Career Job Outlook
Job Outlook
Australian Government Job Outlook website

Discover and explore careers you enjoy. Check future job predictions and search for job opportunities.

Job Outlook can help you make decisions about study and training, your first job, or the next step in your career.

Explore careers that interest you to learn about their future outlook, pay, main tasks, physical and other demands. Find out about the skills, knowledge and abilities you may need. Get ideas for careers you can aim for now or in the future. Follow links to job vacancies and related courses.

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How to write a resume
An overview of the what, how and why of writing a resume

Your resume is your most important tool when applying for a job. It doesn't matter how qualified you are, or how much experience you have - if your resume is poorly presented or badly written, you're going to have trouble getting the job you want - or even an interview.

Taking the time to work on your resume is really important. The information on this page offers some tips and advice on how to make your resume the best it can be.
Topics on this page include:
The Purpose of a Resume
How Long Your Resume Should Be
The Order of Information on Your Resume
Changing Your Resume for Each Application
What Your Resume Should Include
What Your Resume Should NOT Include
Reviewing Your Resume
Resume Templates

Discover Hospitality
Your online source for igniting your career in Hospitality. Discover how we can help with career information, training opportunities, exclusive job vacancies, and industry news and tips.

The site offers career advice, training opportunities and the latest job vacancies, all in one convenient online platform, coupled with the Skills Passport industry application where you can build and promote your own professional profile and find that position that’s just right for you!

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Swimming The River
Video describing the challengers facing Indigenous communities of the East Kimberly.

The solutions to the issues portrayed in the five minute video are contained in a comprehensive policy document, called Empowered Communities and Living Change. This is a promotional and motivational video to raise the awareness of our people in the Kimberley to the issues we face.

Many of our families are caught in a cycle of poverty and despair and have been stereotyped as not having the ability to break this cycle and live a better life. All families have a key role to play in breaking this cycle for themselves and need to hear what is happening and be empowered to achieve change.

There is no issue of racism – as the message is for Aboriginal people, by Aboriginal people – only a narrow minded person who does not fully understand our strategy would call it racism. The children will learn to know better if they are taught, don’t underestimate their ability to help themselves. The real issue of racism come from people who have low expectations of Aboriginal people and who do not believe they have the ability to achieve any better than what they have. This type of thinking only perpetuating the poverty lifestyle many of our people experience which is evidenced by the high incarceration rate in the Kimberley, high levels of FASD and other key indicators. Our children can be powerful motivators to change their lives, if supported and educated.

You are entitled to your opinion, but as an Elder in the East Kimberley with an extensive and dispersed family –with issues from grief to drugs, I think I am well placed to know what is working, when you have over 60 years living here, working with young people, burying their families, then perhaps you will be well placed to know what is the wrong and right way to proceed.

The traditional culture is a positive motivating force for change but even this is being undermined by the increasing prevalence of alcohol, drugs and other negative influences even on remote communities. The enhancement of culture and other positive social norms and values are a key part of our strategy to help families break the cycle of poverty but it is also imperative that our people learn to live and survive in two worlds.

There are many programs, Aboriginal Education officers, parents groups and community programs that make the white ideals into Aboriginal understanding, - there are Aboriginal schools which are successful in working in both world, perhaps you should attend one and see just how much our children do know and learn. They are our future and we need to work with them and their families to walk in both worlds with confidence and to enjoy the same standard of living everyone else takes for granted.

Financial Careers Self-Assessment and career information
Career Self-Assessment System

A handy tool for school students seeking suitable career information in the financial services industry.
Starts with a quick and easy self-assessment.
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My Future
myfuture is Australia’s free online career information service that assists career planning, career pathways and work transitions.

What does myfuture include?

a career profile tool, with activities to help you discover occupations and plan your future
profiles, videos, case studies, links and other information about a broad range of occupations and industries
up-to-date details of education and training providers, scholarships and courses Australia-wide
articles to assist you in getting started in your career, changing career direction and supporting your child as they begin their career journey
labour market information, events calendar, newsletter, printable posters, animations and other helpful tools.

Skills Impact
Skills Impact is a national Skills Service Organisation (SSO), funded by the Commonwealth Government. Skills Impact are responsible for supporting Industry Reference Committees (IRCs) in the development of units of competency, skill sets and qualifications, for use by industry and the vocational training and education sector.

Skills Impact:
Understands the importance of skills development.
Has in depth knowledge about vocational education and training, skills standards and qualifications.
Recognises the sustainable and economic value that grown and renewable resources, land-management based industries, and their value chains offer to the Australian economy.

