Career
4 Things You Can Do To Be A Champion Of Women At Work

Women’s History Month might be over, but after the year Australian women at work have had, we need more than one month’s support…

Career
Here’s How To Glow Up Your Linkedin Profile

If you thought LinkedIn was just Instagram for corporate white blokes, think again. LinkedIn usage is on the rise, and so are all kinds of…

Travel
Here’s How You Can Win The Ultimate Remote Getaway And Work Far From Home

It’s true 2020 was the year of loungewear, online music festivals and banana bread but for a lot of us, it also transformed our…

Career & Money
How To Kick-Start Your Investing Journey, According To 4 People Who Have Done It

If you’re here it means you’re either curious about starting to invest, or you’ve started, but you’re not entirely…

Career & Money
I’m The Founder Of Urban List, Here’s What I’ve Learned About Financing Dreams

One of the trickiest things about personal finance is that everyone has a point of view. I’m not an expert, but I am turning 40 this…

Getting The Gig
The Founder Of Google’s Empathy Lab Reveals Why It’s Good To Live A Messy Life

When you think of tech gurus like Bill Gates and the late Steve Jobs, you think straight-talking, no nonsense leaders. Which is why it was a…

Career
This Cool Aussie Biz Is Here To Level-Up Your Corporate Gifting Game

If you’re a business owner or media professional, you’re likely familiar with the world of corporate gifting. Perhaps…

Career & Money
Why We’re Partnering With Australia’s Hottest New Fintech And What It Means For You

Today, Urban List launched a new partnership with one of Australia’s brightest fintechs—a personal investing platform called…

Career
Scope Out The 6 Things You Need To Ditch From Your Resumé

Why is updating your resumé so freakin’ stressful!? What goes in? What comes out? How long is too long? We all have these same…

Career
How To Grow Your Side Hustle In 2021

Are you firmly on the side hustle bandwagon and keen to take it further? Whether you’re trying to quit your full-time job or simply…

Career
Negotiate A Pay Rise With This Inspirational Women-Led App

​We are all about celebrating #girlbosses and this International Women’s Day we are embracing the annual global moment to…

Career
Celebrate These 10 Australian Women Who Are Inspiring Change Across The World

Straight up, 2020 was a seriously tough year. But despite the multiple lockdowns and uncertainty about life in general, women rose to the…

Career
9 Morning Rituals These Kick Ass Entrepreneurs Swear By

If your morning routine consists of hitting the snooze button several times over before scrolling Instagram for the next 25 minutes while in…

Career & Money
Cue The Inspiration, Mitch Revs On Art, Surfing And How He Spends His Hard-Earned Coin

The cool, coastal artworks by Mitch Revs are, in one word, gorgeous. Best known for his kaleidoscopic, cartoon-style of surfers doing…

Getting The Gig
Get Familiar With TASNEEM Cosmetics, The Beauty Brand Celebrating Inclusivity

Let's get real for a second—the beauty industry hasn’t always been known for it’s inclusivity. In the past, their…

Career & Money
Get Organised This Year With The Easiest Online Tax Services And Apps To Use

Nobody likes lodging their tax return — and that’s a well-known fact. It’s up there with the most tedious adult…

Career
How To Resign From Your Job And Leave On Good Terms

Landing a sweet new gig is a great feeling, but all too often it’s shadowed by the sheer dread of resigning from your current role.…

Career
4 Signs It’s The Right Time To Ditch To Your 9 To 5

If you can’t seem to shift the nagging thought—no, dream—about how good would life be if you were your own boss, working…

Career
6 Healthy Work Habits To Live By

A new year is a great time for goals, but often we neglect to check in with where we’re at with our work wellbeing. Here are our…

Career & Money
From Budget Savvy To Best Life, Check Out How Sophia Athas Spends Her Hard-Earned Dollars

In case you haven’t already stumbled across her Instagram—a gold mine of inspiration peppered with embellished denim, thrifted…

