Want A Job At Google? Learn MATLAB

Google remains one of the most desirable tech employers, and we’ve covered tricks for getting hired there in the past. One potential entry point? Bone up on statistics and learn MATLAB.

How To Set KPIs For Your Life

Anyone who’s worked in a big organisation will know about KPIs — key performance indicators. Numbers to measure how the organisation is functioning.

Decide On 'One Question' To Ask Before Making Any Work Decision

Struggling with decision fatigue can zap your willpower. One way to make sure you’re always working towards your goals it to keep a solid “first question” in mind for every choice you face.

Pitch Someone Inexperienced Before Trying To Pitch Your Boss

When you assume someone knows what you’re talking about, and they don’t, it can make them feel inferior and miss a lot of important information. Figure out what’s common knowledge and what’s not by practising on someone inexperienced before pitching an idea to your boss.

How To Make The Most Of A Mentor And Get Ahead In Your Career

Having a mentor is a great way to gain experience and knowledge that’s not easy to gain from formal education. Ironically, getting the most out of your mentor doesn’t come with a handbook. So we wrote one.

Find The Balance Between Being Private And Friendly At Work

When you work with others, you’re always trying to find that balance of connection and separation. You need your own personal mental space, but you also don’t want to appear anti-social. A recent article helps you find that “sweet spot” between the two.

Answer Each Interview Question By Connecting Your Skills With The Job

When you finish answering a question in an interview, sum up how your skills or experience in that aspect would benefit the company. It helps you seem like a great fit and avoids the awkward pause between questions.

Include Testimonials On Your Resume Instead Of References

We’ve told you to skip the phrase “references upon request” on your resume, but you still want others to sing your praise. Including testimonials on your resume lets you convey that you’re awesome.

Network Better By Thinking Like A Spy

When you’re trying to network, you want to make your effort count. Doing a little intelligence gathering, and then using that intelligence properly, can help you make a lasting impression with the people you actually want to connect with.

The Australian Universities Where Graduates Earn The Biggest Salaries

Graduates from the prestigious Group of Eight and technology universities earn more than graduates from the lesser known and regional universities over their lifetime.