Career Lessons Learned from Crazy Rich Asians
Oct15

Career Lessons Learned from Crazy Rich Asians

By Ryan Abednego Crazy Rich Asians has become a cultural phenomenon and I for one am jumping aboard this Crazy Rich Asian hype train. For a rom-com, this movie had a surprising amount of takeaway messages. As a ’Crazy non-rich Asian’ myself, I feel like I am 66.6% qualified to interpret some of the lessons from the film into a careers perspective. Don’t just say you respect someone – show it! At the beginning of the film,...

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Is The Future of Work Full-time?
Oct12

Is The Future of Work Full-time?

By Rachel Yasmineh Yes? Carry on then. Nothing to read here.   No? Okay, so what?   I have no idea. So let’s set people up on how to deal with the ambiguity. It’s a hot topic that makes the rounds. Most articles talk about robots and technology automating a number of administrative roles and how in ten years at least 40% of job types will be gone. Most articles throw a bunch of stats at you and then criticize some for...

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Back to the Future of Work: Myth-busting Entrepreneurship
Oct08

Back to the Future of Work: Myth-busting Entrepreneurship

By UTS Innovation & Entrepreneurship Resilience, courage and focus were some of the skills marked for entrepreneurial success by innovative founders, students and teachers at the UTS Postgraduate Expo. “See failures as a learning experience, and have the resilience to keep going after what some people might see as a failure. Entrepreneurship is all about getting back up again,” said UTS alumna and startup founder Annette...

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5 Tips for University Students to Help Kick-start Your Career in Digital Marketing
Oct05

5 Tips for University Students to Help Kick-start Your Career in Digital Marketing

By Kim Ngan Le Having been born a first-generation Australian with immigrant parents who value good education, I was always pushed to perform the best academically. Against their will for me to study Medicine or Law, I’m currently completing my double bachelor’s degree in Business and Information Technology, majoring in Marketing and Enterprise Systems Development at the University of Technology, Sydney. At the age of 14 I got my...

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Do You Hate Your Degree? Don’t Worry, You DO Have a Career Ahead of You
Oct01

Do You Hate Your Degree? Don’t Worry, You DO Have a Career Ahead of You

By Georgina Barratt-See Towards the end of my chemistry degree, I got a bit sad. I didn’t think anyone would ever employ me, and I felt like I had no options. I hadn’t done particularly well during my degree, and I didn’t like my degree either. I felt like a future career was a hopeless dream I would never achieve. Flash forward 20 years, and I am in my dream job at UTS and I don’t know if I’ll ever leave.  How did I get there? Here...

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