It’s more common than ever to see a woman picking up a belt sander, fire hose or heavy-duty tool. Stuff reporter Georgia Forrester chats to wāhine who are smashing stereotypes in traditionally male-dominated industries.
Read more here: https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/123645672/just-go-for-it-the-women-smashing-stereotypes-and-career-goals-in-once-maledominated-industries
In The Australian’s new podcast, Getting a Job in the post-COVID World, I spoke to federal Skills Minister Michaelia Cash and Deloitte’s Asia Pacific chief transformation officer Rob Hillard to discuss what skills people need and how best to learn them, to be ready for the post-COVID economic recovery.
Read more here: https://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/podcast-how-to-leverage-your-skills-for-career-success/news-story/dfa9700b03f8c86c5aa90ad90ae61b72
Young Australians have suffered the largest increases in unemployment, and the biggest falls in jobs, since the pandemic began.
The South Australian State Government will introduce a Bill in Parliament this week outlining significant reforms to deliver a more flexible and responsive training system for the state.
The Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia (ITECA), the sector’s peak body for private providers has surveyed its members with the results showing 75% of them anticipating a sharp decline in student numbers.
Tradie website Service Seeking’s Tradie Rich List for 2020 suggests nine percent of tradespeople in Australia are now raking in more than $200,000 per year with the data revealing plumbing was the country’s most lucrative trade.
Read more here: https://www.news.com.au/finance/work/careers/new-research-reveals-nine-per-cent-of-aussie-tradespeople-make-more-than-200000-per-year/news-story/f8c65f157784e129f49a87ce23b175a0
Jobs set to decline in the future include those in the transport, agriculture, utilities and mining industries with more than 50% per cent of the current talent pool needing to re-skill to improve human soft skills, such as critical thinking, speaking and active listening as job roles change because of automation.
Industry is taking matters into their own hands and providing work integrated learning opportunities for university graduates
Read more here: https://www.afr.com/companies/professional-services/consulting-grads-embrace-corporate-university-options-20191017-p531jp