you are applying for. To ensure you are ready for any questions you may get during the interview, you really should do some researc... READ MORE
      1. Be prepared The job advertisement is only a snapshot of the role you are applying for. To ensure you are ready for any questions you may get during the interview, you really should do some researc... READ MORE
  • Understanding job ads

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 09 2018
    When an employer is writing a job ad, they will often use certain words and phrases to describe the position. Understanding job ads and knowing what the employer is looking for is important so you can tailor yo... READ MORE
    When an employer is writing a job ad, they will often use certain words and phrases to describe the position. Understanding job ads and knowing what the employer is looking for is important so you can tailor yo... READ MORE
  • References – Who to choose and 5 mistakes to avoid.

    Published by MAXSolutions on February 26 2021
    The last step before offering a job to a prospective employee is checking references. This can be the difference between you getting the job or not. So making sure your resume references are the right ones to ... READ MORE
    The last step before offering a job to a prospective employee is checking references. This can be the difference between you getting the job or not. So making sure your resume references are the right ones to ... READ MORE
  • Introducing MAXConnect's resume editor

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 13 2020
      MAXConnect features a resume editor where you can upload, edit and format up to four different resumes to make your application process easier. Haven’t got a CV? No worries. Just log on to MAXConnect a... READ MORE
      MAXConnect features a resume editor where you can upload, edit and format up to four different resumes to make your application process easier. Haven’t got a CV? No worries. Just log on to MAXConnect a... READ MORE
  • How to make your resume pop

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 09 2020
    Finding a job can be pretty competitive these days, so knowing how to make your resume stand out is crucial to catching the eye of recruiters and prospective employers. The following helpful tips and tricks wil... READ MORE
    Finding a job can be pretty competitive these days, so knowing how to make your resume stand out is crucial to catching the eye of recruiters and prospective employers. The following helpful tips and tricks wil... READ MORE
  • How to write a cover letter with the ‘wow’ factor

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 10 2018
      Your cover letter is your first impression to a potential employer. It works with your resume as a marketing tool to ‘sell you’ to a potential employer and show them why you’re the best person for the j... READ MORE
      Your cover letter is your first impression to a potential employer. It works with your resume as a marketing tool to ‘sell you’ to a potential employer and show them why you’re the best person for the j... READ MORE
  • Making your application stand out

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 29 2018
      So how do you get noticed amongst the masses? Here are a few ways to stand out in the employer’s inbox. Follow directives If the employer gives directions in the job ad, be sure to follow them. I... READ MORE
      So how do you get noticed amongst the masses? Here are a few ways to stand out in the employer’s inbox. Follow directives If the employer gives directions in the job ad, be sure to follow them. I... READ MORE
  • Here are some handy resume examples

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 19 2018
    The heart of many businesses, an administration assistant, receptionist or office manager is the go-to person for staff and customers alike! Hone these skills for this industry: Communication skills: this on... READ MORE
    The heart of many businesses, an administration assistant, receptionist or office manager is the go-to person for staff and customers alike! Hone these skills for this industry: Communication skills: this on... READ MORE
  • Workplace health: Building better habits

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 29 2023
    A habit is a routine of behaviour that is repeated regularly and tends to occur subconsciously. That can mean it doesn't take much effort to maintain which can be a good or bad thing depending on the type of h... READ MORE
    A habit is a routine of behaviour that is repeated regularly and tends to occur subconsciously. That can mean it doesn't take much effort to maintain which can be a good or bad thing depending on the type of h... READ MORE
  • Workplace health: Good goal setting

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 29 2023
    Setting achievable personal goals and career goals can give you milestones to hit and build momentum. By thinking about the goals you set, you can achieve more and experience a more fulfilling life. Come join... READ MORE
    Setting achievable personal goals and career goals can give you milestones to hit and build momentum. By thinking about the goals you set, you can achieve more and experience a more fulfilling life. Come join... READ MORE
  • Workplace health: Workplace conflict

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 29 2023
    Conflict in the workplace is something that is unavoidable whenever you have a group of people with differing goals, perspectives, and backgrounds. But conflict at work doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thi... READ MORE
    Conflict in the workplace is something that is unavoidable whenever you have a group of people with differing goals, perspectives, and backgrounds. But conflict at work doesn’t necessarily have to be a bad thi... READ MORE
  • Workplace health: Stress at work

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 29 2023
    Stress in the workplace is a big deal. Nearly 3 in 4 Australians are stressed about their work or at work and 1 in 5 will take time off this year due to workplace stress. But stress at work doesn’t just impac... READ MORE
    Stress in the workplace is a big deal. Nearly 3 in 4 Australians are stressed about their work or at work and 1 in 5 will take time off this year due to workplace stress. But stress at work doesn’t just impac... READ MORE
  • Workplace health: Adapting to change

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 22 2023
    Change can be scary. Particularly big changes. Some people struggle with the rate of change that is occurring in their workplace. They feel as though as soon as they have adapted to one change, another begins.... READ MORE
    Change can be scary. Particularly big changes. Some people struggle with the rate of change that is occurring in their workplace. They feel as though as soon as they have adapted to one change, another begins.... READ MORE
  • How to deal with workplace conflict

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 13 2023
    Conflict in the workplace can arise for many reasons. Thankfully, conflict management skills can be applied across several different situations.   Understand your stressors The first step in managing co... READ MORE
    Conflict in the workplace can arise for many reasons. Thankfully, conflict management skills can be applied across several different situations.   Understand your stressors The first step in managing co... READ MORE
  • The importance of safety in the workplace

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 09 2023
    While worker safety is the primary goal of a focus on health and safety at work, there are several other significant impacts to an unsafe business.   Loss of income or products Injuries at work generall... READ MORE
    While worker safety is the primary goal of a focus on health and safety at work, there are several other significant impacts to an unsafe business.   Loss of income or products Injuries at work generall... READ MORE
  • 8 workplace safety tips to keep you safe at work

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 09 2023
    While Australia is a relatively safe country, accidents and injuries in the workplace still occur fairly consistently and across many different industries. Workplace safety is everyone’s responsibility but wha... READ MORE
    While Australia is a relatively safe country, accidents and injuries in the workplace still occur fairly consistently and across many different industries. Workplace safety is everyone’s responsibility but wha... READ MORE
  • Getting back into shape after a break

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 02 2023
    4. Make it fun One of the best ways how to get motivated to work out is to have fun! Whether you love kicking a ball around with a team or really enjoy a nice bush walk there are plenty of options out there f... READ MORE
    4. Make it fun One of the best ways how to get motivated to work out is to have fun! Whether you love kicking a ball around with a team or really enjoy a nice bush walk there are plenty of options out there f... READ MORE
  • Managing depression at work

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 18 2022
    Improve your work-life balance Having a poor work-life balance can make you really depressed at work. Long hours (including your commute), a high-stress workplace coupled with things like job insecurity, or... READ MORE
    Improve your work-life balance Having a poor work-life balance can make you really depressed at work. Long hours (including your commute), a high-stress workplace coupled with things like job insecurity, or... READ MORE
  • Dealing with back pain at work

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 30 2022
    There are many causes of back pain. Most are not serious, and when pain occurs it will subside in a short period of time without the need for treatment. Sometimes, the pain lasts longer than expected and addit... READ MORE
    There are many causes of back pain. Most are not serious, and when pain occurs it will subside in a short period of time without the need for treatment. Sometimes, the pain lasts longer than expected and addit... READ MORE
  • Dealing with stress in the workplace

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 23 2022
    This Article was written under the review of David See. David See is a registered counselling psychologist with a Masters in Counselling Psychology from Monash University. David has experience in providin... READ MORE
    This Article was written under the review of David See. David See is a registered counselling psychologist with a Masters in Counselling Psychology from Monash University. David has experience in providin... READ MORE
  • The ‘winter blues’ are a real thing

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 09 2022
    With three more weeks of winter yet to come, many Australians are lamenting the protracted cold weather period, impatient to return to the outdoor lifestyle that balmy spring days bring. But, for a specific gro... READ MORE
    With three more weeks of winter yet to come, many Australians are lamenting the protracted cold weather period, impatient to return to the outdoor lifestyle that balmy spring days bring. But, for a specific gro... READ MORE
  • The top ten motivational videos to inspire you

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 25 2022
    When you are in a less than positive head space it can also amplify these feelings making it harder to achieve your goals in life. One way to counter this is to add some more inspiration to your day! Ted Talk... READ MORE
    When you are in a less than positive head space it can also amplify these feelings making it harder to achieve your goals in life. One way to counter this is to add some more inspiration to your day! Ted Talk... READ MORE
  • How to drink responsibly

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 12 2022
    Alcohol and how to drink responsibly It is common for us to hear the phrase “drink responsibly”. In fact, alcoholic drinks and advertisements for alcoholic products are consistently promoting the “drink respon... READ MORE
    Alcohol and how to drink responsibly It is common for us to hear the phrase “drink responsibly”. In fact, alcoholic drinks and advertisements for alcoholic products are consistently promoting the “drink respon... READ MORE
  • The health benefits of work

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 16 2021
    The benefits of increasing the amount of physical activity in your daily life are well established. From increased cardiovascular health and fitness to a stronger immune system making you less susceptible to il... READ MORE
    The benefits of increasing the amount of physical activity in your daily life are well established. From increased cardiovascular health and fitness to a stronger immune system making you less susceptible to il... READ MORE
  • Jobs for people with bad backs

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 29 2021
    The job that is right for your situation will depend on how your back condition or injury affects you. You may be able to work in a physical role but with some limitations. You may find that sitting for most... READ MORE
    The job that is right for your situation will depend on how your back condition or injury affects you. You may be able to work in a physical role but with some limitations. You may find that sitting for most... READ MORE
  • Practicing mindfulness

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 17 2020
      Specifically, practicing meditation and mindfulness has proven benefits for people suffering from chronic pain, fibromyalgia, cancer, heart disease, anxiety, binge eating disorder, psoriasis, borderline... READ MORE
      Specifically, practicing meditation and mindfulness has proven benefits for people suffering from chronic pain, fibromyalgia, cancer, heart disease, anxiety, binge eating disorder, psoriasis, borderline... READ MORE
  • Laughter is the best medicine

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 17 2020
      Laughter is the best medicine. Beyond simple enjoyment, there are numerous physical and psychological health benefits to laughing. And better still, it doesn’t matter what causes you to laugh; So e... READ MORE
      Laughter is the best medicine. Beyond simple enjoyment, there are numerous physical and psychological health benefits to laughing. And better still, it doesn’t matter what causes you to laugh; So e... READ MORE
  • How To Build Healthy Habits

