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5 Ways to Get Job Search Ready

Posted by GradConnection
It’s the beginning of the year, and after a much-needed break, you’re looking to get back into the groove of study, self-improvement and of course, the job search. Whether it’s graduate jobs or internships you’re after, this blog post outlines five simple ways to help shake off those post-holiday cobwebs and get you back on your way!

The Difference Between a Graduate Program, a Graduate Job and an Internship

Posted by GradConnection
As you embark on your job search journey as a university student, you’ll probably come across three main types of opportunities that can help best set you up for graduation: graduate programs, graduate jobs and internships. But it’s easy to blur the lines between what their differences actually are and which option you should go for. We break it down in this blog post!

5 Ways To Improve Your Professional Profile Over The Summer

Posted by GradConnection
So you've just finished your last term for the year and have three glorious months of summer holidays ahead of you! While you absolutely deserve your relaxing beach-day breaks, this could also be a really great opportunity to put some time aside to work on improving your professional profile! In this latest blog, we give five suggestions you could take on.

Alternative Career Pathways after Graduating

Posted by GradConnection
Many students often jump straight to graduate programs as the default way to secure a full-time job after university. But it's important to recognise that this structured pathway might not be the best choice for everyone. In this blog post, we run through just a few of the alternatives you can take if you decide that the traditional way might not be for you.

Big vs Small Companies: Weighing the Pros and Cons

Posted by GradConnection
It’s an age-old debate, but one that you’ll probably have when trying to decide where you’d like to go for your first role after graduation – the big or small company? In this article, we break down some pros and cons to consider when trying to find the right environment to suit your personality and working style.

How To Get an Entry Level Role With No Experience

Posted by GradConnection
If you find yourself reaching your graduation year, you're probably looking to transition into a graduate role. And there’s nothing quite like the feeling of dread when searching for your first real world job without any practical or relevant experience. We help make this a little less daunting in this blog post with some tips on how to get an entry level role with no experience.

Meet Your Grad Recruitment Guides!

Posted by GradConnection
With all the advice and insight our grad recruiters and recent grads have provided, we thought it would only be right if you got to know each of them a little bit better.

The Top 3 Presenting Skills All Students & Graduates Need

Posted by Transition Hub
Across the board, as professional development coaches, we are constantly asked for help across all aspects of presenting. We've identified 3 key areas that you all will find value in developing and practicing further, and these are the same skills our corporate clients ask us to work on with them every day, supporting them to bring energy, clarity, and structure to their presentations.

How To Succeed in the First Year of Your New Grad Job

Posted by Gradconnection
As the beginning of a new chapter of your life starting a new graduate job can be extremely exciting and full of anticipation, but also super nerve-wracking! Your first role is setting up the foundation for your entire career - no pressure! Here are a few tips to help you nail that first year of your new job and set yourself up for a rewarding career.

A Conversation with previous finalists of the Top100 Future Leaders Awards

Posted by Gradconnection
We had a chat to our 2021 Top100 Future Leaders Awards finalists about their experience leading up to and after one of the biggest industry events of the year.

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