genYOU Inspire 2018

Imagine if you received a toolbox, one which would not only help you secure the job you really want, but also be awesome at it! We’re not just talking about technical knowledge (you probably have that already), but the additional traits, attitudes and skills which will help you to stand out of the crowd. That skills toolbox is generationYOU.


Proudly supported by Brisbane City Council, genYOU Inspire is a series of short events that bring together local legends with a single goal – to help Brisbane’s young people unleash their potential at work and in life!

Five Inspiring Events:

How to create a CV and Cover Letter for maximum impact. Whether you are looking for your first job, a part time role, internship or tips to progress onto your second role, this session is about the two key tools that will help you get your foot in the door – namely your CV and cover letter.
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Learn to network like a pro. Whilst there is an art to networking, the challenge is in maintaining and growing relationships that matter. Irrespective of whether you are a student, graduate, first jobber or school leaver, being able to leverage your connections is a skill that will benefit you for life.
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Enterprise skills: what they are and why you need them. Securing a job isn’t enough anymore. Success comes from making yourself valuable, solving problems, being efficient and generating results (even in part time roles). To do this, your skills’ toolbox needs to be strong in areas such as leadership, communication, emotional intelligence and creative thinking.
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Building an outstanding personal brand. Your personal brand is the most powerful asset that you will carry with you throughout your life. It often precedes you and is certainly what people will remember.
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How to ensure your career is on the right track. Whilst skills and experience are important – your career starts with YOU. This session will help us ask some tough questions – around what a career really is, how your work can form part of a happy and fulfilling life, how you can advance your career, how to upskill and change careers and more.
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Why you should join us

1 // generationYOU focusses on the skills all employers seek. Think communication, problem solving, personal branding, leadership, networking, emotional intelligence and more. While these might sound basic, they are “that extra bit” that will help you to stand out.


2 // generationYOU attracts students and graduates from all over Brisbane and key to everything we do is giving our attendees the opportunity to start building their networks now! You just never know when that random stranger will become a valuable contact.


3 // We tell it like it is! All our speakers take a #NoFilter approach with their content – from the good to the bad and the ugly – they will share the truth on what to expect when starting out in your career.


genYOU Inspire will be held at Brisbane’s premiere creative and start-up hub, The Capital, located in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD.