October 2, 2018

WEF Future of Jobs Report 2018

The emerging contours of the new world of work in the Fourth Industrial Revolution are rapidly becoming a lived reality for millions of workers and companies around the world. The inherent opportunities for economic prosperity, societal progress and individual flourishing in this new world of work are enormous, yet depend crucially on the ability of […]

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September 25, 2018

Hope is not a strategy – our shared responsibility for the future of work and workers

The Australian Senate Select Committee on Future Work and Works have released their report. The questions this committee was charged with are complex; arguably few concepts are more complex and less tangible than ‘the future’. Starting from first principles, work is an integral part of life for most adult Australians. At a fundamental level, the […]

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September 17, 2018

Uni degrees losing worth in jobs market find Grattan Institute report

A university degree is less likely to be a ticket to a well-paid job, according to a report. Compiled by the independent Grattan Institute, the report shows young graduates are getting less financial benefit from their degrees than in the past. Commerce and science graduates were among the worst affected, though female graduates were less […]

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September 16, 2018

Feedback Request to Improve Skill Shortages Research

The Labour Market Research and Analysis branch of the Department of Jobs and Small Business produces the Job Outlook website and the Australian Jobs publication. They also run a Skill Shortages research program that may be of interest to career practitioners. The Branch is undertaking a review of this research and is particularly interested in career […]

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August 24, 2018

Inquiry into career advice activities in Victorian schools

Secondary school is a time when students have to make important decisions about their future direction. They need the skills, knowledge and confidence to choose between further education, training or employment and the capacity to modify their direction as needed throughout their professional life. This Inquiry considered how well Victorian schools are preparing students to […]

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