Career Scoop: What’s it like to work as a Fashion Designer?

Career Scoop file, on what it's like to work as a Fashion Designer

What’s your Job Title? Head Fashion Designer. In a nutshell, what do you do? I run the Design Room and go overseas on creative business trips, bringing back ideas to share with my team of Designers and Pattern-makers, and adapt to the Australian market. In some roles, we design garments on an ongoing basis, inRead More »

Career Scoop: Journalist

Career Scoop file, on what its like to work as a Journalist

What’s your Job Title? Journalist. In a nutshell, what do you do? I research and write newspaper articles and magazine features. My work also extends to producing radio documentaries, teaching journalism at tertiary level, and doing media training for corporate organisations. As a staff journalist, I covered a specific round for a specific masthead andRead More »

Career Scoop: Internal Communications Manager

Career Scoop file, on what it's like to work as a Communications Manager

In a nutshell, what do you do? I’m responsible for ensuring our internal messaging is clear and effective, and that easy to access communication channels are in place so our people understand the company’s strategic goals, and their contribution to them. Why did you decide to become an Internal Communications Manager? In our organisation, theRead More »

Career Scoop: Commis Chef (Trainee Chef de Partie)

Career Scoop file, on what it's like to work as a Commis Chef

In a nutshell, what do you do? Food prep such as bucket loads (literally) of onions, potatoes, spinach and anything else we use frequently.  Make simple recipes. Manage herb and garnish levels, make pastry items such as hot and cold deserts, clean, a lot! Wash dishes, keep hot press stocked with correct plates at adequateRead More »

Career Scoop: Hairdresser

Career Scoop file, on what it's like to work as a Hairdresser

In a nutshell, what do you do?  I’m a Colourist, colouring and styling clients’ hair. First off, why did you decide to become a hairdresser?  I was studying at uni and was volunteering as a hair model. I wasn’t enjoying uni and thought that hairdressing looked fun, so I did some work experience and fellRead More »