Placement Officers

placement officer

Join a rapidly growing organisation that empowers people to achieve their life, work and education goals Be part of changing someone’s life Are you excited that you would receive 5 weeks annual leave and 12 days flex leave? Liaise with Labour Hires, Group Training Organisations, Employers and Job Seekers, matching and marketing people’s skills with…

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Workforce Australia Employment Coaches

workforce australia employment coaches

Are you passionate about motivating others to succeed? Do you have the desire to help people achieve their life, work and education goals, and realise their potential? Are you excited about receiving 5 weeks annual leave and 12 days flex leave Workskills is looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team as Employment…

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Youth Navigators put Nic on course

youth navigators

Youth Navigators participant Nic Kaiser is now into the 3rd week of his FIRST full time job as a Business Trainee at Macquarie Point. Nic, pictured above in a recent article in the Derwent Valley Gazette, worked weekly with our Southern-based Youth Navigator Renee on developing skills in: Resume and cover letter creation Job searching Networking…

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Triple Shot Coffee Program

Triple Shot Coffee Program

Recently Workskills, in conjunction with Lou from The Mocha Rocket and David an experienced coach and mentor for Motiv8r, delivered the Triple Shot Coffee Program. Triple Shot Coffee is a practical, fun, and effective four-day program that offers our clients a hands-on experience to assist with developing new skills and knowledge to bring them closer…

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Hobart Jobs Fair – 2 December 2021

Hobart Jobs Fair

On the 2nd of December, The Department of Education, Skills and Employment is holding the Hobart Jobs Fair. The Hobart Jobs Fair is a fantastic opportunity to get in touch with career advisers and access a one-on-one resumé or interview skills coaching session. The Hobart Jobs Fair provides you with the opportunity to meet with…

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Learning Partners – Getting out into the workforce

Getting out into the workforce

Workskills has the privilege of working alongside some incredible organisations. Learning Partners is one of these. Michelle (pictured left alongside Tania, our Workskills Training and Education Coordinator) is looking forward to completing her Cert I and Cert II in construction and getting out into the workforce through Learning Partners. Her only wish was that she…

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Youth Navigators initiative

youth Navigators initiative

On Friday 16 September, Minister Sarah Courtney launched the Youth Navigators initiative. Workskills wishes to congratulate the state government and the members of the alliance on this great initiative. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the employment landscape. One group needing assistance are the year 12 school leavers. To assist school leavers…

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How to create a winning cover letter

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 Do’s and Don’ts when you are putting together…

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How to put together a professional job application

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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How to address selection criteria when applying for a job


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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