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    Career and Work Lifestyle

    Connecting hearts through volunteering

    Why Volunteer?

    Volunteering provides many professional and personal advantages. This includes; work experience, an opportunity for international students to practise English, engagement with others, expand your social networks, and learn work-ready skills.

    These advantages are what initially motivated me to volunteer in my community. I had started volunteering focusing on the benefits it can bring me such as references and letters of recommendation. But as I started to involve myself more and more, I realised the impact that the time I was giving up each week was making. Continue Reading

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    Career and Work

    Networking – 5 tips and tricks

    Earlier in the semester, Erika and I were lucky enough to attend a Griffith Business School Alumni Network event where special guest speaker Wendy Pavey, a Personal Brand Strategist and Executive…