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Career Scoop: What’s it 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 … Read More »

Career Scoop: Marketing & Sales Support Manager

What’s your Job Title? Marketing and Sales Support Manager, for an Agricultural company. In a nutshell, what do you do? I put together marketing strategies and budgets to promote the company’s products, and through that, help to increase sales. Why did you decide to become a Marketing and … Read More »

Career Scoop: Helicopter Pilot / Instructor

In a nutshell, what do you do? I instruct students who’ve never sat in a helicopter before, taking them from ‘this is a helicopter’ to gaining their commercial licence. This takes as long as the student needs, but it’s normally around 6 months by the time you factor in weather, time for exams … Read More »

Career Scoop: Medical Scientist (Pathology)

What’s your Job Title? Medical Scientist, in Pathology. In a nutshell, what do you do? We receive and test samples from patients, to help the medical team understand what’s going on and enable them to treat someone appropriately. Samples can be anything that is excreted (urine, faeces, … Read More »

Career Scoop: Recruitment Consultant

What’s your Job Title? Recruitment Consultant. In a nutshell, what do you do? As a Recruitment Consultant, the primary focus is to match candidates to vacancies within a client’s company. The client has a vacancy or a job requisition that they’re looking to fill, and our role is to source a … Read More »

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