Getting The Gig
How This Perth Duo Created An Iconic Swimwear Label Championing Diversity

We’ve all been there before. You’re tearing through your stash of swimmers only to find that none of them makes you feel like…

Career
How To Make The 4-Hour Work Week A Reality According To This Book

Oh yeah, you read that correctly. The four-hour work week is by no means a new idea, in fact, there’s a book itself, aptly named The…

Career
15 Of The Most In Demand Jobs In Australia Right Now

It’s been a good year since COVID-19 first hit Australia. Since then, we’ve seen permanent changes to Australia’s job…

Career
Calling All Freelancers, Here’s How To Score A Pay Rise

You heard it here first—you deserve a pay rise! We saw over a million people lose their jobs due to COVID and it was a total…

Career
Flick Your Way Through 15 Of The Most Life Changing Career Books

If charging up your career game has been a priority this year, then you’ve come to the right place. Sure, Barefoot Investor definitely…

Career
15 Of The Most Soothing Nature Soundtracks To Keep You Focussed While You Work

There’s not much that truly beats the sound of a crackling fire in the middle of a forest or the sonic-worthy zen of paddling a canoe…

Career
Upskill Like A Total Pro At The World’s Most Inspiring Creative Conferences

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we never know what’s coming. We can’t control the future, despite our best…

Career
13 Ways To Nail Your First Month Back At Work

From endless days of knocking back your body weight’s worth of cheese and soaking up the sweet holiday oblivion of not knowing what…

Career
Here’s How You Can More Than Double Your Annual Leave In 2021

Facts first: 2020 was an absolute stinker when it came to holidays. Whether you were forced to take annual leave when COVID struck or you…

Career
Here’s Exactly How To Start Your Work Year Like A Boss

One thing we can probably all agree on? 2020 was a bit of a jerk. Most of us learnt to live that work-from-home life, playing musical chairs…

Career
5 Online Language-Learning Courses To Get You Ready For Your Next Overseas Trip

If you’ve got a goal of learning a new language hard and fast, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve scoured the web high…

Career
The Best App Planners To Whip Your Life Into Shape In 2021

There’s power in organisation and let the next year be the year you stay on top of your game harder than an athlete training for the…

Sustainability
​Here’s How To Make An Impact This Festive Season, According To Trailblazer Jan Fran

For most of us, 2020 has brought more tears than thrills, so it would be easy to just write-off the holiday season and concentrate on…

Need To Know Career
7 Of The Best Online Photography Courses

These days, it may seem that every person and their dog is a “professional” photographer. But in the wise words of Annie…

Need To Know Career
Unlock Your Creativity With These Easy Ways To Make Your Own App

We can’t all be the next Steve Jobs but we can make the next big app. If you’re keen to unleash your creativity in a big way,…

Create Your Own Blog With These Super Simple Steps

Has lockdown got your creative juices flowing? If you’ve got incredible recipes or how-to guides or big thoughts on pop culture that…

Career
Treat Yourself To The Most Incredible Places To Take A “Workation” In Australia

Hot tip—if you’re able to work remotely, you need to be planning your next “workation” stat. Think relocating…

Career
Glow Up Your Resume With This Simple Skills Audit That Will Unlock Your Potential

2020 has wreaked havoc with most of our plans in life, including for many of us, our careers. Unfortunately, the dreaded task of job hunting…

Career
Leave The Big City Life, This Maldives Island Wants You To Run Its Bookshop For 6 Months

If you haven’t already started packing your bags, you need to get your priorities straight. Luxury resort Sovena Fushi is a five-star…

Travel
Pack Your Sunscreen And Laptop, You Can Now Soak Up A 3 Month Workation In Aruba

We’re living out a time where we can seamlessly combine our work-life with our sit-by-the-pool-and-drink-mimosas-all-day life. We…

