From time to time, websites will be added to this page that can help further your own career journey. Take some time to peruse these websites, and let them help you develop your own career possibilities. These websites will also be posted on Gilson College Careers' Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/gilsoncollegecareers); link also on the home page.
The importance of career development:
- 'Careers are a work in progress, so start planning to achieve your goals'. http://www.theage.com.au/national/careers-are-a-work-in-progress-so-start-planning-to-achieve-your-goals-20150124-12tjid.html (added 26 Jan 2015).
- 'Career resilience: Tips on core skills, strategies and actions that will future-proof your work'. http://www.smh.com.au/business/career-resilience-tips-on-core-skills-strategies-and-actions-that-will-futureproof-your-work-20150217-13feji.html (added 25 Feb 2015).
- Video: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Year 12 & employability https://youtu.be/kkcocyN5ovE (Added 8 Oct 2015).
- 'Careers education must be for all, not just those going to university' https://theconversation.com/careers-education-must-be-for-all-not-just-those-going-to-university-49217 (added 1 Nov 2015).
- Video: Every Decision is a Career Decision (TED Talk) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8NLqDlhwig&feature=youtu.be (Added 8 Nov).
Applying for a job
- 'Job applicants' social media profiles now checked by companies as 'common practice'' http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-11-15/social-media-profiles-of-job-applicants-checked/5888908 (added 3 Feb 2015).
- 'Start your job with a winner' http://www.theage.com.au/business/start-your-job-with-a-winner-20141102-11fehm.html (added 3 Feb 2015).
- 'Acing those tricky questions at the job interview' http://www.theage.com.au/business/acing-those-tricky-questions-at-the-job-interview-20140922-10j334.html (added 3 Feb 2015).
- 'The ABC of job hunting' http://www.theage.com.au/business/the-abc-of-job-hunting-20140714-zt3a7.html (added 3 Feb 2015).
- 'Win Every Interview with these 6 Steps' (by the head of Human Resources at Google) https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/win-every-interview-6-steps-laszlo-bock (added 18 Mar 2015).
- 'Standing out in the job hunting crowd' http://www.theage.com.au/business/-gj38sf.html (Added 24 Aug 2015).
- 'To write a better cover letter, hush the gush' http://www.theage.com.au/business/-gizync.html (Added 24 August 2015).
- '7 job application rules from a guy that hired 300+ people in the last year' http://resumellow.com/resume-tips/7-job-application-rules-from-a-guy-that-hired-300-people-in-the-last-year (Added 14 Sep 2015).
- 'First impressions really do count' http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2661474/First-impressions-really-DO-count-Employers-make-decisions-job-applicants-seven-minutes.html (Added 13 Oct 2015).
Finishing Year 12
- 'Libby Gorr talks VTAC Preferences' http://blogs.abc.net.au/victoria/2014/11/libbi-gorr-talks-vtac-preferences-.html (added 3 Feb 2014).
- 'I'm keen to take a gap year' http://www.myfuture.edu.au/getting-started/discover-what-career-paths-are-available/im-keen-to-take-a-gap-year (added 3 Feb 2015).
- 'La Trobe University gives high school volunteers priority access' http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/la-trobe-university-gives-high-school-volunteers-priority-access-20150621-ghtlhc.html (added 22 Jun 2015).
- 'Choosing a University' series of articles https://theconversation.com/au/topics/choosing-a-university (Added 3 Sep 2015).
- 'Why arts students can now be taken seriously' http://www.theage.com.au/money/saving/why-arts-students-can-now-be-taken-seriously-20150909-gjikcy.html (added 12 Sep 2015).
- 'Where did your Arts degree get you?' http://knowledge.blogs.latrobe.edu.au/career/where-did-your-arts-degree-get-you/ (Added 9 Nov 2015)
The Labour Market
- 'The shifting shapes of jobs' http://www.theage.com.au/business/the-shifting-shapes-of-jobs-20140729-zxvh9.html (added 3 Feb 2015).
- 'What will work look like in 2025?' http://www.theage.com.au/small-business/startup/what-will-work-look-like-in-2025-20140617-3abcw.html (added 3 Feb 2015).
- '18 awesome career choices most university students would never think of' http://www.businessinsider.com.au/great-careers-college-kids-often-ignore-2015-7#/#air-traffic-controller-1 (Added 25 July 2015).
- Professional Instagrammer: From Gold Coast to the world' http://www.abc.net.au/local/photos/2015/07/31/4284429.htm (Added 21 Aug 2015).???????
- 'Part-time work, part-time care: The radical yet strengely sensible proposal for our future' http://www.news.com.au/finance/work/part-time-work-part-time-care-the-radical-yet-strangely-sensible-proposal-for-our-future/story-fnkgbb6w-1227506257170 (added 2 Sep 2015).
- 'Gen Y: Australia's most educated generation faces worst job prospects in decades' http://www.theage.com.au/business/the-economy/generation-y-overqualified-but-unprepared-for-work-20151106-gkt2ud.html (Added 8 Nov 2015).
- 'Five years between full-time study and full-time work, research finds' http://www.theage.com.au/national/five-years-between-fulltime-study-and-fulltime-work-research-finds-20151110-gkv031 (Added 11 Nov 2015).
- 'From the coalface: Persistence pays off' http://www.theage.com.au/business/from-the-coalface-persistance-pays-off-20140816-104vvd.html (added 3 Feb 2015).
- 'The Work Habits That Will Make You Successful' https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140819093952-32175171-the-work-habits-that-will-make-you-successful?midToken=AQG98aStwpL8iA&trk=eml-ced-b-art-Ch-1-8414374877888210222&fromEmail=fromEmail&ut=1qrWCE_U1bcCo1 (added 3 Feb 2015).
- 'Good English language skills required for this job' http://www.theage.com.au/business/good-english-language-skills-required-for-this-job-20140612-zs5fo.html (added 3 Feb 2015).
- 'The rise of soft skills: Why top marks no longer get the best jobs' http://www.theage.com.au/national/the-rise-of-soft-skills-why-top-marks-no-longer-get-the-best-jobs-20150314-1440ds.html (added 15 Mar 2015).
- 'Forget tech skills, young people need to back to the old-school basics to get a job' http://www.news.com.au/finance/work/forget-tech-skills-young-people-need-to-go-back-to-the-old-school-basics-to-get-a-job/story-fnkgbb3b-1227493088577 (added 22 Aug 2015).
- '21st century skills: How to future proof your career' http://www.news.com.au/finance/work/st-century-skills-how-to-future-proof-your-career/story-e6frfm9r-1227509424081 (added 2 Sep 2015).