Career Panorama


Chat Generative AI – Changing the Job Search Landscape

Posted on 24/01/2023
Since ChatGPT hit the market in November, people everywhere are jumping on to explore the application. ChatGPT stands for Chat Generative Pre-Trained Transformer and is an AI chatbot tool created by OpenAI.

Leaders are Responsible for the Collective Well-Being of Their People….Rise to the Challenge!

Posted on 9/01/2023
Well-being is hard to quantify, so it often ends up in the bucket of projects “we will get to one day when we have time.” Yet making sure your team is physically well and psychologically safe is a constant for all team leaders.

Summer School Experience for Career Guidance and Counselling Doctoral Students

Posted on 22/11/2022
Earlier this year, Freda Zapsalis applied and subsequently attended the 2022 EDADOC summer school held at Universum College in Pristina, Kosovo. She is currently a PhD student at RMIT University.

How Communities Influence Young People's Post-School Aspirations

Posted on 16/11/2022
In Australia, research on participation in higher education has proliferated as part of broader reforms to redress historical exclusions in access. However, too often, under-represented groups are treated as if they have a singular voice.

Digitally Enhanced Career Support in Youth Mental Health

Posted on 1/11/2022
Orygen is trialing a range of digital and hybrid employment support and career development programs to support young people with mental ill-health.

How to Support Graduates to Manage Their Career Development Amid a Competitive Sport Labour Market

Posted on 17/10/2022
The growth of sport in Australia has been considerable in the last 30 years. These changes serve as a reality check for higher education institutions to adequately prepare graduates for the workforce.

The Be Real Game - Developed in Digital Format for Online and Face-to-Face Delivery

Posted on 29/09/2022
The Be Real Game online version is free for use by all teachers and students in NSW schools. It is designed for groups of young people to role play being a working adult.

Bringing Careers into the Curriculum

Posted on 19/09/2022
The curriculum is designed to ensure students have the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in society. Linking learning with life helps students understand how the content they cover in the classroom is relevant for their future.

Facing an Unwelcome Career Change? Six Questions to Support Your Journey

Posted on 31/08/2022
Many Australians are facing major career changes brought about by burnout, industry changes, business closures, and new technology. How can you handle such changes? Here are six questions to ask yourself.

Best-Practice Career Education for Students from Low Socioeconomic Status Backgrounds

Posted on 22/08/2022
Career advisors working in schools are not only aware of the importance of their work but equally, the challenges of providing effective career development in the current landscape.

Helping Young People Navigate the Post-School Transition

Posted on 8/08/2022
High school students want more information about post-school options including alternative pathways into university, vocational education opportunities and to hear from other young people who have recently navigated life after school.

Delivering Career Education in the Post-Pandemic World

Posted on 27/07/2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on our lives and our careers. It has disrupted education, dealt a major shock to the economy and labour markets, and transformed workplaces through the rapid rise of working from home.

The Merging of Theory, Research and Practice to Develop a Suite of Scales

Posted on 7/07/2022
Col McCowan OAM developed four Career Education and Development Scales (CEDS) which could provide students with formative self-assessment opportunities.

Careers Beyond Cancer – A Virtual Churchill Journey

Posted on 27/06/2022
As career practitioners we come across many different clients, some with challenging life situations that they are navigating. It is our privilege to assist them in finding their way in their career.

Common Career Roadblocks for Doctors

Posted on 14/06/2022
It is currently ‘career season’ in the medical world, which means a lot of career planning, refreshing of CVs, interview preparation, many nervous doctors and a lot of career indecision!

Assisting Clients Meeting the Costs of Career Development Practitioners

Posted on 23/05/2022
There is a need to assist clients meet the costs of career development practitioners. Career services can play an important role in helping to improve labour supply, address skill shortages, and raise the level and quality of human capital.

The Great Resignation has Reached Australia, What’s Driving it and how to Make the Most of it

Posted on 18/05/2022
Since September 2021, the Great Resignation has been expected to strike in Australia. So, has it happened here in Australia? Yes, the Great Resignation or Great Re-evaluation is happening here in Australia, and it has hit hard.

