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5 common job-hunting mistakes and how to avoid them

5 common job-hunting mistakes and how to avoid them

Regardless of what you study or what you want to do as a career, the one thing we all have in common is that at some point in our life we will need to search and apply for jobs.This unavoidable aspect of adult life can be intimating, especially when you’re first...

How striving for 100 rejections landed me a job

How striving for 100 rejections landed me a job

Application after application, sleepless nights, rejections and constantly worrying about being good enough. We see our peers doing well and feel like an imposter while scrolling through Linkedin, questioning ourselves: what am I doing wrong? This is something we have...

5 tips for job hunting before graduating

5 tips for job hunting before graduating

Graduating from uni is an exciting prospect. You are finally completing the transition from childhood to adulthood and almost ready to apply all the theoretical knowledge and practical training you've gained in a real-world setting. Everyone approaches this...

How to land an internship during a pandemic

How to land an internship during a pandemic

Finding an internship can be tricky at the best of times, but chuck a global pandemic into the mix? Ooh boy, it gets even tougher. That’s why when we see UTS students landing valuable work experience positions, we definitely sit up and take notice.That’s where...

Top tips to help international students find work

Top tips to help international students find work

Being an international student is one of the most exciting experiences you will have in your lifetime. You will meet tons of fascinating people, see a range of different things, and, overall, just be changed for the better (even if COVID has changed a few things). One...

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...

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...

5 top tips for finding happiness in the law

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...

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

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...

The ‘Know’s of Job Hunting

The ‘Know’s of Job Hunting

Job hunting.  It’s not an activity that many take up as recreation.  In fact, say the words and you’re met with scrunched noses and silent cringes.  While it’s never going to take out #1 spot in the Top 5 Ultimate Fun Things To Do, it doesn’t have to be painful. ...

5 Reasons Christmas is a Great Time for a Job Search

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...

How to Get a Job with Basically No Experience

How to Get a Job with Basically No Experience

It’s a time old problem: you need experience to get a job, but you need a job so you can get experience in the first place. And there seems no end to the ridiculous amount of previous work experience employers expect for roles that, in themselves, offer on-the-ground...

Using the Subject Outline to Your Career Advantage

Using the Subject Outline to Your Career Advantage

In conversation with Careers Consultant Claudia Cowell, we look into how the time you spend at university can be maximised to get you job-ready. Through Claudia’s experience in working with students in a one-on-one capacity, and liaising with recruiters, she makes the...

Thriving in the Weird WEIRD World of Australia

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...