Summarise yourself

September 2, 2020

The thing about the resumes is that they're still here! No matter how much tech is changing our work practices and perspectives, your resume is still the go-to-doc needed when you're looking for a job.... Read More

The referee question

August 19, 2020

The Careers For Tomorrow Festival is underway! Our very first session for this annual event was ‘Best Practice Job Applications’ presented by Sandra Ursino OAM, HR Director for Pitcher Partners – a... Read More

Selection criteria, it’s still a thing

June 23, 2020

You’ve crafted your personalised cover letter and spruced up your resume.  All writing tasks are now successfully completed, unless… there’s still that matter of addressing the dreaded selection... Read More

Thinking cover letters!

June 15, 2020

The thing about cover letters – some employers want them and some employers don’t. But, sitting down and writing a cover letter is definitely a worthwhile experience. Why? It’s one of the best ways to... Read More

Ten big resume tips

May 21, 2020

What's a sure sign you're adulting?  You've got an effective resume! Writing a resume is one of those tasks we all love to leave to last! If you have to update, or create, your resume – it can be one... Read More

Build your story

May 18, 2020

A big takeaway from GradConnection's recent 'Meet the Employers' webinars was that some employers are not looking for cover letters, or they're optional. Great, right? One less step to consider when getting... Read More

Graduates in a pandemic

May 14, 2020

Liam Donaldson is a final year Commerce student, majoring in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. This means he's currently applying for grad programs in his area, but also general business and commerce... Read More

Recruiters go virtual

May 5, 2020

We’ve just checked responses from our recent employer survey. With almost a 100 responses – and still counting – we have some great info that we can share. So far, all of the organisations who usually... Read More

Public v private

April 29, 2020

One of the biggest things employers are trying to work out in an interview is the answer to a simple question: “Why us? Why do you want to work with us?”  So, deciding if you have a preference for the... Read More

Navigating video interviews

April 2, 2020

Lots of the graduate program applications are really transparent. What do we mean by that? Well, they’ve gone to a lot of trouble to give a step-by-step account of who they’re looking for and what happens... Read More