UTS Careers Blog

Figuring out what I want from my not-dream-but-pretty-awesome job

While 2020 has gotten off to an extremely rocky start, and finding your dream job may not be at the forefront of your mind right now, it’s always a good idea to really clarify what it is you want when you do head back out into the wide world of work. What do you value...

Graduating into a world of uncertainty

Years of late-night assignments and group presentations have all lead up to this moment.You feel the piece of paper in your hands and see your name embellished on the certificate. Congratulations! You are now officially a UTS graduate.  Some of your peers would have...

It’s okay to ask for help

We’re living in a strange and unprecedented time in history, and it’s safe to say that a majority of us may be feeling more than a little off-kilter. It’s important to remember that you’re not alone, and it’s more than okay to ask for help.There is so much news and so...

Here’s how to network with industry from home

We’ve talked before about how important networking is in any successful career, and while social distancing measures mean in-person meet-ups are no longer advised, there are a number of effective ways you can foster new (and existing) relationships with industry from...

Social distancing and job seeking?

Social distancing isn’t something we’d typically recommend when looking for opportunities, but it’s March 2020. If you are self-isolating, or perhaps spending an increased amount of time at home, here are 10 things you can do online to help your career: Take the...

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Graduating into a world of uncertainty

Graduating into a world of uncertainty

Years of late-night assignments and group presentations have all lead up to this moment.You feel the piece of paper in your hands and see your name embellished on the certificate. Congratulations! You are now officially a UTS graduate.  Some of your peers would have...

It’s okay to ask for help

It’s okay to ask for help

We’re living in a strange and unprecedented time in history, and it’s safe to say that a majority of us may be feeling more than a little off-kilter. It’s important to remember that you’re not alone, and it’s more than okay to ask for help.There is so much news and so...

Here’s how to network with industry from home

Here’s how to network with industry from home

We’ve talked before about how important networking is in any successful career, and while social distancing measures mean in-person meet-ups are no longer advised, there are a number of effective ways you can foster new (and existing) relationships with industry from...

Social distancing and job seeking?

Social distancing and job seeking?

Social distancing isn’t something we’d typically recommend when looking for opportunities, but it’s March 2020. If you are self-isolating, or perhaps spending an increased amount of time at home, here are 10 things you can do online to help your career: Take the...

Why ‘know thyself’ should be your 2020 mantra

Why ‘know thyself’ should be your 2020 mantra

Classes are starting back, grad roles are recruiting, and the stressors of a new year are fully kicking in. So now is basically the perfect time to enact a new mantra to see you reaching for success this year: know thyself. We’ve been down this road before –...

Don’t get caught out in a job scam

Don’t get caught out in a job scam

When you are applying for work and sending out multiple applications each day, job advertisements can all start to blur together. It is important to make sure what you are applying for is legitimate as, unfortunately, you may come across fake accounts and job...

What matters? Diversity

What matters? Diversity

Mardi Gras may be coming to an end for this year, but its message of respect, inclusion, diversity and equity is an important one to incorporate into our daily lives.The theme of this year’s Mardi Gras is ‘What matters’, and in a careers context what matters is the...

How to start your marketing career while studying

How to start your marketing career while studying

If you’re currently studying marketing, or are considering a career in marketing, you might be wondering how you can get a head start whilst studying. While marketing roles are increasing in demand[1], this doesn’t make the industry landscape less competitive....

How to be more like Billy in the workplace: CONFIDENT

How to be more like Billy in the workplace: CONFIDENT

Regardless of where you’re at in your career – entering the workforce, re-entering it, changing jobs – it’s pretty common to experience some moments of self-doubt, low confidence, or even the dreaded imposter syndrome. Whatever type of funk you’re feeling, there’s...

First love vs your first career

First love vs your first career

It’s Valentine’s Day this week, but rather than talking about your One True LoveTM let’s have a chat about finding your first ‘One True Career’. Unlike ye olden days, it’s unlikely you’ll find yourself in just one career; chances are you’ll have several throughout...

How to land a job in sales as a business student

How to land a job in sales as a business student

Though it may come as a surprise, business students (and those studying a related field) can leverage their studies to land a role in sales. More importantly, with so many industries that you can go into after working in sales, it could be the ideal stepping stone...

Juggling work AND creative side projects?

Juggling work AND creative side projects?

What happens when the thing you think of as your true calling isn’t the same thing as your day job? What if your true calling is a creative side project that doesn’t make enough money to support you? What if, for example, you’re training to be a teacher and you’re...

Being the new kid on the block

Being the new kid on the block

Do you remember your first day at school? Not knowing anyone in your class or where to go, and asking yourself who to sit with when taking that awkward first look at the classroom, scanning the room for a vacant chair? This is the exact moment that you find yourself...

Does your resume spark joy?

Does your resume spark joy?

If you’re familiar with tidying expert Marie Kondo, author of the bestselling book, ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,’ and star of the Netflix show, ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,’ you know that her philosophy revolves around the idea that simplifying, organising...

From surviving first year to thriving in your career

From surviving first year to thriving in your career

With orientation fast approaching, whether you’re about to start your first year of uni or have long since graduated, it’s good to reflect on the lessons you learn when commencing university study and how it can continue to positively impact your work life. So, how do...

20 tips for 2020

20 tips for 2020

Welcome to the new decade! To celebrate (and help you get a head start on those 10 year plans), here are some words of wisdom to help you achieve success this year. 1.  Extracurricular activities are a great idea while you study, and can help you make friends and...