Tag: choosing a career


How universities can beat the skills shortage

A new report has revealed there are some high-demand occupations lacking an adequate supply of graduates.


Work on your choices

Passion is an important factor when choosing a career but a bit of research is helpful, too. While most people consider their interests before making a decision, just one in eight people say their career choice is based on industry data, SEEK research reveals.


Advantages of Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Looking to become a qualified tradesperson or want to gain hands-on experience in an area of interest? An apprenticeship or traineeship can provide a great pathway to your chosen career.


How to turn a love of sport into a full-time career

The future is looking bright for students who want to turn their passion for sport into a career.


The university degree that gives students the best chance of finding work

University students across the world face the issue of finding work once their studies have been completed, but recent studies have revealed that there’s one degree which guarantees almost immediate employment.


Time to put gender on the agenda

There are all sorts of explanations for Australia’s alarmingly wide gender pay gap, which the Bureau of Statistics recently put at around 18 per cent. Active sexism is certainly one of them, along with unconscious biases which are prominent in many work places. 


From the CEO: The importance of STEM skills

  Good Education Group’s CEO, Chris Lester, urges students to pursue careers they’re passionate about, not just based off potential earnings. This is despite STEM graduates potentially receiving above-average starting salaries and employment rates.   This article originally appeared on Education Review – STEM doesn’t guarantee jobs, wealth