Why employers love EQ, and students should too

August 10, 2017

Have you noticed how much buzz there is around Emotional Intelligence (EQ) lately? It’s definitely not a new concept – it’s been talked about since the early 1990s when academics, John Mayer and Peter... Read More

Stand out from the crowd

August 7, 2017

If you've been to visit Curtin Careers, Employment & Leadership in Building 101, no doubt you would have met Lisa Laing, our resident resume expert. She sees hundreds of resumes a week, and quite often... Read More

Identifying your skills gap

June 12, 2017

We know it doesn't sound like the most appealing thing you will do during you break, but try to take some time to do a skills gap analysis before you head back to campus for Semester Two.  It doesn’t matter... Read More

Mid-year graduates…are you ready?

June 9, 2017

Are you one of the many students who started mid-year a few short years back? Or a student who has studied part-time or juggled studies about? If that’s the case - you might have just about finished your... Read More

The importance of emotional intelligence

May 15, 2017

The ability to identify and monitor your own emotions is one of the most important things you can learn both at university and in the workplace. Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a term that was coined in the... Read More

Boost your employability

May 1, 2017

More and more often these days, our degrees aren't necessarily taking us down a straightforward career path. This may be due to the current job market, the type of course you are studying or a personal... Read More

Top tips for perfecting your LinkedIn profile

April 3, 2017

Everyone seems to have a LinkedIn profile, but not everyone is using it to it's full potential. Here are a few tips for perfecting your profile. Add a profile picture It sounds obvious, but make sure you... Read More