As labour market trends change, your career path may not be as straightforward as it once was. A career you were interested in a few years ago may not exist now the way you thought it would, or there may be new opportunities available that you hadn’t considered.
The easiest way to keep informed is to research online – here are a few of our team’s tried and tested websites for industry news, career advice and employment strategies.
Fast Company: Career advice, stories of success and failures, and a look inside the future of work.
The Muse: Expert advice to answer your career questions.
The Undercover Recruiter: Employment from a recruiter’s point of view.
Forbes: Market economy news and leadership advice.
Harvard Business Review: Advice on strategy, innovation and leadership from business leaders.
Job Outlook: A careers and labour market research information site.
Vitae: A careers page tailored for researchers.
AWARE: Opportunities for WA postgraduate research students, early career researchers and research supervisors to evolve their knowledge, skills and experience through innovative and collaborative research education programs, including iPREPWA and InSPiRE.
Thesis Whisperer: A blog dedicated to the topic of doing a thesis, and is edited by Dr Inger Mewburn, Director of Research Training at the Australian National University.
IBIS World: Australian industry reports.
PayScale: Average salaries across Australia.
Mind Tools: Careers advice and useful tips.
Institute for the Future: Looking to the future of different industries, and the work skills you will need.