Embrace the chaos.

Ahhhh the lurking end of 2019 and a new decade looming. Does the word 2020 give you chills? Make you nervous? Excited? Apprehensive? When a new year swings around a lot of us feel pressured to take stocktake of our lives, review what we achieved over the past year and set kickass one’s for the […]


When sh*t hits the fan, keep your cool.

At genYOU HQ, we’re getting ready to enter the busier end of our 2019 … we also know that you’ve just come back from what was probably an epic – and well-deserved  – uni break! So what better time to chat to you about all things #timemanagement? Most of the time, you can’t fight the […]


Our own expectations hit the hardest.

As you move along through the start of your career journey, I bet you have an ‘ideal’ picture of what the next few years look like, right? Whether that’s maintaining a certain GPA; passing all of your subjects; landing an internship; managing a side hustle; working on your networking skills, being on the executive team […]


A #NoFilter chat on success.

A lot of you will know that a huge part of generationYOU is our events (hopefully you’ve attended one or two)! It means that the generationYOU Team get to meet a lot of you face-to-face (yes the #genYOU team really do exist in real life hehe). What I’m constantly astounded by is how humble most […]


Feeling Uncertain? Harness Your Resilience!

What an extraordinary privilege it is to be writing to you today genYOU Legends! My name is Abby and I’m the current intern for Bright Conferences, the parent company of generationYOU. While I’m here, I’m lucky enough to be able to share some stories from my own (windy) career journey with you. I hope they […]


Making 2019 the year of YOU.

Happy New Year to you! Although I am acutely aware that it is already February 1st as I write this … I wanted to kick off our 2019 Career Hacks articles with a focus on the year ahead. What will 2019 be to you?  Is it a year of challenge? Is it a year of […]


2018. Lessons Learned.

Ahhh 2018. Is it too cliche if we say ‘what a year’? If you find yourself saying that at the end of EVERY year, you are very lucky indeed. Because it means you experienced a year that brought you something. Good, bad, ugly, surprises, achievements, lessons. BOY were there a lot of lessons. For the whole […]


It’s okay to ask for help.

If you ask my Mum what the first words out of my mouth were she would say this … “No Mummy – I can do it.”   Right from the get go I had this attitude (which I apparently came ingrained with) that I do not need help or advice – ‘Lisa knows best’ … I […]