Gaming Your Way to a Grad Role
Feb28

Gaming Your Way to a Grad Role

By Jocelyn Airth In preparation for what may feel like ‘The Hunger Games’ of recruitment processes, students applying for graduate programs will do almost anything to gain an edge. Some will pick up extra-curricular activities, others will attend more employer-events. While these measures will certainly help you stand out in the application process, what if we told you that gaming (yes, GAMING!) could give your application the pizazz...

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7 Inspiring Books You Need to Read This Year
Feb27

7 Inspiring Books You Need to Read This Year

By Mia Casey How’re your career goals for 2017 going so far? Need a bit of motivation, or inspiration to get the ball rolling? Well, lucky for you I have just the thing! With such an array of books out there all purporting to help you find your purpose or change your life, it can be hard to figure out which ones are worth spending the time (and money) on. We’ve compiled a short list of book recommendations from around the office (and...

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Dress for Success: What to Wear for an Interview?
Feb24

Dress for Success: What to Wear for an Interview?

By Veronika Vesela You did it! You got through the initial selection rounds including your resume and cover letter, phone or video screening (or a combination of the two) and are invited for an interview. If you are diligent enough, now’s the time you probably start researching the organisation, re-familiarise yourself with the position description and prepare some questions for the interviewer. Your next step is to make a positive...

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Feeling Unemployable? Why the Accomplish Award is Right for You
Feb20

Feeling Unemployable? Why the Accomplish Award is Right for You

From the UTS:Careers Career Programs Team Over here on the UTS Careers Blog, we’re not big on sharing a lot of self-advertising. That being said, there is one program that I feel is worth breaking the trend for: The Accomplish Award. From my experience, this program is one of the best ways you can increase your employability, easily get some quality advice, and move that much closer to landing your dream job – all while you’re still...

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Cover Letters and Love Letters
Feb17

Cover Letters and Love Letters

By Steph Rogers Cover letters and love letters have more in common then you may think. I hear many people in the recruitment industry argue that the cover letter is now ‘dead’.  Having worked in the industry, I can understand why some might agree with that statement. A typical recruiter’s day is spent looking at hundreds of resumes, the last thing they want to do is open up another stock standard cover letter. However, when I came...

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