Adam Wilkinson discusses making the leap directly from school into PwC and gives an insight to his role there.
This programme is a fresh look at Apprenticeship Careers. It will profile various apprenticeships, revealing to the audience what the job really entails – the positives, negatives, training, pay, job security, where the trade can take you, and more. Show Less
Allan Halsall of UTV discusses business development managing in the television advertisement industry, including how to get your own foot in the door of marketing and advertising.
Amy Lowry of Alchemy Technical Services discusses her role as a technical analyst.
Interview with experience designer Andrea Caporale.
Interview with Anita May Goulding from Adobe about strategic development.
Job interviews can be an anxiety producing experience for many people, yet there are a number of ways you can effectively prepare for that interview and decrease your anxiety. This programme looks at the way preparation and anticipation of likely interview questions will assist the job-seeker. Also, the role of mock interviews, feedback and rehearsal can all improve the way you perform at a job interview. The programme also discusses the types of questions you are likely to be asked and ways you can prepare responses for them in advance. Through the use of some examples of interviews, both individual and group, you will be much better prepared for job interviews and achieve success in getting that job. Show Less
PwC's Aoife Sheridan gives an insight to her role as team leader in financial crime.
The programme takes you through the requisite skills and knowledge a senior secondary school student or tertiary student needs to be aware of to be able to perform successfully and comfortably in the workforce. The material in the programme can be used to help prepare for casual, part-time or full-time position. The programme can also be useful as a source for Work Experience education. The programme aims to help a student be organised for and meet the exciting challenges of the world of work. Show Less
New Work Health and Safety legislation came into effect in some Australian states and territories on 1st January 2012. It was developed to harmonise the laws affecting workplace safety in Australia by replacing existing state based OH&S legislation. This interview led programme gives a brief history of the development of workplace safety in Australia, the development and need for the new WHS laws, defines key terms in the system, and explains changes to incident notification and offence categories. Craig Salter, from Action OHS consulting, provides clear, detailed explanations of the WHS legislation. A production for the TAFE market and employment sectors, it provides an understanding of the new WHS legislation as well as showing that Workplace safety is a system of change. Show Less
The benefits of doing a work experience placement are far wider reaching than getting two weeks off from school. Students undertaking a work experience placement stand to broaden their understanding of the world of work and build their confidence. Follow the experiences of students currently on work placement, and hear tips from employers and an industry expert on how to get the most out of work experience. Show Less
This fast-moving and engaging presentation will motivate students to improve their performance. Peter Sheahan's 900+ seminars across Australia have reached nearly 100,000 students in recent years.
In this Australian-made, curriculum fit programme we take a look at the building industry and the vast array of careers that are available. We investigate key jobs in carpentry, bricklaying, plumbing, electrical work, architecture and real estate. Through the presentation of a number of industry snapshots, the programme provides a major overview of all the career options available and highlight the training and experience required to work in that industry. Interviews with key representatives from the industry including the MBA, and other people working in various jobs, provide a great deal of information about the breadth of the industry. Show Less
Everyday retail plays a part in our lives, whether it is grabbing a bite to eat, shopping for that perfect outfit or working in the industry itself. Retail is so common - it's hard to imagine life without it. This Australian-made, curriculum fit programme highlights the large number of jobs available in retail, and the range of skills required, as well as the specialty job options available. We hear from the Head of Programmes at the Australian Retailers Association and people who work within the industry. We also highlight the clearly defined pathways available in the industry and the large number of training courses available. Show Less
In this inspiring programme we meet three people pursuing their careers in the non-profit sector. Gillian Forbes is contributing to ocean conservation at the controversial Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Damon Hughes' love for his local indie radio station opened up an on-air position at 3PBS 106.7FM. And Erica Myers-Davis continues her management career at Prahran Mission. The personal stories of these diverse and interesting people reveal how careers in the non-profit sector can combine your values and interests with career goals in a way that is not always possible in the private sector. Show Less
Explores what new career paths will open up in the future.
Landing an interview when seeking new employment can be a sign that your hard work is paying off. But how can you really decide whether the job is actually a suitable match for your qualifications and skills? In this informative programme, we look at career conscience - where we listen to what feels right and what feels wrong - and how it can help us decide upon the career path we choose. We look at ways to: analyse the conscience of potential employees, match our needs and find suitable jobs, and the kind of legacy we want to leave behind. This programme will assist viewers to understand what drives their career conscience and how to best utilise it. Show Less
Catch a glimpse into a variety of careers that work directly with the growth and development of children. The Child Development Careers program allows viewers to discover the benefits and challenges of working with children through personal interviews of people working in various child development careers, including a storyteller and children's librarian, paediatrician, YWCA director, Montessori school administrator, paediatric occupational therapist, and speech pathologist. Show Less
This programme provides useful insights by young people who have made the transition and some key messages relating to the process of career decision-making.
Claire Hills discusses the graduate programme at the Bank of Ireland.
Mistakes are often made during an interview, so resumes and application letters need to be precise and clearly written. This programme looks at the mistakes commonly made by people applying for a job. Included is a case study depicting common errors, and the programme offers some simple advice on how to avoid making them. Expert comments are given from the Australian Association of Career Counsellors, a small business owner, and the Human Resources Department at Coles Myer. Show Less
Communication in the workplace is more than speaking and listening, as Emma, Lucy and Martin quickly learn. Whether you are serving a customer, receiving instructions, or being assertive in the interests of safety, understanding messages and being understood and understanding others is pivotal in the workplace. As viewers interact with demonstrations of both ineffective and positive communication in retail, service and construction settings, this interactive video aims to develop young adult learners’ soft skills to improve communication in the workplace. Show Less
An interview and behind-the-scenes footage with Lisa Golden Schroeder - food stylist, cookbook author and teacher - gives the audience insight into the career of a food stylist. This programme teaches viewers about: the education and training that is helpful to break into this profession, the salary range for this career, and geographic locations where food stylists can earn a living, the long-term career outlook for a food stylist, and the 'highs and lows' of the job. Show Less
Creativity can be the difference between success and failure. In this entertaining and informative programme students learn ways in which people can become more creative and develop a questioning mindset, enhancing their ability to generate, challenge, test and reinvent ideas. Critical thinking and creative thinking are very different from each other, therefore knowing how best to utilise your creative thinking skills can separate you from the rest - now let's get creative! Show Less
Software designer Dana Doherty discusses her work at Learning Pool.