Getting a job

Searching for work is tough for everyone, but when you’re young it can be confusing and even a bit intimidating. That’s why we rounded up some links from around the web which can help you feel a bit more on top of things - from writing a resume and cover letter, getting trained up, to interviews.

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I'm looking for a job – now what?

  • Workforce Australia is website that connects jobseekers with employers. There are loads of jobs advertised - from admin work, to marketing jobs and way more!

  • Start looking for jobs at CareerOne, Seek, Linkedin Jobs, ATSIJobs and Indeed.

  • EthicalJobs brings together people and organisations that want to make the world a better place.

  • 'Networking' isn't just for people with office jobs. Many jobs of all kinds aren't advertised, which is why networking can be so helpful. Here's a guide on how it works.

  • Cold calling can be scary. Use these tips to give yourself a confidence boost.

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Train me up!

  • Search for, and compare, training and apprenticeship opportunities using the MySkills website. It’s also got some hot tips on what courses and skills are more likely to get you hired.

  • Find out what training you’ll need to land the job you want. You can also explore career pathways to see what courses and training options suit you best!

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What even is a cover letter?

  • A cover letter, say what? Here's a simple guide to get you up to speed.

  • Trying to find a job, but don't have any experience? Check these CVs out for inspo.

Got an interview?

Searching for work can be a grind, so you’ve got to be patient and keep trying. The problem is that when you’re not confident in yourself or your skills, it can be really exhausting. But if you’re able to learn a bit about how to ‘sell’ yourself, you might even enjoy the hustle.