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You’ve just completed your IT degree and think you’re ready for the workforce. You’ve gone to some job interviews, and they’re asking you about your experience with Scrum and agile work environments. The trouble is… you haven’t had that experience, and you’re not really sure what they’re talking about and you have no idea where

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Writing a “Thank You” email to an interviewer after an internship or job interview is one of the easiest yet impactful things you can do. Not only does it make you stand out against other job candidates, but it also gives you a chance to reiterate your interest in the role. It sounds so simple,

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I recently went through the recruitment process for some roles at PE, and expected things to be fairly simple and straight-forward. I put the job advert out there, waited for the emails to come flooding in, and then braced myself as I went through the submissions we received. That was when I noticed the mistakes.

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The job seeker market and employment landscape is changing, constantly. If you’re a recent graduate, here is what you need to know about the skills you need, what employers are looking for, and what to prepare for when you start sending out your applications. PE works with a number of businesses in Australia – from

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Internships can be a fantastic opportunity to demonstrate your skills and develop relationships in your ideal work environment. For our students at PE, these placements are the perfect place to practice and hone soft skills – something employers are desperate to see from potential job candidates. Bridging that gap between university and employment and getting

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If you’re feeling overwhelmed, have been stressed-out for a long time, feel constantly tired, or find it hard to get out of bed, your mental health could be suffering. The good news is – you’re not alone. Mental health issues (or mental illness) can make you feel isolated, as though you’re broken, or like no

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Ikigai is a Japanese concept to do with work, passion and purpose. It’s one of those words that doesn’t quite translate into English, but the meaning behind it is profound and important to living a life you can be happy and proud of. Ikigai is the thing that makes your life worth living. It’s the

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Goal setting is a common aspect of our lives. Whether you’re saving for a holiday, planning your next 5 years, or looking at your career aspirations, goal setting can be the difference between success and missing out. But how do you make sure you plan your goals in a way that sets you up for

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New graduates, having come from recent academic studies and eager to start developing their skills in the real world, are often highly regarded for their energy and enthusiasm. However, connecting with those in the know can prove challenging for job seekers. Enter the ‘Elevator Pitch’ A ‘what pitch’?  An ‘Elevator Pitch’ is a brief but

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Did you know that, on average, LinkedIn members with certifications highlighted on their profiles receive 6x more views? Your LinkedIn Profile is a 24/7 representation of your professional knowledge and achievements, and as a young professional your education section especially says a lot about you to potential employers. The education and certification sections help showcase

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