Archives of Job Hunting

It’s ok to pave your own road.

Expectations within all aspects of our lives are rising, and sometimes it seems as if we're pulled into different directions of who we should be in contrast to who we want to be.

Job application tips, tricks and hacks.

Whether you are looking for your first job, a part time role, internship or tips to progress onto your second role – securing a job always starts with the application. Following on from our epic and very 1st genYOU Inspire session for 2019 on April 10 "Mastering job applications", we've put together the key tips, tricks and hacks from our legendary speakers to help you write your very best job application yet!

Navigating the treacherous post-interview waters.

There’s a few ways to manage the pressure and anxiety that often comes post-interview. The reality is that how you choose to follow-up an interview could be your one last chance to make a great impression! So how do you make sure it’s the best one? Key things to remember: You want to be front […]

Interview questions to prep for and to ask!

Ahhh it’s interview day. YOUR day. Your time to shine. Two things you have to watch out for are a) Don’t get caught out by a tricky little interview answer that you forgot to plan for and b) Don’t forget to jot down 3 – 4 tailored questions that will help make your final decisions, […]

Sometimes you just gotta ask the question.

Anyone who knows me knows I'm a big fan of seizing opportunities. It pains me to watch young people (actually all people) sit back and wait for the opportunities to come to them.

An ode to our interns.

Late in August this year, our team had two interns start with us - Sarah and Nicole. Today is their last day in the office ... and never have I been so sad to have to say goodbye.

The why’s and how’s of volunteering.

As we know, to a land the job you want after graduation you need more than just a degree. Volunteering gives you an opportunity to practice the skills you’ve been learning at uni, build connections and put real experiences on your resume.

Cue the non-verbals.

When you are being assessed for a job or putting yourself out there, your entire persona becomes watched. Hiring managers are not just interested in hearing you tell them how much you love their organisation ... they will look for cues to see that it is genuine.