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How Spotify wrapped can help your career

I have always loved the end of the year, and not just because it’s the gift-giving season. Although December often feels like the busiest time of year, it is also a nice little bookend to the rest of the crazy months that have been. It acts as a waypoint to go, hey,...

The power in taking the path less travelled

As I close in on a 20-year career – I have asked myself a few things: How did I get this old! What have I learned? What would I say to someone starting out? While I could come up with a lot of interesting answers to the first two questions – I have a few ideas about...

A rewarding part-time job (that isn’t in retail or hospitality)

Do you want a part-time job that’s fun and rewarding?  Are you looking for something different from hospitality or retail? Have you considered disability support work?I am a value-driven individual who looks to make a difference in the work they do.  While working in...

How to Make it Shine in your next internship

You don't have to be afraid to put your dream in actionYou're never gonna fade; you'll be the main attraction~ Victoria Justice, Make It ShineWith summer closing in, internship programs are kicking off soon. We thought it might be a good time to give some simple...

SHL Tests: 6 smart tips to pass every time

Originally published by WikiJob Looking for a new job? You might have to take an SHL test. Saville and Holdsworth Limited (SHL) is one of the most popular providers of psychometric tests, used by thousands of organizations worldwide. While these tests can be daunting,...

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How Spotify wrapped can help your career

How Spotify wrapped can help your career

I have always loved the end of the year, and not just because it’s the gift-giving season. Although December often feels like the busiest time of year, it is also a nice little bookend to the rest of the crazy months that have been. It acts as a waypoint to go, hey,...

The power in taking the path less travelled

The power in taking the path less travelled

As I close in on a 20-year career – I have asked myself a few things: How did I get this old! What have I learned? What would I say to someone starting out? While I could come up with a lot of interesting answers to the first two questions – I have a few ideas about...

How to Make it Shine in your next internship

How to Make it Shine in your next internship

You don't have to be afraid to put your dream in actionYou're never gonna fade; you'll be the main attraction~ Victoria Justice, Make It ShineWith summer closing in, internship programs are kicking off soon. We thought it might be a good time to give some simple...

SHL Tests: 6 smart tips to pass every time

SHL Tests: 6 smart tips to pass every time

Originally published by WikiJob Looking for a new job? You might have to take an SHL test. Saville and Holdsworth Limited (SHL) is one of the most popular providers of psychometric tests, used by thousands of organizations worldwide. While these tests can be daunting,...

How to know if a remote job is right for you

How to know if a remote job is right for you

COVID-19 lockdowns shook up the job force, forever changing its landscape. Many employers are offering more remote options. While this is great news for some, others work better in an office environment. Both options have their pros and cons. Consider these challenges...

Don’t listen to TikTok and don’t quit quietly

Don’t listen to TikTok and don’t quit quietly

I don't know about you, but for the past month or so, my for-you page has been flooded with the latest work-culture lifestyle trend: quiet quitting. The movement is a response to work cultures in which employers expect you to go 'above and beyond,' maintaining or even...

How to decide between multiple job offers

How to decide between multiple job offers

The job application process can often be daunting. You spend a great deal of time crafting and presenting the best version of yourself in the hope that one of the companies you apply to accepts you in a role. Few people consider the idea of multiple businesses being...

Setback to success: Skills to succeed with Naby Mariyam

Setback to success: Skills to succeed with Naby Mariyam

Have you just faced a rejection, and now you're feeling unsure about your next steps? Or maybe you're questioning whether you've got the skills to create a career from the ground up? This article is for you. Welcome to part two of our discussion with CEO and Founder...

How to avoid the mid-year blues

How to avoid the mid-year blues

You know that saying, time flies when you’re having fun? How misleading: time flies all the time, not just when you’re having fun. One moment, you’re relaxing in the summer sun, crafting up some new year’s resolutions, then BAM! It’s July, and you have quite...

How to create an outstanding video resume

How to create an outstanding video resume

Do you need to submit a video resume for a job application? If so, it’s important to put the work into making a high-quality video. If you’re applying for something that requires a video, make sure your video is clear and easy to watch. It should be short (less than...

How to pivot your career direction mid-degree

How to pivot your career direction mid-degree

If you’re midway through your studies and you’re thinking about working in a different industry or specialty than the one you’re studying, don’t worry – you’re not alone! It’s common to start thinking about different career pathways while you’re studying, and...

Can you design your future?

Can you design your future?

Look, none of us can predict the future but that doesn’t mean you can’t take steps now to help steer it in a direction that #sparksjoy. How can you do that, I hear you ask? Well friends, let me introduce you to this delightful little theory of Life Design.Drawing on...

Getting your foot in the door

Getting your foot in the door

Finding an internship is hard. Sometimes it feels like its own full-time job, which no one pays or gives you credit for. I had been looking for an internship for months before I stumbled upon my first internship at UTS Careers. Today, I'd like to help you to get your...

Six ways to fast track your career progression

Six ways to fast track your career progression

Have you ever been frustrated, waiting for your manager to offer you a promotion, or wondered what more you could do to stand out from your peers? Use these tips and tricks to get the recognition you deserve and fast-track your progression. 1. Set your career (and...

Fitting in(stitutions) while Black

Fitting in(stitutions) while Black

Recently, myself and a colleague wrote an article at The Conversation examining some nuances of working while Black. We use the word Black to refer to political identities connected to ancestry, as well as a cultural and social experience of race and to...

3 skills you need to succeed in Project Management

3 skills you need to succeed in Project Management

The Masters of Project Management (MPM) is a well-known program offered by the UTS Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building. This widely endorsed program is recognised by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is designed to enhance the knowledge, experience...

6 reasons why you should volunteer at university

6 reasons why you should volunteer at university

Being a university student isn’t easy. If you’re a recent school leaver, then you are probably learning about the epic juggle of university life. Trying to balance your studies with your home life, plus maybe working part-time and trying to catch up with your friends...