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Nutella taste testers wanted

NUTELLA testers wanted — no experience required. Italian chocolate-maker Ferrero is looking for 60 “sensory judges” to work for two hours, two days per week at its headquarters in Alba, northern Italy. It’s the first time ever the company has brought in “non-professionals” to taste test its products. “We are …

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How to make resume stand out

JOHN Jaxheimer wants to work at Spotify — so he’s spent 100 hours and $700 on a personal campaign telling them so. The 42-year-old was worried that his resume was destined for the recycle bin if he took the traditional route of applying without someone pulling for him on the …

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HSC exams

IT’S the same hellish story every year. A new round of Aussie students suffer their way through the pressure-packed end-of-year school exams, trying to cram in as many Shakespeare quotes and formulas as their brains will allow — all to maximise that little four-digit ranking. The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank …

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‘Trump Border Wall’ shirt

AN Oregon high school student who sued his school district after administrators said he couldn’t wear a pro-Trump border wall T-shirt will be given a written apology and $34,000 in a settlement. Liberty High School senior Addison Barnes, 18, was suspended earlier this year after he refused to cover up …

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ANU Western civilisation course

OPINION THE Australian National University (ANU) has been in month-long talks with the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation about creating a degree in Western civilisation. Last week, however, ANU vice-chancellor Brian Schmidt announced the university had pulled out of discussions with the controversial think tank. Then on Thursday, Prime Minister …

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