Never Ever Work For A Company Seeking A 'Rockstar Developer'

Some career advice is so simple you can sum it up in a tweet.


Encourage Job Offers By Putting An Email Address In Your LinkedIn Summary

Some of us are currently employed, but seeking new opportunities. In those situations, you need to be careful and avoid indicating to your employer that you’re looking. Putting an email address in your LinkedIn summary encourages more networking opportunities.


Create A 'Cubicle Exit Plan' For A Quick Job Change

Few of us have guaranteed employment for life. When you’re let go, your employer doesn’t always given you a chance to retrieve your stuff. Consider having a clear exit plan.


How Universities Improve Society (And Your Salary)

Tertiary education graduates across the OECD earn on average 70% more than the non-tertiary educated, meaning despite rising costs of higher education in Australia the investment is still worthwhile.


Are You Ready To Audition As An IT Pro?

We’re familiar with the three-month probationary period, where an employer can work out if you fit the role and you have time to decide if your boss is a psycho. But how would you feel about “auditioning” for a tech job before you actually got offered it?


Think Twice Before Referring Someone To Your Company For A Bonus

Many employers have referral bonuses in place to recruit new employees — if you refer a new hire to the company, you get a bonus. That person’s performance reflects on you, though, so don’t go referring everyone you know.


Consider These Factors When Deciding Between Two Jobs

If you have multiple job offers, it can be tricky to decide which one to take. It’s usually a good problem to have, but that’s not to say it doesn’t take a lot of consideration. Career website Women & Co offers some tips for making the right decision.


Eight Power Networking Tips To Make More Meaningful Connections

You’ve heard it a million times: Career advancement is as much about who you know as what you know — and that’s exactly why being an effective networker is so important. Here are eight tips from power networkers that go beyond schmoozing to expand your professional circles.


Ask Forced-Choice Questions To Tilt Interviews In Your Favour

During a job interview, the recruiter will ask if you have any questions. Use that to your advantage by asking questions which make you seem like the perfect fit for the job.


Dress For Your Interview By Checking The Company's LinkedIn Profiles

When you go to a job interview, you might not be sure how to dress. Check the online profiles of the employees to get an idea about the company’s culture.