Research can help you explore more career options, find suitable study or training course, applying a particular job, or finding suitable employer that is right for you.
How to find ideas for you job career?
Unsure about your career options? Need some inspiration? Find out how to come up with some job possibilities that you can explore further.
Explore career ideas using our Career information and Job board
You can get career ideas by exploring our Career information and Job board.
Exploring industry information can introduce you to job options that you did not know existed.
- Find inspiration in success stories
- Look for opportunities around you
You can also get career ideas just by tuning yourself in to job ideas that may be all around you.
Sometimes other people such as family, friends, employer and teacher may be able to see you more clearly than you can see yourself. Maybe you do not recognize the skills or talents that you have, or maybe they can more clearly see your strengths. Asking others for help can open up some new career ideas for you.
Create a job list
After working through the know yourself activities, and doing some research, you should now have a list of job ideas that interest you.
The next step is to take another look at your shortlist based on what you have learned about your work values, skills, interests, your commitments and current situation. You may be able to cross some possibilities off the list.
Find out more about the job you like
Once you have some ideas about jobs that you might like to do, you may need to find out more about them, so that you can make a correct choice about what career you want to pursue.
Learn more about your training options
Where to go to find out more about the study and training options available to you.
Types of work arrangement and hours
There are a variety of different working arrangements. Find out about the different ways of working and how flexible working arrangements make it easier for you to find the right fit between your career and your lifestyle.