‘Just go for it’: The women smashing stereotypes and career goals in once male-dominated industries

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

Podcast: How to leverage your skills for career success

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

Trades a lucrative career in Australia

Trades a lucrative career in Australia

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

More jobs in health, wholesale and retail, finance and education predicted for the coming decade

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.