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Cool Company To Work For #8: Brooklyn Grange

Are you interested in a career in agriculture, environmental studies, architecture, construction or business? Then this may be the perfect company for you! Brooklyn Grange is a New York City landscaping company that deals exclusively in rooftop farming. It covers...

The Habits Of Proactive And Effective People

I have just recently finished reading Steven Covey's "The 7 habits of highly effective people" and found it a fascinating read on how, by changing my mindset I can become a more productive person with bigger and better outcomes. Whilst Covey never specifies a...

HSC Economics Update: The Reserve Bank of Australia

According to its website the Reserve Bank of Australia: "conducts monetary policy, works to maintain a strong financial system and issues the nation's banknotes. The Reserve Bank commenced operations as Australia's central bank on 14 January 1960." The RBA and what is...

Mindfulness – Helping Our Students Perform Better

Mindfulness – Helping our Students Perform Better Want to improve concentration, be more focused, feel less anxious and even perform better overall?  Well let me introduce ‘Mindfulness’ to you. Mindfulness as a concept has been around for centuries however it’s a real...

Cool Company To Work For #6: Atlassian

Software is in everything that we use – computers, phones, televisions. But we don’t often appreciate who is in charge of making and building these. Atlassian is a software development company for software developers. They help teams and companies of all different...

Economics Update- 4th March 2014

This week we look at Australia's place in the global economy and other countries responses to influence of the global economy. Awesome for essays on topic 1 and topic 2! Article 1 – Australia and the Global economy This article  touches on China, the RBA and exchange...

Top 10 Tips For Studying

TOP TEN TIPS TO START THINKING MORE EFFICIENTLY We’ve had a productive week at HSC CoWorks getting our students set up on our online project management system, Basecamp. We are getting a lot of feedback from the students that although they seem to be spending enough...

HSC Economics Update – 24th Feb

This weekend Sydney hosted finance ministers and central bankers from across the globe as part of hosting the G20 meeting. Pretty big event for Sydney to host but I haven't seen much press coverage of it other than quoting a predictable statements from Joe...