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May 2, 2018

Why your resume is like a burger

The thought of your resume might not exactly get your mouth watering, but picture this: a great resume is like a great burger. The basis of a good resume is all the essential ingredients stacked with some tasty little details that make it a truly juicy concoction; this gives the recruiters exactly what they’re looking […]

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April 19, 2018

Save the world from your desk this earth day

Whether you’re a recycling rookie or eco-warrior, Earth Day (22nd April 2018) is the perfect time to reflect on how to be better for the environment. In the face of such huge problems, trying to make a difference alone can feel overwhelming. We’ve got some tips on how you and your company can do your bit to […]

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February 14, 2018

What are you 2018 goals?

It’s another start to a long year and you find yourself saying is it February already! We can all get stuck going through the motions, getting to the end of the year and wondering where the year went. We also say things like ‘I wish I did this’, or the year has gone and ‘I […]

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January 17, 2018

6 steps for organising your desk at work

Where did that document go…The one you need for a presentation later today? It was just under your novelty mug or was it behind that calendar….? Having a clean and tidy desk not only prevents sticky situations like the one above, but can help you work better, faster and smarter. It can even make a […]

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January 10, 2018

Tips for remembering names

We’ve all been there. It’s your first day at a new job and you’re taking in a lot of new information – including everyone’s names. Before you’ve gotten a handle of your teammates’ names, you’re already being introduced to other departments while attempting to remember the OH&S processes and how to use the office coffee […]

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January 3, 2018

Why diversity matters

Inclusivity and diversity are important words in 2018. Although, there are still horrible injustices happening in our world, it seems that at least most of our mindsets are changing. On the whole, people seem a little more attuned to pointing out discrimination and banding together against it. More and more everyday people and yes, even […]

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December 15, 2017

Work proofing your social media

Tips on how to have social media accounts that won’t get you in trouble at work Social media and work, sometimes they just don’t mix. But let’s face it, today, most people have a social media account of some kind – including your boss! And so, we think learning how they can co-exist peacefully is […]

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December 13, 2017

Stepping off the hamster wheel

The lack of motivation, urgency and focus leading into and over the Christmas break can be frustrating for management and leaders in business. However it is such a vital time for everyone in the workplace to switch off, recover and re-charge. Many senior AFL teams have just come back after a 6 or 7 week […]

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November 25, 2017

The bakers bake the buns

I find myself using this saying a lot in coaching. Often in sport it’s easy for an individual or team to get sidetracked from their specific purpose, talent or role that they play, due to external constraints. Much like a manager or other member of staff can be when the responsibility of recruiting new staff […]

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May 3, 2017

Continued opportunities

Goal Indigenous Services and Lendlease Building continue to work together providing a scope of works across many different skill sets throughout the Northern Territory. Four Wardaman people (Katherine region) were chosen to complete a program aligned to meet the following unit of competency: AHCFAU301A Respond to wildlife emergencies. With over 25 venomous snakes in the […]

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April 6, 2017

Client spotlight

Wolpers Grahl is a locally owned Darwin company with over 20 years civil contracting and commercial construction experience, and has been successful in numerous NT Government construction projects. In 2014 the NT Government introduced the Indigenous Participation on Construction Project Policy. This policy requires contractors completing work on government-funded projects to ensure a provisional sum […]

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March 16, 2017

Finding a winning edge

Sydney Swans have arguably been one of the most successful teams in the past 10 years. Paul Roos took the Swans to the 2004 AFL grand final, winning by one point against the West Coast Eagles. At the end of 2010, John Longmire joined the Swans as head coach and in 2012 coached the Swans […]

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March 3, 2017

Partnerships are key to growth

Goal Indigenous Services has entered into a 36-month contract with Darwin Port Operations to deliver provision of ground maintenance services across Darwin Port Facilities. Goal Indigenous Services has entered into a 36-month contract with Darwin Port Operations to deliver provision of ground maintenance services across Darwin Port Facilities. These locations are to be mowed, edged, […]

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February 1, 2017

Lessons from US tour

Recently I took part in a two week coaching developing tour of the US, spending time with professional sporting teams, college teams, Navy SEALs as well as having conversations with ex NFL coach and now commentator Eric Mangini. Recently I took part in a two week coaching developing tour of the US, spending time with […]

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January 3, 2017

What type of leader are you?

As the Goal business starts to grow, I continually look at methods on how I would like to see the business take shape as we progress and grow. My coaching philosophies have always been based around people and culture. I feel these two elements are the most important ingredients when building an enjoyable and productive […]

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December 2, 2016

Sport and business have a lot more in common when we dig down…

I have been blessed in my life to have been involved in a professional football club for over ten years as an athlete, coach my own team (NT Thunder) for three years, and now work in the coaching team at an AFL club in Melbourne. Along with all of this a  new chapter in my […]

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Goal set themselves apart from all others in the recruitment sector, by taking a considered, measured and process driven approach to recruitment for both candidate and client. The team at Goal took the time to gain a detailed understanding of my expectations as well as my future career aspirations and as a result I am now in a role that I thoroughly enjoy.

LOUSYNDA JEFFREY