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Melbourne: What it’s really like to work on an Australian Working Holiday

I had mixed feelings when it came to the ‘working’ part of my Australian Working Holiday. After a few months of travelling down the East Coast of Australia, I was ready to work again, both mentally and financially. However I felt overwhelmed by the prospect of actually looking for work and I knew that once I had a job, the constant daily excitement that I … Continue reading Melbourne: What it’s really like to work on an Australian Working Holiday

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10 Things That Worry Me About My Australian Working Holiday (and why I’m going anyway)

‘But why Melbourne?’  That’s the question most people ask me when I tell them I’m going to start my Australian Working holiday in the Southern Australian city this week. The truth is I don’t have an answer. Deciding to (hopefully) work in Melbourne is as totally random a decision as it was to go to Australia in the first place. This summer I was in … Continue reading 10 Things That Worry Me About My Australian Working Holiday (and why I’m going anyway)

The trials and tribulations of being professionally ghosted

The Trials And Tribulations Of Being Professionally ‘Ghosted’

How to deal with being professionally ghosted when applying for jobs It has been one long week since you met up and it’s all you can think about. You thought it had gone really well; you seemed to have made a connection, you’d made a big effort with your appearance, you were approachable, charismatic, transparent and you’d even cracked a few jokes. So why had you … Continue reading The Trials And Tribulations Of Being Professionally ‘Ghosted’

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Should You Do A Journalism Degree? Why I Did An NCTJ Instead

An NCTJ level 3 diploma is an accredited journalism course ran by the National College for the Training of Journalists. The course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to begin a career as a professional journalist and it can be taken before, after or instead of university. In many cases an NCTJ is something that is requested by editors in an application … Continue reading Should You Do A Journalism Degree? Why I Did An NCTJ Instead

What to do if you want to travel but have no one to travel with

Stop waiting for others: Here’s why being alone doesn’t need to stop you from travelling You’ve got the money, you’ve got the time and you’re all ready to jet off and travel the world.  There’s only one problem, you’ve got no one to go with. Going travelling is one of the most exciting experiences ever so it can seem crazy that’s it’s often hard to rustle up … Continue reading What to do if you want to travel but have no one to travel with

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The Pros and Cons of being a young digital nomad

Digital What?! First things first, what is a digital nomad? Well it’s a phrase coined to describe the ever-growing number of people who work from their laptops, not an office, and who do this wherever they are in the world. Bloggers are digital nomads. Many entrepreneurs or creatives are. In fact more and more professions are moving towards this way of working. Next time you go … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of being a young digital nomad