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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...

Thriving in the Weird WEIRD World of Australia

You might not realise it right off the bat, but Australia is a really weird place full of Vegemite, bin chickens and giving things a ‘fair shake of the sauce bottle’.  Australians drive on the left side of the road, they don’t eat rice with every meal and have toilets...

Benefits of Becoming Friends with Your Co-Workers

The world of work is constantly changing. While your working hours may be 9-5, technological advancements mean that people are still able to work remotely: checking emails, responding to client enquiries or rescheduling important meetings outside of contracted hours....

Ghosting Has Hit the Workplace: How to Quit the Right Way

Ghosting is no longer being relegated to awkward Tinder convos or Facebook messages from strangers; it’s now happening in the workplace. A recent LinkedIn article shed light on the issue, noting instances of people straight up not coming to work anymore with no reason...

What Has Anne Hathaway Taught Us About Careers?

Pop culture has taught us many things about our careers. In various cases, it has also taught us what not to do. However, when it comes to shining examples of success, nobody comes as close as Anne Hathaway. I know I may be a little bias (I have always wanted my...

Give Your Career the Queer Eye Makeover it Deserves

Guess what? Your career has been nominated to receive the makeover of a lifetime!Over the course of this blog post, the Fab 5* are going to take your career from drabulous to fabulous in five easy steps. So get ready to renew your love for avocados and learn how to...

‘Thank You’: How It Can Transform Your Career

When you’re a kid you’re usually taught to say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ every time you either want something or someone has done something nice for you. But as you get older, and when it comes to incorporating this kind of politeness into your career, it can actually...

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