5 Reasons You Need a Houseplant in Your Work Space (+ 6 Plants You Might Actually Manage to Keep Alive)
Apr23

5 Reasons You Need a Houseplant in Your Work Space (+ 6 Plants You Might Actually Manage to Keep Alive)

By Mia Casey Beyond being great from an interior design angle, houseplants can actually keep stress levels low, help with respiration, and encourage productivity. Who’da thunk it? Do you even need any more reason to invest in some plant babies and start greening up your space? Well, regardless, here are 5: 1. Breathe easy NASA (the people who send other people to space, and apparently study plants in their spare time), have conducted...

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Career Fears and How to Shake Them!
Apr20

Career Fears and How to Shake Them!

By Katerina Pijaca Career fears: we all have them. Whether you’re thinking about applying for a specific role, have been offered a job or have been working part-time and are set to transition into a full-time gig, career fears can often be debilitating and send you on a rollercoaster of emotion. The truth is, navigating through job search or an ever-changing career direction is a scary thing, but you are not alone! These are some...

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What to do When Entry-Level Jobs Ask for Years of Industry Experience
Apr16

What to do When Entry-Level Jobs Ask for Years of Industry Experience

By Mia Casey It’s something we’ve all likely stumbled across before: ‘Entry-level Graduate role – 5 years’ of industry experience required’. This barrier imposed by certain sectors of recruitment not only stifles the job opportunities open to students graduating and looking for work in their industry, but also supports an outdated and often exploitative model whereby graduates are forced to consider roles that are not only below their...

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Why Searching For Jobs on Seek Just Isn’t Going to Cut It
Apr13

Why Searching For Jobs on Seek Just Isn’t Going to Cut It

By Nicole Woll Is it time for a new part-time job to cover your recent rent rise, or to help you fund your next ASOS haul? Is it nearing the time in your uni career when you need to look for an internship to cement your university knowledge? Are you in your final year and thinking that you better get your act together and land a graduate role, to show all the haters that five years at uni was worth it? No doubt you’ve already...

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How to Figure Out What Your ‘Dream Job’ Actually Is
Apr09

How to Figure Out What Your ‘Dream Job’ Actually Is

By Mia Casey We all go through life with aspirations – be it for that great car, a dream house, the perfect round-the-world trip. But when it comes to careers, few of us are blessed with the deep-rooted insight needed to know exactly what job we want, and how we’re going to get it. There’s usually a vague notion of the industry you wouldn’t mind working in, or a company you think your friend said had really good vacation leave, but...

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The Census Date is Almost Here! But What Does It Have to do with Me?
Apr06

The Census Date is Almost Here! But What Does It Have to do with Me?

By Helena Asher-Chiang Monday 9th April 2018 is the Census Date for Autumn 2018 Semester. Did you know that the Census Date is the last possible date where you can withdraw from a subject or course without financial or academic penalty? You might be thinking: “Hmmm, I hadn’t really thought about it to be honest”. Well, let me take you back to my first year as an undergrad: the year that I failed 3 subjects in the first semester. I was...

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How to Revive Your Passion When Burnout is on the Horizon
Apr02

How to Revive Your Passion When Burnout is on the Horizon

By Mia Casey With Easter drawing to a close, it’s time to think about rebirth, growth, and personal development y’all. It can be easy to lose that motivational drive, that push to keep doing what you’re doing – be it with work or with your studies. And when you have that dreaded burnout looming on the horizon, it can be hard to persevere and get back to your happy place. So here are a few tips on how to revive your passion when...

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