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If you’re thinking of looking for a new job this New Year, you’re not alone.
In fact, one in three Aussies or some 33 per cent of us are on the hunt for a new career path in 2021, after a turbulent 2020 that saw many lose their jobs or realise they have outgrown their roles during the global coronavirus pandemic.
But you needn’t fear if a career change is one of your goals this January.
In fact, you can learn all about how to succeed, find a new role or even start a business from Australia’s top business professionals and influencers.
Top experts: You can learn from the likes of Olympian and Businessman Michael Klim and Boost Juice founder Janine Allis with the LinkedIn Jobs Bootcamp seminar videos
Celebrity Apprentice star Mark Bouris, Olympian and Businessman Michael Klim and Boost Juice founder Janine Allis are just some of the huge names who have shared their insights and tips during LinkedIn’s Jobs Bootcamp Week sessions.
If you missed the live sessions you can still watch the videos, so you don’t have to miss out.
The Jobs Bootcamp Week aims to enlighten professionals as to how you can advance your career, pivot into a new space or secure a new workplace opportunity.
So what do you need to know? +6
The world’s largest professional platform LinkedIn hosted a series of webinars this week on how you can improve your CV, gain better contacts and you can watch them online now (stock image)
Who are the names speaking at the LinkedIn Jobs Bootcamp Week?
o Olympian and businessman, Michael Klim
o Mentored host, Mark Bouris
o Boost Juice founder, Janine Allis
o Resilience NSW Commissioner, Shane Fitzsimmons
o Telstra Recruitment Principal, Allison O’Connor
o Woolworths Group Head of Talent Acquisition, Anne Stevens
o Qantas State Manager SA, Anthony Penney
o Canva Product and Design Lead Recruiter, Harriet Templer
o Author, Mark LeBusque
o Mindfulness author, Michael Bunting
o Recruitment expert, Anna O’Dea
o Adore Beauty Senior Editor, Amy Clark
o Mentee, Yetunde Adeogun
o Career Coach, Jane Jackson
o Home Cook, Jessica Nguyen
o Career Coach, Leonie Lam
The webinars feature chats with countless experienced Australian business influencers, who discuss topics like putting your best foot forward in interview (stock image)
The webinars feature chats with countless experienced Australian business influencers.
Whether your niche is food, travel or beauty, there is something for everyone in the form of industry leaders like the Woolworths Group Head of Talent Acquisition Anne Stevens and Qantas State Manager SA Anthony Penney.
The videos also feature discussions with the likes of Resilience NSW Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons and Career Coach Jane Jackson.
Learn from the experts with LinkedIn Jobs Bootcamp Week videos
Find a job quickly, then turn it into a career: This session sees Woolworths Group’s Head of Talent Acquisition Anne Stevens, Anthony Penney and Career Coach Jane Jackson discuss how how you can turn something you’re working as into a career with a future.
How to stay calm on interview day: Resilience NSW Commission Shane Fitzsimmons, mindfulness author Michael Bunting and recruiter Anne O’Dea help candidates ace a job interview.
Leverage your networks to find a mentor: Mastermind host Mark Bouris and beauty expert from Adore Beauty Senior Editor Amy Clark, as well as mentorship beneficiary Yetunde Adeogun discuss how best to approach securing a mentor. 41 per cent of Australians wish they had a mentor and only 29 per cent of Australians currently have a mentor. This will help you in your quest to expand your network in 2021.
Re-write your CV and profile today: Canva Product and Design Lead Recruiter, Harriet Templer, Telstra Recruitment Principal Allison O’Connor and author Mark LeBusque show you how to tailor your CV to get your dream job.
How to pull off a career pivot: Olympian and businessman Michael Klim, Boost Juice founder Janine Allis, home cook Jessica Nguyen and career coach Leonie Lam target moving into a new career sphere. LinkedIn research reports that Gen Y or Millennials are the most open to pivoting their career whilst showing the greatest interest in up-skilling and training to accommodate this pivot. This session will help you to do this.+6
Subjects covered off in the videos include ‘How to stay calm on Interview Day’, ‘Rewrite your CV and profile today and ‘How to pull off a career pivot’ (stock image)
Each webinar is designed to support jobseekers and encourage them to take the right steps this year to grow their careers and self-confidence in the workplace.
LinkedIn research reports that the year 2020 saw huge shifts within the career space, as a staggering 35 per cent of Australians changed to working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Generation Y or Millennials (those born between 1981 and 1994/6) saw the greatest generational change in their working conditions throughout the year, with some 42 per cent working in a remote capacity.
In 2020, a staggering 35 per cent of Australians changed to working remotely on account of the COVID-19 pandemic (stock image)
While many embraced the flexibility that comes with WFH (working from home), LinkedIn also found that people’s mental health suffered as a result.
Some 37 per cent of Australians said their mental health was worse as a result of working from home, particularly women – of which 45 per cent said their mental well-being took a negative turn.
One LinkedIn session covered off how you can leverage your network to find a mentor today, after just 29 per cent of Aussies said they had a mentor, despite 41 per cent wanting one.
Meanwhile, the session on pulling off a career pivot with Olympian and Businessman Michael Klim and Boost Juice founder Janine Allis, proved to be one of the most popular.
For anyone looking to change or improve in their job in 2021, the sessions are a must to watch.
What are some of the statistics around job hunting in Australia in 2021?
* 35 per cent of respondents surveyed by LinkedIn believe reaching out to companies that they want to work for is the most effective way to getting a job in 2021.
* Meanwhile, 35 per cent believe that up-skilling by investing in online learning is the most effective way to getting a job in 2021.
* Some 27 per cent believe reconnecting and networking with former colleagues both offline and online is the most effective way to getting a job in 2021.
* 36 per cent of Australians believe that job competition in 2021 will continue to get worse.
* 20 per cent of Australians want to try something different, but don’t know how to get into that sector.
* 47 per cent would like companies to simplify the application process, and 41 per cent said they would like companies to consider candidates from a broader range of roles/industries.
* More people would like more constructive and detailed feedback after interviews (39 per cent).