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

Note: This article was written ahead of the Curtin Careers Fair 2017. Some information may have changed since writing. Curtin Careers Fair is fast approaching and, although you are a pretty savvy bunch,... 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

Consultancy Work and Getting Operational

October 17, 2016

Dr Helen Grzyb is a sought after consultant providing expert advice on governance, executive coaching, strategic planning and stakeholder engagement. Helen has substantial experience in governance roles with... Read More

Startups: kickstart your entrepreneurial ideas

October 12, 2016

Startups ­– some call it a new “state of mind”, while others think of it as another word for a new, small business. It can also be described as a new company that lacks established stability but... Read More