Creating Authentic Working Relationships with No Bullshit Therapy

Posted on 2/05/2022
No Bullshit Therapy is an approach created by Professor Jeff Young to engage people who at first, may appear like they don’t want to be helped, or more accurately, don’t want your help.

Graduate Employment and Career Development in Higher Education

Posted on 20/04/2022
The QLD recipient of the 2021 CDAA Division Awards for Excellence in Practice Michael Healy discusses his research on graduate employability and career development in higher education.

myWAY Employability: Helping Autistic Young People Plan and Prepare for Their Working Life

Posted on 4/04/2022
Leaving school is a time of uncertainty for most young people as they face important future life decisions. For many Autistic young people, not knowing what the future holds can be downright scary for them and their families.

The Changing World of Work – How to Negotiate a Continued Work From Home

Posted on 16/03/2022
Over the past 2 years, many clients have used Covid as an opportunity to reflect not only on their career but their life as a whole. Here are 5 key tips for negotiating a continued full or partial work from home.

Cards Against Insanity

Posted on 17/02/2022
This is the story of building a product. This is the story of Cards Against Insanity. Fasten your seatbelts. Here we go!

myfuture Insights: What is Labour Market Information?

Posted on 14/02/2022
How do we understand the changing world of work and identify big picture trends that are shaping our workforce? We use labour market information.

Navigating Rapid Change and Unpredictability in the Modern Workplace

Posted on 2/02/2022
The past two years of the pandemic has only served to emphasise that change is an unremitting reality of the world in which we live. One positive outcome has been an increased awareness of career management.

Career Development of Transgender and Gender Diverse People

Posted on 17/01/2022
Most transgender and gender diverse people want be included in an engaging workplace and thrive in work that speaks to their skills, interests and passions. Unfortunately, Discrimination, stigmatisation, and exclusion impact their career development.

Schools of the Future and their Effect on Individual Career Development

Posted on 14/12/2021
Schools have mostly stayed constant over the past 75 years. But in today's classrooms, technology has become a vital aspect of the learning environment.

Career Transitions are a Very Personal Experience ​- Why Traditional Solutions May Not Work Anymore

Posted on 1/12/2021
The job market is changing, it’s no longer business as usual. Career practitioners should take a hard look and see whether their solutions meet the demands of the evolving markets.

Helping Your Clients Choose a Quality Training Provider

Posted on 17/11/2021
As career practitioners, our clients may seek our advice on how to choose between the large range of training provider options that are available to them. So how can we answer these questions, and provide useful information to our clients?

Education Initiatives in WA - Finding Employment Prospects for Students

Posted on 18/10/2021
COVID-19 has impacted all of Australia and there is a need to respond to the challenges to find employment prospects for school students and to address the skills shortage. There are exciting initiates available to the educational sector in WA.

The Renaissance of Rehabilitation Counselling

Posted on 6/10/2021
Rehabilitation Counselling, similar to Career Counselling, has a long history, dating back to post WWII support for veterans. The two fields have much in common with regard to providing vocational support.

Career Education in Primary School

Posted on 20/09/2021
Many people feel that primary school is too early to start thinking about careers. This concern ignores the reality that even if formal career education does not start until students are 11 or 12, they will already have learnt informally.

Never Forget the Worth of our Own Skill Set!

Posted on 30/08/2021
Not recognising and appreciating the importance of our essential communication and relationship building abilities can be detrimental to both career practitioners and their clients.

Career Advice and the World of Future Work

Posted on 11/08/2021
Since 2018, Jobs Queensland has been undertaking a number of research projects examining the future of work and what it means for Queensland out to 2030. The need for career development and career advice features strongly in the findings.

Recovering Jobs After the Recession: a Role for Career Guidance

Posted on 29/07/2021
The deepest recession in a century last year was followed by the fastest jobs recovery in the first six months of this one. What does this mean for people who find themselves unemployed? What role can career guidance play?

