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

First Step – Asking the Experts

August 26, 2016

When you are taking your first tentative steps on your career journey, be they pre or post-study, the best person to provide you with advice on what to do next is often the person that is already where you want... Read More

Five reasons to check into careers fairs

August 9, 2016

Have you ever considered dropping into one of Curtin’s Career Fairs? With a Fair each semester every year, you get plenty of opportunities to meet employers at a different type of networking event. One that... Read More

Six Ways to Maintain & Nurture Your Network

March 6, 2016

Networking is not simply the act of shaking hands and collecting business cards. After meeting valuable contacts, you'll need to stay in-touch and gradually build professional relationships. Here's six tips to... Read More

Take the Work Out of Networking

February 24, 2016

The Careers Fair is all about meeting people. You will have plenty of organisation representatives looking forward to meeting you. They are genuinely interested in meeting students and graduates that they may... Read More