How to Manage Stress in the Workplace
Dec30

How to Manage Stress in the Workplace

By Dr Happy (www.drhappy.com.au) Article originally posted on HIF Healthy Lifestyle Blog   Let’s face it, we all feel stress at work. And if you don’t, you’re probably too busy to notice it! If nothing else, it might be reassuring to know that you’re not alone. According to research published by Beyond Blue, most (91%) employees believe mental health in the workplace is important but far fewer (52%) believe their workplaces are...

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Start 2017 the Right Way: New Year’s Resolutions
Dec29

Start 2017 the Right Way: New Year’s Resolutions

By Mia Casey Starting a new year is always a daunting prospect (although after 2016, many people might be happy for a bit of a change). Regardless, the start of a new year is usually when we start making some big plans. Whether it’s to go traveling, actually save money, or learn a language, the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions is still going strong. Unfortunately, only 8% of people are actually successful in achieving their...

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Surviving Work as an Introvert
Dec27

Surviving Work as an Introvert

By Ryan Abednego If you have ever attended a career-related workshop or session, you will be told to network and make yourself stand out from the crowd. If you’re an introvert like me, just the thought of doing these things causes anxiety. It seems like the working world is more suited for the extrovert. As someone who works for the UTS:Careers team, I am often in a meeting, running an event or meeting new people. Though everything...

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Start Planning Today: How Proactive People Stay On Top
Dec26

Start Planning Today: How Proactive People Stay On Top

By Mia Casey With 2017 literally days away, it may be time to start thinking about your career. Now before you freak out, you don’t have to do anything huge! Even watching a few videos, reading some articles, or chatting with people in your network can help inspire you to begin your career journey. Sharron Xiao, winner of the Festival of Future You challenge competition, agrees! During August, we ran our first ever Festival of Future...

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The Survivor’s Guide to Assessment Centres
Dec23

The Survivor’s Guide to Assessment Centres

By Candy Jenkins If you’ve made it to this stage of the recruitment process, then you’ve written a great resume, completed a lengthy online application and possibly spoken to a real person for a phone interview. The assessment centre is usually the last and most gruelling test to achieve the holy grail of graduate jobs: the ‘Big Company’ Graduate Program. A survival of the fittest, no-holds-barred test of endurance – this is where...

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