Best Practice Career Education for Students with Disability – Creating a National Resource Hub

Posted on 15/07/2021
Students with disabilities have both the legal and moral right to be adequately supported when aspiring to, and navigating toward, a desirable career/life.

10 Things Job Applicants Can Do To Avoid Name and Ethnic Discrimination in Recruitment

Posted on 29/06/2021
To avoid name discrimination and to increase the chances for being invited to a job interview, here is advice for ethnic minority job applicants based on previous research.

Deciding Whether to Enrol in a Micro-Credential, a Skill Set, or a Full VET Qualification

Posted on 17/06/2021
What’s the difference between a micro-credential and a skill set? Sometimes people use these terms interchangeably as if they mean the same thing, but they’re slightly different.

From Broadcast to Me-Cast, Lessons for Micro-Credentials

Posted on 2/06/2021
Micro-credentials appear to be the new black in learning. They hold the promise of accessible on-demand learning. However, until governments seek to regulate non-formal micro-credentials the protection offered through formal learning is not there.

Challenges and Insights of Delivering Career Services to Migrants

Posted on 5/05/2021
Naishadh Gadani shares some of the best practices and ways that will help career practitioners help migrants.

Reflecting on Ethical Practice with Evolving Career Services Technologies

Posted on 19/04/2021
With rapid shifts in work environments and technology resources, how might career professionals think about integrating evolving technologies in an ethical and high-quality manner?

Values and the Power of Becoming a Storyteller

Posted on 7/04/2021
Values have been assessed by commercial entities in the hiring process for a number of years but for government employees, the game has changed and it’s a little confusing for some.

The Current Landscape of Careers Advisers in Schools

Posted on 23/03/2021
All high school students should expect to receive professional career guidance at school. Jenine Smith, President of the Careers Advisers Association of NSW & ACT (CAA), writes about the current landscape of career advisers in schools.

Helping People Through Redundancy in a Crisis

Posted on 9/03/2021
Facing redundancy and job loss is never an easy journey - coupled with a worldwide pandemic. Our role as a Career Coach is to remind them that sometimes going through adversity during a crisis can really help bring out the best in them.

The Evolution of a Job Search Writer

Posted on 23/02/2021
The firm belief of Rupert French continues to be that the main factors for job search success are developing and demonstrating confidence and the right attitude.

Of Unicorns and Ivory Towers: Collaborative Career Education in the Higher Education Sector

Posted on 9/02/2021
Susanne Jones has developed a Career Literacy Framework that enables career education to be embedded into courses in the Higher Education sector.

Prioritising You. Avoiding Practitioner Burn Out in 2021

Posted on 27/01/2021
2020 was far from normal and 2021 probably won't be either. Prioritise self-care to avoid burnout.

The Long Shot

Posted on 12/01/2021
Bringing the tools and techniques of psychological wellbeing to the community during Covid-19.

How to reach the clients who need you

Posted on 8/12/2020
Jane Jackson has a mission to make careers guidance accessible and affordable to all who need it.

Shaping myfuture: The role of research, feedback and expert advice

Posted on 26/11/2020
myfuture has launched a refreshed website with a new look to offer users a better experience.

Learning From What Works: The Role of Good Practices in Youth Employment

Posted on 11/11/2020
The Review platform supports practitioners to learn from their own practice and clients.

The Pandemic Career Break

Posted on 28/10/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the concept of a career break as we have known it to be.

Why the Fuss About Micro-Credentials?

Posted on 13/10/2020
What are they, why so much interest, and can they really help careers flourish post-COVID?

Employing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in Your Careers Practice

Posted on 29/09/2020
Helping people choose a new career can be challenging. One approach that may help is ACT therapy.

Looking to the Future of Career Development

Posted on 8/09/2020
It is clear that too few students are well-prepared to make informed choices about their future.

Gone Viral: Transitioning to Online Delivery

Posted on 1/09/2020
Michelle Harvey explores the learning curve of transitioning delivery of a university course online.