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Teenage unemployment hits new high: Where are all the careers advisers?

With Australia's youth jobless rate peaking last month, new research into the availability and adequate funding of high school career advisers has uncovered some concerning figures. Marni investigates.
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Get HELP: Government financial assistance

Finding the right payment option for your studies can be confusing. We've put together everything you need to know about HECS-HELP, FEE-HELP and VET FEE-HELP, to help you make sense of it all.
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Australia's freelance revolution - and how to join it

Freelancing used to be considered something you did in between ‘real’ jobs, but the ‘portfolio career’ is growing in popularity – and it’s not just because of the GFC or volatile job markets. Marni investigates why the workforce is more fluid than ever.
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Where are the jobs? Spotlighting skill shortages in Australia

Wish you could look into a crystal ball and find out where to take your career? We put a spotlight on national skills shortages to bring you five industries that are tipped to undergo significant growth well into the future.
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How to start up a start-up

Airbnb started out as a blow-up mattress on the floor, Facebook started up in a college dorm room and Google was born in a garage. We put a spotlight on the wonderful world of start-ups, and show you how to kick-start your own entrepreneurial dream.
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One for the job-hoppers: Stick it out without standing still

The days of holding out for a gold watch are long behind us, but is all this job-hopping actually getting us anywhere? Before you jump ship, hear the case for sticking it out.
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Top paying jobs straight out of uni

Nobody should pick a career based on the size of a pay cheque. But, to be frank, it doesn’t hurt to know what you’ll be earning in your first year out of uni. So undergrad students listen up: here are the top industries with the highest median salaries.
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Changing careers: 30 steps for success

Think it's too late to venture down an alternate career path? Think again. Find your dream job with the help of these 30 tips from our latest guest post.
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The future of work: 4 trends for 2015 and beyond

Teleporting to work, robotic colleagues and holographic boardroom presentations – is this what the future of work will look like? We review the trends you can expect to see in 2015 and beyond.
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Keep calm and self improve: Why single-unit study will boom in 2015

Trend-spotters have deemed 2015 the year of 'self-improvement', so what's your master plan? The good news is that with single-unit study you don't actually need one to get started.
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