Seven ways to lift your LinkedIn game

September 8, 2017

How much do you understand about making LinkedIn work for you? Maybe you’ve heard it’s just a place to upload your resume and wait for employers to find you? The truth is, LinkedIn is so much more than an... Read More

Finding your networking niche

September 5, 2017

Change your approach to networking and you might just find your attitude changes along with it. After all, networking can happen anywhere. So if you really dread the idea of going along to ‘networking... Read More

Networking for Humanities students

July 31, 2017

Humanities students...we hear you. Sometimes there aren't a lot of reasons for you to attend careers fairs. Well not this time! We have organised a Networking Zone for Humanities students at the Work Ready... Read More

Engage with your industry (with minimal effort)

June 15, 2017

We know the countdown to your mid-year break is on for those of you completing your degrees and, for some of you, that will mean extended periods of time in your PJs, hanging out online. It's ok, no judgement... Read More

Managing your digital footprint

May 22, 2017

So, I sound like an old person, but in this day and age your online footprint is one of the most important parts of your personal brand. A recent survey of graduate recruiters in Australia found that 48% of... Read More

Tips for the reluctant networker

April 24, 2017

Networking...enough to strike fear in the heart of every introvert reading this right now. Unfortunately it's a necessary evil - up to 70% of jobs aren't even advertised which makes the age-old adage 'it's not... Read More

Why you need a mentor

April 6, 2017

Hands down, the best thing you can do for your career development is to find yourself a mentor while you are still at university. A great mentor can give you industry insight, assist you with the transition to... Read More

How most people find their jobs

March 8, 2017

If your primary source of job searching is via online job sites you may be in for a shock.  A recent LinkedIn survey revealed that an amazing 85% of all jobs are filled via networking without ever making it... Read More

What not to do at a Careers Fair

February 21, 2017

Curtin Careers Fair 2017 is fast approaching and, although you are a pretty savvy bunch, here are five no-no's to watch out for when you head along (as vouched for by careers fair veterans and seasoned... Read More

Connect with Industry

January 9, 2017

Once you’re at uni, it's not often that you’ll go back and look at your course description via Curtin’s course finder – why would you, you’re on it already! However, what you might not have picked... Read More