Skill Building

Should You Do Postgraduate Studies?

I recently decided to go back to university to study a master’s degree, more than ten years after finishing my undergraduate degree. Scary, I know! This was a difficult decision to make because there are no guarantees that this is the right thing to do. I struggled...

How to Say Goodbye to Your Office Family

We’ve all heard stories about leaving toxic work environments before. After suffering for eons in a place that doesn’t appreciate you, you finally head for greener pastures. The birds are all singing, the sun is shining, and small children seem to be celebrating on...

4 Tips to Polish Off Your Design Career

1. Clean up your portfolioDoes your online portfolio have work that’s now creeping up to the 5 years old mark? If yes, it’s time to dust off those cobwebs and let go of any outdated and irrelevant work that may be lingering in the deep dark depths of your portfolio....

Embrace Your Incompetence

You can’t be great at everything. None of us can. But the question is: what are you going to do about it? Assuming that you’re in a position where you’re ‘consciously incompetent’ (refer to the Conscious Competence Theory), there are a few different ways you might...

Not Just a Line on Your Resume

Internships are a training position commonly held by a student looking to further their career. But how do you know if completing an internship is the right step for you? And, if you decide to do one, what are the benefits? We spoke to UTS Graduates about their time...

How Sleep Deprivation Could Ruin Your Career

With semester getting hectic, it’s easy to sacrifice sleep in favor of finishing that list minute assignment, or bingeing Dead to Me on Netflix. But a lack of sleep can actually have a huge impact on your daily life, and getting into the habit of subsisting on less...

Inbox Zero

Picture this: it’s a Wednesday morning, and you’ve just logged on to your computer at work. You have your coffee in hand, and you are ready to tackle the day. You open up Outlook and all of a sudden your computer starts to move at snail speed as your inbox loads....

4 Everyday Habits to Build in Your 20s to Help Your Career

Your 20s are often a time of change as you grow into adulthood, but there are some things you can do now that will stay with you for the rest of your life (and career). One such habit, is brought to you from the tiny friend who went viral back in March for his skills...

Why Samwell Tarly Would Be the Best Work Bae

Everyone knows that you’re actually more productive with a quality work bae, and the first episode of season 8 of Game of Thrones saw Sam coming in hot with some of the more desirable traits you should be looking out for.So, without further ado, here are 4 top notch...

How to Sweeten the Deal: Chocolatey Career Advice

Easter is coming to an end, but we still have some sweet, chocolatey advice to help you make the most of your work life – from first impressions and self-care, to lasting work relationships and personal growth. So pull out the Easter egg your nan bought you, crack off...

3 Ways to Include Study Abroad on Your Resume

You’ve pinned travel snapshots around your room, gifted souvenirs to family and friends, and texted your classmates from abroad about fun memories shared. Though your global exchange program may be over, the adventure has just begun! Whether your sights are set on...

5 Reasons I Went Back to University

In you had asked me ten years ago to return to university to undertake postgrad studies, you wouldn’t have been able to pay me to do it. The early years of my undergraduate journey were filled with tears, confusion, and a lack of direction. I jumped from course to...

Career Mastery: A Process, Not a Destination

It goes without saying that it’s important to take charge of your career. You are in the driver’s seat, switching lanes, shifting gears by yourself, and no one else is responsible for discovering or promoting your career for you. Consequently, it’s critical to become...

3 Sneaky Ways to Figure Out a Company’s Culture

Here’s the scenario: you took a leap of faith, stepped into the unknown. You accepted the job offer. You thought you were in dream-job land. Two weeks later, you’re about to run screaming into the Snowy Mountains. The problem? You did not research the company’s...

7.3 Questions With Bilal Kabbara

We’re back with yet another Vogue-inspired instalment of 7.3 Questions Answered By Your Favourite Accomplishers! This week we spoke to Bilal Kabbara about his experience with the Award, where he’s at now, and his top tips for getting ahead in your career while...

The Inside Look at Lendlease’s Graduate Program

It’s that time of year again where we seek our next generation of graduates to join Lendlease on our two-year graduate program. We know that applying for graduate programs and going through the process can be daunting and often stressful. However, I’m here to give you...

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