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7 steps to survive placement

by Michael Hanrahan The lead up to university placements can be harrowing. But here is my go-to list for making the most of it and having a great time! Step 1: Accommodation When you find out where you’re going for placement, start looking for...

7 Lynda courses to become social media savvy

Living in a digital world, it is crucial to develop your digital skills to ensure your career success. Most job roles now and in the future will involve technology. So, here are seven FREE, short courses available just for you on Lynda.com to...

Get ahead in your journalism career

If you’ve always dreamed of becoming a journalist, absolutely love story-telling and feel that writing comes naturally to you, read on! In this day and age, everyone is a publisher – whether sharing posts on Instagram, tweeting or updating a...

Getting results with cold canvassing

When you are looking for a job, it’s tempting to give out as many resumes as you can. This is known as cold canvassing and sometimes it can pay off, particularly if you catch an employer just as someone has resigned or when they have urgent...

Job hunting hacks

Charlie understands how tough the job market can be, it can be harder than resisting the urge to dig into that can of Milo with a teaspoon when you get the midnight munchies! Here are some job hunting hacks to get you through the minefield of cover...

5 ways to build your personal brand

Today, nearly every individual has a personal brand – whether cultivated or not – and it’s what makes many people stand out from the crowd. The concept of promoting yourself to a group of people may seem foreign and scary – but it could be the thing...

Five tips to pass the national teaching tests

by Annette Benson Have you just started a teacher education course and heard people talk about ‘LANTITE?’ This is the Australian Government’s Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students (LANTITE). To become a...

Your guide to graduate programs

Although the year has just begun, looking forward to your future career now can be extremely beneficial! Many large companies and government agencies have annual recruitment intakes specifically targeting graduates, with some recruiting hundreds of...

Start volunteering in your industry

Albert Einstein once said, “Only a life lived for others is worth living.” If you have ever volunteered, you will understand exactly what he meant! While there is no monetary reward in volunteering, we are rewarded in the sense of helping others and...

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