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Questions you should be asking at Careers Fairs

Posted by Lucas Leung
Careers fairs can actually be quite daunting for many reasons, ranging from the maze of company booths and representatives to the huge crowd of your fellow students. Imagine you've FINALLY reached the front of the line to chat with a recruiter but ... suddenly panic! You have no idea what questions you should be asking them.

How to Prepare for a Careers Fair

Posted by Lucas Leung
Careers fairs are often one (sometimes multiple) day events that give students the opportunity to meet recruiters and find out more about different companies in their hunt for a job. Preparing for a careers fair will ensure you have the best experience possible because, let's face it, you don't want to be wandering around endlessly not knowing where to go or what to do.

What are Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and how do they work?

Posted by Lucas Leung
In basic terms, an applicant tracking system (ATS) is a robot that sifts through a mass number of resumes, giving some to humans to read if it matches a job description and then discarding the rest into a black hole. This is why it's a huge bonus to understand how an ATS works and outsmart it so that your resume makes it into the hands of a human (recruiter).

How to create the perfect resume/CV

Posted by Lucas Leung
Your CV, along with your cover letter, form your first impression to a potential employer. Knowing how to write a great CV will significantly increase your chances of landing a job interview as it is an easy way to set yourselves apart from others.

Everything you need to know about writing a cover letter

Posted by Lucas Leung
A cover letter is also known as a letter of motivation, which is attached to a resume or CV. The purpose of a cover letter is to provide further detail on how your skill set might align with a role, why a company is the right fit for you, and what you can bring to the team. There are a lot of differing opinions out there about whether you even need a cover letter, but the truth is, in most cases you definitely do.

A 7 point checklist on how to research a company you want to work for

Posted by Lucas Leung
Company research will not only help you decide where you want to apply, but it is also great preparation for your interview or something extra you can include in your cover letter.

The Grad Recruitment Process In a Nutshell

Posted by Lucas Leung
Every single year, thousands of students embark on the journey of applying for graduate programs or entry-level roles at their dream companies. In this very competitive landscape, it is super important that you not only understand the process but also prepare as early as possible. Whilst every company is a little different, many of the large graduate programs follow a similar high-level process.

Student Webinar - Current Opportunities & Application Support

Posted by Kat Czornij
GradConnection hosted a student webinar on Thursday 20th August to discuss Internships and Graduate Programs in the evolving COVID situation. Students were able to hear from some of Australia’s leading employers and SEEK Volunteer about what the recruitment process may look like for internships due to the current working restrictions, how you can prepare, and how you can stand out from the crowd.

How volunteering helped two graduates secure their dream jobs!

Posted by Seek Volunteer
As we all know, competition in the workforce is tough. New graduates now have to work harder than ever to differentiate themselves and attract the attention of recruiters and employers. Increasingly, however, canny graduates are recognising there is a sure-fire way to help get an edge in the competitive graduate job market. Here are two unique stories from graduates who used volunteering to help them secure their graduate jobs!

How I landed a grad role at Deloitte

Posted by Deloitte
Meet Radhika! Since joining the Deloitte Insider program, Radhika landed a one of a kind grad role in Melbourne’s Marketing, Data & Technology team within Deloitte Digital.

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