Career Advice

Inside the InsideSherpa Virtual Intern Experience

Summer break is coming. With STUVAC over, we’re fast approaching the final leg of a 13 week long marathon. And at the end of the mountain of due dates and final exams, lies the sweet promise of 3 months of summer vacation. Whilst the summer break is a great time to...

Skill development in a changing career landscape

In a changing world and an evolving job market how do we prepare ourselves for the jobs of tomorrow? You would be forgiven for thinking ‘how am I supposed to prepare for something that might not even exist yet?’ Younger generations today are going to have multiple...

4 important things to look for in a first job

So… you just graduated! Now what? Well, you’re going to need a job. And like most people, you’re probably going to search and decide on a job based on industry, job title, salary, etc. Yet there are also four underrated things that many people don’t look for, but can...

Why PR pros are the future of digital marketing

Digital marketing is a kaleidoscopic puzzle that brands continue trying to solve. Throwing cash into paid search, and social media isn’t always the answer. However, all too often, businesses are ignoring their secret weapon: the PR pro.  PR’s value on the rise The...

Why I don’t always follow my passion

We have all heard this classic piece of career advice before: follow your passion, and you’ll never work a day in your life.If this were the case – I would be getting paid big bucks to swim in the ocean, think critically about the meaning of life, and listen to true...

How to stand out: interviewing with a law firm

When going for an interview with a law firm, it’s important to have a clear understanding of what the recruiter is looking for, and the ways in which you can best present what you could bring to the company. Over the next few months we’ll be featuring posts from Sally...

A day in the life: Daphne Zhou and Lisa Nguyen

We’re back again with another discussion with the interns taking part in  The Learned Crew’s (TLC) in-house clerkship program (created with UTS Law and the Association of Corporate Counsel Australia). Chatting with Daphne Zhou and Lisa Nguyen, we learn about the...

Finding the perfect role for you in a tech startup

Australia is flourishing with a range of tech startups and a range of different roles you might fit into. Juniors, recent graduates and even those looking to change career paths might find the perfect place at a tech startup. Some of these companies are looking for...

How to ace your next design job interview

You’ve got an interview for a design role and need a refresher on how to tackle the design interview process?  How do you approach this design interview differently to your casual hospitality or retail interviews?There are certain qualities and characteristics many...

Balancing work and studying

As a student, it can be difficult to juggle studying with other activities in your life – particularly if you’re working or undertaking an internship. If you're a student in this position, you likely have an obligation to earn money and sustain yourself so that you...

Living in Australia

Do you hesitate when thinking of moving to new country, or even when thinking of moving to a new apartment from one suburb to another? I do, and I think everyone hesitates when thinking of moving! All the hassle of moving, the fear of losing their family and close...

The story behind “It’s Who You Know”

Around this time last year UTS Careers was gearing up to pilot “It’s Who You Know” – an event for international students to practise their networking skills and to learn from former international students now working in Sydney. After the event, I wrote about “Why the...

A day in the life: Sinead Nolan

Last week we spoke to The Learned Crew's (TLC) founder, Jessie Porteus, about her career journey in the legal field and how TLC began. Partnering with UTS Law and Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Australia, TLC have created Australia's first ever in-house legal...

5 top tips for finding happiness in the law

My name is Jessie Porteus and I am a happy lawtrepreneur!Last year I started my own legal training business called The Learned Crew (TLC for short), which aims to prepare the next generation of lawyers for the real world of law in an ever-changing legal industry, and...

Plan your career like a road trip

Just like that Aussie road trip you’ve been saying you’re going to do at some point, your career needs a little planning. Aptly named, a career plan is a good thing to have in your glovebox, otherwise you might find yourself having a career crisis down the track.So...

How to quit a well-paying job for a lifelong dream

Letting go of a job you worked hard to get and is now paying handsomely is a daunting thing. Just when you are ready to walk out of that cubicle, the reassurance of a steady paycheck and a comfortable life pulls you back in. However, once you’ve entertained the...

Be Kind At Work!

To show kindness is one of the most powerful things you can do for someone. This is as true in the workplace as it is at home. It’s a shame that we are sometimes conditioned to think of work as somewhere we go to shut down our emotions and humanity, sometimes creating...

Be kind at work

To show kindness is one of the most powerful things you can do for someone. This is as true in the workplace as it is at home. It’s a shame that we are sometimes conditioned to think of work as somewhere we go to shut down our emotions and humanity. This way...

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