Harriet Scriven

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Cash Chronicles: 27, Online dating, new to mortgage life

First mistake: A default pic of a shadow. It’s like chatting with a chalk outline on the sidewalk. Is he not aware that he can upload a picture? Is he too gnarly to show his face? Then the worst of the worst: Cartooners. If I am scrolling through and see a rendering of himself as a tiny cartoon, I take pause. Why did he do that?

Cash Chronicles: 23 years old, $47,000, Waiting over a week for a first date
This series allows us to think about money without all the stresses of confronting our own finances.…
How to get a graduate job at a bank

We’ve all heard the stories…400 apply, 40 get in.

Working at Deloitte: What it’s like and how to get in

Is getting into Deloitte as hard as everyone says?

Cash Chronicles: 25, $56000, entering the world of dating apps

When we meet for the first time, I shouldn’t be curious as to whether he’s worn the same clothes everyday for the past three years

Inside pyramid schemes: How are people are still falling victim?

Amway is cultish, sells its subpar products at inflated prices, has hidden costs and inflates expected income for distributors. Scam? Technically no but really yes.

How can I make the most money as an architect?

Working unpaid sucks, and there is always the risk of some degree of exploitation.

The Shadow Series: Fashion

It takes 10 years to be an overnight success. This series gives bite sized insight…

How much money do businesses like Uber and Netflix make a year?

How is a company like Uber losing so much money?

Roundtable Discussion: What is working in the beauty industry really like?

A round table discussion with two beauty experts and two students studying beauty.

Q&A with an Occupational Therapist

Some patients don’t progress like you thought they would and they get angry with themselves. Imagine not being able to do something that used to be simple, like picking up a fork.

Roundtable Discussion: How can I work with animals without being a vet?

A round table discussion with six non-vet experts who work with animals every day.

Inside social work

Once you are out there and you’re working – you can’t role play people.

Q&A with a Year One teacher

“I truly believe that universities should have a subject called “how to conduct small talk with parents”.

16 hours as a social worker: Supporting teenage mums

Yeah, I have been on shifts when emergencies have happened. Unfortunately I was the only worker on.

Social Work USYD: Student review

Q: What were the best and worst parts of your degree?

3 days with a speech pathologist

CASE 1, a 4 year old boy with a stutter who could only pronounce “h” and “t” sounds

Speech Pathology USYD: Student review

Our dropout rate was pretty big in the second year because that’s when all your placement starts.