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 17 2020
    So healthy daily habits are much easier to maintain than a healthy behaviour that is not habitual. For example, if you have healthy food for breakfast habitually every morning, it is likely that it takes minim... READ MORE
    So healthy daily habits are much easier to maintain than a healthy behaviour that is not habitual. For example, if you have healthy food for breakfast habitually every morning, it is likely that it takes minim... READ MORE
  • Blowing off steam – the healthy way to manage anger

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 17 2020
    1. Relax your body Becoming very angry brings with it a range of physiological reactions. Muscles become tense, blood pressure increases, body temperature rises and heart rate increases. Being able to reduce ... READ MORE
    1. Relax your body Becoming very angry brings with it a range of physiological reactions. Muscles become tense, blood pressure increases, body temperature rises and heart rate increases. Being able to reduce ... READ MORE
  • How to survive Employee Redundancy

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 16 2020
    Employee redundancy in Australia has grown 45% with 272,500 positions made redundant before COVID-19 hit. Without knowing the full impact of COVID-19 it is hard to predict how it will shape the future for Austr... READ MORE
    Employee redundancy in Australia has grown 45% with 272,500 positions made redundant before COVID-19 hit. Without knowing the full impact of COVID-19 it is hard to predict how it will shape the future for Austr... READ MORE
  • Men's Mental health in the workplace

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 17 2020
    Great strides have been made to raise awareness around the mental health of men in recent years. A good example is men’s health week, which has successfully campaigned on issues like suicide rates. Men are... READ MORE
    Great strides have been made to raise awareness around the mental health of men in recent years. A good example is men’s health week, which has successfully campaigned on issues like suicide rates. Men are... READ MORE
  • How to use breathing to relax

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
      If you are experiencing high amounts of stress it might be hard to relax your mind and body, however, there are many different methods that can help people relax. What works for one person may will not... READ MORE
      If you are experiencing high amounts of stress it might be hard to relax your mind and body, however, there are many different methods that can help people relax. What works for one person may will not... READ MORE
  • How to raise a ‘gritty’ kid

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
    Grit has been associated with success in many areas[1]. Most notably in education where grit is a better predictor of grades than intelligence.Gritty people also have better wellbeing and more positive emotions... READ MORE
    Grit has been associated with success in many areas[1]. Most notably in education where grit is a better predictor of grades than intelligence.Gritty people also have better wellbeing and more positive emotions... READ MORE
  • How pets impact your health

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
      Some studies[1] have found that it depends on the type of pet you have. It was thought that the exercise dog owners get by walking their dog contributed to their better health, but cat owners were ... READ MORE
      Some studies[1] have found that it depends on the type of pet you have. It was thought that the exercise dog owners get by walking their dog contributed to their better health, but cat owners were ... READ MORE
  • How to keep your mind and body sound while working

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
    Here's some tips to keep your mind and body fit. Take regular breaks It’s important to take both annual breaks (holidays) as well as breaks during work. This is particularly important to keep your focus... READ MORE
    Here's some tips to keep your mind and body fit. Take regular breaks It’s important to take both annual breaks (holidays) as well as breaks during work. This is particularly important to keep your focus... READ MORE
  • The do’s and don’t’s of managing workplace mental health

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
    Of course not. Sadly, employers often take this approach when it comes to supporting employees with their mental health. Yes, it’s not as obvious as a broken leg, but as a manager, you need to build the confid... READ MORE
    Of course not. Sadly, employers often take this approach when it comes to supporting employees with their mental health. Yes, it’s not as obvious as a broken leg, but as a manager, you need to build the confid... READ MORE
  • Domestic violence – what can your workplace do?

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
    The personal distress of DV is hardly captured by figures indicating 89 deaths in 2008-10; and 6,500 hospital admissions in 2013-142. Without including pain, suffering and premature death, domestic violence was... READ MORE
    The personal distress of DV is hardly captured by figures indicating 89 deaths in 2008-10; and 6,500 hospital admissions in 2013-142. Without including pain, suffering and premature death, domestic violence was... READ MORE
  • 6 tips to maintain a healthy work-life balance

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 19 2018
    5. Stay organised It can be as easy as staying back five minutes in the afternoon to make sure your desk is clean for when you arrive the next day. A clean desk in the morning wipes the slate clean from yeste... READ MORE
    5. Stay organised It can be as easy as staying back five minutes in the afternoon to make sure your desk is clean for when you arrive the next day. A clean desk in the morning wipes the slate clean from yeste... READ MORE
  • 5 Effective Tips on How to Deal with Stress

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 19 2018
    Our modern lives are full of stress. Whether it’s negative news or social media on our devices or trying to keep up with workloads and the pressures of personal life. Thankfully, looking after our mental health... READ MORE
    Our modern lives are full of stress. Whether it’s negative news or social media on our devices or trying to keep up with workloads and the pressures of personal life. Thankfully, looking after our mental health... READ MORE
  • Why are interpersonal skills important when looking for work?

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 30 2023
    If you're looking for a job, remember that you have a lot to offer potential employers! Developing strong interpersonal skills can make you an attractive candidate. Interpersonal skills include things like acti... READ MORE
    If you're looking for a job, remember that you have a lot to offer potential employers! Developing strong interpersonal skills can make you an attractive candidate. Interpersonal skills include things like acti... READ MORE
  • Communication skills in the workplace

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 05 2022
    No matter what job you have, communication skills in the workplace are so important. Whether it is to discuss safety issues, to help work more effectively as a team or to be more comfortable with the expectati... READ MORE
    No matter what job you have, communication skills in the workplace are so important. Whether it is to discuss safety issues, to help work more effectively as a team or to be more comfortable with the expectati... READ MORE
  • What are soft skills

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 28 2022
    As our workplaces evolve, soft skills are becoming more important in all industries and occupations but what are they and why are they crucial to have?   What are soft skills? Soft skills are a measure ... READ MORE
    As our workplaces evolve, soft skills are becoming more important in all industries and occupations but what are they and why are they crucial to have?   What are soft skills? Soft skills are a measure ... READ MORE
  • What is on the job training?

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 25 2022
    To ensure their transition to your business is smooth, some form of on the job training is required. But what is on the job training and what are the best ways to deliver it?   What is on the job traini... READ MORE
    To ensure their transition to your business is smooth, some form of on the job training is required. But what is on the job training and what are the best ways to deliver it?   What is on the job traini... READ MORE
  • How to become a youth support worker

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 16 2022
    Youth support work is varied, and you can work within a range of sectors as well as specialise in different forms of support. You may find work within a residential setting providing emergency care and provide... READ MORE
    Youth support work is varied, and you can work within a range of sectors as well as specialise in different forms of support. You may find work within a residential setting providing emergency care and provide... READ MORE
  • How to become an assistant in nursing

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 16 2022
    A nursing assistant can be a truly rewarding and fulfilling occupation. For those that enjoy the role, there are also opportunities to travel to rural and remote areas of Australia and you can earn a respectab... READ MORE
    A nursing assistant can be a truly rewarding and fulfilling occupation. For those that enjoy the role, there are also opportunities to travel to rural and remote areas of Australia and you can earn a respectab... READ MORE
  • How to improve your literacy skills

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 24 2022
    There are some industries where numeracy skills are vital to roles. In areas such as engineering, economics or science, maths plays a vital role in most jobs. Troubling, however, is the fact that almost 1 in 3... READ MORE
    There are some industries where numeracy skills are vital to roles. In areas such as engineering, economics or science, maths plays a vital role in most jobs. Troubling, however, is the fact that almost 1 in 3... READ MORE
  • How to improve my numeracy skills?

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 05 2021
    Numeracy skills are a range of abilities that involve numbers. How to interpret and understand them, as well as communicating their meaning to others. They include things like adding, subtracting, multiplyin... READ MORE
    Numeracy skills are a range of abilities that involve numbers. How to interpret and understand them, as well as communicating their meaning to others. They include things like adding, subtracting, multiplyin... READ MORE
  • What are the benefits of a traineeship?

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 22 2021
    For many young people, first steps into the workforce can be an exciting yet nerve-wracking time. Knowing what kind of job is right for your personality and skillset can be hard. Especially if you are trying to... READ MORE
    For many young people, first steps into the workforce can be an exciting yet nerve-wracking time. Knowing what kind of job is right for your personality and skillset can be hard. Especially if you are trying to... READ MORE
  • What are employability skills and how can they help you get hired

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 06 2021
    What are employability skills? When employers look to fill a job opening, they will take a range of things into consideration. One aspect that employers will consider is the general skills that a candidate h... READ MORE
    What are employability skills? When employers look to fill a job opening, they will take a range of things into consideration. One aspect that employers will consider is the general skills that a candidate h... READ MORE
  • How volunteering benefits your job search

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 20 2021
    Builds Skills – Volunteering can be an excellent way to build new skills or improve existing ones. With many organisations desperately needing a helping hand, you will likely find yourself filling many differen... READ MORE
    Builds Skills – Volunteering can be an excellent way to build new skills or improve existing ones. With many organisations desperately needing a helping hand, you will likely find yourself filling many differen... READ MORE
  • Motivation - tips for boosting motivation levels

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 19 2021
    To find out more about effective ways to set goals, try our article about setting goals the SMART way.  READ MORE
    To find out more about effective ways to set goals, try our article about setting goals the SMART way.  READ MORE
  • Setting goals and achieving them, the SMART way

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 17 2021
    SMART goals use a framework that can help you in achieving goals by creating a plan and breaking down your milestones into manageable chunks. By having a plan and being prepared for the roadblocks that may pop ... READ MORE
    SMART goals use a framework that can help you in achieving goals by creating a plan and breaking down your milestones into manageable chunks. By having a plan and being prepared for the roadblocks that may pop ... READ MORE
  • 6 good habits of professional people

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 07 2020
    Success in your career isn’t just about getting the job done. Having the respect of your peers and bosses can make a big difference when that next opportunity comes around. Thankfully it doesn’t take a lot of e... READ MORE
    Success in your career isn’t just about getting the job done. Having the respect of your peers and bosses can make a big difference when that next opportunity comes around. Thankfully it doesn’t take a lot of e... READ MORE
  • How to Train Your New Employees Effectively

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 23 2020
    Employee training and development is crucial to retaining staff, particularly those with the experience and skills that provide real benefit to your business. MAX believes in the value of training and because o... READ MORE
    Employee training and development is crucial to retaining staff, particularly those with the experience and skills that provide real benefit to your business. MAX believes in the value of training and because o... READ MORE
  • Next Destination for Tourism Industry Workers

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 27 2020
    With airline travel looking to open up domestically by the end of this year, you might be thinking everything is going back to normal. For those in the tourism industry however, the events of the past few month... READ MORE
    With airline travel looking to open up domestically by the end of this year, you might be thinking everything is going back to normal. For those in the tourism industry however, the events of the past few month... READ MORE
  • What are the benefits of a short course?

