Michele Kenworthy
UOW Careers Central
www.uow.edu.au/careers/
michelek@uow.edu.au
 “Careers are no longer like a Chinese
banquet, 14 courses brought to your
table… they’re more like a progressive
supper,...
 “There’s no such thing as a career path
anymore…
its crazy paving and you lay it yourself”
 Globalisation and business competition
 Demographics
 Technology
 Politics
 Socio-Cultural trends
 Mass higher educ...
 The specialist
 The generalist
 Connected
 Self reliant
 Self aware, matching and decision
making, action planning,
 Networking, political awareness,
negotiation,
 Coping with...
 How to think
 How to relate
 How to use technology productively
 “The indipreneur…an
interdependent individual with an
entrepreneurial focus”
Dr CarolynCorbin
 Critical thinking
 Problem solving
 Interpersonal understanding
 Written communication
 Communication
 Teamwork
 Problem solving
 Initiative and enterprise
 Planning and organising
 Self management
 Lea...
 The UOW Graduate Qualities
 Informed
 independent learners
 problem solvers
 effective communicators
 responsible
...
 Informed
 independent learners
 problem solvers
 effective communicators
 responsible
 Self aware
 networking,
 m...
 the starting point for all
effective job seeking…
research
 Trait and factor theories (Holland)
 Lifelong (Super)
 Systems theories (Patton and McMahon)
 Content and process.
 ...
 Learning about self (know yourself)
 Learning about opportunities (know your
options)
 Decision Learning (make your ch...
 Maslow “it isn’t normal to know what we
want. It is a rare and difficult psychological
achievement.”
 Nietzsche “help u...
 Abilities, aptitudes,
competencies, skills
 Interests
 Personality
 Rewards - extrinsic and intrinsic
 Values, ethic...
Values
Skills
Interests
TransferrableTechnical Ideal Career
Understand
What others
tell you about
the type of
person you are
The skills
strengths you
have that you
may need to
develo...
1st Year 2nd – PenultimateYear FinalYear
BUILD SELF AWARENESS
EXPLORE
OPPORTUNITIES
MAKE DECISIONS AND
TRANSITIONS
Decide ...
 Articulating what they want
- On paper
- Online
- On the phone
- In person
Audit of what
employers want and
what have you got –
GAP analysis
Reflect upon the
experiences using the
CARL framework
(C...
 The whole uni experience
 Workplace learning activities
(UniVative, GQEST, Careers Central
Interns)
 ARTS301
 the starting point for all
effective job seeking…
research
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  1. 1. Michele Kenworthy UOW Careers Central www.uow.edu.au/careers/ michelek@uow.edu.au
  2. 2.  “Careers are no longer like a Chinese banquet, 14 courses brought to your table… they’re more like a progressive supper, bite sized portions eaten in different places”
  3. 3.  “There’s no such thing as a career path anymore… its crazy paving and you lay it yourself”
  4. 4.  Globalisation and business competition  Demographics  Technology  Politics  Socio-Cultural trends  Mass higher education
  5. 5.  The specialist  The generalist  Connected  Self reliant
  6. 6.  Self aware, matching and decision making, action planning,  Networking, political awareness, negotiation,  Coping with uncertainty, development focus  Transfer skills, self confidence and self promotion
  7. 7.  How to think  How to relate  How to use technology productively
  8. 8.  “The indipreneur…an interdependent individual with an entrepreneurial focus” Dr CarolynCorbin
  9. 9.  Critical thinking  Problem solving  Interpersonal understanding  Written communication
  10. 10.  Communication  Teamwork  Problem solving  Initiative and enterprise  Planning and organising  Self management  Learning  Technology
  11. 11.  The UOW Graduate Qualities  Informed  independent learners  problem solvers  effective communicators  responsible  www.uow.edu.au/about/teaching/qualities/index.html
  12. 12.  Informed  independent learners  problem solvers  effective communicators  responsible  Self aware  networking,  matching and decision making  Coping with uncertainty  self confidence and self promotion  Communication  Teamwork  Problem solving  Initiative and enterprise  Planning and organising  Self management  Learning  Technology  Action planning,  political awareness  development focus  Transfer skills
  13. 13.  the starting point for all effective job seeking… research
  14. 14.  Trait and factor theories (Holland)  Lifelong (Super)  Systems theories (Patton and McMahon)  Content and process.  The content of career development learning …. learning about self and learning about the world of work.  Process learning … the development of the skills necessary to navigate a successful and satisfying life/career
  15. 15.  Learning about self (know yourself)  Learning about opportunities (know your options)  Decision Learning (make your choice)  Transition Learning (make your move)
  16. 16.  Maslow “it isn’t normal to know what we want. It is a rare and difficult psychological achievement.”  Nietzsche “help us to become who we are”
  17. 17.  Abilities, aptitudes, competencies, skills  Interests  Personality  Rewards - extrinsic and intrinsic  Values, ethics, moral compass  Passion and purpose
  18. 18. Values Skills Interests TransferrableTechnical Ideal Career
  19. 19. Understand What others tell you about the type of person you are The skills strengths you have that you may need to develop What values you bring to the workplace Opportunities available to you What interests you have that will influence the type of job or industry
  20. 20. 1st Year 2nd – PenultimateYear FinalYear BUILD SELF AWARENESS EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES MAKE DECISIONS AND TRANSITIONS Decide on Degree RESEARCH!!! Fine tune resume Confirm Major Work experience: internships, volunteering, part time work Networking Fine tune Subject selections Overseas exchange Interview skills Informational interviewing LinkedIn profile Professional associations, subscriptions
  21. 21.  Articulating what they want - On paper - Online - On the phone - In person
  22. 22. Audit of what employers want and what have you got – GAP analysis Reflect upon the experiences using the CARL framework (Context, Action, Response, Learning) Establish a Career Action Plan - timeframes, targets, contacts, register of activity Implement the action plan - Creative job seeking - work related experiences (voluntary work, CS programs)
  23. 23.  The whole uni experience  Workplace learning activities (UniVative, GQEST, Careers Central Interns)  ARTS301
  24. 24.  the starting point for all effective job seeking… research
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