Job Search Australia,

How to Look for Australian Jobs?

If you are doing a job search Australia wide, here are tips on how to look for your first role, how to deal with various barriers and how to tap into the hidden jobs market.

This section can help answer some questions about:

  • Where and how to look for work,

  • What are the barriers to get the first job, if you have just arrived in this country?

  • Which industries are growing ?

  • Which occupations are more sought after?

Click on the headlines or images below to get more information and some tips to help kick start your search.

australian job search web Australian Job Search Tips

Getting your first job can be difficult when you don't know too much about the local work environment.

Here are some tips that can help you understand when, where and how to look for a job.
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There are CV writing services that can help tailor your resume to the local market.

Here's how you can get the hiring manager to read on. And an an offer to save on resumes written professionally.
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Gavin Redelman, founder of RedStarResume provides 10 resume hints to help you land the job you are after.

Get one of his resume packages that make you stand out. And get a $20 discount off his resume services.

Job Search Australia - Health Jobs

nursing in australia emma batesNursing in Australia

Do you want to learn from the experience of an overseas trained nurse who has worked in Australia?

Here's an interview with Emma Bates, a nurse and writer, who has published a step by step guide to working and living as a nurse Down Under.
nursing in australiaHealth Care in Australia

Part 2 of the interview with Emma deals with working in the Australian health system. She has gathered in her book all the information you need to start your nursing career in this country.

Download Emma's book: A Guide to Working and Living as a Nurse Down Under.
nursing jobs in australiaNursing Jobs in Australia

Health care jobs are on the rise. With an older population, more people will need quality health assistance.

Do you have an international nursing qualification? Get it assessed and obtain your licence before starting to look for a job.

Job Search Australia - More about Employment

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Recruitment agencies are an excellent resource to help you find a job.

There are general recruiters and specialised agencies for specific occupations or industries. Here is a quick list.
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Do you lack local experience?

If you have just relocated to this country, I bet you do. This is often a barrier in getting your first job.

Here's one creative and helpful way to deal with it.
employment in australiaEmployment in Australia

Click the headline above to see what are some other barriers in getting the first job.

Then get prepared, take action, browse, apply to positions suitable for you and you're very likely to find one.
australian jobsAustralian Jobs

A large number of positions are advertised online or in newspapers.

But not all vacant jobs are published.

There is a hidden job market, which is quite big.
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What is your experience about job search Australia?

How long did it take you to find your first job?

Share your thoughts or ask a question. Join the conversation.
australia employmentAustralia Employment

The employment market has slowed during recession but it looks good now.

There are differences in growth by industry and state.
See here which and where.
mining jobs in australiaMining Jobs in Australia

Australia is rich in resources. And resources are booming again.

There are plenty opportunities in the mining industry, which pay very well.
employment australiaEmployment Australia

To help you with your job search, you should get to know more about the job market in this country and some industries that showed growth.

Others did not. Some slowed down.
resumes in australiaAustralian Resumes Differ

A well written resume can be your ticket to finding an Australian job.

But how do Australian resumes differ from those of other countries?

Job Search Australia - Cities

jobs in sydneyJobs in Sydney

More of the employment opportunities tend to be concentrated in the City and around some large business parks. They have industrial areas or storage and logistics facilities.

See here where they are.
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Financial services, IT, industries associated with innovation, construction?

Click the headline to see which are the growth industries that are employing more people.
employment in australiaCanberra Jobs

What sort of jobs should people expect in the capital of Australia?

What kind of work is available there?

What are the demographics of the local work force?







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