Can Volunteering Lead to Career Success?
Mar31

Can Volunteering Lead to Career Success?

By Sarah Steel Working in the careers space, I am often asked what piece of advice I’d give my younger self. Social action helps people to give back to the community and will enhance your job applications, whether you have interned before or are entering the workplace for the first time. Read on for tips to help you find the right volunteer network and determine which volunteering opportunity is a good fit for you. Look within There...

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Making Super Super: Navigating the Superannuation Process
Mar27

Making Super Super: Navigating the Superannuation Process

By Deanna Rowe Superannuation Is there a more exciting word in the English language? While many of us don’t find superannuation exciting, it is an essential part of working life and it pays to spend a few minutes thinking about it. For many of us, our superannuation will be our largest asset – particularly with Sydney property prices meaning that we may never own a home, which traditionally has been one’s largest asset. So, what do I...

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Why Time Management is a Skill You Should Perfect Before You Get that Graduate Job
Mar24

Why Time Management is a Skill You Should Perfect Before You Get that Graduate Job

By Jessica Fernandez If you’re applying for a job and are lucky enough to secure an interview, you can be sure that the employer will ask: “How do you manage your time effectively and how do you handle a busy workload?” You sit there, wearing your new suit that you bought just for the interview, and think to yourself “YES! I know this one!” You then confidently tell the employer how great you are at time management, how you’re...

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Top 5 Things You Can Do At Uni to Get Work-Ready!
Mar20

Top 5 Things You Can Do At Uni to Get Work-Ready!

From the UTS:Careers Career Programs Team Hey you! The student over there thinking you have all the time in the world to look for a job after you finish your degree: our advice to you would be to start NOW. The earlier you start thinking about getting work-ready, the more confident you will feel when reaching out to employers for job opportunities after your degree. So here are a few quick tips on how to make that process easier…. 1....

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What I Regret About Going To University…
Mar17

What I Regret About Going To University…

By Rachel Yasmineh I don’t usually say that I regret much in my life because I think that all my experiences have led me to where I am as a person. Looking back at my university experience, there are certain things I regret not doing. So, if I could go back and tell my 19-21 year old self anything, it would be this: 1. Take your time If it takes 4 years to do your 3 year degree, that’s fine! You’ll be working until you are 65 (or...

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