Your career is fundamental to your life. Careernav signposts the pathway to the right career for you. We cover how to locate and use vital career information; how to secure and maintain employment; and how to build a sustainable career path that is resistant to derailment You will learn to make career-enhancing decisions, to communicate effectively and to avoid becoming the dreaded workaholic. Most of us work to live rather than live to work, and creating and maintaining a work and life balance plays a vital role in successful relationships. For those interested being an entrepreneur, we give you the balanced view.
- Entrepreneur verses employee – the pros and cons
- How to build a sustainable career path that doesn’t derail
- How to locate and utilise effectively vital career information
- How to secure and maintain employment
- How to make career enhancing decisions
- How to maintain a work and life balance
- Understand and engage in career build process
Being an Entrepreneur - Pros & Cons
For many people, doing work they enjoy as an employee, for fair and regular wage or salary, gives them all the job satisfaction and control they want.
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How to build a sustainable career path that doesn't derail
In the 21st century, few people will have one occupation or job for life. In this fast changing world you will need to keep learning to keep pace and remain employable. You’ve already acquired many skills at school that can be transferred to the workplace; the trick is to identify them.
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How to locate and utilise effectively vital career information
There’s a lot of it out there but is it reliable? For example it’s interesting to talk to your subject teachers about the courses they did but courses change and it’s quite likely that their knowledge is out of date. Similarly, speaking to someone about the training they did even 5 years s ago is probably dated.
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How to secure, create and maintain employment
Getting a job is daunting especially if you are unemployed or making the leap from studying to the workforce. You are under such a lot of pressure from yourself, your family perhaps and Centrelink. You may have been rejected many times and you can feel at a loss as to what you can possibly do.
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How to make career enhancing decisions
You would hope that your career choices would be your own but this is not always the case. You could be faced with changing employer or even your occupation because you’ve been made redundant or the industry you work in has collapsed. This happens with economic downturns and changing technology.
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How to create and maintain a work & life balance
Seems straight forward enough, you work a set number of hours a week and the rest of the time is yours to spend as you like. Great stuff! You’re done with long hours of study, exams, training; you are now free to pursue lots of things you put aside and to take up new ones.
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Understand, engage in and manage the career building process
Unless you win a large lottery you will work for about 45 years or 80,000 hours. What a huge amount of time and effort that is going to be! For such a significant investment in your career it’s worth spending some time figuring out what you would like the future to look like don’t you think?
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