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
2. Find out more
Work in the 21st century
- Find out ‘why a job for life is a thing of the past’
- Watch an expert panel discussion on ‘Jobs of the Future’ from Melbourne’s The Wheeler Centre.
- Learn about the High 5 messages of career development
- Read the Australian Jobs publication which presents an overview of the current labour market
3. Take action
Now apply what you’ve learnt in this topic to your own career interests by completing the following activities.
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.
Key points from Neil Gaiman’s commencement address at the 2012 University of Arts Class