USQ Podcasts
Career Insights – Transferable Skills

Career Insights – Transferable Skills

July 8, 2020

In this episode: Adaptability, networking, going regional.

In Career Insights, University of Southern Queensland Industry Relationships Consultant Katie Baker talks all things career and employability and helps you to realise your career goals.

Katie introduces you to industry professionals, experts and USQ alumni to help you become the most employable you can be. 

Guests in this episode: USQ Career Development Practitioner Jennifer Luke and Business Development Officer at Toowoomba’s Wellcamp airport and former USQ Aviation student Tim Carney.

Career Insights artwork: DylMac

Career Insights - Going Regional

Career Insights - Going Regional

July 8, 2020

In this episode: Myths about moving to the bush, financial incentives for leaving the big smoke, how to fit into a regional community, honest truths about living in a small community.

In Career Insights, University of Southern Queensland Industry Relationships Consultant Katie Baker talks all things career and employability and helps you to realise your career goals.

Katie introduces you to industry professionals, experts and USQ alumni to help you become the most employable you can be.

Guests in this episode: School principal Liz Bailey and Goondiwindi-based Director of Engage and Create Consulting Julia Telford-Spicer.

Career Insights artwork: DylMac

Career Insights – How To Network

Career Insights – How To Network

July 8, 2020

In this episode: How to talk to people at networking events, why introverts can sometimes have the upper hand, the downside of perfecting your elevator pitch.

In Career Insights, University of Southern Queensland Industry Relationships Consultant Katie Baker talks all things career and employability and helps you to realise your career goals.

Katie brings you all the hot tips on careers and employability to help you realise your career goals. Hear from industry professionals, experts and USQ alumni. Career Insights is here to help you have those career conversations, break down barriers, and help you become the most employable you can be. 

Guest in this episode: Employability Coordinator, USQ Careers and Employability Team, Michael Healy.

Career Insights artwork: DylMac

Career Insights - First Steps To Employability

Career Insights - First Steps To Employability

July 7, 2020

In this episode: Self-identity, influences and networking.

In Career Insights, University of Southern Queensland Industry Relationships Consultant Katie Baker talks all things career and employability and helps you to realise your career goals.

Katie introduces you to industry professionals, experts and USQ alumni to help you become the most employable you can be. 

Guest in this episode: USQ Career Development Practitioner Jennifer Luke.

Career Insights artwork: DylMac

Staying Home Staying Healthy - Where’s the Cat? (Safety whilst exercising at home)

Staying Home Staying Healthy - Where’s the Cat? (Safety whilst exercising at home)

May 8, 2020

Tips on staying safe whilst exercising at home - including online classes and walking around your town or suburb.

This series offers mind and body health advice for the period of social distancing and home isolation brought about by COVID-19.

Presented by Merendi Leverett, Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Manager of the University of Southern Queensland Sport and Exercise Clinic.

Merendi's guest in this episode is Caitlin Isaac, Senior Safety Advisor at USQ.

Staying Home Staying Healthy - The Banana and the Emu (Working-from-home stretches)

Staying Home Staying Healthy - The Banana and the Emu (Working-from-home stretches)

May 8, 2020

Stretches you can try whilst working or studying from home. You won't even have to leave your chair!

This series offers mind and body health advice for the period of social distancing and home isolation brought about by COVID-19.

Presented by Merendi Leverett, Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Manager of the University of Southern Queensland Sport and Exercise Clinic.

Merendi's guest in this episode is Anna Rogers, final year Exercise Physiology student at USQ. Anna has 13 years experience as a personal trainer.

Staying Home Staying Healthy - The Chat-Bot Will See You Now (COVID’s impact on Telehealth, eHealth and mHealth)

Staying Home Staying Healthy - The Chat-Bot Will See You Now (COVID’s impact on Telehealth, eHealth and mHealth)

May 8, 2020

COVID-19 has revealed the power of remote healthcare delivery. So what does the future look like? 

This series offers mind and body health advice for the period of social distancing and home isolation brought about by COVID-19.

Presented by Merendi Leverett, Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Manager of the University of Southern Queensland Sport and Exercise Clinic.

Merendi's guest in this episode is Dr Corneel Vandelanotte, Head of the Physical Activity Research Group at Central Queensland University and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Queensland.

Staying Home Staying Healthy - Calming Your Tea Leaves (The importance of mindfulness)

Staying Home Staying Healthy - Calming Your Tea Leaves (The importance of mindfulness)

May 8, 2020

An introduction to the power of mindfulness.

This series offers mind and body health advice for the period of social distancing and home isolation brought about by COVID-19.

Presented by Merendi Leverett, Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Manager of the University of Southern Queensland Sport and Exercise Clinic.

Merendi's guest in this episode is Dr Yong Goh, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at USQ.

Watch Dr Goh's video on Audio Focus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etkNrrA_rsQ&feature=youtu.be

Staying Home Staying Healthy - The Big Off-Season (Maintaining a training regime at home)

Staying Home Staying Healthy - The Big Off-Season (Maintaining a training regime at home)

May 8, 2020

How you can maintain your training regime through this enforced off-season.

This series offers mind and body health advice for the period of social distancing and home isolation brought about by COVID-19.

Presented by Merendi Leverett, Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Manager of the University of Southern Queensland Sport and Exercise Clinic.

Merendi's guest in this episode is Kurt Vogel from the Sport and Exercise Department at USQ. Kurt is also a private consultant for athletes and teams across a variety of sports.

Staying Home Staying Healthy - Wall Angels (Tips for a healthy home office)

Staying Home Staying Healthy - Wall Angels (Tips for a healthy home office)

May 8, 2020

Tips on how to set up your home office for work or study.

This series offers mind and body health advice for the period of social distancing and home isolation brought about by COVID-19.

Presented by Merendi Leverett, Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Manager of the University of Southern Queensland Sport and Exercise Clinic.

Merendi's guest in this episode is her USQ colleague Frith Maunder, a specialist in occupational health and wellbeing. 

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