Career planning

Career Planning Advice

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You’ve been groomed for the workforce from the time you were little. But why do we work? Why don’t we all just live in a commune and sleep in late?

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Employers use selection criteria to help identify the most suitable person for the role and differ­entiate candidates based on skills and attributes required for the role.

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No idea what you want to do when you graduate? We’ve got a five-step plan to figuring out your ideal career.

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We’ll go over the pros and cons so you can make an informed decision about whether teaching is the right career for you.

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What is Tier 1 and Tier 2 in insurance?

What qualifications do you need for a career in the insurance industry? Find out what to study for a graduate career in insurance.

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STEM career choices generalist or:specialist

Graduating with a STEM degree equips students with sought-after, transferable skills, leading to diverse career options. Read these tips to help you decide.

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How to choose your future employer as a graduate

Get the best start to your career by following these 7 tips on how to research and find the right organisation for you to launch your graduate career.

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Love the idea of a career in environment and agriculture but not sure where to start? We give you tips on how to get started and how to make your application stand out.

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What is a graduate program?

If you’re considering your graduate career and asking yourself ‘what is a graduate program?’ then our handy guide will answer some of your questions.

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Optus Article Advice 6 Tips for Introverts

Optus is a big, bold brand, with a lot of big, bold personalities. But that doesn't mean introverts won't fit in with our culture – in fact, it’s the opposite.

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Discover opportunities to help women progress in STEM careers in Australia, from mentoring programs to grants to advocacy groups.

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Energy, lights, city

Learn about careers in the energy and utilities industry: what’s involved, key players, salaries, where people work as well as the pros and cons of the sector.

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