Asia
Take Your WIPs To The Maldives, This Island Resort Just Dropped The Ultimate Workation Package

Here’s the deal, workations are the new staycations and we’re not even remotely mad about it. Earlier this year, off the back…

Career & Money
Get Inspired With 8 Of The Most Game-Changing TED Talks For Your Career

Whether you need a morning pep talk to get your day started, a pick-me-up because you’re feeling a bit demotivated with your role or…

News
Discover How Melbourne’s Most Iconic Doughnuts Are Tackling Adversity During Lockdown

At Urban List, we believe small businesses are the lifeblood of our cities and our communities, and with 2020 throwing every curveball in…

Getting The Gig
Bring On Mystic Magic Vibes With Urban List’s New Resident Astrologer

We’ll admit it. We’re straight up obsessed with all things mystical, magical and spiritual. We live and breathe our horoscopes…

Music
Be Inspired By The Creative Genius Behind Beyonce’s Black Is King

When Beyonce casually revealed she was dropping a surprise visual album last month, it finally felt like 2020 was giving us the break we all…

News
Scope Out How This Melbourne Barbershop Is Adapting To Multiple Lockdowns

At Urban List, we believe small businesses are the lifeblood of our cities and our communities, and with 2020 throwing every curveball in…

Getting The Gig
Scope Out How Rollie’s Vince Lebon Is Revolutionising Australia’s Sneaker Game

For someone who has designed sneakers for the likes of NBA legend James Harden, Macklemore and supermodel Ashley Graham, Vince Lebon is one…

Career
How To Nail A Zoom Interview And Score A Sweet New Gig Without Leaving Your Couch

The last few months have seen us take almost everything online. Even the most digital creatures are struggling to cope with just how much of…

Getting The Gig
Meet Your Latest Girl Crush, Sassy Psychic And Energy Healer, Allira Potter

Real talk: as a journalist I have the pleasure of interviewing a lot of people that I admire. On the flip side, they don’t always live…

News
Make Way For Bedroom Pop, AR Boutiques And A New Era Of Gaming

Welcome to Culture Curve—your go-to guide to what’s on the rise and slide in August 2020. If there's one thing that…

Career & Money
Stand Out From The Pack With 7 Of The Best Job-Landing CV Templates

Resume, résumé, curriculum vitae? The thing plays an essential role in getting noticed when hunting down your next gig, and…

Getting The Gig
On Creativity And Connection: How This Aussie 3D Artist Is Blowing Up Instagram

If you’ve got an Instagram account, chances are you’ve seen the sublime works of Paul Milinski at least a few times in your…

Career
Put On Some Pants, Here’s How To Return To The Workplace Post-Iso Without Acting Like A Total Rookie

For most of Australia, some sort of normalcy has returned to the day-to-day. Nabbing a coffee, and even sitting down to enjoy it, before…

Career
Listen Up, Here’s How To Kondo Your Career

What you do for work has a huge impact on your quality of life, whether you’re career focused or not. We spend a huge chunk of the…

Career
Plug Into These Career-Focussed Podcasts That Will Help You Land Your Dream Gig

Along with most of Australia, the jobs market is slowly beginning to open back up. Good news for those who lost out riding the redundancy…

Getting The Gig
How Aussie Filmmaker Natalie Erika James Is Changing The Face Of Horror Movies

Truth time, I’m a total wimp when it comes to horror. I have nightmares for weeks and often end up watching the flick through my…

Career
Say Goodbye To The 9 To 5, A New Blueprint Of Our Working Week Is Here

No doubt your work world has been completely shaken up because of COVID-19. The impact of this global pandemic is far from over but as…

Career
Make Your Side Hustle A Reality With This Guide To Small Business Grants

Small business grants can enable businesses in their infancy to grow, and more established business to expand and diversify. Grants are…

Career
Get Ahead Of The Game, These Are All The Jobs Expected To Boom Post-Coronavirus

