Yes – recruitment time is NOW (March) for internships and graduate roles. Is your online presence up to scratch? What would I see if I Googled you, Facebooked you, or looked you up on LinkedIn, Instagram or Twitter? The truth is most employers will use social media to screen applicants, check their personality, look at […]

Whilst many students are quite savvy at using Facebook and Twitter, many are still unaware of the networking opportunities available to them via LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a great way to identify professionals and alumni working in your fields of interest. What better way to start networking than to connect with someone you already know or […]

You hear it all the time if you’ve been job searching or even thinking about getting work. If you’ve been to Vic Careers you would have heard it from us as well. Interpersonal Skills – one of the key set of skills most actively sought by employers. In fact, strong interpersonal skills always appear in […]

Looking for an internship or graduate role at the end of the year? Then you’ll need to be clued up about what employers are looking for when recruiting. Do you have business acumen? Are you commercially aware? Do you even know what these terms mean? In all of our discussions with employers, time and time […]

A recent query on CareerHub followed by a couple more similar queries led me to writing this blog. The query goes something like this: If I was offered a job with Company A, but was having an interview with Company B in 2-3 days’ time (my preferred company), what is the best way to reply […]

Is it worth your time and money going back to University or starting a degree for the first time when you’re not 18? I’m sure everyone will have a different answer to that question but I believe it all depends on why you’re going. If it’s purely for interest then great, good for you. If it’s […]

The news is full of scary stories about tough job markets, student debt, public sector layoffs, increases to loan repayments and possible restrictions on allowances. While job prospects in some sectors such as IT, engineering, building, telecommunications and commerce appear to be growing, for freshly minted graduates with majors in humanities and social sciences the forecast […]