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For many people, the most dreaded interview question is, “Tell me about yourself.” Talking about yourself can be difficult, and doing so in a succinct yet compelling way can be even harder. Learn how to perfect your "pitch" - the 60 second explanation of who you are, what you do, and why it all matters.

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With your internship date approaching, what are the key areas you need to prepare for in order to allow yourself every opportunity to succeed? We all know that life can be busy with multiple commitments and responsibilities, but with the right preparation, you will ensure a smooth transition to your internship and give yourself every chance to build a successful professional career.

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So you’ve completed your accounting qualification and it’s time to enter the job market – but what career paths are there available? Find out what options you have and set yourself up for success.

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No matter what your chosen field of study is, as a graduate student you should ensure that you stay abreast of any changes in your industry. One great way to draw on all of those resources is to join a professional association.

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When you are new to a country and perhaps there is a significant difference in culture, it can be hard to fit in and get to grips of the way to behave in this new environment especially in the corporate sector. There are some things about Australian working and business culture that international workers say surprises them.

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“Believe in yourself – that’s all you need to do,” said a beaming Performance Education SMIPA (Accounting) Professional Year student at who had just finished his final class of Practical Applications. Arko explains what the Professional Year has meant for him personally and professionally. 

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When you are looking for your next work opportunity, it can be difficult to know what recruiters and HR Managers are looking for when they are recruiting their next hire. Find out what 4 attributes recruiters look for when hiring. 

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