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 19 2018
    Short courses are a great way to kick-start a new career or provide momentum to change into a different one. Whether you are looking to find a profession after high school, re-enter the workforce after a break... READ MORE
    Short courses are a great way to kick-start a new career or provide momentum to change into a different one. Whether you are looking to find a profession after high school, re-enter the workforce after a break... READ MORE
  • How to find seasonal work

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 27 2023
    Jobs planting and harvesting crops can be found all over the country at different times.   Cherry harvest in Tasmania, from late November to early January  Citrus picking and packing in Queen... READ MORE
    Jobs planting and harvesting crops can be found all over the country at different times.   Cherry harvest in Tasmania, from late November to early January  Citrus picking and packing in Queen... READ MORE
  • Top 10 tips for a successful first day of work

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 25 2022
    The first day of work at a new job can be stressful no matter your age or level of experience. Making sure you make a good impression, learning new ways of doing things, and meeting a bunch of new people is a ... READ MORE
    The first day of work at a new job can be stressful no matter your age or level of experience. Making sure you make a good impression, learning new ways of doing things, and meeting a bunch of new people is a ... READ MORE
  • Employment for people with disabilities

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 07 2022
    1 in 6 people in Australia live with a disability. While society has come a long way in becoming more inclusive, it can still be difficult to find employment for people with disabilities. Finding the right fit... READ MORE
    1 in 6 people in Australia live with a disability. While society has come a long way in becoming more inclusive, it can still be difficult to find employment for people with disabilities. Finding the right fit... READ MORE
  • Highest paying jobs without a degree

    Published by MAXSolutions on February 13 2022
    Carpenter Once they have completed their apprenticeship carpenters are also well paid for their work, earning up to $90,000 a year . The industry is also showing significant demand for workers within the indus... READ MORE
    Carpenter Once they have completed their apprenticeship carpenters are also well paid for their work, earning up to $90,000 a year . The industry is also showing significant demand for workers within the indus... READ MORE
  • Mature age apprenticeship

    Published by MAXSolutions on February 10 2022
    Con: The basic tasks might not be easy or exciting. The first few months you will likely spend a lot of time watching how things get done or performing simple tasks. If you are undertaking a more complex tr... READ MORE
    Con: The basic tasks might not be easy or exciting. The first few months you will likely spend a lot of time watching how things get done or performing simple tasks. If you are undertaking a more complex tr... READ MORE
  • Managing work and a learning disability

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 23 2021
    Whatever kind of job you have there are times when you will need to understand new concepts or learn new tasks. For people with a learning disability, however, understanding new concepts or instructions can be... READ MORE
    Whatever kind of job you have there are times when you will need to understand new concepts or learn new tasks. For people with a learning disability, however, understanding new concepts or instructions can be... READ MORE
  • The benefits of hiring an apprentice

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 05 2021
    You get support You may not have to cover all the costs of training yourself. The Federal and State and Territory governments provide a range of incentives to get more apprentices trained and employed. These ... READ MORE
    You get support You may not have to cover all the costs of training yourself. The Federal and State and Territory governments provide a range of incentives to get more apprentices trained and employed. These ... READ MORE
  • Careers and jobs that help people

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 26 2021
    Disability Support If you are looking for a job that offers flexibility for your life as well as being able to make a positive difference in people’s daily lives, then maybe disability support is a good choice... READ MORE
    Disability Support If you are looking for a job that offers flexibility for your life as well as being able to make a positive difference in people’s daily lives, then maybe disability support is a good choice... READ MORE
  • What are flexible work arrangements

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 08 2020
    As the economy diversifies and technology progresses, flexible work arrangements are becoming more common. In fact, over half of business globally now have flexible working policies in place. Flexible working ... READ MORE
    As the economy diversifies and technology progresses, flexible work arrangements are becoming more common. In fact, over half of business globally now have flexible working policies in place. Flexible working ... READ MORE
  • 5 office mistakes you should try to avoid

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 24 2020
    We spend a lot of our life at work so understandably our workplace has a big impact on our quality of life. That’s why good office etiquette is important to make sure your place of work runs smoothly and every... READ MORE
    We spend a lot of our life at work so understandably our workplace has a big impact on our quality of life. That’s why good office etiquette is important to make sure your place of work runs smoothly and every... READ MORE
  • Memory tricks

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 09 2023
    Understanding how your memory works best can help you to recall important details.  You might need to rote learn information for work, or study.  You might want to save yourself time by having frequen... READ MORE
    Understanding how your memory works best can help you to recall important details.  You might need to rote learn information for work, or study.  You might want to save yourself time by having frequen... READ MORE
  • Staying well in flu season

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 11 2023
    What is the flu? Influenza, or the flu, is a highly contagious respiratory illness. It's a common cause of hospitalisation and many people die each year from complications of the flu in Australia. Influenza i... READ MORE
    What is the flu? Influenza, or the flu, is a highly contagious respiratory illness. It's a common cause of hospitalisation and many people die each year from complications of the flu in Australia. Influenza i... READ MORE
  • What’s different about this year’s flu season in Australia?

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 29 2023
    During border closures in 2020 and 2021, there was very little ‘flu within Australia[1]. In May 2022 there has been a sharp increase in flu diagnoses which has worried some health experts that 2022 may be a mo... READ MORE
    During border closures in 2020 and 2021, there was very little ‘flu within Australia[1]. In May 2022 there has been a sharp increase in flu diagnoses which has worried some health experts that 2022 may be a mo... READ MORE
  • Vitamin A

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 08 2023
    Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects help to protect cells from damage.[2] Getting your essential vitamin A every day won’t enable you to see in the dark, but your eyes do need vitamin A to stay healt... READ MORE
    Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects help to protect cells from damage.[2] Getting your essential vitamin A every day won’t enable you to see in the dark, but your eyes do need vitamin A to stay healt... READ MORE
  • Procrastination

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 08 2023
      Procrastination is unnecessarily postponing work tasks; usually in preference to more enjoyable activities that don’t create any progress toward your goals[1]. Procrastination is a time thief.   ... READ MORE
      Procrastination is unnecessarily postponing work tasks; usually in preference to more enjoyable activities that don’t create any progress toward your goals[1]. Procrastination is a time thief.   ... READ MORE
  • Optimising your memory

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 08 2023
    In this example, optimal retention of new learning material is achieved when the information is reviewed, recalled or repeated the following day, ten days after the initial learning, thirty days and then sixty ... READ MORE
    In this example, optimal retention of new learning material is achieved when the information is reviewed, recalled or repeated the following day, ten days after the initial learning, thirty days and then sixty ... READ MORE
  • Alcohol and your good health

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 08 2023
    For women: No more than 2 standard drinks a day on average. And no more than 4 standard drinks on any one day. One or two alcohol-free days per week.   Studies (1) have found that when p... READ MORE
    For women: No more than 2 standard drinks a day on average. And no more than 4 standard drinks on any one day. One or two alcohol-free days per week.   Studies (1) have found that when p... READ MORE
  • How to improve your time management

    Published by MAXSolutions on February 23 2023
    Time management is defined by researchers as the decision-making process that structures, protects, and adjusts a person’s time to changing environmental conditions.[1]   People who are good at time mana... READ MORE
    Time management is defined by researchers as the decision-making process that structures, protects, and adjusts a person’s time to changing environmental conditions.[1]   People who are good at time mana... READ MORE
  • What is Anxiety?

    Published by MAXSolutions on February 23 2023
    Everybody experiences anxiety from time to time. When anxiety starts to impact your ability to function in important areas of your life: relationships, work and social settings, it is probably time to seek hel... READ MORE
    Everybody experiences anxiety from time to time. When anxiety starts to impact your ability to function in important areas of your life: relationships, work and social settings, it is probably time to seek hel... READ MORE
  • Vitamin C - How much do I need?

    Published by MAXSolutions on February 23 2023
    Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin. This means that it dissolves in water and is delivered to the body’s tissues but is not well stored, so it must be taken daily through food or supplement... READ MORE
    Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin. This means that it dissolves in water and is delivered to the body’s tissues but is not well stored, so it must be taken daily through food or supplement... READ MORE
  • What is Climate Change Distress

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 18 2022
    In an extensive 2012 survey[1] most Australians (74%) agreed ‘that the world’s climate is changing’, and 90% agreed that human activities were playing a causal role in climate change. Many (54%) of Australians... READ MORE
    In an extensive 2012 survey[1] most Australians (74%) agreed ‘that the world’s climate is changing’, and 90% agreed that human activities were playing a causal role in climate change. Many (54%) of Australians... READ MORE
  • Vitamin B - where can you get it?

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 18 2022
    There are eight vitamins that form the vitamin B Group. Each of them are essential for the healthy and normal function of your body. They cannot be stored in your body so you need to consume them regularly. E... READ MORE
    There are eight vitamins that form the vitamin B Group. Each of them are essential for the healthy and normal function of your body. They cannot be stored in your body so you need to consume them regularly. E... READ MORE
  • The Mediterranean diet - good mood food

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 18 2022
    When feeling down, many people tend to eat what is easy, what is fast, and often, that means eating what is not healthy. A growing body of research shows that a good diet can improve your mood. A long-term st... READ MORE
    When feeling down, many people tend to eat what is easy, what is fast, and often, that means eating what is not healthy. A growing body of research shows that a good diet can improve your mood. A long-term st... READ MORE
  • Why Vitamin D is important

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 23 2022
    Vitamin D is essential for good health. It is essential for your body to build bone, and new research shows that it can reduce cancer cell growth, help control infections and reduce inflammation. [1] Many of y... READ MORE
    Vitamin D is essential for good health. It is essential for your body to build bone, and new research shows that it can reduce cancer cell growth, help control infections and reduce inflammation. [1] Many of y... READ MORE
  • Understanding Dementia

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 18 2022
    Dementia describes a range of conditions that affect a person’s brain. Dementia affects thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday tasks. Brain function is affected enough to interfere with the per... READ MORE
    Dementia describes a range of conditions that affect a person’s brain. Dementia affects thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday tasks. Brain function is affected enough to interfere with the per... READ MORE
  • Pandemic Stress

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 18 2022
      Many workplaces around the world are experiencing staff shortages due to an increased incidence of absence because of illness. Australia and New Zealand are no exception. Data obtained from MYOB indica... READ MORE
      Many workplaces around the world are experiencing staff shortages due to an increased incidence of absence because of illness. Australia and New Zealand are no exception. Data obtained from MYOB indica... READ MORE
  • What is Depression?

