With summer holidays in full swing, it’s a time of the year when graduates begin their job-seeking journey. Successful Graduate provides free material to help students with career preparation.
Providing employability training solutions to students, graduates, education providers and employers, Successful Graduate helps to bridge the gap between education and employment.
Free tools are available to help students, whether they have graduated or are still studying in preparation for graduation.
Job for Life: Will you work there forever?
Probably not seems to be the answer. It’s an old expression, but ‘job for life’ used to have a lot of meaning and emotion behind it. Back then, the idea was that someone would graduate from school or university, move into a job with a company and stay there until retirement.
Employment mobility has been changing since the 1950’, and it’s now hypothetically possible that graduates could have 20 jobs in a lifetime…. READ MORE
Using Social Media to your advantage
Social Media can be a useful tool for job hunting. When using platforms like LinkedIn and Twitter your passions and values should be what you’re communicating most so that prospective employers can get a handle on you.
By sharing your thoughts, interesting articles and joining discussions related to your passions, you’ll come across as one who is capable of critical thinking. Sharing articles shows that you’re reading and interpreting others ideas. Engaging in discussions increases your network further and improves the possibility of your next employer finding you… READ MORE
Transient Migration and Employability
There are other opportunities that you can pursue to start your career. In this episode, Anton interviews Catherine Gomez from RMIT while in Wellington, New Zealand about transient migration as a graduate (which is defined as temporary migration to gain work experience). Listen to the podcast below.