New Programme Highlights Importance of Work Experience for Gen Y

TODAY kicks off the start of “1000 Jobs in 1000 Hours” – Australia’s highly-anticipated drive to raise the awareness of the importance of work experience for the young. With the backing of the NSW Department of Education, 1000 Jobs aims to help place 1000 young Australians across the country into new work experience jobs over … Continue reading

Work Experience the Foundation to an Oscar Win

Just this week, Australian film editor Kirk Baxter took home the Oscar for his work on the film, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. In a recent interview, Baxter credited his Year 11 work experience as a major contributor to finding his true passion – and the one that has now nabbed him the coveted … Continue reading

“1000 Jobs in 1000 Hours” — Help Aussie Kids Get Real Work Experience

Take a minute and think about your own career path. Is yours straight and narrow or more winding? At what age did you actually decide what you wanted to be when you “grew up?” Do you even know now? Many of us have gone onto very different careers from the ones that we chose when … Continue reading