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What it takes to make girls scientists

Growing up, Josie*, 32, dreamed of being a marine biologist. Always a water baby, she learned to swim at 18 months of age. After that, it was hard to get her out of the water. Dolphins were her favourite animal. ...

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Report reveals most in-demand jobs in Australia

Contrary to popular thought, it's construction, not coding, that's most in-demand by employers. The 2017 Soft Skills in Demand Report, released yesterday, revealed this surprising fact.  Issued by JobGetter, the report analysed 168,000 job ads across 54 industries before reaching ...

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Young people lost, disenchanted with careers and advice

Our educational institutions are failing our young people, a survey has determined. Youth career coaching firm TwoPointZero asked 1,000 Australians aged 16 to 24 a range of questions about their career aspirations and realities. They found a gulf between the two. For instance, ...

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Teenage girls and boys want gendered jobs

A new Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) report has shown when it comes to career goals, boys will be boys, and girls, girls. Using nationally representative data from the LSAC study, they looked at the career aspirations of 14 ...

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