fbpx

Featured

The Benefits of Networking

Networking sounds daunting, so let’s break it down   “Networking” is a term you’ll probably hear a lot of through your life, but more so as you begin working towards a career. But what does networking actually mean? Essentially, it’s the building of purposeful relationships. You know, the ones that can add some form of …

The Benefits of Networking Read More »

How to become a Tour Guide

How to become a Tour Guide

Guide people to see amazing wonders   What do Tour Guides do?   Tour Guides accompany groups of people or individuals on sightseeing, educational, historical, adventure, and other types of tours, walks and guides. It is their job to be knowledgeable about the place they are showing and answer any questions people might have. If …

How to become a Tour Guide Read More »

top interview tips

Our Top 5 Interview Tips

Are you ready for your next Big Interview?   You’ll probably have loads of interviews throughout your life; for jobs, internships, scholarships, placements in programs, the list is pretty much endless. Sometimes those interviews will mean everything to you (or at least it will feel that way), other times you could know you’ve already just …

Our Top 5 Interview Tips Read More »

Getting your first job

Getting your first job

Ready to enter the world of work   Are you ready to start working? If you’re keen to pick up your first job, we’ve got some tips and advice you might find handy.   Where to find work   Gone are the days of having to look through the newspaper – now there are tons …

Getting your first job Read More »

Top Online Course Providers

If you’re stuck at home but don’t want to fall behind on your learning, or are just looking for something different than watching Netflix all day, there are heaps of online providers that offer courses and education resources. You can study almost any subject you can think of, and many of them are free as …

Top Online Course Providers Read More »

Are You Summer Work Ready?

Are You Summer Work Ready?

If you’ve decided to go ahead and find a summer job, once you’ve organised your resume and started applying for jobs, then you’re already doing a great job. There are just one or two other things you might like to organise so that you’ll be ready to start work as soon as you get the …

Are You Summer Work Ready? Read More »

get experience in school

Don’t wait to finish school to get experience

Things you can do right now   You don’t need to sit around and wait until you’ve finished school to start getting experience, building skills, and making connections for your future. There are lots of things you can do alongside your schoolwork. Let’s take a look at some of your options.   Part-time work   …

Don’t wait to finish school to get experience Read More »

Hot Tips To Land a Summer Job

Hot Tips To Land a Summer Job

There’s no difference between applying for a casual summer job, part time work, or some high powered graduate career – employers will want to know you’re taking their business seriously and you’ll be giving the job your all. So even whether you’re applying for a few hours a week at Macca’s or a full-time position …

Hot Tips To Land a Summer Job Read More »

How to become a Drone Operator

How to become a Drone Operator

Conquer the skies with your feet on the ground   What do Drone Operators do?   Drone Operators are people who are qualified and skilled at operating remote controlled drones. They can work in a huge variety of industries, including aviation and transport, the defence force, STEM, arts and recreation, agriculture, and more. Tasks can …

How to become a Drone Operator Read More »

alternative pathways

Alternative Pathways

For when things don’t quite go to plan   You’ve spent the last few years studying hard, and have applied to uni. But what happens if offers start rolling out and you miss out? We know it can be disappointing, but it’s important to not give up. There’s always another way to get into the …

Alternative Pathways Read More »

Planning An Alternative Schoolies?

Planning An Alternative Schoolies?

Traditional schoolies week doesn’t appeal to everyone and that’s perfectly OK. If you’d still like to celebrate this milestone but the busyness of a mainstream schoolies event is putting you off, there are lots of other ways you can have fun and mark the occasion. Our Top Alternative Schoolies   Relax Staying at home, organising catch …

Planning An Alternative Schoolies? Read More »

microcredentials

What are Microcredentials?

Bite-sized learning   We know that in the future of work, our transferrable skills will be more important than ever. Gone are the days of getting one qualification and being done. Today, jobs are constantly evolving, and so our knowledge and skills need to as well. The popularity of microcredentials has exploded over the last …

What are Microcredentials? Read More »

Where to look for Summer Work

Where to look for Summer Work

Looking for casual  or short term jobs over the upcoming summer break? There are loads of opportunities out there. We’ve put together a list of places where you can have a look at what’s on offer – you might find the idea job or you might just be inspired to find something similar near you. Start …

Where to look for Summer Work Read More »

Future Options

What are my future options?

