Career Advice Postgraduate

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...

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....

How Mentorship Can Fuel Your Career Journey

Career journeys: we’ve all heard about our career journeys or pathways, but the reality is we don’t normally realise when we’re actually on one until we spend the time thinking back on how we got to where we are. For me, I’ve come to realise that I wouldn’t be where I...

What are the Benefits of Interning with a Startup?

By UTS Innovation & Entrepreneurship UnitStudying at university isn’t just about the knowledge you learn in the classroom and making sure you graduate with that valuable piece of paper, it’s also about making sure you’re learning the essential skills for the...

Career Lessons Learned from Crazy Rich Asians

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...

How to Make Your Workspace Work for You

Whether you work (or study) from home, or have an assigned desk at work, it’s important to make your workspace your own. Personalising your space can increase productivity, and help prompt ideas during brainstorming sessions – so really, there’s no excuse not to! Here...

Do You Have Career Envy?

It’s that uncomfortable feeling of desiring something that someone else has; a resentful longing, an emotion that we associate with a destructive green-eyed monster. It’s something we’ve learned we shouldn’t admit to. But envy is something we have all felt, and it has...

Put the ‘Care’ Back in Career in Time for R U OK? Day

R U OK? Day is this Thursday (13 September), and with it comes the reminder that, hey, you need to take care of your mental health – and pay attention to the people in your life when they may be struggling. Your career can be a big stressor, and when times get tough...

Self-care: Before and After a Job Interview

Let’s face it: interviews are one of those rare life moments that are equal parts exciting and make-your-palms-sweat levels of nerve racking. If you have just landed yourself an interview and you’re starting to perspire, or you’re currently reflecting on the suspected...

How to Look Cool While Networking

I know what you’re thinking: ‘Ew, networking! I don’t want to schmooze with people I don’t know! It’s so uncool!’ Well friends, I’m here to let you know that networking can totally be cool and YOU can totally look cool while networking. Trust me. So, here are a few...

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