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November 17, 2021

How students can make the most of a remote internship

There are many ways students can stand out positively, learn, and be remembered for the right reasons.

Tags: Internships / Helen Green / Networking / Industry

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Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

Albert Einstein

June 9, 2021

Social Work: Low ATAR requirement and a higher graduate salary

Who'd have thought that graduates from courses in one of the most accessible fields of study are also among the best paid? 

Tags: Social Work / The Good Universities Guide / graduate outcomes / ATAR

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April 26, 2021

Tips for helping students make the most of LinkedIn

Why wait to graduate when you can start building up a catalogue of experience and contacts early?

Tags: networking / job-seeking / LinkedIn

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April 23, 2021

Does a high-ATAR course guarantee the best employment outcomes?

The fields of study with the highest entry requirements don’t necessarily deliver the best employment rates or the highest salaries at graduation — at least, not straight away.

Tags: The Good Universities Guide / Social Work / ATAR / 2021 Ratings

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December 3, 2020

What does a virtual internship look like?

Virtual internships allow budding prospects to mingle with co-workers, attend meetings and produce high quality work through an online portal.

Tags: internships / networking / industry

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August 18, 2020

The best universities for social work in 2021

We looked at which unis performed best in skill skills development, full-time employment and student support.

Tags: 2021 ratings / social work / The Good Universities Guide

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A ship in a harbour is safe - but that is not what ships are built for.

John Shedd

July 5, 2020

6 ways to get your job search back on track

Losing a job or part of your professional identity can be a shock to the system. When you’re ready to take the next step forward, there’s plenty of ways to do so.

Tags: career advice / Elaine Mead / Job-seeking / networking

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June 11, 2020

5 ways to grow your professional network from home

Any activity can be an opportunity to network if you approach it with an open mind, curiosity, and passion to learn more about those around you.

Tags: Elaine Mead / networking / job-seeking

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March 13, 2019

What will the workforce of the future look like?

The Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) report, New Work Smarts, analyses how the world of work is set to change. 

Tags: work / future / employment

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