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organisational career development and management; career coaching; human resources; workforce development; workforce planning
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Jockey shortage in NSW prompts government to subsidise TAFE courses

Jockey shortage in NSW prompts government to subsidise TAFE courses | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

Its no tall tale, jockeys are in short supply.

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“The Workplace Is Killing People and Nobody Cares”

“The Workplace Is Killing People and Nobody Cares” | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
A new book examines the massive health care toll today’s work culture exacts on employees.
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What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages: Jobs lost, jobs gained | McKinsey & Company

What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages: Jobs lost, jobs gained | McKinsey & Company | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
In an era marked by rapid advances in automation and artificial intelligence, new research assesses the jobs lost and jobs gained under different scenarios through 2030.
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Industry Insights Report  Flexibility and Growth - examines the major economic factors shaping Australia’s industries, regions and the economy today.

Industry Insights Report  Flexibility and Growth - examines the major economic factors shaping Australia’s industries, regions and the economy today. | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Explores the impact of innovation and related activities on business, industry and national performance. Outlines challenges and future opportunities for innovation in Australia. Includes original research into high-growth firms in Australia.
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German Workers: Satisfied, but Not Engaged

German Workers: Satisfied, but Not Engaged | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

German workers and managers can benefit from expanding management theory and practice to include engagement.

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Business owners are not ready for retirement according to a recent report.

Business owners are not ready for retirement according to a recent report. | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

According to the report ‘My business – my retirement’, only 26 per cent of the 258 WA small business owners surveyed, said they were ‘on track’ or ‘had more than enough funds for their retirement’.

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5 Common Career Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Future

5 Common Career Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Future | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Sometimes it’s believing what others say about you, and sometimes it believing the story you tell yourself.
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How to prepare to leave academe (opinion)

How to prepare to leave academe (opinion) | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Some first steps for those thinking about alternative careers to academe ...
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Working class kids and the tough life colonial children faced

Working class kids and the tough life colonial children faced | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
FACTORY floor slave labour at age eight, routine starvation, and a bruising education on the filthy streets of Sydney working class kids in colonial times knew the meaning of tough.
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How To Find A Second Act With Purpose

How To Find A Second Act With Purpose | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

Before you retire from your old job---to find new work with purpose in your next chapter - work your way through this checklist!

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Handy inforgraphic on How to Calculate Your Freelance Hourly Rate

Handy inforgraphic on How to Calculate Your Freelance Hourly Rate | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Learning what to charge for your services as a freelancer is tricky business. Use this infographic to calculate your target freelance hourly rate today.

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Universities urged to do more to nurture women in science - UWN

African universities have been urged to foster gender equality, parity and mentoring of girls and early career women scientists in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), in order to facilitate economic transformation and other developmental challenges affecting the East African region.
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One million people lifted out of absolute poverty - GOV.UK

One million people lifted out of absolute poverty - GOV.UK | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
The number of people living in absolute poverty has fallen by 1 million since 2010, according to statistics released today.
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Warning: following your dreams may contain traces of nuts

Warning: following your dreams may contain traces of nuts | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
The truly creative act is one that makes a new edifice with its foundations deeply embedded in reality.
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New report calls for review of ATAR importance over uni entry admissions

New report calls for review of ATAR importance over uni entry admissions | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
JUST one in four high school students is entering university based on their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank, a report reveals.
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Unemployment is refusing to budge in the face of booming jobs growth, keeping wages down - ABC News 

Unemployment is refusing to budge in the face of booming jobs growth, keeping wages down - ABC News  | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Despite 400,000 jobs being added last year, unemployment and underemployment are still elevated and are keeping a lid on wages.
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What the distant past told us about work in the future ...

What the distant past told us about work in the future ... | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
All the times we’ve predicted – wrongly — how technology will change our lives.
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The Jobs You're Most Likely to Inherit From Your Mother and Father - The New York Times

The Jobs You're Most Likely to Inherit From Your Mother and Father - The New York Times | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
The tendency of sons to follow in their fathers’ occupational footsteps is well known, but the effect of mothers is also powerful, it turns out.
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Signaling confidence in liberal arts education with a 100% commitment to graduate employment 

Signaling confidence in liberal arts education with a 100% commitment to graduate employment  | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Trying to counter public perception that the liberal arts aren’t worth it, DePauw promises all graduates will have a job or other preferred outcome within six months.
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Women and the future of work | APO

From Sydney University, research findings on the working life, skills and training, security, management, equality and aspirations of Australian women. 
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Seniors clubs under pressure as older Australians stay in work or look after grandkids - ABC News

Seniors clubs under pressure as older Australians stay in work or look after grandkids - ABC News | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
With older Australians choosing to stay in work longer, some clubs are struggling with shrinking membership.
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Job automation will hurt women first - but will ultimately hurt men more

Job automation will hurt women first - but will ultimately hurt men more | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
New research explores the impact of automation.

Via Dr Peter Carey
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Tips on how to answer - What Is Your Greatest Weakness as well as Your Strength ...

Tips on how to answer - What Is Your Greatest Weakness as well as Your Strength ... | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
By understanding the context and thinking carefully about your personal fit with the job you are applying for, there is no reason why you cannot use strength
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