House of Cards? More Like Travel Cards
Nov30

House of Cards? More Like Travel Cards

By Winnie Yip Pause the episode. It is time to invest that Netflix subscription into an international travel money card!   Studying abroad during university is one of the best opportunities for you to travel, learn and get out of your comfort zone! (Besides, Netflix will keep reminding you that they exist anyway and all your shows will still be there for you to binge on later). Don’t get me wrong, I love House of Cards (the...

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The Power of a Smile and a Good Handshake!
Nov29

The Power of a Smile and a Good Handshake!

By Nicole Woll First impressions are important. You know those people you meet that you remember? You remember their name, what they said to you and how they made you feel? Whether you’re at your friend’s birthday party, at the pub or at a networking event, chances are they used some valuable (but not so secret) secret weapons to butter you up – a big genuine smile and a winning handshake!  Why smile? It’s no secret that happy people...

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Why Asking for Help Totally Isn’t the End of the World
Nov28

Why Asking for Help Totally Isn’t the End of the World

By Mia Casey So many of us are afraid to ask for help. In an age where being independent and self-assured are vaunted traits, reaching out or admitting you don’t know something can seem really daunting. Despite this, it is important to reach out when you need it – especially when it comes to your career. There are a number of instances where asking for help can actually help you get ahead. I’ve outlined a few examples below to help...

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How to Utilise Your Strengths and Soar
Nov25

How to Utilise Your Strengths and Soar

By Simon Jaeger Despite what many inspirational quotes would lead us to believe, as humans we unfortunately cannot achieve anything and everything we want in life – no matter how hard we try. Don’t get me wrong – I pride myself on my positivity and optimism, and I wholeheartedly believe that each and every one of us has the ability to do amazing things in this world. However, our unique DNA construct means that we are all different;...

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12 Resume Blunders Recruiters Hate
Nov24

12 Resume Blunders Recruiters Hate

By Mia Casey Regardless of the type of job you’re applying for, you’re going to need an up-to-date resume. But with the huge amount of advice out there, it can be hard to figure out the do’s and don’ts of resume writing. With it being so easy to make a misstep, or rely on outdated information, here are 12 resume mistakes you should try to avoid! 1. Using creative fonts While you may want your resume to stand out, going over the top...

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