Employees are more likely to put in long hours when they’re passionate about their work.
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A sociologist took a critical look at the cherished career advice to ‘follow your passion.’ What she found is that this advice often brings unintended consequences.
Schools cannot deal with inequality alone, but can help to provide joined-up support.
Jobs are scarcer and times are hard during a pandemic – so why are job-seekers still left feeling they were the ones who weren’t good enough?
Studying chemistry can take you into many careers, from an analytical chemist to a forensic scientist and even an environmental consultant.
Students picking their subjects for Years 11 and 12 need to understand that science can be useful in a wide range of future jobs.
Careers in health care, education and design are unlikely to be automated.
Choosing a career that is unlikely to become automated or done by artificial intelligence, and learning soft skills will give graduates better career prospects in the long run.
Choosing a career path is often a complex matter.
Research has shown that encouraging people to tell their stories in career counselling settings has direct, positive results.
New research shows double majors have a big competitive advantage in one critical area.
New research shows double majors beat their peers in one critical way that makes them more attractive to employers. Colleges may have to adapt to that reality to help their graduates compete.
Proper guidance, support and advice can help university students enormously.
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Formal, accessible academic advice systems can help university graduation rates.
A successful science career is founded in a solid publication track record.
Journal Impact Factors are unreliable and may be gamed. But can they still offer value?
To post or not to post? Colleges and employers are increasingly checking social media to get a sense of their candidates. Here’s what you should (and shouldn’t) post in order to secure your future.
The days of staying in one career forever are over for many people.
Career counselling shouldn’t be a luxury that only certain people can access. It’s actually a necessity in the rapidly changing world of work.
University isn’t the best option for everyone.
Less than half of young people in Australia go to university, so why do we make this the gold standard that all should strive for?
Most career advice starts late in high school. This is too late for kids from disadvantaged backgrounds.
The unemployment rate for 15 to 19-year-olds is currently 20.1% in Australia. This is over three times the national rate of 6.3% and almost double the unemployment rate of this age group during the first…