What is your learning style?

Adults learn in a variety of different ways, and there are different learning principles which incorporate the way in which adults learn.

The Four Stages of Learning a New Skill

Learning a new skill is investing in your future. Therefore, it is very important to be aware of the stages of learning a new skill so you can recognise and work with them rather than against them in your life.

How to beat the procrastination bug

We are all guilty of it at some point or another… Procrastination is an easy habit to get into that can delay the task at hand – sometimes indefinitely. Avoid the stress and guilt and learn how to overcome it with these helpful tips.

What makes a great leader?

Great leaders exhibit certain qualities that make them successful. So, if you aspire to be a leader and wondering how to go about it, consider the following unique attributes.

Why You Should Continue Lifelong Learning

Lifelong learning is not just a process, it is a means of growing both professionally and personally to empower you to achieve your goals.

Promoting and Encouraging Wellness in the Workplace

As an employer, promoting wellness in the workplace should be at the top of your priorities list. These ideas are so simple, yet so effective when it comes to promoting wellness in the workplace.

Tips for study success

Some handy tips for studying to help you stay focused

Get Your Team Excited About In-House Training

Promoting in-house training opportunities is something that many managers struggle with. At PicksGroup we know firsthand the resistance that in-house training is met with from individuals who believe it serves them no benefit. We have compiled some tips and tricks for promoting in-house training to your team.

The Benefits of a Qualification in Work Health and Safety (WHS)

We’re always looking for ways we can improve our career prospects; either for the job we’re in now or for a future role. Different courses and qualifications are a great way to climb the career ladder, but it can be difficult to know where to focus your attention. We’re going to talk to you about one key area that can be studied by someone from any industry, at any time. And may just give you that needed push up the career ladder.

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Do You Need a Career Change?

The feeling of needing a career change can come at any point in your life; perhaps you have been in the same industry for a while and feel like trying your hand at something new? Maybe you have decided it is time to break away from a job you do not enjoy in favour of following your passion? Whatever your reason for wanting a career change, at PicksGroup we have training on offer to help make your career change an enjoyable transition and provide you with the qualifications required to help make your dream job become a reality.

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Sharpen Your Own Saw

Being clear on your purpose will make it easier to say no to activities that take your focus from the important things in your work and life. Here are some ideas for you to start considering what you can do to “Sharpen Your Saw”.

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Cultivating a Growth Mindset

Ever wondered why some people succeed and others do not? Why some people let failure or success define who they are and others see challenges as an opportunity to grow and improve? Let’s face it, all of us at some stage will have dips in motivation and cannot be 100% active and engaged all of the time. However, what makes the difference is your mindset. You can control how you respond to a situation and how you look at a problem impacts on the result.

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