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Make the most of mentoring

2020 was the gift that kept on giving – bushfires, Covid, lock downs, job market collapse, more lock downs and more recently flooding.After digging myself out from under the rubble of 2020’s trauma and devastation (high fives to any fellow parents out there), I felt a...

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...

From shy to fly: networking tips for introverts

Have you ever walked into a Careers Fair or a networking event and found yourself too anxious to approach industry professionals or start conversations with unfamiliar faces? Well, you are not alone. Between one third and one half of all people are introverts,...

Explore you and your next career move with 10 easy questions

When you’re thinking about your next career move, or even reflecting on where you are today, these ten questions will get you thinking about who you are, where you are right now, and what you might want to try next in your career.Better understanding yourself (your...

Itchy feet, empty wallet? Teach English as a Foreign Language!

Travelling the world is an adventure many of us dream about. Unfortunately, often finances hold us back from acting on these dreams.So what if I told you that you can travel the world and earn money at the same time? Well you can, by teaching English as a Foreign...

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To postgrad or not to postgrad

To postgrad or not to postgrad

Finishing your degree is a huge feat. You’ve worked away for at least three years, laboured over assignments and exams, poured your blood, sweat, and tears into achieving that coveted testamur. And then, just like that, it’s over – time to go off into the world,...

Get the golden rules of goal setting

Get the golden rules of goal setting

Goals. Do you have any at the moment? Do you feel like SHOULD have some?I don’t know about you, but I personally find goal setting to be an arduous task. I particularly remember how daunting it was to set career-related goals whilst studying at university. Even more...

How to build skills in project management

How to build skills in project management

Managing a project is one of the toughest jobs in an organisation. As a project manager, you must be able to effectively move the project towards success. If you are aspiring to become a project manager or you want to sharpen your skills, you've come to the right...

RISE at work this Mardi Gras

RISE at work this Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras celebrations have kicked off for 2021, and while they look a little different this year (goodbye sweaty dance parties and raucous parades, may you rest in peace) the LGBTIQA+ community is just as strong as ever.The theme for this year’s festivities is...

Preparing for virtual careers fairs: top tips

Preparing for virtual careers fairs: top tips

Virtual careers fairs are fast becoming a common way for employers and industries to connect with up-and-coming talent (aka you!). They are a great opportunity for you to network with professionals in your field, discover where your career could take you, and help you...

Unexpected things that could affect your job search

Unexpected things that could affect your job search

Having to search for a job can be overwhelming and stressful. But, the more you know about certain factors that could impact your search, the easier it can be. By now, most people know that your social media presence and having a “clean” online footprint can make a...

Finding and landing a creative internship

Finding and landing a creative internship

We all know internships are one of the best ways to gain meaningful work experience while studying. But how do you go about finding one, especially in a pandemic? At the end of last year, 10 talented UTS students took part in a creative advertising internship—the...

Cultivating self-love at work

Cultivating self-love at work

With Valentine’s Day having just passed, we’ve got romance on the mind. Sure, who doesn’t enjoy the chance to exchange gifts and chocolate, spoil the people around them, and read a kind word or two? But that’s not what we’re celebrating – this year, it’s all about you...

Working smarter not harder: Career hacks for lazy people

Working smarter not harder: Career hacks for lazy people

Raise your hand if you spend your life moving clean washing from your bed to a hamper back to the bed, or have ever texted someone in the next room rather than get up, or ordered UberEats despite having perfectly good food in your fridge. Ok you don’t actually have to...

How to keep your business tech operating smoothly

How to keep your business tech operating smoothly

Technology and business have long been partners in crime. These two pillars of human civilisation often benefit and complement each other, and that has resulted in a modern commercial landscape characterised by heavy use of top of the line technology. Making good use...

Putting your best foot forward for a new year of uni

Putting your best foot forward for a new year of uni

A new autumn session is coming up here at UTS, and what a semester it promises to be. The way we work and study has changed dramatically over the last year thanks to the pesky pandemic (or pandeezy/panny as we have affectionately started calling it). That being said,...

How to beat the ‘Mondaze’

How to beat the ‘Mondaze’

Mondays… ammiright? It’s no secret that most of us aren’t huge fans of the first day of the week. With the weekend quickly fading into a distant memory, enduring arduous small talk in the staffroom or – even worse – on staffZoom, and the fact that the average person...

How to establish job security in a new career

How to establish job security in a new career

A couple of generations ago it was normal to get a job at a large company and then settle down to a multi-decade tenure before retiring with a pension. If you go back even further in history, individuals didn’t just maintain the same job, they were literally born into...

2021: No to resolutions, yes to aspirations

2021: No to resolutions, yes to aspirations

It’s a new year… and honestly it feels weird. I can’t remember a time before this where we entered a new year with such a feeling of trepidation or uncertainty. The whole ‘new year, new me’ motif was already getting cringey but this year it’s nowhere to be seen - even...