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 29 2022
    Different people experience depression differently. What is common among everyone who experiences depression is a low mood for most of each day for a certain period of time. Also common is a loss of enjoyment ... READ MORE
    Different people experience depression differently. What is common among everyone who experiences depression is a low mood for most of each day for a certain period of time. Also common is a loss of enjoyment ... READ MORE
  • Danger of Vaping

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 29 2022
    E-cigarettes or vapes are becoming increasingly popular; particularly among young people. According to a study by the University of Queensland[1], vaping has a low prevalence in Australia (1.1% in 2019) which ... READ MORE
    E-cigarettes or vapes are becoming increasingly popular; particularly among young people. According to a study by the University of Queensland[1], vaping has a low prevalence in Australia (1.1% in 2019) which ... READ MORE
  • How to use the Employee Assistance Program

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 25 2022
      Only very general information is given to your organisation about the people who have accessed the EAP. Identifying information is never passed without your consent. Most organisations receive an EAP r... READ MORE
      Only very general information is given to your organisation about the people who have accessed the EAP. Identifying information is never passed without your consent. Most organisations receive an EAP r... READ MORE
  • Eating well and feeling well

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 25 2022
    Eating well is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Eating well and feeling well is about enjoying things you love and optimising you... READ MORE
    Eating well is not about strict dietary limitations, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Eating well and feeling well is about enjoying things you love and optimising you... READ MORE
  • Are you being bullied at work?

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 25 2022
    Everyone has a right to feel safe at work. This includes a right to not be bullied or harassed.   READ MORE
    Everyone has a right to feel safe at work. This includes a right to not be bullied or harassed.   READ MORE
  • Keeping an eye on your vision

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 14 2021
      Most Australians (90%) say that sight is their most valued sense [1]. While some eye conditions are caused by genes or ageing, you can reduce your risk of many eye conditions by caring for your eyes and... READ MORE
      Most Australians (90%) say that sight is their most valued sense [1]. While some eye conditions are caused by genes or ageing, you can reduce your risk of many eye conditions by caring for your eyes and... READ MORE
  • How does your pet impact your health?

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 14 2021
    It is popularly thought that pets improve their owner’s health and wellbeing. But the relationship is a little more complex than it first appears. For example, some studies[1] have found that it depends on the ... READ MORE
    It is popularly thought that pets improve their owner’s health and wellbeing. But the relationship is a little more complex than it first appears. For example, some studies[1] have found that it depends on the ... READ MORE
  • Being alone at Christmas

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 14 2021
    Christmas can be a lonely time for a lot of people. Because it is a time that people usually spend with family, being away from family can be extra hard. If you are alone this Christmas, consider asking a frien... READ MORE
    Christmas can be a lonely time for a lot of people. Because it is a time that people usually spend with family, being away from family can be extra hard. If you are alone this Christmas, consider asking a frien... READ MORE
  • Is Gardening Good for your Health?

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 20 2021
    Getting outside and into nature regularly isn’t something everyone can manage when we are increasingly living in bigger cities and smaller houses or apartments. There may be ways that people can experience natu... READ MORE
    Getting outside and into nature regularly isn’t something everyone can manage when we are increasingly living in bigger cities and smaller houses or apartments. There may be ways that people can experience natu... READ MORE
  • Understanding your blood pressure

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 16 2021
      As blood is pumped by the heart around the body, the pressure with which it pushes against the walls of blood vessels changes.[1] When the heart is squeezing blood into the arteries, the pressure is hi... READ MORE
      As blood is pumped by the heart around the body, the pressure with which it pushes against the walls of blood vessels changes.[1] When the heart is squeezing blood into the arteries, the pressure is hi... READ MORE
  • Have you felt the benefits of EAP

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 16 2021
    Different promotional activities will work at different workplaces. MAX has printed promotional materials: posters, wallet cards and flyers; but if your workplace is paperless, or if everyone is working remotel... READ MORE
    Different promotional activities will work at different workplaces. MAX has printed promotional materials: posters, wallet cards and flyers; but if your workplace is paperless, or if everyone is working remotel... READ MORE
  • How healthy eating affects mental and emotional health

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 18 2021
    Most people know that eating well can help you maintain a healthy weight and avoid or minimise many health problems. Did you know that your diet can also have an effect on your mood and sense of wellbeing? The... READ MORE
    Most people know that eating well can help you maintain a healthy weight and avoid or minimise many health problems. Did you know that your diet can also have an effect on your mood and sense of wellbeing? The... READ MORE
  • Are you worrying too much?

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 18 2021
    Worry can impact your time, your wellbeing and your focus. If you are spending a couple of hours a day worrying and you are worrying most days, then you are probably worrying too much. If you spend a lot of tim... READ MORE
    Worry can impact your time, your wellbeing and your focus. If you are spending a couple of hours a day worrying and you are worrying most days, then you are probably worrying too much. If you spend a lot of tim... READ MORE
  • Adapting to change at work

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 18 2021
    Change can be scary. Particularly big changes. Some people struggle with the rate of change that is occurring in their workplace. They feel as though as soon as they have adapted to one change, another begins. ... READ MORE
    Change can be scary. Particularly big changes. Some people struggle with the rate of change that is occurring in their workplace. They feel as though as soon as they have adapted to one change, another begins. ... READ MORE
  • How Healthy is your Heart?

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 06 2021
    Coronary heart disease (CHD) occurs when your coronary arteries (the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to your heart muscle) become clogged with fatty material called plaque or atheroma.[2] How can I avoid ... READ MORE
    Coronary heart disease (CHD) occurs when your coronary arteries (the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to your heart muscle) become clogged with fatty material called plaque or atheroma.[2] How can I avoid ... READ MORE
  • What are the signs of a narcissistic boss?

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 03 2021
    You may have seen some confronting behaviour in your workplace and wondered whether its driven by narcissism. The most classic and obvious signs of a narcissistic boss are those who scream, berate the... READ MORE
    You may have seen some confronting behaviour in your workplace and wondered whether its driven by narcissism. The most classic and obvious signs of a narcissistic boss are those who scream, berate the... READ MORE
  • Solutions to Perfectionism

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 03 2021
    Consider where you drive for perfectionism comes from It can be helpful to identify the underlying beliefs that drive your perfectionist behaviour. For example, it is common for many perfectionists to have a... READ MORE
    Consider where you drive for perfectionism comes from It can be helpful to identify the underlying beliefs that drive your perfectionist behaviour. For example, it is common for many perfectionists to have a... READ MORE
  • Narcissistic abuse: the signs, and ways to cope.

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 14 2021
      If you realise that you’ve been struggling with narcissistic abuse, it’s normal to feel angry or scared. You may feel unsure about what to do next. Let’s get into some tips for coping with your situation. A... READ MORE
      If you realise that you’ve been struggling with narcissistic abuse, it’s normal to feel angry or scared. You may feel unsure about what to do next. Let’s get into some tips for coping with your situation. A... READ MORE
  • The Importance of Sleep

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 14 2021
    We all know about the importance of sleep for our health, but why? Sleep is the foundation of good health. When we are lacking in sleep, all the health goals that we try to achieve become much harder. The be... READ MORE
    We all know about the importance of sleep for our health, but why? Sleep is the foundation of good health. When we are lacking in sleep, all the health goals that we try to achieve become much harder. The be... READ MORE
  • How to build a successful relationship

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 14 2021
      John Gottman is an American psychological researcher world-renowned for his work on relationship stability and marital conflict. He has conducted over four decades of research, with thousands of couples (inc... READ MORE
      John Gottman is an American psychological researcher world-renowned for his work on relationship stability and marital conflict. He has conducted over four decades of research, with thousands of couples (inc... READ MORE
  • What is burnout?

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 23 2020
    Burnout is a chronic stress syndrome which develops gradually as a consequence of a prolonged stress situation.[1] People experiencing burnout often feel exhausted, overstrain, tiredness and fatigue as a result... READ MORE
    Burnout is a chronic stress syndrome which develops gradually as a consequence of a prolonged stress situation.[1] People experiencing burnout often feel exhausted, overstrain, tiredness and fatigue as a result... READ MORE
  • High cholesterol: How can diet help?

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 23 2020
    HDL cholesterol is known as 'good' cholesterol because HDL helps to remove dangerous cholesterol from your arteries by carrying cholesterol back to your liver for disposal. LDL cholesterol is known as 'bad' cho... READ MORE
    HDL cholesterol is known as 'good' cholesterol because HDL helps to remove dangerous cholesterol from your arteries by carrying cholesterol back to your liver for disposal. LDL cholesterol is known as 'bad' cho... READ MORE
  • Coping with the financial demands of Christmas

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 23 2020
    Have you ever calculated how much Christmas costs? Few people do. The cost of Christmas includes all the presents you need to buy, all the Christmas functions you need to attend and all the additional food and... READ MORE
    Have you ever calculated how much Christmas costs? Few people do. The cost of Christmas includes all the presents you need to buy, all the Christmas functions you need to attend and all the additional food and... READ MORE
  • How to encourage the use of Employee Assistance Programs

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 14 2020
    Probably you’ve already been in a situation where someone you care about, maybe a family member, a friend or a colleague has been going through a difficult time. You’d really like to help, but you don’t really ... READ MORE
    Probably you’ve already been in a situation where someone you care about, maybe a family member, a friend or a colleague has been going through a difficult time. You’d really like to help, but you don’t really ... READ MORE
  • Emotional Intelligence

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 14 2020
    The good news is that it is possible to improve your EQ. For example, when you learn to better manage your stress your stress tolerance improves and you’ll be able to function more effectively when experiencing... READ MORE
    The good news is that it is possible to improve your EQ. For example, when you learn to better manage your stress your stress tolerance improves and you’ll be able to function more effectively when experiencing... READ MORE
  • Are you getting enough regular exercise?

