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Crystals for your Career

Crystals – what could these shiny, pretty rocks possibly have to do with your career? Before we begin, let me start by saying that although crystals have proved helpful to me throughout my career by helping me remain mindful and focused, it’s a personal preference and...

How a Careers Event Led to a Job: An Interview with Art Honeysett

We sat down with Art Honeysett winner of the 2018 Law Interview Challenge top prize, a micro-internship with Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers. Art reflects on the career-shaping experience as his mirco-internship lead to a paralegal role.      So tell us a little...

4 Skills Most Recruiters Look For (and How You Can Build Them at Uni)

Some skills are always in vogue, and being able to cultivate them while you study is a great way to start building your employability for when you get stuck in to that job search. Some of the most requested skills employers are looking for include: teamwork ability,...

5 Steps to Finding Great Love (Or a Great Job)

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, the most romantic day of the year! So many people are scrambling around looking for a date without realising that finding love can be awfully similar to finding that dream job. 1. Start with the man in the mirror The best way to start a...

Top 5 Soft Skills Needed to Help You Land Your Graduate Role

It’s that time of year again when many employers are opening their graduate programs for 2020!  With some companies reporting to receive anything between 10,000 to 20,000 applications for under a 1000 graduate roles, having excellent academic results simply isn’t...

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Crystals for your Career

Crystals – what could these shiny, pretty rocks possibly have to do with your career? Before we begin, let me start by saying that although crystals have proved helpful to me throughout my career by helping me remain mindful and focused, it’s a personal preference and...

5 Steps to Finding Great Love (Or a Great Job)

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, the most romantic day of the year! So many people are scrambling around looking for a date without realising that finding love can be awfully similar to finding that dream job. 1. Start with the man in the mirror The best way to start a...

5 Easy Ways to Get Your Job Application Seen by Recruiters

If you’ve found a job that ticks all your boxes, it’s time to tick all of the recruiter’s boxes as the perfect candidate! Writing a great job application can take a while, but it doesn’t have to be a super daunting process. Below are some key guidelines to stick to...

Be the Boo You Want to See in the World

Boo, beloved Pomeranian and potentially cutest dog to ever walk the face of the earth, passed away this week. Renowned for his general adorableness and dog-related antics, Boo was an easy example of making the most of natural talent to forge a career. In honour of his...

Give Yourself a Fresh Start

Whether you are in your first or final year, with a new session about to begin it’s time for a fresh start and a chance for you to re-set your approach to university.  With more financial skin in the game than ever before, how can you make the most of your time at...

Why You Need To Break Up With Your Career

Breakups suck, there’s no denying it; whether you’ve been dumped, or have to end things when it just isn’t working out. But I’m here to tell you that as brutal as it can be, getting out of a bad relationship will always be worth your while. Despite all the tears and...

Your Life is a Mess but You’re Not a Failure

It’s the last day of the first week of January, and chance are those New Year’s resolutions are starting to wear a little thin. But even if it looks like your life is turning into a bit of a mess and everything’s feeling a bit too hectic, that doesn’t mean you’re...

How a Hobby Can Increase Your Hustle!

When I was a university student, I had a drab outlook on how I spent my time. I spent too long ‘studying’ ineffectively (refreshing Facebook … re-reading the same paragraph of my textbook … reloading Instagram), and when I wasn’t studying I would complain about how...

4 Tips from a Professional Time-Juggler

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,...

4 Easy Ways to Boost Your Career from the Beach

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...

Make 2019 Your Career Year

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...

The Best Gift You Can Give Your Career This Christmas

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...

The ‘Know’s of Job Hunting

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. ...

5 Reasons Christmas is a Great Time for a Job Search

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...

Career Success: It’s All Down to Timing

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...

Key Ingredient in Maximising Your Productivity

Productivity in the workplace is extremely important. The quantity and quality of our contribution to the organisations we work for, the companies we run, and/or the clients we do business with, are two of the most important factors in establishing career success....

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