The new work mindset: 7 new job clusters to help young people navigate the new work order


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This report continues the conversation on how to reconceptualise the future of work. So much of the existing information available to young people paints an incomplete picture: lists of the top 10 jobs of the future, the industries or roles that are predicted to grow most quickly, or the advanced digital skills they will require. There are more than 1,000 different occupations in Australia. Many of these jobs are related in the sense that they involve similar skills, day-to-day tasks and work environments. By using a first-time methodology for analysing millions of job advertisements,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Career development; Employment; Skills and knowledge; Statistics

Keywords: Youth transitions; Data analysis; Job skill; Transferable skill; Transition from education and training to employment; Career guidance; Career information; Career counselling; Career choice; Digital skills

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Foundation for Young Australians, 2016

Physical description: 27 p.

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Also called: The new work mindset: seven new job clusters to help young people navigate the new work order

Resource type: Report

Rights: Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 Australian license (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 AU). To view a copy of the licence visit:

Document number: TD/TNC 126.699

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