Network averse?

October 26, 2022

Does making small talk with relative strangers make you feel uncomfortable, or maybe even a little phony? While some people have a natural aptitude for networking, others cringe at the mere thought of it. The… Read More

Linked in to industry

October 13, 2022

Here at Curtin Careers, we think LinkedIn is an excellent career tool, no matter what stage you’re at. And it seems that as of April 2022, 830 million users worldwide, including 12.7 million in Australia,… Read More

Nailing networking

November 23, 2021

Networking – many of us have a love/hate relationship with it. You’ve probably heard about the power of networking as a tool to enhance your job prospects, improve your interpersonal skills, stay on top of… Read More

Make it memorable

November 18, 2021

In our previous article, we looked at the power of LinkedIn as a tool to help you build and develop your professional presence. You’ve now uploaded your photo, chosen a banner that reflects your personality… Read More

It’s all about you!

November 16, 2021

Whether you’re in first year, about to graduate, studying a post-grad course, or somewhere in between, you should be on LinkedIn. Yes, you heard right, you should be on LinkedIn! Take a moment to take… Read More

Who to follow on LinkedIn?

August 5, 2021

LinkedIn is one of the most useful tools in a job search toolkit. But the platform’s usefulness extends well beyond the obvious benefits associated with networking. LinkedIn has emerged as a global forum… Read More

Networking know-how

June 23, 2021

‘Never underestimate the power of networking!’ How often have we all heard this? While we might like to think that job success after graduating boils down to good grades and strong skills, knowing how to… Read More

Forum focused

October 28, 2020

You probably know what a forum is… part of a bygone era of the internet, and that’s true. Most of them look straight out of the ‘90s and, sure, you have to refresh the page to see new replies show up, but… Read More

What can LinkedIn do for you?

September 23, 2020

You’ve probably heard of LinkedIn. That really unhip social media site that all the boring business people use. Some really overenthusiastic old person may even have been beside themselves telling you all… Read More

Networking Worries

July 15, 2020

A few key themes emerge when students discuss why they might be worried about networking. These worries generally apply more to formal networking than informal networks. It’s likely that a productive uni… Read More