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It can be daunting applying for roles when you have just graduated and don’t have experience in that field. When asked about professional experience – don’t panic if you don’t have any! You aren’t the first graduate to be in this position, it’s very common. Instead focus on talking about transferrable skills, soft skills, university

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In a highly competitive job market, new graduates must work hard and put their best foot forward to be able to secure their first role. While experience is naturally always favoured, companies also take into consideration a range of other factors and skills, which may help land you a position. To give yourself the best

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When preparing for your internship, focusing on the right areas will give you the best opportunity to succeed. We know life can be busy with commitments and responsibilities, but with the right preparation, you’re much more likely to impress. Performance Education’s top tips to prepare for an internship: Knowledge You would have refreshed your technical

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When English isn’t your native language, you may find entering the Australian workplace confusing as often Australians use ‘jargon’ or ‘slang’ in everyday conversations, including in the office. This presents a unique language challenge for graduates. And is something you should get acquainted with before your first day so you understand, and can potentially, use

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Professional interviews for graduates are often a new experience and naturally can be daunting! Acing an interview is all about being prepared, coming across as professional and doing lots of practise. Knowing what information to prepare and practise is the first step to ensure you put your best foot forward and make a strong first

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Have you considered how your social profiles, latest post or what you’ve liked/shared or commented on might be interpreted by a potential employer? Is there anything that could be taken out of context or misunderstood? Recent reports suggest 90% of employers find social media important when hiring with online presence playing a role in appraising

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Interviews are about standing out from the crowd, obtaining information, and impressing your potential employer. They are also a two-way process, with the candidate equally interviewing the employer to ensure their company is the appropriate fit for them! With so much discussed in an interview and plenty of information to absorb, taking notes can be

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You’ve spent hours perfecting your resume, fine tuning your cover letter, and updating your LinkedIn profile. Now it’s time for the interview – the most important part of the job search process – and the best opportunity to sell yourself. So, how do you do it? For some, self-promotion is easy, but for many, not

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LinkedIn is the world’s largest networking platform, with over 660 million users, offering endless potential to connect & interact with contacts, co-workers, clients, and recruiters – not to mention find job opportunities.   It’s also an important professional tool to help build your brand, develop an online CV, and share/tap into industry news.   LinkedIn

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When Cassie Zhou graduated from PE, her professional life grew in leaps and bounds. Having proven her technical proficiency, and demonstrated skills that helped her to stand out from the crowd, Cassie was offered a job at PE upon completion of her internship. Her situation isn’t uncommon – more than 1 in 3 PE students are

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