Become a member +
slider-top-img

All the latest news from the careers and education sector.

Industry news

We support best practice and innovation in the delivery of careers programs and promote career education as a professional and recognised field of endeavour.

July 18, 2018

What are the happiest jobs in the world?

The roles people are most pleased with are reasonably common, spanning a variety of different sectors.

Tags: personal reflection / employment information / career education / industry / employers

Read more
codes

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

Mentoring in the workplace: benefits for career development

Guest post by Leah Shmerling from Crown Coaching about the importance of the mentor-mentee relationship. 

Tags: Career Tools / Professional Development / Employers

Read more
July 18, 2018

What will the workforce look like in 2030?

The Foundation for Young Australians has released their latest report from the New Work Order research series.

Tags: career change / employment information / future workforce / research / australian career service

Read more
July 18, 2018

Dealing with rejection: How to bounce back when you don't get a job

One of the most daunting prospects for university graduates is interviewing for that first job.

Tags: personal reflection / employment information / career exploration / future workforce / unemployment / career education / australian career service / university

Read more
July 18, 2018

Students cop the rough end of the stick - but there is a silver lining for some

Much has been made of the decision by the Fair Work Commission to slash penalty rates for casual and part-time hospitality, fast food, retail and pharmaceutical employees.

Tags: employment information / The Good Universities Guide / future workforce / unemployment / federal government / career education

Read more
July 18, 2018

The difference between a job and a career

There are varying opinions on whether there is any difference between a job and a career.

Tags: career change / employment information / career exploration / future workforce / australian career service

Read more
codes

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

John Shedd

July 18, 2018

School Career Practitioners Need More Time to Assist Students Make Well-Informed Decisions

There are set to be almost 800,000 school graduates in the next three years, and equipping them to make well-informed decisions about their next chapter of life is front of mind for school based career practitioners.

Tags: careers counselling / research / CICA / McCrindle / career resources / school

Read more
July 18, 2018

New direction for Big Four

In 2015, EY (formerly known as Ernst & Young), removed the degree classification section from its entry criteria, instead opting for online assessments to judge candidates.

Tags: career change / networking / employment information / career exploration / future workforce / australian career service / employers

Read more

Contact us

For further information about the Australian Careers Service, please use the enquiry form below.

Contact us

For further information about the Australian Careers Service, please use the enquiry form below.

Become a member close-pic

The Australian Careers Service is a free membership service developed for career practitioners. ACS members have access to a range of useful resources that are designed to help professionals keep up to date with the latest developments in their field.

What does an ACS membership offer you?

member-img

ACS Newsletter

member-img

Free Profesional Devlopment Events

member-img

Industry Insights

member-img

Member-Only Special Offer

Subscribe to our membership