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Nailing that Job Interview – The STAR Method

As students, interviews can be a nail-biting experience, especially when you are studying for that end of week exam the night before a big interview. Time management is key to success in this instance. However, there is also a sure-fire way on...

Earn As You Learn – How it helped me

by Xanthe Gregory Studying at university means getting a job of your choosing in an industry you’re passionate about, right? Textbooks and multi-storey buildings may lead to that. Although, there a few steps you can take which can guarantee you’ll...

Tips for full time work while studying

Handling a full-time job while studying can be quite difficult and this is the situation that most of us are in right now. So, here are a few tips to tackle the difficulties of the employee/student life that we are all in! Calendars and reminders:...

Job interview tips

We all know the dread of a job interview. Whether you’re looking for a part-time job to fund your uni adventures or stepping into your first real grown up job, the infamous job interview is definitely a hurdle that you have to face. Luckily, there...

Things employers look for when hiring new grads

The time has finally come for you to say goodbye to the glorious uni days and enter the real world… Here are ten things employers look for when hiring new grads: 1. Team player A crucial thing employers look for is the ability to problem-solve and...

How to write a killer resume

You never know when you’ll need to have your resume handy. From job applications to career building workings, even to scholarship applications – your resume is something that you always need to have ready to go. It may seem daunting to build a...

How to write a cover letter

Whether your study is coming to an end or you need a part-time job to get you through next session, having a powerful cover letter is a crucial part of the job-seeking process. In short, a cover letter introduces who you are by giving a brief...

How to balance work and uni

Everyone knows that a uni degree can bring you a whole new world of opportunities. However, it can be a big challenge to take on a full study workload on top of a full-time job. To combat this, I’ve started implementing a few simple strategies to...

A career crossroads

At uni, different people settle into their courses at different rates and sometimes students might find that their course just is not for them. Check out Victoria Murray’s story: I spent 7 years at university but don’t let that scare you...

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