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New map matches people’s and job’s personality traits

A recent study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, maps out the ‘personalities’ of around 3,500 jobs. It found different professions attract people with very different psychological characteristics.  This research was a collaborative paper between Ribit’s research lead, Paul McCarthy, and researchers Peggy Kern from University of Melbourne and …

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New Research Report on the Impact of Internships

From the existing annual higher education graduate employment survey data we know that where students study and what they study both have a significant influence on their employment prospects when they graduate. However, a new research report released by CSIRO Data61’s Ribit shows that beyond these factors, course-integrated work is key to improving graduate employability and …

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5 tips to keep your cross-functional team on track

More and more, we’re seeing businesses shift from hierarchical project management methods to team-orientated, agile structures. For many people, this can take some getting used to, so managing your cross-functional team effectively is crucial to your team’s success. What is a cross-functional team? A cross-functional team involves bringing together different people with a variety of …

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What’s a Web Developer and how to hire the right one

Web Development is a fast-growing, highly sought-after skill in today’s digital society. Since its birth at the end of the 20th century, the internet has grown massively. Billions of people access the internet every single day, from scrolling social media on their smartphones, to reading the news on their tablets, to researching their latest project …

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