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 14 2020
    Regular physical activity is important for your optimal health.  Regular exercise reduces your risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke and some cancers[1]. While many people... READ MORE
    Regular physical activity is important for your optimal health.  Regular exercise reduces your risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, stroke and some cancers[1]. While many people... READ MORE
  • Manage anxiety about returning to work during Covid-I9

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 11 2020
    A lot of people have been working remotely over the last few months. But businesses recently have started to bring more staff back into offices. Given all the guidance during Covid-19 to stay at home and socia... READ MORE
    A lot of people have been working remotely over the last few months. But businesses recently have started to bring more staff back into offices. Given all the guidance during Covid-19 to stay at home and socia... READ MORE
  • What is type 2 diabetes and how do you treat it?

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 11 2020
    Type 2 diabetes is a condition that causes the level of sugar (glucose) in blood to become too high. It develops when someone’s body becomes resistant to insulin, or does not make enough insulin to process... READ MORE
    Type 2 diabetes is a condition that causes the level of sugar (glucose) in blood to become too high. It develops when someone’s body becomes resistant to insulin, or does not make enough insulin to process... READ MORE
  • The five habits of happy people – the science behind happiness

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 11 2020
    What is the secret to happiness? Psychologists have recently started thinking about the science behind smiles and what truly makes life ‘worth living’.   Positive psychology, as it is known, studies... READ MORE
    What is the secret to happiness? Psychologists have recently started thinking about the science behind smiles and what truly makes life ‘worth living’.   Positive psychology, as it is known, studies... READ MORE
  • Difference between Anxiety and Stress

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 09 2020
    Stress and Anxiety have a lot in common so it can be difficult to tell them apart. Both can leave people feeling strained, unable to cope, fearful and avoidant. Both can make a person’s body tense, have distur... READ MORE
    Stress and Anxiety have a lot in common so it can be difficult to tell them apart. Both can leave people feeling strained, unable to cope, fearful and avoidant. Both can make a person’s body tense, have distur... READ MORE
  • The big deal with diversity in the workplace

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 09 2020
    Diversity in the workplace means having employees from a wide range of backgrounds. This can include having employees of different ages, gender, ethnicity, physical ability, sexual orientation, religious b... READ MORE
    Diversity in the workplace means having employees from a wide range of backgrounds. This can include having employees of different ages, gender, ethnicity, physical ability, sexual orientation, religious b... READ MORE
  • Understanding traumatic events and available support

    Published by MAXSolutions on February 04 2020
    What is a Traumatic Event? Traumatic events may happen at any time and can involve a single experience, or repeated events. They most often lie outside the rage of normal experiences. They usually involve a ... READ MORE
    What is a Traumatic Event? Traumatic events may happen at any time and can involve a single experience, or repeated events. They most often lie outside the rage of normal experiences. They usually involve a ... READ MORE
  • See your counsellor wherever you are

    Published by MAXSolutions on February 03 2020
      Most people want to have their EAP counselling session in person. There is much more richness to communication when we can see people in real time, as well as hear them.   But for many people it’s... READ MORE
      Most people want to have their EAP counselling session in person. There is much more richness to communication when we can see people in real time, as well as hear them.   But for many people it’s... READ MORE
  • Managing family conflict at Christmas

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 07 2019
      Christmas usually brings together people you don’t otherwise see very often.  You might look forward to seeing some of these people with whom you would otherwise have little contact, and who you like to see;... READ MORE
      Christmas usually brings together people you don’t otherwise see very often.  You might look forward to seeing some of these people with whom you would otherwise have little contact, and who you like to see;... READ MORE
  • Building resilience in children

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 31 2019
    Resilience describes a person’s ability to bounce back from a negative experience. Resilience is not a rare ability; most people can be resilient and the skill can be learned and developed by almost anyone. Res... READ MORE
    Resilience describes a person’s ability to bounce back from a negative experience. Resilience is not a rare ability; most people can be resilient and the skill can be learned and developed by almost anyone. Res... READ MORE
  • Supporting Someone with Depression

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 02 2019
      Depression can be a debilitating condition. Although it affects everyone differently, a low mood is common as is a loss of enjoyment in things or ceasing involvement in a once loved activity. It can be... READ MORE
      Depression can be a debilitating condition. Although it affects everyone differently, a low mood is common as is a loss of enjoyment in things or ceasing involvement in a once loved activity. It can be... READ MORE
  • Good Sleep Habits

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 01 2019
    Sleep can be affected by many things.  Most people experience difficulty sleeping when they are stressed, worried or experiencing change.  There are a lot of things that you can do to improve your sle... READ MORE
    Sleep can be affected by many things.  Most people experience difficulty sleeping when they are stressed, worried or experiencing change.  There are a lot of things that you can do to improve your sle... READ MORE
  • Building Resilience

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 29 2019
    References 1.    Masten, A.S. (1994). "Resilience in individual development: Successful adaptation despite risk and adversity", pp. 3–25 in M. Wang & E. Gordon (Eds.), Risk and res... READ MORE
    References 1.    Masten, A.S. (1994). "Resilience in individual development: Successful adaptation despite risk and adversity", pp. 3–25 in M. Wang & E. Gordon (Eds.), Risk and res... READ MORE
  • Grief and Bereavement

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 24 2019
    People grieve in different ways. Some people are very private about their grief and may not want others to see. Grieving is hard work. Much of your resources and coping capacity will be taken up with the hard ... READ MORE
    People grieve in different ways. Some people are very private about their grief and may not want others to see. Grieving is hard work. Much of your resources and coping capacity will be taken up with the hard ... READ MORE
  • Sexual Harassment

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 02 2019
      Sexual harassment is any unwanted or unwelcome sexual behaviour, which makes a person feel offended, humiliated or intimidated1. Sexual harassment at work is against the law. Sexual harassment can be co... READ MORE
      Sexual harassment is any unwanted or unwelcome sexual behaviour, which makes a person feel offended, humiliated or intimidated1. Sexual harassment at work is against the law. Sexual harassment can be co... READ MORE
  • Financial Coaching

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 31 2019
    Financial stress is sadly becoming very widespread. In a recent poll, over half the people questioned said they were “stressed” about their finances. Yet asking for help can be difficult and knowing who you can... READ MORE
    Financial stress is sadly becoming very widespread. In a recent poll, over half the people questioned said they were “stressed” about their finances. Yet asking for help can be difficult and knowing who you can... READ MORE
  • Type 1 diabetes

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 14 2018
    Diabetes is a condition that occurs when the body cannot maintain healthy levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood[1] Glucose is the primary source of energy in your body and it is crucial for normal functioning... READ MORE
    Diabetes is a condition that occurs when the body cannot maintain healthy levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood[1] Glucose is the primary source of energy in your body and it is crucial for normal functioning... READ MORE
  • Keeping long distance relationships healthy

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 14 2018
      Studies indicate an increase of as much as 44% since 2000[1]and the practice of travelling long distances for work is likely to increase. People are travelling further and more frequently. It is also m... READ MORE
      Studies indicate an increase of as much as 44% since 2000[1]and the practice of travelling long distances for work is likely to increase. People are travelling further and more frequently. It is also m... READ MORE
  • Staying well in the summer heat

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
    Climate change is leading to longer, hotter and more intense heatwaves in Australia[1].   Heatwaves cause more deaths across the country than any other extreme weather events. The Australian Bureau of M... READ MORE
    Climate change is leading to longer, hotter and more intense heatwaves in Australia[1].   Heatwaves cause more deaths across the country than any other extreme weather events. The Australian Bureau of M... READ MORE
  • Kindness is good for you

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
    Small things can make a big difference: letting someone go before you on the road; giving up your seat on public transport for a parent with an infant; caring for a neighbour’s plants while they are unwell, don... READ MORE
    Small things can make a big difference: letting someone go before you on the road; giving up your seat on public transport for a parent with an infant; caring for a neighbour’s plants while they are unwell, don... READ MORE
  • How to support someone at risk of suicide

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
    If you are worried that someone is in imminent danger call 000. Stay with them until help is arranged. When someone is expressing that they want to harm themselves, it is important to take it seriously. Contra... READ MORE
    If you are worried that someone is in imminent danger call 000. Stay with them until help is arranged. When someone is expressing that they want to harm themselves, it is important to take it seriously. Contra... READ MORE
  • How do you know if its depression?

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
    Depression is a condition for which many effective treatments exist. Getting the right treatment early can significantly reduce the suffering of a person with depression and help them recover faster[1]. You... READ MORE
    Depression is a condition for which many effective treatments exist. Getting the right treatment early can significantly reduce the suffering of a person with depression and help them recover faster[1]. You... READ MORE
  • The benefits of self-compassion

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
    Self-kindness This refers to the tendency to be caring and understanding with oneself when confronted with personal failures, problems, and stress   READ MORE
    Self-kindness This refers to the tendency to be caring and understanding with oneself when confronted with personal failures, problems, and stress   READ MORE
  • Domestic violence – how you can help

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 19 2018
    Remember that the victim’s safety is the most important thing to consider. If the perpetrator discovers that their victim has told someone about the abuse, they will often receive violent reprisal[3]. If someo... READ MORE
    Remember that the victim’s safety is the most important thing to consider. If the perpetrator discovers that their victim has told someone about the abuse, they will often receive violent reprisal[3]. If someo... READ MORE
  • How to develop grit

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 19 2018
    Before giving up on New Year’s resolutions, consider getting gritty. Grit has been associated with increased chances of you reaching your goals, no matter what they are and no matter your natural ability. Grit... READ MORE
    Before giving up on New Year’s resolutions, consider getting gritty. Grit has been associated with increased chances of you reaching your goals, no matter what they are and no matter your natural ability. Grit... READ MORE
  • Work life balance - how do you improve yours?

