In today’s fiercely competitive job market, it’s more important than ever to ensure your application is hitting all the right notes with employers.
Today, the Careers service were lucky enough to hear exactly what employers are after from one of Queensland Government’s graduate recruiters.
Shockingly, last year’s application pool for one graduate program turned up 4,100 eligible applicants. Of those, 2,000 were invited to apply for available positions. 1,800 responded to the call and were considered for a grand total of 10 available positions.
The fact there were so many applications for one graduate program may come as a huge surprise to students. However, the competition for highly coveted roles isn’t exclusive to the government sector. Continue reading “How to land a government job”
Are you one of the many international students who will graduate with the opportunity to remain in Australia to undertake employment? Are you seeking Australian work experience or an internship during your studies? Discover proactive job search strategies that work for international students and graduates and learn the skills and information you need to present yourself with confidence.
If you have ever felt frustrated by Careers Fairs and employers advertising roles for ‘Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents only’, then this seminar is for you. International students and graduates can experience success in their Australian job search, but will benefit from looking for work differently than local students do. This seminar will assist international students who are considering remaining in Australia post-graduation on the 485, 517, 462, 457 or similar visas, as well as those who are seeking Australian work experience or an internship during their studies.
Continue reading “Adapting to the Australian job market – for international students”