The things I wish I knew when I left school

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Graduation is just the beginning. When I left school, the world of ‘real work’ was a hazy and foreign concept. I’m still studying at university, but I’ve learnt some key things that have helped me prepare for a career. 1. Get enterprising. As young people, we’re entering a complex […]

1. Get enterprising.

As young people, we’re entering a complex and ambiguous future of work where holding multiple jobs at once may be the norm. Hence, we need skills that are transferable across contexts: enterprising skills. Enterprising skills include things like critical analysis, problem solving, communication, digital literacy and teamwork skills. You can refine these by giving social change, leadership or entrepreneurship a go.

 

 

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