How to Get a Job with Basically No Experience
Sep28

How to Get a Job with Basically No Experience

By Tess Hobbis It’s a time old problem: you need experience to get a job, but you need a job so you can get experience in the first place. And there seems no end to the ridiculous amount of previous work experience employers expect for roles that, in themselves, offer on-the-ground training. Is two years of experience really required for the casual bartending role you’re hoping will get you through uni? And if this is what it’s like...

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How to Make Your Workspace Work for You
Sep24

How to Make Your Workspace Work for You

By Mia Casey Whether you work (or study) from home, or have an assigned desk at work, it’s important to make your workspace your own. Personalising your space can increase productivity, and help prompt ideas during brainstorming sessions – so really, there’s no excuse not to! Here are a few quick tips to making your workspace work for you. Make sure everything has its place There’s nothing worse than sitting down to get work done,...

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Do You Have Career Envy?
Sep21

Do You Have Career Envy?

By Sam Berry It’s that uncomfortable feeling of desiring something that someone else has; a resentful longing, an emotion that we associate with a destructive green-eyed monster. It’s something we’ve learned we shouldn’t admit to. But envy is something we have all felt, and it has the power to help move us in a positive direction if we choose to examine it. It’s human nature to compare ourselves to others, and in the context of our...

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Startup Your Career: How to Make a Startup Experience Work to Your Advantage
Sep18

Startup Your Career: How to Make a Startup Experience Work to Your Advantage

By Kaye Carr Participating in a startup appears to be the complete opposite of working for a large corporation – but is it?  Let’s look at how your experience in a startup can literally start your career.  Here are the top 5 startup skills you need to leverage at your next interview. YOU GET STUFF DONE At a startup if you don’t get the job done, no-one else will.  You have to be tenacious, a self-starter and persevere.  ...

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Put the ‘Care’ Back in Career in Time for R U OK? Day
Sep10

Put the ‘Care’ Back in Career in Time for R U OK? Day

By Mia Casey R U OK? Day is this Thursday (13 September), and with it comes the reminder that, hey, you need to take care of your mental health – and pay attention to the people in your life when they may be struggling. Your career can be a big stressor, and when times get tough it can prove one of the biggest barriers to taking a step back to look after yourself. So, in time for R U OK? Day, here are a few quick tips to help you get...

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5 Resume Tips You Didn’t Know You Needed (Just Like China’s New Flavours of Oreo)
Sep07

5 Resume Tips You Didn’t Know You Needed (Just Like China’s New Flavours of Oreo)

By Mia Casey Okay so if you’ve heard about the new flavours of Oreo, then it may be hard to define them as something you would ‘need’ per se. But still, they’re interesting and not what you would probably expect. At the end of August, Oreo announced new flavours being released in China, the most shocking being Wasabi flavour and Hot Wing flavour. What a weird and wonderful world we live in, hey? You know what else can be weird and...

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Self-care: Before and After a Job Interview
Sep03

Self-care: Before and After a Job Interview

 By Sarah Marlor Let’s face it: interviews are one of those rare life moments that are equal parts exciting and make-your-palms-sweat levels of nerve racking. If you have just landed yourself an interview and you’re starting to perspire, or you’re currently reflecting on the suspected blunders you made in your last interview, OR perhaps you’ve never been to one and the concept is so farfetched that it seems as scary as a mission to...

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