Assessing your Marketability
Select from the online resources indicated below and review their content for information of interest - regarding your future employment prospects - and assessing your marketability.
Ever wondered what graduates do after graduation? Gradsonline can help answer your questions about graduate's activities, salaries and jobs.
Skillsinfo includes Industry Employment Profiles that present, in graphical form, a comprehensive suite of data on employment characteristics, trends and prospects for all industries.
The Migration Occupations in Demand List (MODL) lists those occupations and specialisations identified by the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR) that are in short supply.
Search for Information on occupations and careers. Find out about job prospects, weekly earnings, type of work and other useful occupational information.
The more effort you put into job searching, the more likely you are to get something out of it. You should spend as many hours each day preparing for and looking for work as you expect to spend working. This way, you will improve your skills in writing job applications and handling job interviews. The more you explore, the more likely you are to discover new techniques and find out which methods are best suited to different situations and which ones work the best for you. This will benefit you when you approach employers and in job interviews.
GradFiles provides information about recently qualified bachelor degree graduates for students who are considering higher education. It will also be helpful for their parents and the secondary school community. A bachelor degree is an initial higher education qualification and is usually the first qualification after secondary school.
GradStats gives a summary of preliminary data concerning the destinations of Australian resident bachelor degree graduates (figures for overseas residents are discussed in the full Graduate Destinations report, to be published in the first half of 2007). Overall, 62.5 per cent of the Australian resident graduates who were surveyed responded to the AGS.