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New Work Bites

New Work Bites

By Gateway LLEN
New Work Bites is a series of podcasts focused on the changing world of work with guests, hosted by Jan Owen.

New Work Bites will communicate the best current thinking about how young people can navigate the changing landscape as they transition from school to work.

The New Work Bites podcast series is part of Gateway LLEN's Virtual Work Reality suite of activities. For further information go to www.virtualworkreality.com.au
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Episode 4: Like a Boss - Usman Iftikhar - Opportunities in new jobs and industries
New Work Bites is a series of podcasts focused on the changing world of work with guests, hosted by Jan Owen.   In this episode, Jan is joined by Usman Iftikhar, Co-founder and CEO of Catslysr.  They talk about breaking down barriers, making the most of opportunities in new jobs and industries (including entrepreneurship and space!), with a particular focus on supporting young people who don't always get access to opportunities. Usman Iftikhar Usman Iftikhar is a systems entrepreneur, passionate about utilising the power of entrepreneurship to collectively solve the global climate emergency and the global refugee crisis. He's the co-founder and CEO of Catalysr, a startup pre-accelerator in Australia, which empowers migrant and refugee entrepreneurs (aka migrapreneurs) to launch their own startups.  In their first 4 years, Catalysr has supported 273 migrapreneurs launch 110 enterprises. Usman is a 2020 Stanford GSB alumnus, a 2019 Obama Leader, Westpac Social Change Fellow, 2018 AMP Tomorrow Maker and Singularity University's GSP 2017 Fellow. Jan Owen Jan Owen is a highly regarded entrepreneur, innovator, influencer and author.  She has led and founded many organisations and businesses, most recently the Foundation for Young Australians and Learning Creates Australia. Further information The New Work Bites podcast series is part of Gateway LLEN's Virtual Work Reality suite of activities.  These are a range of virtual career education tools and resources for educators, support staff, students and parents. Gateway Local Learning and Employment Network (LLEN) is one 31 Victorian LLENs.  This initiative builds on LLENs relationships with local communities and employers, and supports schools to make quality connections for their students to the world of work. Other helpful links www.virtualworkreality.com.au www.gatewayllen.com.au https://catalysr.com.au
22:55
September 17, 2020
Episode 3: The Watercooler - Sara Caplan - The future of work landscape in Australia
New Work Bites is a series of podcasts focused on the changing world of work with guests, hosted by Jan Owen.   In this episode, Jan is joined by Sara Caplan, CEO of PWC Skills of Australia. They discuss the fast evolving future of work landscape in Australia and the skills and capabilities needed to navigate many jobs.  Find out the latest information on what Government and industry are wanting us to focus on. Sara Caplan Sara Caplan is CEO of PwC's Skills for Australia and responsible for gathering intelligence on skills needs now and in the future. Her recent work has focused on supporting government in delivering policy outcomes: designing and implementing innovative solutions to government priorities, including transforming skills systems, creating new vocational routes to professional careers, including Higher Apprenticeships. She is a member of the Federal Government's International Skills working group and the COAG STEM Partnerships Forum, Deputy Chair of the National Youth Employment Body Advisory Group, and a member of the VET Stakeholder Committee. Jan Owen Jan Owen is a highly regarded entrepreneur, innovator, influencer and author.  She has led and founded many organisations and businesses, most recently the Foundation for Young Australians and Learning Creates Australia. Further information The New Work Bites podcast series is part of Gateway LLEN's Virtual Work Reality suite of activities.  These are a range of virtual career education tools and resources for educators, support staff, students and parents. Gateway Local Learning and Employment Network (LLEN) is one 31 Victorian LLENs.  This initiative builds on LLENs relationships with local communities and employers, and supports schools to make quality connections for their students to the world of work. Other helpful links www.virtualworkreality.com.au www.gatewayllen.com.au www.skillsforaustralia.com
23:06
September 10, 2020
Episode 2: Tik Tok - Adam Jacobs - What employers are looking for in the current workplace
New Work Bites is a series of podcasts focused on the changing world of work with guests, hosted by Jan Owen.   In this episode, Jan is joined by Adam Jacobs, the Co-Founder of Hatch.  They discuss what employers are looking for in the current workplace; the importance of work integrated learning, building relationships with employers and other students to get ahead of the un/employment queue. Adam Jacobs Adam Jacobs is the Co-Founder of THE ICONIC - Australia’s largest online fashion retailer, and the Co-Founder of Hatch - a new venture whose mission is for all people to find meaning in work. Adam is interested in how technology is changing our societies, and aims to build global tech companies that positively influence our lives. In 2014, Adam was awarded the Young Executive of the Year, and runner up for Managing Director of the Year, by the CEO Magazine’s annual awards. In 2018, Hatch was selected as a Top 20 Business of Tomorrow by Westpac. Jan Owen Jan Owen is a highly regarded entrepreneur, innovator, influencer and author.  She has led and founded many organisations and businesses, most recently the Foundation for Young Australians and Learning Creates Australia. Further information The New Work Bites podcast series is part of Gateway LLEN's Virtual Work Reality suite of activities.  These are a range of virtual career education tools and resources for educators, support staff, students and parents. Gateway Local Learning and Employment Network (LLEN) is one 31 Victorian LLENs.  This initiative builds on LLENs relationships with local communities and employers, and supports schools to make quality connections for their students to the world of work. Other helpful links www.virtualworkreality.com.au www.gatewayllen.com.au www.hatch.team
24:33
September 3, 2020
Episode 1: The Hot Desk - Carolyn Alchin - How to develop a career path and be more adaptable in times like Covid-19
New Work Bites is a series of podcasts focused on the changing world of work with guests, hosted by Jan Owen.   In this episode, Jan is joined by Carolyn Alchin from Career Motivate.  She explains how to plan a career path which enables you to pivot and be more adaptable in times like Covid-19 and future, similar situations. Carolyn Alchin Carolyn Alchin is the founder and director of Career Motivate. She is an experienced career development practitioner, educator, business owner, and researcher. Carolyn Alchin is the immediate past Vice-President of the Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA), and was the 2016 CDAA winner of Practitioner of the Year.  Career Motivate has the mission to support industry, communities and individuals to see and reach their potential. Career Motivate specialises in the development of career development educational resources, facilitation and consultancy towards best practice. Jan Owen Jan Owen is a highly regarded entrepreneur, innovator, influencer and author.  She has led and founded many organisations and businesses, most recently the Foundation for Young Australians and Learning Creates Australia. Further information The New Work Bites podcast series is part of Gateway LLEN's Virtual Work Reality suite of activities.  These are a range of virtual career education tools and resources for educators, support staff, students and parents.   Gateway Local Learning and Employment Network (LLEN) is one 31 Victorian LLENs.  This initiative builds on LLENs relationships with local communities and employers, and supports schools to make quality connections for their students to the world of work. Other helpful links www.virtualworkreality.com.au www.gatewayllen.com.au https://au.linkedin.com/in/carolynalchin
21:12
August 27, 2020