The Intern Diaries: Max Grieve
Mar15

The Intern Diaries: Max Grieve

By Max Grieve   I get a lot of emails, most of which I don’t open. In fairness, the majority are subscriptions to second-rate flight offers and system-generated messages letting me know that ‘the following activity you have selected and were allocated to has changed,’ and don’t require opening, much less a response. Sometimes, though, it pays to open and respond to emails. In 2013 I was sent an email by a...

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How to Succeed in Your Internship
Mar14

How to Succeed in Your Internship

By Michael Bellmore With applications for PwC’s 2017/2018 Summer Vacation Program officially opening, I thought now would be the perfect time for me to offer some tips on the recruitment process! I’ve worked across the Careers Engagement team at Chartered Accountants ANZ, as well as the Campus Recruitment and Private Clients teams at PwC. So, I thought I’d draw on my experiences to offer some advice on applications, interviews and how...

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Tips on How to Land a Graduate Position (from the Person Hiring You)
Mar13

Tips on How to Land a Graduate Position (from the Person Hiring You)

By Nicola Campbell Article originally published on Accenture.   The time has come to start applying for graduate positions and 2017 will be another tough year of competition for graduates. Employers are increasingly looking beyond academic results to find the best candidates, so students should find ways to differentiate themselves in a tough job market. With competition so fierce, the graduates who are well prepared will stand...

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Looking for a Job? Here’s Where to Look
Mar13

Looking for a Job? Here’s Where to Look

By Mia Casey Looking for a job? With so many resources available it can be hard to know where to look! Below is a list of job sites that you can use in your job search process. Regardless of whether you’re a student, experienced graduate, or anywhere in between, these sites can help you find your next dream job or internship! Student job sites: Student job sites advertise positions that are specifically targeted towards students,...

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Can you justify going travelling as “professional development”? I did (but I didn’t know it at the time)
Mar10

Can you justify going travelling as “professional development”? I did (but I didn’t know it at the time)

By Sarah Graham In early 2007 I stuffed my backpack in Minneapolis, Minnesota and left on a working holiday visa. I had just spent a year working and saving every penny to pay off my student loans, and I thought to myself: “It’s ok that you only have $800 USD – you will find a job as soon as you get there!” Living in a hostel, I found a café job, only to have it fall through at the last minute because my tax file number hadn’t arrived...

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