Nathan Chanesman is a leading expert on student recruitment and career profiling. He is Founder and CEO of The MyProfile Group; creators of personal profiling assessments MyCareerMatch, Job Profile, Discover Me, MySalesSuccess and MyResume all dedicated to helping people achieve success in their education study and career choice.

Career Dreams vs. Academic Reality

The major take-away from the study “Youth Education Decisions and Occupational Misalignment – Australian Study” is that there is a significant misalignment between high school students’ career aspirations and their academic performance, influenced heavily by socioeconomic factors and gender-specific trends. The concept of misalignment refers to the disconnect between the education students pursue and the…

Don’t think of AI as Artificial Intelligence but as IA … an Intelligent Advisor

In the rapidly evolving educational landscape, the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI) presents an unprecedented opportunity to revolutionise how teachers engage with their students. However, a shift in perspective is essential for maximising its potential. Instead of viewing AI merely as a tool for automation or data analysis, it’s time to consider it as IA…

Is the Resume on Its Way Out?

The traditional resume has been the go-to for job hunters for decades, but in today’s digital world, its relevance is up for debate. Employers who grew up with social media are looking for something more than a sheet of paper. They want to see who you are and what you can do, not just read…

Choosing a Career: The Case for Personal Strengths and Personality Over Academic Results

The age-old debate of passion versus practicality in career choices has been reignited by a recent study conducted by the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) in 2022 and reported by ABC News Australia. The research highlights a concerning trend in career guidance for high school students, emphasising that the information provided…

Hidden Careers

In a rapidly evolving world, many promising career paths remain hidden from students and their parents. These careers may not make headlines but play vital roles in our global economy. They are avenues where passion meets purpose and allow individuals to truly make a mark. Unfortunately, parents and traditional career counselling often gravitate towards conventional…

Redefining Essential Skills

Redefining Essential Skills: The Power of Personal Skills in Today’s Job Market In the realm of career counselling, it is crucial to recognize the true value of what are commonly known as “soft skills.” These essential skills encompass a wide range of interpersonal abilities such as communication, empathy, time management, problem-solving, leadership, and more, all…