Skill Building

Social responsibility and justice in law

Social responsibility and justice in law

An interview with Sadaf Azimi, who graduated from UTS with a Bachelor of Laws in June 2022, and spent the remainder of the year on contract as a Visiting Professional to three Judges of the Trial Chamber at the International Criminal Court in the Hague. In 2023, she began as a lawyer at Australian Government Solicitor within the Attorney-General’s Department in Canberra.

Encouraging belonging and diversity at work

Encouraging belonging and diversity at work

We live in an incredibly culturally diverse world. Here in Australia, over 50% of our population were born overseas or have a parent born overseas. With such a multicultural society, the average workplace will comprise people from many different backgrounds. Everyone...

4 non-sleazy networking tips for university students

4 non-sleazy networking tips for university students

I looked out of the hotel window. All I could see was an empty parking lot… and a gigantic Walmart sign.There I was — an 18-year-old Malaysian boy who'd never traveled outside of Asia — spending a night at a local hotel, before heading off to start my undergrad degree...

50 life lessons I learnt while at university

50 life lessons I learnt while at university

You learn a lot of lessons at uni. The coursework, obviously, but also general life lessons.I recently finished my undergrad studies, and I'm graduating this year. Over the past four years, I've learnt a lot of coursework and theory. However, beyond the subject...

The benefits of including your hobbies on your resume

The benefits of including your hobbies on your resume

Recently, I was talking to a friend about their plans after graduation. They told me how they struggled to write a resume and find work. Beyond the hospitality job they had worked in for years and their uni degree, they needed to figure out what else to list on their...

Grateful but thankful it’s over: 2022 in review

Grateful but thankful it’s over: 2022 in review

It’s December, the time of festive cheer and reflection on the year that has been. And what a year 2022 was. Even if you just look at the global events that occurred, it feels as though this year has been a huge year. Then, to add to that, you have your own personal...

How Spotify wrapped can help your career

How Spotify wrapped can help your career

I have always loved the end of the year, and not just because it’s the gift-giving season. Although December often feels like the busiest time of year, it is also a nice little bookend to the rest of the crazy months that have been. It acts as a waypoint to go, hey,...

The power in taking the path less travelled

The power in taking the path less travelled

As I close in on a 20-year career – I have asked myself a few things: How did I get this old! What have I learned? What would I say to someone starting out? While I could come up with a lot of interesting answers to the first two questions – I have a few ideas about...

How to Make it Shine in your next internship

How to Make it Shine in your next internship

You don't have to be afraid to put your dream in actionYou're never gonna fade; you'll be the main attraction~ Victoria Justice, Make It ShineWith summer closing in, internship programs are kicking off soon. We thought it might be a good time to give some simple...

SHL Tests: 6 smart tips to pass every time

SHL Tests: 6 smart tips to pass every time

Originally published by WikiJob Looking for a new job? You might have to take an SHL test. Saville and Holdsworth Limited (SHL) is one of the most popular providers of psychometric tests, used by thousands of organizations worldwide. While these tests can be daunting,...

How to know if a remote job is right for you

How to know if a remote job is right for you

COVID-19 lockdowns shook up the job force, forever changing its landscape. Many employers are offering more remote options. While this is great news for some, others work better in an office environment. Both options have their pros and cons. Consider these challenges...

Don’t listen to TikTok and don’t quit quietly

Don’t listen to TikTok and don’t quit quietly

I don't know about you, but for the past month or so, my for-you page has been flooded with the latest work-culture lifestyle trend: quiet quitting. The movement is a response to work cultures in which employers expect you to go 'above and beyond,' maintaining or even...