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 19 2018
    Having work life balance sounds wonderful doesn’t it? But what actually is work life balance and how can you get it? Work life balance is defined as an individual’s ability to meet both their work and family c... READ MORE
    Having work life balance sounds wonderful doesn’t it? But what actually is work life balance and how can you get it? Work life balance is defined as an individual’s ability to meet both their work and family c... READ MORE
  • Staying sun safe this summer

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 19 2018
    The sun emits many types of radiation. At the earth’s surface we receive mostly visible radiation (light) and infrared radiation (heat). Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is also present but we cannot see it or feel ... READ MORE
    The sun emits many types of radiation. At the earth’s surface we receive mostly visible radiation (light) and infrared radiation (heat). Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is also present but we cannot see it or feel ... READ MORE
  • Setting goals for a new year

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 11 2018
    The beginning of January is typically the time of year that people set goals for themselves. You can set goals any time of year, but right now is when you might have some in mind. If you are needing some extra... READ MORE
    The beginning of January is typically the time of year that people set goals for themselves. You can set goals any time of year, but right now is when you might have some in mind. If you are needing some extra... READ MORE
  • How workplace conflict affects businesses

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 23 2022
    If you have a job that requires you to work with people, then you probably will experience conflict from time to time. An international study conducted by CPP Global[1] in 2008 surveyed 5,000 employees an... READ MORE
    If you have a job that requires you to work with people, then you probably will experience conflict from time to time. An international study conducted by CPP Global[1] in 2008 surveyed 5,000 employees an... READ MORE
  • Aussie Broadband proves great recruitment practices lead to great retention

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 20 2021
    Aussie Broadband are known for many things, but something that stands out is their customer service. The Australian telco business was crowned Roy Morgan’s Internet Service Provider of the Year in 20... READ MORE
    Aussie Broadband are known for many things, but something that stands out is their customer service. The Australian telco business was crowned Roy Morgan’s Internet Service Provider of the Year in 20... READ MORE
  • Gympie locals Eat at Candy's

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 29 2020
    On April 20th, the day that thousands of Queensland students began online learning from home, Chef and Gympie local Candy Waldock defied conventional wisdom and opened a new café in the regional town.  Su... READ MORE
    On April 20th, the day that thousands of Queensland students began online learning from home, Chef and Gympie local Candy Waldock defied conventional wisdom and opened a new café in the regional town.  Su... READ MORE
  • Where are the employment opportunities in Australia 2020

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 16 2020
    It has been a trying few months dealing with the ongoing fallout of the COVID-19 virus. Naturally, this has led to a shakeup of what the job market looks like now. Understanding what’s going on with the job mar... READ MORE
    It has been a trying few months dealing with the ongoing fallout of the COVID-19 virus. Naturally, this has led to a shakeup of what the job market looks like now. Understanding what’s going on with the job mar... READ MORE
  • 4 ways to support employees with disabilities working from home

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 12 2020
      1. Provide access to assistive equipment and technology While you might assume that your employees’ home is suited to them and supportive of their needs, the issue is a little more complex. Providing s... READ MORE
      1. Provide access to assistive equipment and technology While you might assume that your employees’ home is suited to them and supportive of their needs, the issue is a little more complex. Providing s... READ MORE
  • The benefits of hiring people with disability

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 06 2020
    People with disabilities have traditionally been excluded or underutilized in the workforce. Stigmas and a general lack of understanding surrounding the capabilities and skills they can provide businesses, has ... READ MORE
    People with disabilities have traditionally been excluded or underutilized in the workforce. Stigmas and a general lack of understanding surrounding the capabilities and skills they can provide businesses, has ... READ MORE
  • Celebrate similarity to promote diversity

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 21 2020
    Organisations around the world have spent years trying to work out the best way to promote diversity and inclusion. Most agree on the importance of celebrating difference among their employees. But is... READ MORE
    Organisations around the world have spent years trying to work out the best way to promote diversity and inclusion. Most agree on the importance of celebrating difference among their employees. But is... READ MORE
  • Benefit of cultural diversity in workplace

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 14 2020
    Overcoming barriers to hiring culturally diverse staff While it’s a myth that most immigrants have English language problems (FECCA), there are around 300 separately identified languages spoken in Australian h... READ MORE
    Overcoming barriers to hiring culturally diverse staff While it’s a myth that most immigrants have English language problems (FECCA), there are around 300 separately identified languages spoken in Australian h... READ MORE
  • Find the right employees for your business

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 10 2020
    COVID-19 has created enormous challenges for employers with many changing the very way they do business. Many employers are having to ask themselves, do they have the right employees? Let’s take a look at ... READ MORE
    COVID-19 has created enormous challenges for employers with many changing the very way they do business. Many employers are having to ask themselves, do they have the right employees? Let’s take a look at ... READ MORE
  • Now is the time to hire

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 09 2020
    With the treasurer announcing Australia has now entered a recession, on the back of bushfires and pandemics, it might seem natural for businesses to move into defence mode. Putting those recruitment plans on ho... READ MORE
    With the treasurer announcing Australia has now entered a recession, on the back of bushfires and pandemics, it might seem natural for businesses to move into defence mode. Putting those recruitment plans on ho... READ MORE
  • Job seekers training in larger numbers during lockdown

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 09 2020
      More job seekers have been upskilling during COVID-19, with women three times as likely as men to seek out training opportunities, according to new data from one of Australia’s largest employment servic... READ MORE
      More job seekers have been upskilling during COVID-19, with women three times as likely as men to seek out training opportunities, according to new data from one of Australia’s largest employment servic... READ MORE
  • Hiring mature-age job seekers

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 24 2020
    Job tenure statistics shared by McCrindle Research.  With mounting pressure from the government to keep people in the workforce longer, an older worker may prove to be a loyal employee offering a high ret... READ MORE
    Job tenure statistics shared by McCrindle Research.  With mounting pressure from the government to keep people in the workforce longer, an older worker may prove to be a loyal employee offering a high ret... READ MORE
  • Should you hire an overqualified candidate?

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 18 2020
    Of course, there’s no right or wrong answer – we all know hiring is a nuanced business at the best of times. The Australian HR Institute wrote in 2017 that “overqualified candidates are equal parts tantalisi... READ MORE
    Of course, there’s no right or wrong answer – we all know hiring is a nuanced business at the best of times. The Australian HR Institute wrote in 2017 that “overqualified candidates are equal parts tantalisi... READ MORE
  • Callum’s skills are cutting it

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 19 2020
    When Callum Kennedy left high school in Tasmania, like any excited teenager, he was full of hopes and dreams for his future. But after two years of job searching, and with just two very short-term roles under ... READ MORE
    When Callum Kennedy left high school in Tasmania, like any excited teenager, he was full of hopes and dreams for his future. But after two years of job searching, and with just two very short-term roles under ... READ MORE
  • Susan’s back in business!

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 12 2020
      When Melbourne mother Susan Hanson decided to devote her life to raising her children and enjoying her family, she never thought taking the plunge back into work as a mature-aged person would be so daun... READ MORE
      When Melbourne mother Susan Hanson decided to devote her life to raising her children and enjoying her family, she never thought taking the plunge back into work as a mature-aged person would be so daun... READ MORE
  • Recipe for success at Subway

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 05 2020
      For socially anxious people, doing a job that doesn’t require “people skills” would seem the obvious choice. So, to find 23-year-old Tasmanians Justin Unwin and Zach Bennetto cheerfully chatting to cus... READ MORE
      For socially anxious people, doing a job that doesn’t require “people skills” would seem the obvious choice. So, to find 23-year-old Tasmanians Justin Unwin and Zach Bennetto cheerfully chatting to cus... READ MORE
  • Oyster farmers show true grit

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 08 2019
      Endeavour Oyster Farm in picturesque Woolooware Bay in New South Wales, produces over one million oysters each year, selling directly to hungry locals and tourists alike.   Owners... READ MORE
      Endeavour Oyster Farm in picturesque Woolooware Bay in New South Wales, produces over one million oysters each year, selling directly to hungry locals and tourists alike.   Owners... READ MORE
  • Compass serving up job skills

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 01 2019
    When Paul Humphries’ mum fell ill, his world was turned upside down. The 29-year-old bakery assistant packed up his belongings and moved to be with her in western Sydney. Life as a carer meant long days fille... READ MORE
    When Paul Humphries’ mum fell ill, his world was turned upside down. The 29-year-old bakery assistant packed up his belongings and moved to be with her in western Sydney. Life as a carer meant long days fille... READ MORE
  • Perfect finish for apprentice spray-painter Jake

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 24 2019
      Long-term unemployment can wreak havoc on a person’s sense of self-worth, well-being and confidence. That was the situation 28-year-old Jake Robson from Victoria found himself in after five years out o... READ MORE
      Long-term unemployment can wreak havoc on a person’s sense of self-worth, well-being and confidence. That was the situation 28-year-old Jake Robson from Victoria found himself in after five years out o... READ MORE
  • John’s selling the Aussie dream

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 09 2019
      An injury shouldn’t lead to long-term unemployment, but for ex-car salesman John Youd, the battle to return to the workforce became a near three-year struggle that only recently ended. For the ... READ MORE
      An injury shouldn’t lead to long-term unemployment, but for ex-car salesman John Youd, the battle to return to the workforce became a near three-year struggle that only recently ended. For the ... READ MORE
  • Connor strikes gold with new job at Canberra Dinosaur Museum

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 19 2019
    MAX Solutions customer Connor at Canberra Dinosaur Museum.  20-year-old Connor has autism and can struggle to read and comprehend text. He was eager to start work but understood his disability may impact ... READ MORE
    MAX Solutions customer Connor at Canberra Dinosaur Museum.  20-year-old Connor has autism and can struggle to read and comprehend text. He was eager to start work but understood his disability may impact ... READ MORE
  • Examples of Disability Discrimination and Diversity in the Workplace

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 28 2019
    Though employment rates for people with disability has improved slightly each year, there is still a large discrepancy in employment between people with disability and those without. While 94.3% of people in A... READ MORE
    Though employment rates for people with disability has improved slightly each year, there is still a large discrepancy in employment between people with disability and those without. While 94.3% of people in A... READ MORE
  • 10 Helpful Tips to Recruit People with Disability

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 28 2019
    People with disability can bring a range of skills, talents, qualifications and abilities to any business. Yet many companies still don’t fully appreciate the benefit of employing people with disability. Work... READ MORE
    People with disability can bring a range of skills, talents, qualifications and abilities to any business. Yet many companies still don’t fully appreciate the benefit of employing people with disability. Work... READ MORE
  • Employing People with Disabilities (6 Types of Jobs for People with Disabilities)

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 22 2019
    More and more organisations are creating jobs with people with disability, or harnessing the skills and abilities people with disability have for roles that already exist. This means great opportunity for... READ MORE
    More and more organisations are creating jobs with people with disability, or harnessing the skills and abilities people with disability have for roles that already exist. This means great opportunity for... READ MORE
  • Jasmine's in her first job and loving it!

