To start searching for a career path that suits your interests and abilities, you need to understand the world of work.
That world is exciting and dynamic. There is a wide range of work environments, and new industries and occupations are always developing, at the same time as others decline.
The working world can be divided up in a number of ways.
In Australia, it can be divided into three sectors:
It’s made up of business and social enterprises that operate together as industries. The three levels of industry are:
Within the working world are different groupings of occupations known as career fields.
The boundaries between sectors, industries and career fields are not clearcut. All these groups are interconnected. No business operates in isolation, and every aspect of working relies on other enterprises and activities