Do you have a great resume? After these 7 tips, you will!

A great resume is a simple resume (notice how I said simple, not short). This means showcasing key achievements and successes in an appropriate and easy-to-read format. It shouldn’t be overwhelming at first glance, and should instead draw the reader in and encourage them to want to read more. Tailoring your resume specifically for a position is

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5 tips to consider while job hunting

Job hunting will have highs and lows. It can be emotional, exciting and it can also bring out feelings that you may find challenging. Have you ever had close call driving or walking down the street? How did you react? After the initial shock, did you brush it off and get on with your day, or

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Procrastinating too much? This task is for you!

Yesterday I was at a traffic light at 8am when a girl dressed in corporate attire whizzed by me on her skateboard, drinking coffee from her left hand and smoking from her right. Talk about time management! (Or was she just running late because like most of us, she was busy procrastinating?) Time management is

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$4/hr internships…now a coffee can be in your Budget!

Today the internet is riddled with backlash after the Federal Government’s budget announcement of Youth Jobs PaTH, particularly regarding Stage Two: Internship placement. (Although I feel BuzzFeed’s description is more accurate, ‘STAGE TWO: Trial, a.k.a the unpaid(ish) internship program.’) The internship programme scheme is positioned to facilitate 120,000 internship placements over four years, commencing 1

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15 of the BEST words to include in your CV

We recently revealed the 17 words that recruiters HATE reading on your CV, so now it’s time to look at 15 of the BEST words to include in your resume, and why. If you look at your CV and it’s filled with adjectives, stop and think of verbs that demonstrate the actions you have taken. For example,

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17 words recruiters HATE seeing on your CV

There are certain words that recruiters HATE reading in your CV. When we apply for internships and jobs, we are essentially looking to say, “Pick me!” In order to do so, we are all tempted to wave down our recruiters by using words like ‘team player’ and ‘hard-worker’. After all, what employer wouldn’t want a

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Friday I’m In Love: Suncorp Group

We love legends who pay their interns and support young Australians. The Suncorp Vacation Program is a 10 week paid internship that takes place from December – February each year (with a Christmas/NYE break in between so you don’t miss out on all the festivities). There are a range of internships available across different areas,

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Friday I’m In Love: ANZ

We love legends who pay their interns and support young Australians. Incase you actually needed another reason to love ANZ other than the company being the ridiculously brilliant and extravagant Principal Partner of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, they pay their interns! The 8 week paid Summer Internship Program will give you a genuine feel for a career in the

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Friday I’m In Love: Telstra

We love legends who pay their interns and support young Australians. Thought that casual job at General Pants wasn’t going to have any impact on your career path? Think again! Part-time work experience and extra-curricular activities all count towards your application at Telstra. If you’re in your 2nd last year of your degree, then Telstra’s Summer Vacation

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Friday I’m in Love: Deloitte Australia

We love legends who pay their interns and support young Australians. If you’re in your 2nd last year of your degree, then Deloitte’s Summer Vacation Program is for you. The three to eight week paid internship will give you a taste for what it’s really like to work in a leading professional services firm. Why

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Mark Cuban, your view on unpaid internships makes you an idiot

Billionaire Mark Cuban thinks it’s ridiculous that it’s illegal for him to have unpaid interns. Yes, you heard that right…BILLIONAIRE Cuban is complaining that the government won’t let him use an army of free labour. “I wanted to assemble a group of unpaid interns that would acquire video, write game reports, track unique stats, do

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Mythbuster: All unpaid internships are legal

The laws around unpaid internships are confusing AF. Let’s try and break it down for you. If your internship is a requirement of an educational course (such as Uni), it is most likely a vocational placement, which are legally unpaid. If your internship has nothing to do with an educational course (such as one you’ve found while

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4 stories that will make you say NOPE to unpaid internships

#1) Law, NSW “I accepted the unpaid 6-month internship, which was a content marketing internship, because they agreed to help me with email marketing and digital marketing if I wrote content for them. After a couple of weeks of doing nothing but content, I asked if I could have some regular time alone with them

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Internship Of The WEEK: 22 February

Commonwealth Bank – Women In Focus Women in Focus is a vibrant community of women from across the Australian business and social sectors, collaborating and connecting to create new opportunities and achieve extraordinary things. It’s free to join and is a home for women to collaborate, to engage in open robust conversation and inspired storytelling. Whether

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Internship Of The Day: 24 JAN 2016

Collabosaurus Unpaid Internship Marketing WHERE: Sydney (Brookvale) THE GIST: Startup that helps you land strategic brand alliances that work. 1 day/week for 3 months. Social Media, Business Development, Research & Planning, Marketing, Community Engagement. TNK VERDICT: Looks like a great internship! It’s especially great that they have said ‘No experience necessary, we’ll show you all the ropes.’

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Internship Of The Day: 20 JAN 2016

Volkswagen Group Australia Paid Internship Product & Planning WHERE: Sydney THE GIST: We’re looking for a
 Product & Planning Intern to become part of
 our ŠKODA Team. Full-time for 6 months, paid, commencing immediately. Must be within your final year of Bachelor studies or recently graduated. TNK VERDICT: Looks like a great, PAID internship! Ensure

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4 great creative internships available in Sydney now

UNPAID ARTIST STUDIO WHERE: Sydney (Redfern) LISTED: 12 JAN 2016 CLOSES: 30 JAN 2016 THE GIST: Studio internship opportunity with multi-disciplinary artist, mainly working in painting, sculpture and digital media. Looking for a switched-on person to join our team, assisting with studio projects and events, including our upcoming live drawing night. 1-2 days/week, flexible hours.

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Want an internship? 3 quotes you need to hear

If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck. Or more accurately, if it looks like a job, sounds like a job, and you’re performing or producing productive work like you would at a job, then it probably is a job. The reality

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