Poor desk posture

Is work a pain? It might be your posture

There isn’t much heavy lifting but the office can still put a strain on your body. Poor posture can cause discomfort that follows you home from the workplace. However, a good, balanced, and supported position will help you to work, play, and rest in comfort. Here are our tips on...
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Careers: What do you want to be when you grow up?

What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a big question and one that we receive regularly from a young age. Our answers, however, change somewhat as we get older. They get more realistic, less specific, and usually less confident. Not to mention, career changes are...
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The Value of Internships

Being an intern is a lot like being on your learner driver licence: you’re getting a feel for the open road with supervision. It’d be crazy to set a 17 year old off driving based on a road rules test alone, right? So why do we hire employees based on tertiary results alone?
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Job search

Job Hunting

You’re ready to embark on your industry, qualification in hand, but where do you sign up? Employers aren’t waiting outside your graduation like taxi drivers at the airport. The job market is competitive, some industries more so than others and you may have to do some legwork to...
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Resume Reminders

Resume Reminders Your resume, CV, or Curriculum Vitae is essentially your brief business biography. It is your introduction and calling card for an employer. It’s you, as a professional, in a nutshell. So what does a résumé require and what should be avoided? A résumé should...
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How to Prepare For Interviews

How to prepare for interviews You’ve studied hard, finished your qualification and it’s time for the big wide working world but first, you’ve got to get the job. Your first qualified job is the kind that requires more than a resume or an application. It’s interview time. So here...
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Ideas to De-stress

Stressed out? The pressure to study hard and get good grades can be very stressful, especially as you near exam time. It isn’t healthy to keep all that stress bottled up, so we’ve complied some tips to help keep you cool, calm, and collected.
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exam time

How to approach exams

Prepare for your exam early  Exam preparation starts at the beginning of the term. But, you already knew that. This means studying more than the night before. Give yourself time (when you aren’t totally exhausted) to go through all of the resources you have at hand: your...
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keep calm and study on

How to stay motivated throughout the semester

After our last blog on setting goals, you’ve probably got a lot of success planned but it can be hard to maintain that kind of motivation, especially for more long-term and difficult goals. So here are a few tips to keep you pumped and working hard.
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How to set goals

We all have goals: to study more, to pass the exam, to gain a certain GPA, to get a degree. Goals are important guides that provide direction and motivation in your studies. There are some things you can do that can help you achieve your goals.
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