3 Resolutions to Make if You Want to Start Getting Ahead in the New Year

By Mia Casey It’s New Year’s Eve, and as we say goodbye to 2018 it’s time to prepare for the annual announcements of #newyearnewme that are due to flood Instagram feeds, alongside the pressure to make wild pronouncements of how you’ll finally turn your life around in 2019. But, as cliché as it sounds, the New Year is actually kind of a good opportunity to make some changes that can help you get ahead. If you are open to a few...

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4 Tips from a Professional Time-Juggler

By Becca Cole Over the last year I’ve gone from working full-time at Careers, to having a baby and working as a full-time mom and, more recently, returning to work and trying to juggle everything in-between. Whether you are a uni student, parent, full-time worker, part-time worker, carer, or just have really needy friends, we could all use some tips for managing the juggling act of life. Here are the top 4 tips that keep me sane. 1....

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4 Easy Ways to Boost You Career from the Beach

By Mia Casey It can be hard to get motivated to start working on your career skills when the sun is shining down outside and the beach is calling your name. But lucky for you, using your summer to work on your employability doesn’t have to be as difficult as you might think – and you can even do some of it with your toes buried in the sand, at your favourite seaside escape. 1. Reflect Just like the calmly lapping waves, it’s time to...

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Make 2019 Your Career Year

By Stephanie Gonzales We’ve all been there: starting the New Year bright-eyed and on a mission to get fit and eat healthier. But by mid-February, you’ve found yourself parked on the couch, three hours deep into a Netflix binge session with a family-size bag of chips in hand. Or perhaps you started last semester with every intention of finding an internship, but suddenly it’s summer holidays and you’ve barely updated your resume....

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The Best Gift You Can Give Your Career This Christmas

By Mia Casey Tis the season of giving, so why not take the opportunity to give something back to your career this Christmas? Ensuring your career is healthy and successful takes more than just skill building, experience, and hard work. It also means looking after your mental health, being self-reflective, and recognising when it’s time to take a break. And guess what guys – the holiday season is kind of the best time to take a break....

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The ‘Know’s of Job Hunting

By Meagan Solomon Job hunting.  It’s not an activity that many take up as recreation.  In fact, say the words and you’re met with scrunched noses and silent cringes.  While it’s never going to take out #1 spot in the Top 5 Ultimate Fun Things To Do, it doesn’t have to be painful.  Below are the ‘Knows’ of job hunting to help make your next search that little bit easier. Know what you’re looking for Or are least have an idea of what...

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5 Reasons Christmas is a Great Time for a Job Search

By Mia Casey It may not feel like it, but the end of the year is actually a great time to start looking for a job. Whether it’s a change in career, a chance to gain new experience, or taking your first foray into the working world, December is a good time to get stuck in and here’s why: 1. Plenty of casual and temporary positions available A lot of businesses look to hire casual staff around the holiday season to finish last minute...

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Fantastic Truths (About Fulfilment) and Where to Find Them

By Fatima Olumee The new Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald film has taken the magical world by storm, so of course, we couldn’t help but pull some valuable lessons from it! For a franchise that is so baffling in its complexity, you’d be surprised that there are some vital career tips that subtly underscore this much-awaited sequel. If your career journey so far has proved to be as, as the plot of The Crimes of Grindelwald,...

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Career Success: It’s All Down to Timing

By Mia Casey Last week Caitlin Kunkel (@KunkelTron) posted a Twitter thread that populated the trending page for its fifteen minutes of fame. In it, she told the story of how she started her career at 22, looking at graduate schools for writing while she was teaching English in Indonesia. While looking at fiction degrees, she sent some of her work to a family friend who worked as an English professor to get his feedback. His reply...

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