Tips For Finding A Better Jobs in Australia

Published: 10th May 2011
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Craigslist, Monster, CareerBuilder, Dice are some Job search engines on Which you can do search for jobs. Finding an Australian employer to sponsor you can be the most difficult part in emigrating to Australia. Most people search for a sponsor by applying to adverts on job search websites or in newspapers. Search out companies in Australia whom you would like to work for. In general, larger companies in Australia are more likely to sponsor people from overseas than the smaller companies. You can also research the Yahoo Companies Directory to find companies in Australia to approach for sponsorship. The advantage of Yahoo is that they have categorised the companies for you to make it easier to find what kind of company you are looking for.





Keep a list of the companies that interest you, and contact them all. I recommend phoning to speak to the manager of the department you would like to work in. Keep a record of all of the dates you apply for jobs and speak with the company, for ease of keeping on top of your Australian job applications. If you are able to, when you visit Australia, try to line up some volunteering work with some organisations in Australia. Companies that are most likely to accept volunteers are charitable and non-profit organisations. Approach them and set it up before arriving in Australia so you can build it into your plan for your trip to Australia. Use social media, join industry groups, make friends in all the right places and put yourself out there. Use your networks and use other people's networks - especially if you already know people in Australia. The more you put yourself out there, the more success you will have in finding an Australian employer who is willing to sponsor you. 70% of jobs in Australia are not advertised, and are found in the Australian 'hidden job market'. Even large companies are using the services of online job finders to advertise their needs for personnel. There is a great chance that you will be able to find the job in your field of expertise. The great thing about online job finder services is that there will be a great chance of finding the right kind of job for you in no time at all. Once you register, you need to fill out an online resume or you can also submit your own resume. After you are registered and after you submitted your resume, you will now receive emails on a daily basis with job searches that is compatible with your qualifications and skills.





The job search can cause stress and strong negative emotions. Feelings can range from loss, denial, fear, anger and depression. Positive habits such as eating well exercise and rest and maintaining a social circle is crucial to managing stress during a job search. Write down your personal characteristics such as values, interests, skills and experience. Before you begin your search, it is useful to research the job market in the area that you want. nclude a cover letter with every resume you submit. The cover letter is your marketing tool and should not duplicate your resume. This one page cover letter attracts the attention of the employer and gets them interested to look at your resume.


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