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New map matches people’s and job’s personality traits

A recent study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, maps out the ‘personalities’ of around 3,500 jobs. It found different professions attract people with very different psychological characteristics.  This research was a collaborative paper between Ribit’s research lead, Paul McCarthy, and researchers Peggy Kern from University of Melbourne and …

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New Research Report on the Impact of Internships

From the existing annual higher education graduate employment survey data we know that where students study and what they study both have a significant influence on their employment prospects when they graduate. However, a new research report released by CSIRO Data61’s Ribit shows that beyond these factors, course-integrated work is key to improving graduate employability and …

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Female leaders inspiring the next generation

  Female leaders inspiring the next generation On June 26 Ribit in partnership with The Studio Creative Incubator at the Sydney Startup Hub brought together a community of female leaders, founders and students. Over 80 women including approximately 30 bright and enthusiastic tertiary students connected in a fun and supportive environment. The entire event was …

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Talking Innovation, Growth and Networking at the Future Work Summit

Last week, Ribit partnered with the thought-provoking Future Work Summit, to provide an opportunity for students to attend and future-proof their careers. As part of the Summit, Ribit teamed up with the Talent Institute to share important insights in two career-building workshops for students. Ribit’s Product and Strategy Lead, Harry Godber shared CSIRO’s Data61 and Ribit’s most …

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Advancing Australia’s Knowledge Economy: Who are the top PhD employers?

Advancing Australia’s Knowledge Economy: Who are the top PhD employers? The Australian PhD space has suffered from a persistent lack of data on graduate aims and outcomes. CSIRO Data61’s Ribit.net, Australia’s leading job-matching platform for university students, has partnered with AMSI to uncover where our PhD graduates are – and where they want to be. The …

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