Careers, Jobs, Work

Presentations and activities related to students getting jobs, pursuing careers and understanding work skills.

A career in financial planning (Sean)

  AFA Sean Nigh Career

Sean Nigh is a young financial planner who works for a boutique, suburban planning firm. In this video Sean talks about his journey that led to a career in financial planning. (13.00)

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A career in insurance

  2018 1 Slide Insurance

Teenfinca® Issue 1, 2018

Young people will be the next generation of leaders for the insurance industry. They bring fresh perspectives and new ideas to an organisation. They are innovative and well versed in technology. Highly motivated and hungry to advance, they bring enthusiasm and a strong desire to learn. This presentation shares ideas and research related to a career in insurance.

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Careers in planning and contacting planners (Peter)

  FPA Peter H 2A

Peter Hodgson is a financial planner for a large financial institution. Peter left school in grade 10 but then realised the importance of education. How he got into planning is a very interesting story! (13.00)

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Careers: A home and investment lending manager

  Careers Lender

Teenfinca® Issue 1, 2016:

In this video slideshow Daniel Payne, a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) shares his journey from school into a career as a lender. He talks about his start in the finance, what excites him about his work, the challenges and the things he wish he knew earlier on. (3:30)

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Create a personal business card

  2018 1 Slide Business card

Teenfinca® Issue 1, 2018

Most adults still use business cards, and most students have seen a business card. This presentation prompts students to think about the benefits of using a personal business card for their own purposes which may include seeking casual work and pursuing local community opportunities. This presentation includes suggested links to online videos about the development of business cards.

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David Elms (Part B): University life

  David E 2

In this video, David Elms, a member of Young Economists Queensland, shares his perspectives on careers in financial services, working while studying, financial surprises, budgeting and HECs. (21 minutes)

This is the second in a series of three short videos featuring David.


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David Elms (Part C): A career in economics

  David E 3

In this video, David Elms, a member of Young Economists Queensland, shares his perspectives on his career to date, the importance of business relationships and networks, thinking economically and rational decsion-making. (21 minutes)

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Different ways to a preferred future

  Different ways to a preferred future

Teenfinca® Issue 1, 2016
This video slideshow focuses on Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligence Theory. It explores the notion that teenagers can find success, including financial success by aligning career choices to their intelligence strengths. (3:15)

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Dr Abby Kamalakanthan (Part B): University life

  Abby K 2B1

In this video, Dr Abby Kamalakanthan , a member of Young Economists Queensland, shares her perspectives on managing financially during university, using economics to make good financial decisions and rational decision-making. (13 minutes)

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Dr Abby Kamalakanthan (Part C): A career in economics

  Abby K 3A

In this video, Dr Abby Kamalakanthan , a member of Young Economists Queensland, shares her perspectives on getting a job, working as a consultant within a team, the importance of behavioural economics. (14 minutes)

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