There’s no doubt COVID-19 has changed the world in so many ways. The OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) has…

Getting The Gig
From Lismore To LA: How Maia Mitchell Became One Of Hollywood’s Biggest Talents

When you talk about girl crushes, they don’t get much bigger than the love we have for Maia Mitchell—and we’re not alone,…

Career
Ditch Your Dining Table, This Swanky Hotel Is Offering The Ultimate WFH Space

Believe it or not, some of us are clocking the three-month mark of work from home (WFH) life and let’s be honest, the shine has well…

Career
Calling All Freelancers, Kickstart Your Side Hustle With This Epic Digital Hub

While all industries were struck hard by COVID-19, one of the biggest blows was dealt to freelancers and in particular females who account…

Career
Stay Focused With These 5 Apps That Will Improve The Way You Work Every Day

If there’s one word we love, it’s the “F word”. We’re talking about “focus” people. And focus is…

Getting The Gig
Be Inspired To Up Your Green Game With Seed & Sprout’s Sophie Kovic

In honour of this month’s Sustainability launch (read more about it here) we wanted our latest instalment of Getting The Gig to…

Career
Up Your Stationery Game With These 11 Sweet Accessories

If you ask us, there’s only one major thing that helps boost productivity tenfold — and that’s a strong stationery game.…

Career
Up Your Career Game With 5 Simple Steps To Writing An Epic Cover Letter

Writing cover letters is up there with train delays, your barista giving you full cream milk when you asked for oat, and pairing up socks in…

Career
Tidy Up The CV, These Businesses Across Australia Are Hiring Right Now

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone in some way, but some have been hit harder than others with many businesses having to make the…

Career & Money
How To Nail Your WFH Set Up According To A Chiropractor

Here’s the thing. Working from home can be bittersweet. Sure, you may be able to pop the alarm on snooze more times than usual and…

Career
Learn How To Get Your Dream Job In Travel At This Virtual Bootcamp

If you could name a handful of the world’s best jobs, we’re pretty sure travel writer would be high on that list. While the…

Career & Money
Get Creative, Here’s How To Pimp Your WFH Space Like A Pro

Creating the absolute working from home space makes all the difference to your productivity levels. More importantly than this, it allows…

Career
Relax, Here’s Why It’s Ok Not To Feel Creative In Lockdown

As we clock the one-month mark of iso life, a few things have begun to set in. We know we can’t really watch Netflix while working…

Career
Fire Up Your Laptop And Travel To 4 Of The Best Virtual Creative Conferences Around The World

It’s a seriously wild time right now and although we’ve seen big-name events and conferences cancelled across the globe, a few…

Career
Level Up In Life With 8 Of The Best Free Online Courses To Try

We love free things and so do you, so brace yourself for all the awesome free courses worth getting around right now. These aren’t…

Career
Take The Leap With These Steps To Finding Your Dream Career

Right now, many of us could be feeling a mental shift in the way we perceive our working life. This may be the first time in years…

Art & Design
Unleash Your Inner Artist, MoMA Just Dropped 8 Free Online Art Courses

While jetting off to NYC to queue along West 53rd Street for you chance to wander the white halls of MoMA is off the cards for a…

Career
Define The Ladder, Add These Popular Work From Home Jobs To Your Career Goals

If exhausting commutes and claustrophobic corporate attire is getting you down, it might be time to seriously consider a career change and…

Career
Score Your Dream Job With This Simple Guide To Writing An Epic Resume

If you’re stuck at home and getting a bit tired of baking banana bread and washing your Converse, now could be a great time to review…

Career
Get Around These Gals, 11 Boss Women Reveal Their Female Inspirations

If you’re feeling like you’re in a bit of a WFH slump and need a boost of inspiration—we’ve got you. Because…

News
Urban Culture Curve | Let’s Make Connectivity The C Word For 2020

Welcome to the April 2020 Urban Culture Curve—your go-to guide to what’s on its way in, and on its way out, in urban culture.…

