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July 18, 2018

The value of a careers qualification

By Maria Cox I have been working in the Adult Community and Further Education sector (Victoria’s Learn Local) for about three years, delivering pathway programs to vulnerable learners in Melbourne’s west. Read more
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Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

Albert Einstein

July 18, 2018

Reforming qualifications to ensure a strong skills match

Australians are more educated than ever, yet there are increasingly complex connections between qualifications and work — a mismatch.

Tags: vet / ncever / school

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July 18, 2018

Workers Over 45: Over The Hill?

Australian Bureau of Statistics data shows that ‘mature aged workers’ — those aged over 45 — contribute $65 billion to the economy each year.

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July 18, 2018

Vet Providers Banned from Charging Early Withdrawal Fees

VET providers will no longer be able to charge withdrawal fees to students who drop out of their course before the education census date.

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July 18, 2018

Figures Point to Employment Growth

Labour Force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics earlier this month paint a positive picture for employment, with the unemployment rate remaining steady at six per cent and youth unemployment dropping to 13.

Tags: unemployment / Australian Bureau of Statistics

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July 18, 2018

Increasing Sales in Your Career Management Business

One of the complaints I hear from career practitioners is how reactive to client demands the work is and that it’s difficult to proactively sell career services.

Tags: personal reflection / sales / member focus

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A ship in a harbour is safe - but that is not what ships are built for.

John Shedd

July 18, 2018

Navigating the midlife career journey

Midlife can be an uncertain period where work and family roles are changing and the road ahead is yet to be mapped out.

Tags: personal reflection / career change

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July 18, 2018

Understanding The Value of Networking

It’s all too common to hear that it’s who you know, not what you know.

Tags: LinkedIn / networking / member focus

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July 18, 2018

Changes to Employment Services

Announced in 2014, changes to the federal government’s employment services system are fast approaching.

Tags: employment services

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