When our grandparents started in the workforce people tended to stay in the same job until retirement. These days, on average Australian workers change jobs three times every ten years. This translates to roughly 17 different employers and five different careers in a lifetime!
A job for life is something Aussie workers just don’t seem to want anymore. But even if you did want the same job for life, it would be an unlikely possibility – the digital age has transformed the job market forever.
Technology has replaced the likes of switchboard operators and film projectionists, and called into demand social media managers, cloud services specialists and app developers.