Certified as meeting prescribed standards or requirements.
Making changes in order to deal successfully with a situation.
A difficult or unfavourable situation.
An online community marketplace for people and businesses to outsource tasks.
Applicant Tracking System
A software application that handles the recruitment process.
A test designed to determine a person’s ability in a particular skill or field of knowledge.
Express thoughts and ideas clearly in words.
Strong desire to achieve something.
To judge the worth, importance of something.
The way a person views something or tends to behave towards it.
A quality someone has.
Something that is accepted, considered to be true, or held as an opinion.
Inclination or prejudice for or against one person or group, especially in a way considered to be unfair.
Basic analysis: to assess and provide understanding on a concept, theory, idea or position; explains the context, purpose and rationale of an argument or position; may refer to analysis with limited supporting evidence.
Career is the sequence and variety of work roles (paid and unpaid), which one undertakes throughout a lifetime. More broadly, ‘career’ includes life roles, leisure activities, learning and work.
Having the skills and abilities you need so you can best respond to your environment. It is more than resilience which is about having the ability to bounce back. Career adaptability involves the attributes you need to move forward as you continue to shape your career and your future. Attributes associated with career adaptability include positive attitude, self-belief, exploration, experimentation and engagement.
Career planning is the continuous process of:
- thinking about your interests, values, skills and preferences;
- exploring the life, work and learning options available to you;
- creating a plan to implement a career decision;
- ensuring that your work fits with your personal circumstances; and
- continuously fine-tuning your work and learning plans to help you manage the changes in your life and the world of work.
Events over which we have little or no control.
A distinguishing trait, quality, or property.
Membership of a community.
Qualities of being adequately or well qualified physically or intellectually.
Having a strong desire to compete or succeed.
Something produced by a cause or necessarily following from a set of conditions.
Following as an effect, result or conclusion.
To put in a context, especially one that is characteristic or appropriate.
A possibility that must be prepared for.
Core skills for work
Core non-technical skills that have been identified by Australian employers as important for successful participation in work.
Give an account of characteristics or features.
Unique set of traceable digital activities, actions, contributions and communications.
The inclusion of different types of people (such as people of different races, cultures or gender identities).
Producing a decided, decisive, or desired effect.
The degree to which a quality is exercised.
Behaviours that demonstrate confidence, initiative, innovation and creativity, global competency and empathy, an awareness of opportunity and a willingness to take risks that can all be applied to a range of contexts.
Generic skills that are transferable across different jobs. They include confidence, creativity, enthusiasm, critical thinking, working with others, communication, project management, financial literacy, digital literacy, citizenship.
Show initiative and willingness to undertake new ventures.
The state or quality of being just and fair.
A person’s ethnic background.
Investigating, studying or analysing.
Provides a detailed examination and substantiated judgement concerning the merit, significance or value of something.
Helpful information or criticism that is given to someone to say what can be done to improve a performance, product, etc...
Made or done in an official and usually public way.
Growth to a global or worldwide scale.
Measurable milestone that are established to indicate the success of a plan.
Mental toughness and courage.
A usual way of behaving.
A circumstance that is due to chance.
Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS) – Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) – Australian Government loan program to help eligible Commonwealth supported students to pay their student contribution amounts. Before 2005 this was known as ‘HECS’.
Establishing or indicating who or what someone or something is.
A powerful or major influence or effect.
To affect or change (someone or something) in an indirect but usually important way : to have an influence on (someone or something).
Not formal or ceremonious; casual.
Something in which one is interested; a hobby or pursuit, activities that are enjoyed.
The energy and desire that is needed to do something.
A period of undergoing practical instruction in one’s job or career.
To understand something in a specific way.
The skills a person uses to communicate and interact with others.
Labour market information
Labour market information is information related to conditions in, or the operation of, the labour market, including wages, job openings, working conditions, and current and future skill, occupation and industry requirements. It is an increasingly important element of career information.
Career management that pursues contextual possibilities, responds to dynamic processes and change, non-linear progression and personal patterns.
Stages through which an individual progresses over their lives: growth (childhood); exploration (adolescence); establishment (young adulthood); management (middle adulthood); decline (old age). Individuals may recycle through some of these stages at career decision points.
The duration of existence of an individual.
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The movement of individuals or groups from place to place, job to job, or one social or economic level to another.
Groups or systems of inter-connected people.
Not certified, not credentialed.
A group of similar jobs found in different industries or organisations.
The practice of having certain job functions done outside an organisation or region.
Method of regularly documenting and evaluating the performance of an employee.
Practice of people marketing themselves and their career as a brand.
Evidence of experiences, achievements, qualifications and abilities.
Multiple part-time jobs (may include part-time jobs, temporary jobs, freelancing and self employment) with different employers that when combined are the equivalent of a full time position. Portfolio careers are offer more flexible, variety, and freedom but also require organisational skills as well as risk tolerance.
A statement about what might or will happen in the future.
The act of advancing or moving forward
Helping to grow or develop
Something that is necessary in order for you to do, have, or be part of something.
Acknowledge the existence of.
The capacity for individuals to exercise introspection to learn more about their fundamental nature and purpose, their skill set, to learn from mistakes and gain deeper insight, to develop self-awareness and grow personally and professionally, to help with clarifying priorities, strengths and goals, and build resilience.
The close dependence of one occurrence, value or quality on another.
A supply of materials and people that can be drawn on.
Self-employed is a situation in which an individual works for himself instead of working for an employer that pays a salary or a wage.
Taking responsibility for one’s own behaviour and well-being.
Making oneself look good to others by highlighting our competence and abilities.
Careful thought about one’s own behaviour and beliefs.
Knowledge and abilities that enable someone to do something well.
Specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound.
A belief that many people have about all people or things with a particular characteristic.
A comprehensive job specific employment test related to attitudes, motivations, work values, engagement factors and interpersonal skills.
Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
The invention of technologies and their commercialisation.
Tertiary study is any study at a level above secondary (or high school equivalent) study. This study may range from relatively simple courses lasting a few weeks to highly specialised courses lasting for several years.
Used to identify and develop goals which need to be accomplished to assist in meeting post school goals.
Change from one stage to another.
Using something for a particular purpose.
Beliefs that are important to the way someone lives and works.
Vocational education and training (VET)
Appropriately accredited and industry-specific training programs that deliver competencies endorsed within the National Training Framework and certification of industry-accredited training aligned to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
VET student loans
The Australian Government loan program established by the VET Student Loans Act 2016 that assists eligible students enrolled in approved higher level vocational education and training courses, at approved course providers, pay their tuition fees.
A brief account of a job applicant’s experience, qualifications and interests, submitted to a prospective employer in video form.
Work for an organisation without being paid.
A set of activities with an intended set of outcomes, from which it is hoped that a person will derive personal satisfaction. It is not necessarily tied to paid employment. It can also encompass other meaningful and satisfying activities through which an individual’s career develops, such as parenting or volunteering.
a placement in a workplace where a student shadows and observes or observes work activity.