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Hobart Jobs Fair

Hobart Jobs Fair – 2 December 2021

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…

Getting out into the workforce

Learning Partners – 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…

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…

Supporting parents

Supporting parents to plan and prepare for their future

Did you know that Workskills supports parents to plan and prepare for their future through the Parents Next Initiative. We provide support to eligible parents with children under six years of age through mentoring and study assistance to achieve their work goals for the future. We were recently able to assist Belinda in gaining stable…

How to write a winning cover letter

How to create 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…

how to dress at an interview

What you wear to 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.…

Job Search Application

How to put together a professional job 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…

transition into a new career

How to successfully transition into a new career – FREE Zoom Workshop

Have you ever wanted to completely change your job and try something new? Its a big decision and many people just don’t know where to start. How do you show new employers that you have what it takes to succeed in a completely new industry? If this is you, then join us for this FREE…

Seniors reaching out for jobs

Mature Job Seekers

The following article from Tasmanian Times.com  A Tasmanian employment program for mature job seekers who are at risk of long-term unemployment is making an impact, its trials have shown. The program was based on intensive coaching and peer support approach, using the Coaching You For Success (CYFS) model. The Workskills initiative Advanced Job Reach is…

Employment Forums

FREE Employment Forums – Save the Date

Impact Communities is pleased to announce a series of FREE Employment Forums. Save the date for one or attend all three. More information to follow. Aboriginal Employment Forum – 23rd September 2020 CALD Employment Forum – 14th October 2020 Ex-Offender employment Forum – 27th October 2020 These focussed forums will bring together those who have…

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…