Mayor Lori Lightfoot is a lawyer and the current mayor of Chicago, and the first openly gay Black woman to be elected mayor of a major city in the US. In her 2020 commencement address, she challenges Northwestern University graduates to get energised in the name of public service and […]
Seniors from Somerset Island Prep charter high school in Key West, Florida, had an at-sea graduation ceremony on Tuesday. The high school’s 12 graduates rode jet skis to pick up their diplomas, which their principal distributed with a pole device to avoid hand contact. Prior to the ceremony, the graduates […]
Tim Cook gave advice to Stanford graduates over the weekend based on his experience stepping into Steve Jobs’ shoes as the Apple CEO after his death. “Your mentors may leave you prepared, but they can’t leave you ready,” he told the audience. Cook also used his Stanford commencement address to […]
We work in a world of increasing ambiguity. Over the past few decades technological change and globalisation have fundamentally changed the nature of the “average” job. There is greater competition and higher expectations. We face more situations, projects, tasks or objectives that are new, different, unclear or inexact. To investigate […]
Stepping into the workplace for the first time as a university graduate is an exhilarating yet nerve-wracking experience. And while there is a lot to learn in terms of skill and expertise, one major part of your success will be to navigate the company culture and expectations of your co-workers. […]
Hot tips from Deloitte, PwC, EY and KPMG on how to get a graduate job. Which degrees work the best? The firms are looking for innovative thinkers, data analytics ability, creative thinking, analytical skills. The Big Four professional service firms in Australia — Deloitte, PwC, EY and KPMG — will […]
Landing your first job is a daunting yet exciting moment. With a number of new skills to learn on the job along with workplace etiquette and the names of coworkers, getting on side with the boss early on can be a key to your success. With that in mind, Business […]
Low unemployment as reported in April jobs report means that the the job search for recent college grads isn’t going to be too stressful. Growth industries like medicine,software, and information security are forecasted to grow by more than 30% each in the next eight years, according to the Bureau of […]
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Google has been voted by Australia’s university graduates as the most desirable employer for the third year in a row. GradAustralia, an organisation linking graduates with employers, surveyed 14,000 students from 38 universities to create the rankings for the Top 100 Graduate Employers. The most common responses from students was […]
Only every second person graduating from Australian universities feel confident they have the right skills needed for a job. GradAustralia, a start-up helping graduates find employment, surveyed 14,000 students across 38 universities for its Top 100 Graduate Employers publication. Only 56% of those surveyed agreed with the statement: “My course […]
ThoughtWorks, a global technology consulting company, has been named the Top Graduate Employer in Australia for 2017. The Australian Association of Graduate Employers has ranked 75 employers via feedback from more than 2,500 graduates who spent 12 months working with organisations. Here are the top 10: 1. ThoughtWorks Australia. 2. […]
After 13 years of school, and somewhere between 3 and 6 years at university, the prospect of finally getting into the workforce is surely an exciting one for the graduating class of 2016. But Australia’s jobs markets seems to have softened and that means competition for graduate jobs is intensifying […]
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