After you finish school, there’s a whole wide world of options out there for you. Maybe you want to study. Maybe you want to work. Maybe you want to travel. But how do you know what the right choice is for you? Well, you’ve got lots of options. And if one pathway doesn’t quite fit, …

What are my future options? Read More »

marine biologist

How to become a Marine Biologist

Protect marine life for future generations   What do Marine Biologists do?   Marine Biologists study all different kinds of marine life, both in their natural habitats and in captivity. They learn about their habitats, behaviour, anatomy, and any diseases and environmental factors that might impact them. They then record this knowledge and use it …

How to become a Marine Biologist Read More »

Staying Safe in Schoolies 2021

Staying Safe at Schoolies 2021

At the end of Year 12, you deserve your well earned celebration. Whatever you’ve got lined up, we hope you have an amazing time. Although you probably don’t need reminding, we’ve put together a few tips and resources you might like to read before you head off. Your parents will also feel happier when you …

Staying Safe at Schoolies 2021 Read More »

Upskill at School

You don’t need to wait until you’re finished school to get a head-start on your skill building. There are heaps of courses and qualifications out there you can do alongside your school work.   Why should I do one?   Having some skills and qualifications under your belt before you leave school can help you …

Upskill at School Read More »

Little Stories Big Ideas Flash Fiction Competition for Secondary School Students

Little Stories Big Ideas is a writing competition for Australian Secondary School Students. As part of the comp, students write a story in 100 words or less to a specific themed prompt, in any literary style they like – prose, poetry, haiku or song. There are two entry categories, Year 7 to 9 (Junior) and …

Little Stories Big Ideas Flash Fiction Competition for Secondary School Students Read More »

National Skills Commission NERO Data Dashboard

What is NERO?   The National Skills Commission (NSC) Nowcast of Employment by Region and Occupation (NERO) dashboard provides data on employment levels, both by job and location. It’s a great way to see how the landscape of jobs has changed across Australia, and how it might change into the future. You can search 355 …

National Skills Commission NERO Data Dashboard Read More »

Industry growth

Industry growth and how it affects your plans

We have a range of different industries in Australia, and they’re all different – while some industries focus on caring for our health, for example, others construct our homes, or keep us entertained. Each industry employees a different number of people; the largest industry, Health Care and Social Assistance employs almost 1.9 million people, which …

Industry growth and how it affects your plans Read More »

7 quick ways to wind down once school is over for 2020

7 quick ways to wind down once school is over for 2021

Not everyone can walk away from the end of a school year and get your head straight into holiday mode. If you’re one of those who needs to work a little harder at stepping back from your responsibilities, here’s our suggestions for 7 quick ways to wind down once school is over for 2021.   …

7 quick ways to wind down once school is over for 2021 Read More »

National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) 2022

Applications are now open for students who want to be a part of the National Youth Science Forum in 2022. The NYSF Year 12 Program offers an exciting range of in-person and digital science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) experiences for participants across Australia. If you’re a year 11 student and passionate about STEM, apply …

National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) 2022 Read More »

Youth Navigators Tasmania

Youth Navigators provide young Tasmanians with individualised, holistic, targeted support when navigating the world of employment, education and training post year 12. A Youth Navigator helps young school leavers find opportunities in further education, training and jobs. They have people located in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Devonport. They also provide outreach to regional areas. They …

Youth Navigators Tasmania Read More »

How to become a Registered Nurse

What do Nurses earn in Australia?

Australia is among the highest paying countries in the world, regularly appearing in the top ten for average salary paid. Of course, your salary depends on the type of profession you train and qualify for, and while the starting salary for a junior nurse may be relatively low, Australia offers a broad scope for professional …

What do Nurses earn in Australia? Read More »

Macquarie Gifted and Talented Entry Program

Are you a high achieving high school student with the capacity to take on extra-curricular study? You may qualify through our Gifted and Talented pathway to secure an early offer at Macquarie. As part of this entry pathway, you’ll study university subjects alongside your school subjects. You’ll be eligible for an early offer (before your …

Macquarie Gifted and Talented Entry Program Read More »

How to get to your dream job

You’ve been thinking about your dream career. You know exactly what you want to do. But there’s one problem – how do you get there? It would be nice if you could just wake up one day and magically have your dream job. Unfortunately, you’ll need to put in some work first. So just how …

How to get to your dream job Read More »

Scroll to Top

Fill in the form to update your details

Oops! You need to be logged in to use this form.

Welcome Back

Everything's where you left it