Career: The Future

  • Ann M. BrewerEmail author


This book has discussed what people need to learn for the 21st century. One of the most important skills for working is perceived employability and self-management (willingness to work, impression management; coping with feedback from supervisor and co-workers, positively predisposed towards employing organisation and adjusting to the sudden increase in personal responsibility and accountability) (Jackson & Wilton 2016) as people are more and more obliged to manage their own careers (Clarke, 2009). Employability is not only on a person’s responsibility, but also the employer’s. Consequently, employers could adjust their human resource procedures and policies (e.g. recruitment, orientation, training, compensation etc.) to focus on professional maturity, relationship and generic skills including problem solving, and continuous learning (Clarke, 2008).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of NewcastleSydneyAustralia

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