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Arts301 autumn 2013 lecture #1

  1. 1. Educa&on  To  Employment  Autumn  2013    Giving  ARTS  graduates  an  edge  when  they  leave  university  and  develop  their  careers.    Chris  Gilbey  OAM  
  2. 2. What  happens?  WHEN  PEOPLE  WHO  CAN’T  THINK,  ARE  GIVEN  JOBS  THEY  CAN’T  DO?  
  3. 3. It  can  never  happen  to  you,  right?    WHY  ARE  YOU  SO  DIFFERENT?    
  4. 4. A6er  all,  you  have  an  educa9on!  
  5. 5. Unemployed  Teacher  in  UK  
  6. 6. Graduate  In  USA  
  7. 7. In  the  UK:      •  On  24th  July  2011  The  Daily  Telegraph   reported:     –  “Official  figures  published  today  showed  20  per   cent  of  ex-­‐students  were  without  work  in  the   third  quarter  of  2010     –  It  also  emerged  that  graduate  unemployment   increased  faster  than  the  jobless  rate  among  the   UK  as  a  whole.     –  Figures  suggested  more  than  45  students  would   be  applying  for  each  graduate  job  in  2011.”  
  8. 8. There  Is  A  Reason  
  9. 9. Here’s  where  it  leads…  
  10. 10. It  Impacts  You:  
  11. 11. In  Australia:    •  May  2012  ABS  figures  stated:     –  The  number  of  persons  looking  for  full-­‐9me  work   increased  6,500  (1.5%)  to  430,000  and   –  The  number  of  persons  looking  for  part-­‐9me  work   increased  15,900  (9.0%)  to  192,800.       –  The  unemployment  rate  increased  0.2  pts  to  5.1%.  The   male  unemployment  rate  was  steady  at  4.8%  and  the   female  unemployment  rate  increased  0.3  pts  to  5.5%.     –  The  par9cipa9on  rate  increased  0.3  pts  to  65.5%.     –  Aggregate  monthly  hours  worked  decreased  4.7  million   hours  to  1,627.2  million  hours.  
  12. 12. Meanwhile  In  China  
  13. 13. During  my  life  I  have  learned  a  few   lessons.  Here  are  two…  
  14. 14. #1  
  15. 15. Your  future  is  in  your  hands.  No   one  else  is  responsible.  
  16. 16. #2  
  17. 17. You  need  to  get  started  on  crea9ng  that  future  yesterday!  
  18. 18. What  you  will  do  in  this  course  
  19. 19. Think:  
  20. 20. University  grading  is  analogue  
  21. 21. The  real  world  is  digital:  No  grades  –  just  a  binary  decision!  
  22. 22. First  impressions  are  best  impressions  How  do  you  communicate  the   Do  you  understand  what  your  best  “you”  you  can?   target  employer  needs?  •  Personal  branding   •  Where  do  you  want  to  •  Your  UVP   work?  •  Selling  yourself   •  What  research  have  you  •  Perfec9on   done  on  the  industry  as  a   whole?  •  The  Cover  Lener   •  What  do  they  really  need?    •  The  CV   •  How  do  they  hire  people?    •  LinkedIn   •  What  are  their  networks?    •  Other  social  sites   …and  you  only  have  one  opportunity   to  make  a  first  impression  
  23. 23. Learn  How  To  Build  A  Bridge  From  Learning   Into  Employment  
  24. 24. By  Star9ng  At  Both  Ends  Simultaneously  
  25. 25. Remember  what  happens  when  you   don’t  know  what  you  are  doing.    
  26. 26. You  need  to  learn  to  think  like  your   customer.  Understand  how  they  make  decisions  and  give  them  what  they  want.    

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