Your working life will be shaped by new trends and changes in the world around you.

It will also be affected by unexpected events and setbacks that may work for or against your hopes and aims.

Developing your persistence, resilience and flexibility can help you to steer your career through many different situations throughout your life.

1. Get an overview

View transcript-creating-a-career-path-1-getting-started.docx

 


2. Find out more

Work in the 21st century


3. Take action

Now apply what you’ve learnt in this topic to your own career interests by completing the following activities.

Activity 1

Hear the career stories and advice of some extraordinary people.

Patricia Edgar’s speech on ‘Seize the day’ at the 2012 La Trobe University Graduation, Mildura Campus.

TRANSCRIPT – DR PATRICIA EDGAR – ‘SEIZE THE DAY’ GRADUATION ADDRESS, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, MILDURA

Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford commencement address and transcript

Key points from Neil Gaiman’s commencement address at the 2012 University of Arts Class

J.K. Rowling’s 2011 Harvard Commencement address and transcript


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