Career
Deep Breaths, Here’s 6 Ways To De-Stress Now You’ve Got Working From Home On Lock

It’s amazing how adaptable we humans are. A few weeks ago, the idea of leaving our office for the foreseeable future and working from…

Style & Design
8 Socially-Conscious Entrepreneurs To Get Behind

With the sting of promised policies around climate change and unfulfilled social initiatives still fresh in our minds, now is the time for…

Career
Scope Out How The Urban List Team Are Living Their Best WFH Life

If you, like us at Urban List, are now working from home rather than your usual office, chances are you’ve begun to realise it’s…

Art & Design
Pens Out, Kyashi Orasato On Lockdown And Creativity In New York

Cathy Sison, better known as Kyashi Orasato, is a calligrapher, graphic designer and design teacher from Melbourne who's living and…

Career
Fire Up Your Brain Cells With These 8 Out-Of-The-Box Online Workshops

Whether you have a specific passion, a business idea you’ve always wanted to run with or you're simply keen to stretch…

Career
Scope Out The Best Tools To Keep You Inspired While Working From Home

As the COVID-19 outbreak progresses, more and more of us are finding ourselves faced with the task of working from home. You might be slowly…

Career
It’s Time To Work Together, Here’s How To Self Isolate When You Live With Others

Many of us have already been stationed at home for the next while, and nearly everyone has got the memos on what we should and…

Music
Bless Your Ears With 7 Of The Coolest Work From Home Playlists

If you’re one of the many people who have started working from home, then welcome to our rad crew. By now there’s a chance the…

Career
Here’s How To Work From Home Like A Total Pro From Someone Who Does It All Year Long

So, here’s what we do know, COVID-19 has everyone shook. And rightly so, loads of companies are encouraging their employees to work…

Getting The Gig
How This Kitchen Assistant Became One Of Singapore’s Most Talented Chefs

 We’ll always have the upmost respect for chefs, they feed us, they bring us joy and they save us when the only thing we have in…

Career
This International Women’s Day, Forget The Girl Boss And Carve Out Your Own Vision Of Success

International Women’s Day has evolved a bunch since its earliest beginnings in 1909 in New York City. The landscape for women has…

Career
Nail Your Next Job Interview With These 10 Questions

We’re yet to find another being who genuinely loves a job interview, but if you want to land the dream job they’re a…

Career
Here’s How You Can Ditch Imposter Syndrome

Isn’t it just the worst? An epic opportunity comes along, you’re excited for 0.3 seconds and suddenly, that icky feeling sets in…

A Day In The Life
Go Behind The Mic With A Day In The Life Of Musician Jack River

We’re just a little bit obsessed with Aussie songbird Jack River. The ARIA-nominated artist, aka Holly Rankin, has been tearing up the…

Getting The Gig
How This Serial Spender Became The Finance Guru Our Generation Needs

If you’ve googled the combo of “millennial”, “Generation Z” and “money” lately, you’ll know…

Getting The Gig
How Artist Anna-Wili Highfield Conquered High Fashion And The Art World All At Once

Though National Art School graduate Anna-Wili Highfield cut her teeth as a scenic artist for Opera Australia, as the daughter of a…

Career
Here’s How To Score An Extra 2 Weeks Off Work In 2020 Without Chewing Into Your Annual Leave

Did your epic Euro trip last year see your annual leave dwindle to a record low? Never fear! As you wait for your quota to stack back up…

Career & Money
8 Creative Conferences Around The World That Will Seriously Inspire You

There’s nothing that makes you feel more like a professional badass than boarding a plane for an international conference. Even if…

Getting The Gig
Be Inspired By The Aussie Sisters Behind Lahana Swim And Their Movement For Body Positivity

As the temperatures rise and we find ourselves well and truly in beach season, we’re all reaching for our favourite pair of swimmers…