Ribit in the media

Meet the Team: Akshat

This week’s instalment of #meettheteam stars our very own Prince of Events, student ambassador and systems extraordinaire, Akshat!  What was your first job? My first job was at the local chicken shop, a mere 5 min drive from my house. Ironically I was vegetarian at the time and I was cutting up chicken left, right, and …

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Love in the air as students speed date defence Primes

In an event that bore more than a passing resemblance to a speed-dating night for amorous singles, defence industry employers and university students gathered at NSW Parliament on Tuesday night to share their attributes in what NSW Industry Minister Niall Blair described as a “win-win for Defence, industry, graduates and [the] future economy”.

What if finding a job was more like online dating?

Snagging that first job after studying is the most stressful part of graduation, but Data61 from the CSIRO are trying to make the process less like a formal interview and more like speed dating. Paul McCarthy from Data61 talks about how at Ribit Fintern Fever events, job seekers and prospective employers use online profiles and data matching to find that perfect (employment) relationship.