AOLCC Blog

Useful news, advice, tips and resources

Welcome to the AOLCC Blog

Join us as we discuss career development, resume and job search tips, upskilling and much more. This section is full of resources that we think you’ll find useful in every step of your academic and professional journey.

Any specific topics you’d like us cover? Shoot us a message!

advice-hub-image

4 Perfect Career Options for Accounting Graduates

21/10/2016

Accounting is the recording of financial transactions plus storing, sorting, retrieving, summarizing, and presenting the information in various reports and analyses. Accounting professionals can be found in every industry from...

Read More
advice-hub-image

4 Things you need to know before entering the customer service industry

21/10/2016

[caption id="attachment_62430" align="alignnone" width="768"] image from: https://www.thebalance.com/what-is-it-like-to-be-a-customer-service-representative-525575[/caption] What is customer service? The responsibility of a customer service representative is to assist customers with what they’re here for and ensure a...

Read More
advice-hub-image

New to networking? This could be your new (and highly effective) way to a dream career!

18/10/2016

What is networking? Maybe you hesitant to network because you’re shy, or because you don’t want to be seen as pushy and annoying? It’s time to reveal the truth: networking...

Read More
advice-hub-image

5 things you need to know about being an administrative assistant

14/10/2016

What does administrative assistant do? An administrative assistant, sometimes also referred as an “office clerk”, “secretary”, or ”receptionist”, is someone who performs routine clerical and organizational tasks at a company....

Read More
advice-hub-image

Kicking off a web-design career past the age of 30, we often ask ourselves…

12/10/2016

Am I too old to be a web-designer? Even with talent, passion and ambition in web design, many individuals chose what they assumed to be a more stable career path...

Read More
advice-hub-image

Going into the hospitality industry? 5 tips to get your foot in the door!

05/10/2016

While finding work in a new industry can be difficult sometimes, finding a job in the hospitality industry doesn’t have to be as hard. The hospitality industry consist of thousands...

Read More
advice-hub-image

4 tips for mature workers to win at job interviews!

30/09/2016

Who would have thought that being 45 years old or better would classify you as an older worker? It’s an common issue many mature workers will experience today because employers...

Read More
advice-hub-image

Adult job-seekers, here are 4 tips to maximize the performance of your resume

27/09/2016

Whether you’ve decided to return to college to pursue a new career or boost your current skill set, you certainly are not alone in your endeavor. It is very common...

Read More
advice-hub-image

As an adult learner, here are 5 learning tips that will skyrocket your productivity

23/09/2016

Choosing going back to school as an adult learner can be as overwhelming as it is exciting. Even for those who love learning, the pressure of taking exams, being graded,...

Read More
advice-hub-image

Business writing 101 for all business professionals

20/09/2016

Business writing refers to memorandums, reports, proposals, emails, and other forms of writing used in organizations to communicate with internal and external audiences. Business writing is a type of professional...

Read More
advice-hub-image

5 things you need to know about going back to school

14/09/2016

You’re not alone You’re in a career that you once thought was great, but you don’t feel the passion for it anymore and you realize now that you are no...

Read More
advice-hub-image

Are you good with numbers? Here are the top 5 reasons to give Accounting a chance

07/09/2016

Accountants prepare financial records and analyze the overall financial condition for a variety of organizations and individuals. They make sure financial records are accurate and taxes are paid properly. Accountants...

Read More