Generally, a competency is seen as a combination of attributes underlying some aspect of successful professional performance. A competent professional is considered to be a person who has the attributes necessary for job performance to the appropriate standard. The concept of the appropriate standard is important and can be defined as the level of performance […]
Over recent years I’m continually asked a range of questions about current training methods and especially about the need for ‘lifelong learning’. I thought it would be a good opportunity and time to communicate some of my thoughts and findings gained over many years working and researching within the real estate industry in Australia. A […]
People often say they learnt more in the first six months of their job than they did over the entire university degree which got them hired – but, until recently, learning in the workplace went largely unrecognised. Whereas students who are taught the theory of, say, marketing or finances get academic qualifications at the end […]
National Real Estate Association to rebrand, provide education and training for agents, double membership and deliver engaging industry content, CEO Craig Currie says. A nation-wide nonprofit representing real estate agents has announced a new CEO and ambitious plans to double membership within five years by leading the field in the provision of training, accreditation and […]
Shayne Baker grew up singing God Save the Queen – but recently it was the British monarch’s turn to honour the Queensland academic.
Dr Baker OAM was awarded the HRH Prince Michael of Kent Certificate of Merit in Buckingham Palace late last year after more than 30 years of service to the Royal Life Saving Society.