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Set your fears this scary season

As Halloween fast approaches (T-minus two weeks people!) many of us begin to prepare for the annual celebration of fear… and some sneaky treats of course!So, what better time to sit down and re-evaluate your fears? Now, as silly as it sounds, I promise it’s a...

5 tips to prepare and nail your first day at work

First impressions at a new job really matter – but no pressure! The way you waltz into the office on your first day of work and the way you conduct yourself for the following eight to ten hours will have an influence on the way people perceive you as a person and a...

Why you don’t need a STEM degree to work for a tech company

In today’s increasingly tech-driven economy, you’d be forgiven for thinking that you need to study STEM to eventually end up working for a startup or tech company, but I’m here to tell you, that isn’t entirely the case. In July 2019, Forbes wrote a story about...

What career-centric skills will students need in the future?

One of the key issues for higher education is the employability of graduates, as they face a rapidly changing and a highly competitive employment sector. Last month at UTS we held the Careers event, Your Future in Science and Maths, with a lively discussion on...

I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up… so I made up a quiz to tell me

Teacher, Marine Biologist, Environmental Activist, Cruise Ship Performer, Novelist, Talent-Show –winner-turned-Australian-Soap-actress who is discovered by a big-time movie producer and flies out to Hollywood to star in a huge Harry Potter-scale franchise only to...
Set your fears this scary season

Set your fears this scary season

As Halloween fast approaches (T-minus two weeks people!) many of us begin to prepare for the annual celebration of fear… and some sneaky treats of course!So, what better time to sit down and re-evaluate your fears? Now, as silly as it sounds, I promise it’s a thing....

5 tips to prepare and nail your first day at work

5 tips to prepare and nail your first day at work

First impressions at a new job really matter – but no pressure! The way you waltz into the office on your first day of work and the way you conduct yourself for the following eight to ten hours will have an influence on the way people perceive you as a person and a...

How to stand out: applying to a law firm

How to stand out: applying to a law firm

Crafting the perfect resume can be difficult, particularly when trying to tailor it to your ideal role. With each field looking for different things from their candidates, it’s important you understand how to best present your skills to suit your industry.Sally Layson...

What’s your plan for summer?

What’s your plan for summer?

As the weather warms up you may be starting to think about your plan for the summer break. With all of that extra time on your hands it can be a great time to try something new and expand your skillset and knowledge. Working part-time in hospitality or retail is...

The Rise of the skill assessment

The Rise of the skill assessment

When you apply for a job, there are a number of ways a company will be able to tell if you’re the right fit for the role. One method they employ is what’s called a skills assessment. ‘A skills test is an assessment used to provide an unbiased, validated evaluation of...

Acing an interview as a first-timer

Acing an interview as a first-timer

Eek! You’ve been called in for a job interview and it’s your FIRST TIME! First off, congratulations this is very exciting news. Secondly, don’t worry – we’ve all had that pre-interview nervous feeling where your stomach drops to your feet, totally normal. There are...

Inside the InsideSherpa Virtual Intern Experience

Inside the InsideSherpa Virtual Intern Experience

Summer break is coming.With STUVAC over, we’re fast approaching the final leg of a 13 week long marathon. And at the end of the mountain of due dates and final exams, lies the sweet promise of 3 months of summer vacation.Whilst the summer break is a great time to...

Skill development in a changing career landscape

Skill development in a changing career landscape

In a changing world and an evolving job market how do we prepare ourselves for the jobs of tomorrow? You would be forgiven for thinking ‘how am I supposed to prepare for something that might not even exist yet?’ Younger generations today are going to have multiple...

4 important things to look for in a first job

4 important things to look for in a first job

So… you just graduated! Now what? Well, you’re going to need a job. And like most people, you’re probably going to search and decide on a job based on industry, job title, salary, etc. Yet there are also four underrated things that many people don’t look for, but can...

Why PR pros are the future of digital marketing

Why PR pros are the future of digital marketing

Digital marketing is a kaleidoscopic puzzle that brands continue trying to solve. Throwing cash into paid search, and social media isn’t always the answer. However, all too often, businesses are ignoring their secret weapon: the PR pro.  PR’s value on the rise The...

Why I don’t always follow my passion

Why I don’t always follow my passion

We have all heard this classic piece of career advice before: follow your passion, and you’ll never work a day in your life.If this were the case – I would be getting paid big bucks to swim in the ocean, think critically about the meaning of life, and listen to true...

How to stand out: interviewing with a law firm

How to stand out: interviewing with a law firm

When going for an interview with a law firm, it’s important to have a clear understanding of what the recruiter is looking for, and the ways in which you can best present what you could bring to the company. Over the next few months we’ll be featuring posts from Sally...

A day in the life: Daphne Zhou and Lisa Nguyen

A day in the life: Daphne Zhou and Lisa Nguyen

We’re back again with another discussion with the interns taking part in  The Learned Crew’s (TLC) in-house clerkship program (created with UTS Law and the Association of Corporate Counsel Australia). Chatting with Daphne Zhou and Lisa Nguyen, we learn about the...

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