Career Advice

Great, high-paying jobs for recent graduates

Great, high-paying jobs for recent graduates

As you prepare to graduate from uni, you probably have a lot of debt from HECS or student loans. You do not have to let this debt weigh you down financially, however.Instead, while chipping away at your HECS, you could research a possible student loan refinance. You...

Social media hacks to start and progress your career

Social media hacks to start and progress your career

Social media is an unavoidable part of life these days, including in the professional sphere. Us Aussies are some of the most active social media users worldwide, with 60% of us active Facebook users. Instagram and LinkedIn are next up, taking out number three and...

How to launch a business career with a disability

How to launch a business career with a disability

If you have a disability, a career in business might be an excellent option for you! Some people with disabilities face difficulties finding fulfilling, accessible, and lucrative work. Thankfully, the business industry has seen some incredible advancements in the past...

How border openings will affect your future career

How border openings will affect your future career

Since March 2020, borders connecting the states and the world have been closed for travel of almost any kind. With some jobs being dependent on presence in a certain location, such as mining or marine conservation, it’s hampered some students and recent graduates in...

Get ready for the boost in 2022!

Get ready for the boost in 2022!

Around this time of year it is common to feel a little run down from the year that has been, and well let’s face it, if you’re feeling a little more than run down after 2021 … you’re not alone.After taking some time away from your studies and work, you might start to...

Your first day at a new job: the No Nerves Checklist

Your first day at a new job: the No Nerves Checklist

The first day of a new job can elicit a whole range of feelings. You might be nervous about meeting new people and getting your head around a different way of working. You might be excited about taking the first step in a career change. You might be feeling all this...

Eliminating new job jitters

Eliminating new job jitters

Starting a new job can be daunting, whether it’s your first job, within your existing industry, or a completely new industry for you. I have been fortunate enough to work in several different industries including pharmaceuticals, luxury goods, law, FMCG and now...

5 essential steps to stand out in a new job

5 essential steps to stand out in a new job

Starting a new job is exciting. It is a new opportunity that offers its own benefits. However, it can also be nerve-wracking. You are trying to fit into a new place and learn all you need to know. The impression that you make during this initial probationary period...

Careers to look into with your Communications degree

Careers to look into with your Communications degree

As you complete your university classes, you will be considering your career options and searching for an exciting, fulfilling job that you will enjoy.If you are graduating with a Communications degree, there are many positions available that allow you to use what you...

The rise of remote working: how to do it right

The rise of remote working: how to do it right

More university graduates are going straight into remote work roles than ever before. In fact, 41% of Australians now work remotely.David Zago, head of the ABS Head of Household surveys, has stated:“...most Australians expect work from home arrangement to continue...

The future of work in 2022 – what the experts think

The future of work in 2022 – what the experts think

There’s no way around it – 2021 was a weird year for work. With different lockdowns around the country and world, businesses and employees alike had to change their processes, many adopting hybrid ways of working.So where does that leave us? As we wrap up another...

How to make lemonade out of the lemon that was 2021

How to make lemonade out of the lemon that was 2021

As we look back on the year (or two) that was, it’s easy to go down that negative path of regret and frustration about what could have been.Perhaps you didn’t have the thriving social life that you hoped for on campus. Maybe you barely stepped into a lecture theatre...

Graduating and starting a law career in COVID

Graduating and starting a law career in COVID

I’m lucky to be a graduate lawyer at prominent LGBT law firm, Dowson Turco Lawyers. My career at the firm has been dynamic and started off while I was completing a Bachelor of International Studies / Bachelor of Law at UTS. I have been at the firm for more than four...

How to take a sick day

How to take a sick day

When you are feeling unwell, taking a day off early into your career can be a worrying time. Here are some tips to ensure you look after yourself and your responsibilities too.Before you need to take sick leave, it’s helpful to know in advance some basics about your...

The secrets to landing a graduate job

The secrets to landing a graduate job

Uni can be hard, but graduating might be even harder.You’ve studied for three or more years, got your last assignments in, and said goodbye to your tutors. Success! But now you’ve got to enter the real world. Even worse - the world of work 😱And that’s where graduate...

All I want for Christmas is…work experience!

All I want for Christmas is…work experience!

With Christmas only a few months away, it’s time for Michael Bublé and Mariah Carey to start popping up on your “for you” page. It’s also time to start applying for “Christmas casual” or seasonal jobs to make the most of the university break by adding work experience...

Securing a cadetship in construction

Securing a cadetship in construction

UTS Careers are regularly approached by Construction Project Management students who are eager to get some advice and support on how to secure a cadetship. All students undertaking an undergraduate degree in Construction Project Management are required to complete a...