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 10 2018
    “I loved MAX as soon as I went there. I didn’t have anything as soon as I got there they said they had an internship ready for me to do. Straight away I was into it.” READ MORE
    “I loved MAX as soon as I went there. I didn’t have anything as soon as I got there they said they had an internship ready for me to do. Straight away I was into it.” READ MORE
  • Donna's five star service

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 08 2018
    “Initially Donna was really nervous, she was a bit anxious at the interview and not sure if she was doing the right thing, but she past the interview and felt a lot better,” Rena said. READ MORE
    “Initially Donna was really nervous, she was a bit anxious at the interview and not sure if she was doing the right thing, but she past the interview and felt a lot better,” Rena said. READ MORE
  • Coles producing opportunity for Casey

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 08 2018
    PaTH not only gives job seekers aged 15-24 the opportunity to gain hands on experience in their desired industry, but provides routine and consistency for those who might be lacking motivation.  This was ... READ MORE
    PaTH not only gives job seekers aged 15-24 the opportunity to gain hands on experience in their desired industry, but provides routine and consistency for those who might be lacking motivation.  This was ... READ MORE
  • Chris gets in touch with his roots thanks to Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 08 2018
    “At first Chris was hesitant to apply with Voyages as he had been unemployed for such a long time.” “I organised the phone interview which he passed with flying colours.” READ MORE
    “At first Chris was hesitant to apply with Voyages as he had been unemployed for such a long time.” “I organised the phone interview which he passed with flying colours.” READ MORE
  • All signs point to success

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 08 2018
    Adam said Patrick’s work has been crucial to the operation of the company. “We’re currently going through an expansion, we’re trying to perform miracles and that’s where Patrick comes in. He takes the pressure... READ MORE
    Adam said Patrick’s work has been crucial to the operation of the company. “We’re currently going through an expansion, we’re trying to perform miracles and that’s where Patrick comes in. He takes the pressure... READ MORE
  • AccessAbility Day gives 20 year old Kate the opportunity to be a Recruiter

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 08 2018
    20 year old Kate found it hard to get into the workforce after leaving school. Born with congenital joint problems, there were certain jobs that weren’t possible for her. “Because of my disability, there are c... READ MORE
    20 year old Kate found it hard to get into the workforce after leaving school. Born with congenital joint problems, there were certain jobs that weren’t possible for her. “Because of my disability, there are c... READ MORE
  • Richard reaps reward on Baupal Park Macadamia Farm

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 08 2018
    Maintenance hand Richard with Kate Rose, owner of Baupal Park Macadamia Farm. Baupal Park in Gympie is an organic macadamia orchard, specialising in producing quality nuts using Korean Natural Farming pra... READ MORE
    Maintenance hand Richard with Kate Rose, owner of Baupal Park Macadamia Farm. Baupal Park in Gympie is an organic macadamia orchard, specialising in producing quality nuts using Korean Natural Farming pra... READ MORE
  • National Partnership with Programmed Skilled Workforce

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 08 2018
    “Having a dedicated National Partnership Manager to work with has helped to strengthen our relationship, develop our key objectives and focus more on improvement.”  Christine Bernardo, National Manager – ... READ MORE
    “Having a dedicated National Partnership Manager to work with has helped to strengthen our relationship, develop our key objectives and focus more on improvement.”  Christine Bernardo, National Manager – ... READ MORE
  • National Partnership with ISS

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 08 2018
    “MAX Employment have successfully partnered with ISS Facility Services on a national level to become an extension to our centralised recruitment team, assisting, by understanding  our business needs a... READ MORE
    “MAX Employment have successfully partnered with ISS Facility Services on a national level to become an extension to our centralised recruitment team, assisting, by understanding  our business needs a... READ MORE
  • Smooth sailing for Kendrick

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 08 2018
    Image: Kendrick at work at Carroll Tyres.    Although it hasn’t always been smooth sailing, HSO Tasha has formed a good relationship with both Kendrick and Carroll Tyres Manager Rob Kitzleman throug... READ MORE
    Image: Kendrick at work at Carroll Tyres.    Although it hasn’t always been smooth sailing, HSO Tasha has formed a good relationship with both Kendrick and Carroll Tyres Manager Rob Kitzleman throug... READ MORE
  • What is website accessibility and how to make your website accessible

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 18 2022
    Most of us are aware of the idea of making our businesses more accessible for our customers living with disability – but what is website accessibility and how do you make your website accessible?  Like ma... READ MORE
    Most of us are aware of the idea of making our businesses more accessible for our customers living with disability – but what is website accessibility and how do you make your website accessible?  Like ma... READ MORE
  • Support for refugees in Australia

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 11 2022
      Educational Support The government offers education programs for both adults and children to help make the transition to life in Australia easier. For adults, the government provides the adult migrant... READ MORE
      Educational Support The government offers education programs for both adults and children to help make the transition to life in Australia easier. For adults, the government provides the adult migrant... READ MORE
  • Where to find migrant support services

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 31 2022
    Moving to a new country can be an exciting time but also filled with unexpected surprises and the fear of the unknown. If you have recently moved to Australia or plan to, knowing where and how to access migran... READ MORE
    Moving to a new country can be an exciting time but also filled with unexpected surprises and the fear of the unknown. If you have recently moved to Australia or plan to, knowing where and how to access migran... READ MORE
  • No Interest loans (NILS)

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 10 2022
    Life can be unpredictable and for people on lower incomes, some of the financial surprises can be harder to deal with. One of the ways to deal with a financial shock is through the use of No Interest Loans. N... READ MORE
    Life can be unpredictable and for people on lower incomes, some of the financial surprises can be harder to deal with. One of the ways to deal with a financial shock is through the use of No Interest Loans. N... READ MORE
  • What different types of disability support are available?

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 27 2021
    The experience of every person with disability is wholly unique. So too is the journey to find meaningful work. That’s why it’s important to know what is available and how to access individualised disability su... READ MORE
    The experience of every person with disability is wholly unique. So too is the journey to find meaningful work. That’s why it’s important to know what is available and how to access individualised disability su... READ MORE
  • Career change tips: switching industries

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 05 2021
    Self-reflect Have a good hard think about what you want in a career. Think about what skills you have currently and what skills you would like to develop. Think about the tasks that you enjoy, the ones you don... READ MORE
    Self-reflect Have a good hard think about what you want in a career. Think about what skills you have currently and what skills you would like to develop. Think about the tasks that you enjoy, the ones you don... READ MORE
  • How to stay focussed at work

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 30 2020
    In this increasingly fast-paced and interconnected world, we are bombarded daily by information. This can make it hard to concentrate, whether it be at home with loved ones or trying to stay focussed at work. T... READ MORE
    In this increasingly fast-paced and interconnected world, we are bombarded daily by information. This can make it hard to concentrate, whether it be at home with loved ones or trying to stay focussed at work. T... READ MORE
  • What I learned from 100 days of rejection (via TEDx)

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 19 2018
    Rejection: it can be one of the most frightening things, and can hold us back from reaching our full potential.   Jia Jiang adventures boldly into a territory so many of us fear: rejection. By s... READ MORE
    Rejection: it can be one of the most frightening things, and can hold us back from reaching our full potential.   Jia Jiang adventures boldly into a territory so many of us fear: rejection. By s... READ MORE
  • Things to keep in mind on your first day in a new job

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 19 2018
    So you’ve landed a new job and it’s your first day – time to prove that you are the right person for the job. Here are some tips to make a grand first impression in your new workplace. Arrive a litt... READ MORE
    So you’ve landed a new job and it’s your first day – time to prove that you are the right person for the job. Here are some tips to make a grand first impression in your new workplace. Arrive a litt... READ MORE
  • Planning your money

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 19 2018
      Taking the time to manage your money better can really pay off. It can help you stay on top of your bills and will help you save money in the long run. You can use these extra savings to pay off ... READ MORE
      Taking the time to manage your money better can really pay off. It can help you stay on top of your bills and will help you save money in the long run. You can use these extra savings to pay off ... READ MORE
  • How to shine in a retail job

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 19 2018
    Here’s a guide to the skills and attributes needed in this industry.   Friendliness Retail roles have a strong customer focus and involve interacting with many people throughout the day. Retail employer... READ MORE
    Here’s a guide to the skills and attributes needed in this industry.   Friendliness Retail roles have a strong customer focus and involve interacting with many people throughout the day. Retail employer... READ MORE
  • How much should I be paid

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 19 2018
    Many times, the excitement of getting a new job can make you forget some of the finer details. You may just see an hourly figure on your employment contract but not ask how much should I be getting paid? What ... READ MORE
    Many times, the excitement of getting a new job can make you forget some of the finer details. You may just see an hourly figure on your employment contract but not ask how much should I be getting paid? What ... READ MORE
  • Five common new job fears and how to overcome them

    Published by MAXSolutions on September 19 2018
    Getting over the fears of a new job. For plenty of people getting a new job is exciting because it signals opportunities to learn new skills, expand your network, and build your resume. But, change can be scar... READ MORE
    Getting over the fears of a new job. For plenty of people getting a new job is exciting because it signals opportunities to learn new skills, expand your network, and build your resume. But, change can be scar... READ MORE
  • What do Job Coaches do?

