Not sure what I want to do

Not sure what to do? Get career help with our tools and tips.

Where to start

Not sure about what you want to do? Your first step is to understand who you are and what you want - both from your work and your life. Here are some key questions you can ask yourself to help decide on your next steps.

Figure out what skills you have

Being able to identify all the skills you have can open you up to more career options. It can also help you work out if you have any skill or knowledge gaps that can be addressed with further training.

Skills employers are looking for

Many of the skills employers look for are transferable skills that can be used in a variety of jobs. We tell you what skills are most useful.

Skills gained outside the workforce

You can pick up skills from many places - not just from jobs you may have had. This page helps you think about the skills you've gained outside the workforce.

Left school without qualifications?

Learn to improve your job chances and consider training.

What are your work values?

Knowing what you value is important when planning your life. Find out your work values.

How does work fit in with your life?

Find out how to balance your work with your family, friends, hobbies and life.

Updated 20 Oct 2015