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IT Job Searching for Graduates: Tips & Advice.

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on job searching for IT graduates in Australia. As a recent graduate, starting a tech career can be overwhelming, but do not worry – we are here to provide you with essential tips and advice to navigate the competitive job market. Whether you are seeking entry-level roles or looking to …

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Looking for a job in Sydney or Melbourne? Guide to Find Your Perfect Opportunity.

If you are looking for a job in Sydney or Melbourne, did you know Sydney is expected to lead the way in job growth over the next few years, with an increase of 5.7% and the addition of 1.1 million jobs between 2020 and 2024? Meanwhile, Melbourne is projected to see a more modest growth …

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How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search Effectively.

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Social media has become an indispensable tool in job hunting, offering users many opportunities to connect with potential employers, find job openings, and build a professional online presence. In this article, we will explore some top tips for using social media effectively in your job search, including leveraging platforms like LinkedIn and X, connecting with …

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The top skills employers are looking for in recent grads

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In today’s employment landscape, having the right skills is crucial for graduates. Employers want to hire individuals who possess the necessary skills and abilities to perform the tasks and responsibilities of the job effectively and efficiently. The right skills demonstrate the graduate’s suitability for the role and indicate their potential for growth and success within …

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Ribit Success Story: A Masters of Engineering talent at UNSW.

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Meet Seer Karla Mamporte. Seer is completing a Masters of Engineering (Structural Engineering) at UNSW and is due to graduate in January 2024. After attending the Ribit keynote webinar at the UNSW Professional Development Program on 15th  February 2023, Seer was inspired to set up her profile on the Ribit employment marketplace. Within one week, …

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Success Story: An Inspiration for Women in IT

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Dhanya Himaja first heard about Ribit when she was studying to complete her Masters in IT at Macquarie University. A talented international student, she joined Ribit’s community because despite her impressive credentials and experience, she was struggling to find part-time work in Australia that was relevant to her studies. In Ribit’s latest success story, Himaja …

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What about me? 5 ways to invest in your career

ROI, Return on Investment

Friend of Ribit, Tom Hitchcock, CEO of Purple Patch Consulting, shares his considerable knowledge on helping students and employers hire successfully.

This is the third and final part of the story for our series of articles on the topic of improving engagement between job seekers, including students, recent graduates, those already in the workforce, and employers.

Read on to discover the results of a poll around team vs company culture and 5 things you need in your armoury to invest in your career.

How great is your first impression?

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As a guest writer for Ribit, Fiona McLean, CEO of The Social Index, shares more tips on how to make a great first impression and not come across as a bit of a Galah 😊. Fiona is an innovative, commercially savvy and strategic HR Executive who shares our passion for helping students become more employable and build rewarding careers.