    Published by MAXSolutions on December 07 2023
    Job hunting can be challenging, and sometimes you just need some words of encouragement or someone to talk things through. Your coach isn’t just there to do the paperwork for you! They are invested in empower... READ MORE
    Job hunting can be challenging, and sometimes you just need some words of encouragement or someone to talk things through. Your coach isn’t just there to do the paperwork for you! They are invested in empower... READ MORE
  • Best Jobs for people with PTSD

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 23 2023
    How does PTSD impact work? PTSD can have a significant impact on a person's ability to work. Individuals with PTSD may struggle with concentration, memory, and decision-making, which can affect job performance... READ MORE
    How does PTSD impact work? PTSD can have a significant impact on a person's ability to work. Individuals with PTSD may struggle with concentration, memory, and decision-making, which can affect job performance... READ MORE
  • Money management skills: The key to financial freedom

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 19 2023
    Here are some of the essential skills you need to help you improve your money management.  Budgeting Creating a budget is the first step in managing your money effectively. It involves tracking your in... READ MORE
    Here are some of the essential skills you need to help you improve your money management.  Budgeting Creating a budget is the first step in managing your money effectively. It involves tracking your in... READ MORE
  • Best jobs for people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 23 2023
    Manufacturing Jobs Manufacturing and quality control jobs can be a great option for individuals with OCD who are interested in working in a hands-on role.  These jobs involve ensuring that products meet ... READ MORE
    Manufacturing Jobs Manufacturing and quality control jobs can be a great option for individuals with OCD who are interested in working in a hands-on role.  These jobs involve ensuring that products meet ... READ MORE
  • How a career quiz can help you find the right job

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 30 2022
    What job should I do? We spend a lot of our life at work so it’s understandable you want to make sure your job suits you. Balancing the skills you have, what you want to develop, what you enjoy, and what you ... READ MORE
    What job should I do? We spend a lot of our life at work so it’s understandable you want to make sure your job suits you. Balancing the skills you have, what you want to develop, what you enjoy, and what you ... READ MORE
  • Jobs for people with bipolar disorder

    Published by MAXSolutions on March 21 2022
    Building and construction jobs for people with bipolar disorder There is so much variety in this industry you could find any kind of job that fits your skillsets. The early starts and largely physical days ... READ MORE
    Building and construction jobs for people with bipolar disorder There is so much variety in this industry you could find any kind of job that fits your skillsets. The early starts and largely physical days ... READ MORE
  • Best Jobs for people with ADHD

    Published by MAXSolutions on February 21 2022
    ADHD can affect people in different ways and depends on what type of ADHD they have. Some may experience more hyperactivity and impulsivity, while others might struggle with inattention. Having a clear under... READ MORE
    ADHD can affect people in different ways and depends on what type of ADHD they have. Some may experience more hyperactivity and impulsivity, while others might struggle with inattention. Having a clear under... READ MORE
  • Career snapshot: Jobs in sales

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 16 2021
    Salespeople As a salesperson you will spend the bulk of your day speaking to potential customers the benefits of products and services and how it can provide value to them. This could be in a store or an offi... READ MORE
    Salespeople As a salesperson you will spend the bulk of your day speaking to potential customers the benefits of products and services and how it can provide value to them. This could be in a store or an offi... READ MORE
  • How to find local jobs

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 05 2021
      Join community groups: Finding communities online about your suburbs is another great way to find local jobs. Online community groups will regularly post about opportunities for locals to work and whi... READ MORE
      Join community groups: Finding communities online about your suburbs is another great way to find local jobs. Online community groups will regularly post about opportunities for locals to work and whi... READ MORE
  • Career snapshot: technology jobs

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 29 2021
    There are so many types of tech jobs you could do, it just depends on what your skill set is and where your passions lie.   Creative The games industry in Australia is continuing to grow significantly a... READ MORE
    There are so many types of tech jobs you could do, it just depends on what your skill set is and where your passions lie.   Creative The games industry in Australia is continuing to grow significantly a... READ MORE
  • Top 5 Social Media Etiquette tips

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 18 2021
    Many of us spend a lot of our lives on the internet these days. Whether for shopping, schooling, work, or just for fun. How we behave, particularly on social media platforms, is fast becoming an important part ... READ MORE
    Many of us spend a lot of our lives on the internet these days. Whether for shopping, schooling, work, or just for fun. How we behave, particularly on social media platforms, is fast becoming an important part ... READ MORE
  • Working when you have a mental illness

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 15 2021
    Work in some capacity is important for all human beings to maintain a happy and fulfilling life. For those that experience mental illness, there are at times significant barriers to employment. Those barriers ... READ MORE
    Work in some capacity is important for all human beings to maintain a happy and fulfilling life. For those that experience mental illness, there are at times significant barriers to employment. Those barriers ... READ MORE
  • Best careers and jobs for introverts

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 24 2021
    Technology jobs for Introverts Careers for introverts within the technology sector could be a great fit. While you will be working with a team most roles will have you working mostly with headphones plugged in... READ MORE
    Technology jobs for Introverts Careers for introverts within the technology sector could be a great fit. While you will be working with a team most roles will have you working mostly with headphones plugged in... READ MORE
  • How to find an entry-level job

    Published by MAXSolutions on February 25 2021
    The top three employing industries in the country are Health Care, Retail, and Construction and have many types of entry-level jobs available. These industries are continuing to grow and offer a lot of opportun... READ MORE
    The top three employing industries in the country are Health Care, Retail, and Construction and have many types of entry-level jobs available. These industries are continuing to grow and offer a lot of opportun... READ MORE
  • Career snapshot: allied health assistance

    Published by MAXSolutions on February 17 2021
    What professions are considered to be allied health? The full list of professions in the allied health field as listed by Allied Health Professions Australia are as follows:    -   &nbs... READ MORE
    What professions are considered to be allied health? The full list of professions in the allied health field as listed by Allied Health Professions Australia are as follows:    -   &nbs... READ MORE
  • How to find a job on Gumtree

    Published by MAXSolutions on January 21 2021
    Step 2 Navigate to the jobs section of the website. You'll see in the top search bar you can refine by your region. READ MORE
    Step 2 Navigate to the jobs section of the website. You'll see in the top search bar you can refine by your region. READ MORE
  • How to use LinkedIn to find a job

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 30 2020
    Over 11 million Australians now use LinkedIn. So it’s no surprise that nine out of ten recruiters use the career-focussed social media site daily. The growth of LinkedIn has meant that the user base has shifted... READ MORE
    Over 11 million Australians now use LinkedIn. So it’s no surprise that nine out of ten recruiters use the career-focussed social media site daily. The growth of LinkedIn has meant that the user base has shifted... READ MORE
  • Finding the hidden job market

    Published by MAXSolutions on November 02 2020
    Networking Looking for work through your own network can be another way to uncover those jobs before they get advertised. Your family and friends are a good place to start, you never know who may be hiring unt... READ MORE
    Networking Looking for work through your own network can be another way to uncover those jobs before they get advertised. Your family and friends are a good place to start, you never know who may be hiring unt... READ MORE
  • The best job searching websites for Australia

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 15 2020
    MAXConnect Jobs Government Job Hubs SEEK Indeed LinkedIn Facebook Ethical jobs Grad connection Gumtree   READ MORE
    MAXConnect Jobs Government Job Hubs SEEK Indeed LinkedIn Facebook Ethical jobs Grad connection Gumtree   READ MORE
  • Career snapshot: aged care

    Published by MAXSolutions on August 23 2020
    Case studies Here are some of the superheroes who are caring for our ageing loved ones or training with MAX to be the next generation of aged carers.    Jodie Kopp, Hervey Bay, Qld After 20 years ... READ MORE
    Case studies Here are some of the superheroes who are caring for our ageing loved ones or training with MAX to be the next generation of aged carers.    Jodie Kopp, Hervey Bay, Qld After 20 years ... READ MORE
  • What do Placement Consultants do?

    Published by MAXSolutions on July 06 2020
    What do Placement Consultants do? With Covid-19 continuing to keep states apart and international travel still a pipe dream at this stage, many facets of the Australian economy are yet to fully fire back up. U... READ MORE
    What do Placement Consultants do? With Covid-19 continuing to keep states apart and international travel still a pipe dream at this stage, many facets of the Australian economy are yet to fully fire back up. U... READ MORE
  • Midlife career change – advice for mature-age job seekers

    Published by MAXSolutions on May 24 2020
    Changing careers at 40, 50 and beyond  Mature-age Australians are joining the multitude of Australians who now find themselves out of work due to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. If you’... READ MORE
    Changing careers at 40, 50 and beyond  Mature-age Australians are joining the multitude of Australians who now find themselves out of work due to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. If you’... READ MORE
  • Crafting a successful LinkedIn profile

    Published by MAXSolutions on April 20 2020
    A polished LinkedIn profile is fast becoming as important as your resume. Make your job search easier with these helpful tips to refine your LinkedIn profile. The internet has changed nearly all facets of our ... READ MORE
    A polished LinkedIn profile is fast becoming as important as your resume. Make your job search easier with these helpful tips to refine your LinkedIn profile. The internet has changed nearly all facets of our ... READ MORE
  • How I networked my way into a job

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
    Here is his success story. “After leaving university with a journalism degree, I was looking for my first full time position. While I applied for jobs through Seek, I made sure I was also speaking to as ma... READ MORE
    Here is his success story. “After leaving university with a journalism degree, I was looking for my first full time position. While I applied for jobs through Seek, I made sure I was also speaking to as ma... READ MORE
  • Here's a list of companies that hire all year round

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
    Looking for a big companies that hire throughout the year? Here's about a million companies for you to look at!   Retail Companies don’t get much bigger than Wesfarmers and Woolworths. These retail riva... READ MORE
    Looking for a big companies that hire throughout the year? Here's about a million companies for you to look at!   Retail Companies don’t get much bigger than Wesfarmers and Woolworths. These retail riva... READ MORE
  • Fastest growing jobs in Australia

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 11 2018
    If you’re looking for a change of direction or a potential increase in earning potential, you might want to consider a career in one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors. According to data from Seek, th... READ MORE
    If you’re looking for a change of direction or a potential increase in earning potential, you might want to consider a career in one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors. According to data from Seek, th... READ MORE
  • Career snapshot: working in the mining industry

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 09 2018
    What jobs are available? There are many different areas within the mining industry, so there are no shortage of roles to suit your skills and preferences. Mining jobs include: Analysis and reporting Health... READ MORE
    What jobs are available? There are many different areas within the mining industry, so there are no shortage of roles to suit your skills and preferences. Mining jobs include: Analysis and reporting Health... READ MORE
  • Career snapshot: education and training

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 09 2018
    If you have a passion for education and are interested in supporting young people in their learning and development, you should seriously consider a career in Education and Training.   Reasons to conside... READ MORE
    If you have a passion for education and are interested in supporting young people in their learning and development, you should seriously consider a career in Education and Training.   Reasons to conside... READ MORE
  • Career snapshot: community service workers

    Published by MAXSolutions on October 09 2018
    At a time when job security is scarce, you can be confident in the demand for community service workers.  In late 2019, the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) shared a snapshot re... READ MORE
    At a time when job security is scarce, you can be confident in the demand for community service workers.  In late 2019, the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) shared a snapshot re... READ MORE
  • MAX Employment 2018 Christmas Campaign providing support to vulnerable women and children in the Redlands community.

    Published by MAXSolutions on June 08 2018
    “Because of the MAX Christmas Campaign, more people are aware of our services now, which we are very appreciative of. Thousands of women come through our doors each year and many of them are in need of financia... READ MORE
    “Because of the MAX Christmas Campaign, more people are aware of our services now, which we are very appreciative of. Thousands of women come through our doors each year and many of them are in need of financia... READ MORE
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