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Learn How Cold Canvassing can help you find work

Cold Canvassing – Free Workshop

Have you ever tried Cold Canvassing? In this FREE Zoom meeting we will explain how Cold Canvassing can help you find work. Key points include: What is Cold Canvassing How can it help me find work? Preparation is the key to success To Join this FREE Zoom Meeting, click the link below Date: Thursday 13…

Advanced Job Reach

Advanced Job Reach – Press Release

A Tasmanian lead employment program for mature job seekers who are at risk of long-term unemployment, has launched its first report. Australian’s aged over 45 years receiving income support are at higher risk of long-term welfare dependence, and this trend is consistent in Southern Tasmania. On February 2019, there were 2120 persons aged over 50…

Addressing Selection Criteria

Addressing Selection Criteria FREE Workshop

Addressing Selection criteria can be tricky. This FREE Zoom meeting will show you how to address selection criteria covering the following key points: Analysing a job ad, what is the employer really asking Structuring your response to selection criteria What to do before you hit send To Join this FREE Zoom Meeting Click the link…

Bonus tips to land the job

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…

Troublesmiths helps young unemployed Tasmanians

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…

SELECTION CRITERIA

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…

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?

Have you seen our series of tip sheets 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…

LOOKING FOR WORK

To find work in a competitive market you have to go out and find it

It’s unlikely a job will land in your lap. To find work in a competitive market you have to go out and find it. A simple way is to look online. Some common recruitment sites are: Seek CareerOne Jora If you are looking for work in the government sector: The Australian government runs JobSearch and…

Job Search Application

A good looking job application makes all the difference!

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…

how to dress at an interview

How you dress for an interview is important. We can help.

Many people think that what they wear or how they appear at an interview doesn’t or shouldn’t matter. It definitely does – sometimes as much as what you say! Even if you are being interviewed over Skype, Zoom or Facetime, you should still dress as though you are going to be attending a job interview.…

Are you an older jobseeker?

Are you an older job seeker?

Work45+ is a one-stop information hub with tips for you from job seekers aged over 45 and employers who appreciate your strengths. Know your value Research shows older workers are: productive loyal safety conscious. Know your rights Age discrimination is unlawful: Employers must not discriminate against a job seeker because of their age. You don’t…

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…