Careers and Industry
Give your existing career a boost with industry insights, or learn about the field of work you'd like to move into. We'll keep you updated with expert advice, news, and tips to help you achieve your goals.
How a healthy immune system helped Open Universities Australia adapt quickly and easily when needed
Open University Australia’s Agile Lead, James Pulling, reveals how the organisation adapted in the challenging times brought about by COVID-19. 6 minute read.
Why working 5 days in the office may be a thing of the past
If you were asked to go back to the office for 5 days a week, starting tomorrow, what would be your reaction? As many businesses are finding, employees want a more flexible working environment. 6 minute read.
Future-proofing your career during isolation
Feeling anxious about your career? With coronavirus putting many of our lives on hold, it’s understandable. We asked a career expert for her advice. 8 minute read.
Given the pandemic, is online study the way of the future?
While online study has been around for some time, the current situation has been a catalyst for greater uptake in remote learning. Will things revert to how they were, or are they changed for good? 5 minute read.
3 ways to nail your personal brand
Preparing for the modern workforce requires a bit of self-marketing. Here’s how to develop a personal brand and stand out above the rest.
How lifelong learning helps you stay relevant
As we’ve seen in recent months, staying relevant through periods of change requires constant transformation.
Creating scrubs for healthcare heroes
Not-for-profit charity Rona Scrubs was created after a conversation between the founder Annabelle Parsons, a Product Manager at Open Universities Australia (OUA), and a close friend who worked in health.
3 soft skills you’ll need for a post-COVID workforce
There’s a growing demand for certain skills in companies trying to prepare for the future of work - and they’re not all digital. In this article, we cover the human-centric skills that will serve you as we return to the workforce after the pandemic.
How your existing skills could open up 13 other career doors
Think changing your career is just a pipe dream? Think again. You might already have the skills for another career.
How upskilling or re-skilling could improve your post-COVID-19 career options
Almost every industry has faced immense changes over the course of the COVID-19 crisis. How are you boosting your skillset to secure your career?
Our guide to short courses: Your options for upskilling quickly in Australia
Here’s how short courses can help boost your knowledge in all the right places.