How to Make a Difference in Your Career
Aug04

How to Make a Difference in Your Career

By Mia Casey Have you ever thought about using your degree and career to make a positive change in society? If so, looking at working for a socially-conscious company such as an NGO could be a great fit. If you want to know more about them, and what a career involving cause-based work could look like, read on! What is a NGO An NGO is a non-governmental organisation that is entirely not-for-profit – this means that the money they make...

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What Skills Do YOU Need to Succeed?
Aug04

What Skills Do YOU Need to Succeed?

By Mia Casey While there are certainly some skills that specific industries value above others, there are many that are valued in a variety of contexts, regardless of the field of work. These abilities can be developed through extracurricular activities, paid work, volunteering and your general life experience, and are often referred to as ‘transferable skills’. We’ve compiled a short list of a few of the transferable skills employers...

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Business and Society: How can YOU make a difference?
Aug04

Business and Society: How can YOU make a difference?

By Mia Casey Often many view business – whether big or small – as independent capitalist structures providing more social problems than benefits. However this idea is changing. Across start-up companies and other established organisations, many are beginning to see the value in incorporating socially conscious business practice into their working understanding of where their company fits within society. For business students, it’s...

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Volunteering: How Can it Help YOU?
Aug04

Volunteering: How Can it Help YOU?

By Mia Casey While it can be hard to find time to take on extra work, volunteering is an extremely worthwhile pursuit when it comes to increasing your employability. Opening up the opportunity for you to build skills, forge new industry connections and positively impact your community, volunteering can be super helpful when it comes to applying for new jobs. Read on to find out how volunteering can help you! Building relevant skills...

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4 Ways to Customize Your Workspace to Improve Productivity
Aug04

4 Ways to Customize Your Workspace to Improve Productivity

By Mia Casey Research has shown that people have increased productivity when they have more control over their work environment – from more freedom to work inside or out, to decorating their desks. While changes like windows and ceiling height are often out of many people’s abilities to alter, we’ve compiled a little list of inspiration for changes you can bring to your work or study space to make it your own! Add a plant They clean...

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