Junior Trainee – Support Centre Officer

Junior Trainee

Launch your career with an entry level traineeship Do you have a genuine interest to pursue a career focused on customer engagement? Are you a self-motivated, empathetic person with sound literacy and computer skills? Earn & learn in a friendly and supportive environment The Opportunity This great opportunity is a junior entry level position as a…

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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

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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Responding to job ads by phone – a preparation checklist

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? You are not alone

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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