Your career will be as unique as you. It will be a journey full of twists and turns and ups and downs. In Career Stories, you’ll see how people have navigated their career journey so far. Some had a clear idea of where they wanted to go. And others ended up in unexpected places because they gave new things a go or changed their mind. Either way, you’ll see how things have a habit of working out.
Job: Electronics Technician
Industry/Sector: Defence Force
If you want to see the world and have an incredible career, there’s nothing like the Australian Defence Force according to Hamish.
Industry/Sector: Sport, Recreation
The previous CEO of AFL Tasmania, Trish Squires, shares her ideas on resilience and leadership. This includes being OK with not being perfect.
Job: Tour Operator
Industry/Sector: Hospitality and Tourism
Rob felt the fear of working on a Russian ice-breaker, skiing to the north pole, and running his own business. He did it anyway.
Job: Dairy Farm Manager
Industry/Sector: Agriculture, Business & Management
At only 24 years of age, Jack became the manager of a Dairy Farm that goes back three generations. And guess what? He’s loving it.
Industry/Sector: Building & Construction
Former apprentice of the year, now business owner and family man – all by the age of 29. Find out how James has laid the foundations for his career.
Job: Lecturer ‘Human and Exercise Physiology’
From a budding tennis career to a University Lecturer with a PhD, Sam Howe has been smashing it. He shares his story.
Job: English Teacher
Lyndon’s parents knew he’d be a great teacher before he did. His career path shows there’s no right or wrong direction to explore.
Job: Radio Producer
Industry/Sector: Arts & Media
How a chance meeting and a pro-active approach led Kyia to her perfect job.
Job: Kitchen Operations Teacher
Industry/Sector: Education, Hospitality
How a taste for travel helped Ben find the right ingredients for a rewarding career as a school teacher.
A deep curiosity in the way humans work led Bec to a career in Psychology. She takes time out to share her story.
Job: Nutrition Therapist
Aloise completed a Degree in Marketing, and did a stint at a big digital marketing firm. But then she went in a completely different direction.
Job: Interior Consultant
Industry/Sector: Construction, Professional Services
From an early age, Ally wanted to work in Interior Design. We talk to Ally about her unconventional pathway to get to her dream job.