Bonus tips to land the job

In a previous post, we gave you a checklist to make sure you are prepared before making any phone enquiries about a job. Today, we want to take you through some bonus tips to make sure the call gives you the best chance of landing the job. Bonus tips to land the job Take the…

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Troublesmiths helps young unemployed Tasmanians

Did you know that Workskills is the only Tasmanian not-for-profit jobactive provider? That means that all of our profits go back into helping the local Southern Tasmanian community. Here at Workskills, we are really proud of the impact we have through providing funding and jobseeker support to the Troublesmiths social enterprise. Troublesmiths helps young unemployed…

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SELECTION CRITERIA

Addressing Selection criteria can be tricky. You can use this checklist we have developed to review your document. Do I really understand what the employer is asking me? Are my answers clear and easy to understand? Did I get to the point quickly, instead of waffling or using too many words? Have I used strong…

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Job Search Application

The way your Resume, cover letter, and application looks could make the difference between whether your application ends up at the top of the pile, or in the bin. Here are 7 simple tips to keep your job search paperwork looking professional and attractive to employers: For more information on putting together a resume, download…

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Responding to job ads by phone – a preparation checklist

A few days ago, we shared information about Networking as part of Step 3 in our four steps to getting a job post-COVID-19. Another part of ‘Step 3 – Finding a Job’ is about responding to job ads by phone. Many people are unprepared to do this. Being unprepared can add to your anxiety, and…

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Has your employment been affected by COVID-19?

Have you seen our series of tips to help you find work during and after COVID-19? Our team has worked hard to create a really helpful package of information to support you during this tough time. If you haven’t already, visit www.workskills.org.au and check out the Tip Sheets and videos. We cover topics like: Resumes…

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How to write a winning cover letter

A cover letter is one of the first opportunities an employer will have to make a judgement about whether you are the right person for their vacancy and their organisation. First impressions are important, so it’s essential that you get your cover letter right. Here are some Dos and Don’ts when you are putting together…

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