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How to pivot your career direction mid-degree

If you’re midway through your studies and you’re thinking about working in a different industry or specialty than the one you’re studying, don’t worry – you’re not alone! It’s common to start thinking about different career pathways while you’re studying, and...

Can you design your future?

Look, none of us can predict the future but that doesn’t mean you can’t take steps now to help steer it in a direction that #sparksjoy. How can you do that, I hear you ask? Well friends, let me introduce you to this delightful little theory of Life Design.Drawing on...

Getting your foot in the door

Finding an internship is hard. Sometimes it feels like its own full-time job, which no one pays or gives you credit for. I had been looking for an internship for months before I stumbled upon my first internship at UTS Careers. Today, I'd like to help you to get your...

Six ways to fast track your career progression

Have you ever been frustrated, waiting for your manager to offer you a promotion, or wondered what more you could do to stand out from your peers? Use these tips and tricks to get the recognition you deserve and fast-track your progression. 1. Set your career (and...

Fitting in(stitutions) while Black

Recently, myself and a colleague wrote an article at The Conversation examining some nuances of working while Black. We use the word Black to refer to political identities connected to ancestry, as well as a cultural and social experience of race and to...

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Stop living for the weekend

Stop living for the weekend

Originally published on Anouska & CoIt’s estimated that we will spend roughly a third of our life at work. If we spend the vast majority of that third staring out the window fantasising about close of business Friday, it’s not a recipe for a happy life. So how do...

Top 9 career paths worth pursuing in 2022

Top 9 career paths worth pursuing in 2022

This is your moment to reimagine your career. Whether you are an aspiring student or a professional envisioning a new path, this is the moment to take in the world of possibilities ahead of you. As times change, so do the shifts in careers, industries and labour...

Celebrating greatness: 3 inspiring UTS Alumni

Celebrating greatness: 3 inspiring UTS Alumni

UTS Alumni are well-renowned for their talent, vision, and drive. Personally and professionally, our alumni exemplify UTS’s core values — commitment to excellence, innovation, entrepreneurship and social justice. So today, we’re celebrating the incredible successes of...

5 tips for preparing for a career in IT

5 tips for preparing for a career in IT

Information technology is a booming industry offering a variety of jobs. It's an excellent field for those looking for a chance to advance and earn a solid income. In January 2020, records indicated at least 3 million people held jobs in some part of IT in America.If...

Scary Hour: The secret to beating procrastination

Scary Hour: The secret to beating procrastination

At the time of writing this blog, I have successfully avoided:Replying to an email a classmate sent a week agoBooking my car in to renew its registrationRearranging a date to meet a friendTaking the growing collection of cups in my room to the kitchen…and that’s about...

The word ‘supervisor’ has ‘super’ in it

The word ‘supervisor’ has ‘super’ in it

Picture this: you have landed your dream internship/job. It is your first day at your new gig. You are introduced to a room full of the brightest individuals who will now be your colleagues. You are determined to make the most out of this opportunity you have received...

3 ways to grow in your corporate career

3 ways to grow in your corporate career

Most people want to feel valued in the career they choose, and oftentimes, individuals will feel a slow burnout if they aren't seeing their work and efforts acknowledged. It can take time to find a job you feel invested in and choosing a career often comes down to not...

5 inspiring women making waves as UTS Alumni

5 inspiring women making waves as UTS Alumni

Happy International Women’s Day! This year’s theme is #BreakTheBias, so today we’re reflecting on all the ways our incredible women UTS Alumni have been forging careers to create a world free from bias, stereotypes and discrimination.From fighting against gendered...

3 steps to get an internship on your own

3 steps to get an internship on your own

Originally published by Career Success AustraliaInternships are a great way to get practical industry experience in your field. They can help set you apart from the other graduate candidates that you’re competing with!Employers in Australia love to hire graduates who...

Craft a resume that stands out

Craft a resume that stands out

You have probably been writing resumes since you took a business course in high school or uni. You likely know what it needs: your name and contact information, your skill sets, your experience, and your education information.But, do you know how to make your...

Bouncing back: The keys to resilience

Bouncing back: The keys to resilience

Look at that, it’s already March and session is well into swing. With the year already flying by following a crazy two-year blip in our personal timelines, change has already proven to be the key theme of 2022.We are already seeing the effects of the great resignation...

4 TikTokers you should be following for career advice

4 TikTokers you should be following for career advice

One of my goals this year was to reduce my screen time. After setting a lock on my phone that allows me half an hour of social networking a day, I was appalled to see just how often I reach for my phone when bored.The major culprit? TikTok of course.Listen, I love a...

It all comes down to week one habits

It all comes down to week one habits

Welcome to Autumn Session 2022!If you’re a new student, heed this advice from a career-student in their sixth year at UTS.If you’re a continuing student, I cannot promise these tips are any better than your current study habits, so don’t quote me on it. Utilise a...

How to start your career in customer success

How to start your career in customer success

You know when you witness a terrible decision and can almost feel the lost potential? That’s the foundation of my career in customer success. It started the way most business ventures do - with an idea. I’d seen CEOs spend millions on product development, only for...

10 tips for achieving career fulfilment

10 tips for achieving career fulfilment

For some people, a job is just a means to an end. However, for many people, a job must be more than just a paycheck. These tips can help you achieve career fulfilment. 1. Discover your purposeWhether you work in education or eCommerce fulfillment one of the keys to a...