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Work in the Blue Mountains

blue mountains
Positions:

  • Chefs (Commis, Demi, Chef de Partie, Pastry)
  • Cooks
  • Housekeeping
  • F&B Attendants
  • Front Desk/Night Auditor
  • Spa Therapists

Pay: $16-$25/hr
Start Date: October 6, 2014
Location: Blue Mountains - popular destination for locals and tourists
(1.5 hrs from Sydney, in one of the most accessible areas of highland natural beauty in New South Wales)

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Luxurious Tropical Island Resort Jobs

Tropical Island Resort Jobs
Positions: Housekeeping (No experience required)
Pay: $17 – $20/hr
Start Date: August/September 2014
Location: Hayman Island (Beautiful Tropical Island on the Great Barrier Reef)
See the photo album for this Resort Here: Tropical Island Resort Jobs

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Australia’s a Great Training Ground for Workplace Readiness

workplace readiness

Employers all over the world are complaining that recent graduates just aren’t ready for the workplace. According to a 2013 survey by textbook company Chegg, conducted by Harris International, employers say graduates don’t know how to prioritize, don’t know how to talk to clients or superiors and don’t know how to make decisions. Employers are frustrated and graduates are finding themselves in over their heads and drowning. One solution they might want to investigate: Send these students to Australia. No, not because Australia used to be a penal colony, but because Australia’s work culture is a great training ground for students and new grads to learn to quickly make themselves valuable team members. (more…)

Australia's World Class Food and Wine

It’s Fresh, Organic, Artisanal and Bountiful

Australia’s World Class Food and Wine
Most first time visitors to Australia go for the expected reasons. They want to pet a kangaroo, visit the Outback, and find Nemo. But exit surveys by Tourism Australia show that when they leave, what they’re raving about is the food and the wine.

In fact visitors from China, US, France, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the UK and South Korea rank Australia their top food and wine destination in the world. This seems surprising considering that 74 percent of people who’ve never visited the Land Down Under didn’t even know food and wine was a thing in Australia.

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Taiwan - Travel the World

taiwan

AAG wants to not only promote cultural exchange through our programs, but also provide a breather to travel the world virtually. Our goal is to give you the opportunity to learn more about a featured country with whom we are establishing and creating stronger business, political, and human ties. This month we are featuring Taiwan. (more…)

World Cup 2014 - Sports Diplomacy

world cup

As you well know, sports can be a significant part of a family’s life, whether that’s because you are taking your child to little league, football or swim practice, or maybe it’s because you remember from a very young age that your family has always rooted and cheered for the Aggies, Dallas Cowboys or Spurs (at least that was the case in my home as a child). Sports are a very iconic part of American culture. To many baseball has been regarded as the national sport of the USA since the late 19th century, but its American football that is definitely one of the most favorite spectator sport, and of course there is a huge following for American basketball.

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