Category: Careers and Employment

Here’s how to get the most out of your LinkedIn profile

In times of great turbulence and uncertainty in employment, how are you ensuring your strengths and experience shine online for employers?

/ 13 July, 2020
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Studio shots for MQ staff – December 2019

Book in your photo session for December 2019 - places are limited!

/ 12 December, 2019
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3 ways to look at job uncertainty differently

Given the general unease and negative lens often applied to large shifts in organisational direction, I'm compelled to share, and attempt to take, a more Stoic approach to the situation.

/ 13 November, 2019
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Tell your students: Careers Week 2019

Don't let your students miss out on opportunities to connect with industry, and research their options and pathways beyond graduation.

/ 18 July, 2019
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Connecting teaching and research through applied and engaged PACE units: A look at ECON381

In the current ERA environment, finding ways to engage with end-users of research is a challenge faced by all academics. ECON381 is a PACE and capstone unit that provides opportunities to connect directly with end-users of research while contributing to...

/ 2 May, 2019
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Passport to global employment: Preparing students for online interviews in a foreign language

Many of our students will enter an international job market in which video interviews and resumes are becoming increasingly common. To help our students to apply for jobs and internships internationally, we trialled a project preparing our students for video...

/ 11 April, 2019
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Do entrepreneurial skills enhance the employability of graduate engineers?

Integrating transferable enterprise skills into units by using MQIDEA to really boost student employability after graduation: find out more!

/ 28 March, 2019
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Team X – A Teamwork Experience to Support Student Employability

Team X, the output of a Strategic Priority Grant, presents teachers and learners with the resources needed to create meaningful and successful teamwork experiences across existing units and programs at Macquarie University.

/ 14 March, 2019
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Ready or not – the future is knocking on the door…

The world has changed a lot in the last few decades and is likely to change even more. As Education is meant to help students thrive in this ‘new world’ – do we make enough time to pause and think...

/ 12 December, 2018