Career Blog

WHAT IS YOUR PURPOSE IN LIFE?

Many people seek a purpose in life. So they define themselves through their paid work. I think this is fraught with issues of identity. People, I believe, should not be seeking their identity and thei
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Is Career Guidance Effective?

CAREER GUIDANCE EFFECTIVENESSRecent research shows job seekers receiving career interventions are 2.67 times more likely to find work.Dr Susan C. Whiston from the University of Indiana presented these
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Commencing a “start-up” company

My research has convinced me that the world of work is beginning to change. Many younger people are wanting to commence their own small businesses and are wanting to control their own vocational desti
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Your on-line identity

Two years ago I was interviewed by Mariam Tengbeh from Western Sydney University. She asked me to comment on work-related issues that young people need to be aware of when placing their personal
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ATAR and University Entrance for the Future

ATARs are irrelevant, vice-chancellors sayhttp://www.theage.com.au/victoria/atars-are-irrelevant-vicechancellors-say-20160208-gmonsq.htmlAfter reading many headlines and stories about the ATAR in the
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So you need motivation for a change?

So you want change in your life, but you do not have the motivation for it. Or possibly you do have the motivation but you are finding excuses that are killing off your motivation.Those excuses could
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HSC Subject Selection

There is no doubt that some young people and their parents get really tangled and stressed over choosing subjects for the HSC.Unfortunately it can be a source of frustration and confusion- not to ment
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HOW TO LOSE YOUR JOB

There are many ways to lose your job. Some of these may be: disrespect for your employer or team leader, sexual harassment, unreliability, excessive unaccountable leave, incompetence, theft, professio
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HSC ENROLMENT PATTERNS CHANGING

The NSW HSC enrolment patterns for the past 10 years have indicated that students are choosing subjects in the HSC that may be related to their career aspirations. There has been a decline in sub
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