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Generation One Indigenous Careers Guide
Generation One - Grad Australia's Indigenous Careers Guide

Generation One Indigenous Careers guide is a great resource for charting a path to your career.
You will find expert advice, case studies and all the resources you need to produce a winning resume, apply for positions and excel at interviews.
The publication also provides great insight into accessing Australia leading Indigenous graduate programs, scholarships and Internships.

WA Community Resource Centres Network
Western Australian regional network of Community Resource Centres.

The Western Australian Community Resource Network (WACRN) is comprised of over 100 rural, remote and regional Community Resource Centres (CRCs). The centres are not-for-profit organisations that are independently owned and operated by their local community.

CRCs provide access to government and community services and information, and undertake community, business and economic development activities.

The WACRN is supported by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development with funding from the State government’s Royalties for Regions program.

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Australian Apprenticeships
Australian Apprenticeships are the most direct link between training and a job.

Australian Apprenticeships (often referred to as apprenticeships or traineeships) are available to anyone of working age. You don’t need a secondary school certificate or other qualification to be able to do an Australian Apprenticeship.

As an Australian Apprentice you can combine time at work with training as part of a full-time, part-time or school-based apprenticeship.

You can do an Australian Apprenticeship if you are a school-leaver, re entering the workforce or as an adult worker simply wishing to change careers. You can even begin your Australian Apprenticeship while you’re still at secondary school.

Australian Apprenticeships are available in a variety of certificate levels in more than 500 occupations across Australia. They are available in traditional trades, as well as a diverse range of emerging careers in most sectors of business and industry.

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Skills Check List
Shills Checklist PDF

Checklist to help you with your personal skills, transferable skills positive skill words for job applications.

Canning College
Canning College is an adult education centre located in Bentley, Western Australia. The College offers a range of educational programs for adults both continuing and returning to education

Canning College offers a wide range of high quality courses to help students aged 17 and over prepare for University and State Training Providers and improve their career prospects. Founded in 1982, Canning College, an independent government school, boasts an extraordinary success rate for students continuing their education at prestigious university:

301 Canning College graduates gained a place at university in 2014. Of these, 186 were invited to study at Curtin University, 65 were invited to study at the University of Western Australia, 6 were invited to study at Murdoch University and 44 in other universities.

There are many more impressive stories of Canning College students following their dream path, whether that is entering university, State Training Providers, the workforce or achieving personal goals. The friendly staff at Canning College help make these dreams a reality through a supportive, nurturing adult environment.

Job Jumpstart
Tips and ideas about careers and jobs in the one spot!

How Job Jumpstart can help…

Find new ways to explore careers and prepare for work by reading articles and using the tools provided.
All the information on Job Jumpstart fits into three themes:
Looking for a job;
Building a career; and
At work.

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Kelly Services
Kelly Services, Inc. is an American temporary staffing agency that operates throughout the world.[1] It is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, and offers services that include temporary staffing services, outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement.

In 1946, William Russell Kelly's dynamic vision and pioneering spirit offered a unique service that quickly became popular with local businesses and established Kelly Services' leadership of the staffing industry.

More than six decades later the company philosophy of treating every customer like the only customer is alive in everything we do and is just one of the reasons Kelly has emerged as the most trusted and respected name in workforce management solutions.

Today, Kelly Services is a Fortune 500 company delivering staffing solutions across more than 37 countries and territories that include temporary, full time placement, outsourcing and consulting.

In Australia, we are located in every major city nationwide and operate under 11 specialist divisions: SPECIALTY DIVISIONS Accounting & Finance Banking & Financial Services Call Centre Engineering Executive / Management Industrial Information Technology Office Support Outsourcing and Consulting Professional Support Scientific.

Career One
Australia's best job search resource for job seeker & employment opportunities. Use our resume template and prepare for interviews to launch your career.

CareerOne is a leading digital media and technology company offering innovative solutions.

CareerOne’s solutions go beyond the traditional job board and offer customers the ability to target talent across thousands of websites, manage their talent with market-leading cloud technology, and promote their company using customised virtual environments.

Job Interview Advice for Ex-Offenders

Going for a job interview can be nerve wracking for anyone. You’ve got to make sure that you dress appropriately, arrive on time – or just a few minutes beforehand – and have a few copies of your resume printed out to take with you. Sometimes you’ll also need copies of your qualifications.

For ex-offenders, there’s an added level of stress as you may have to answer questions about past convictions. It might seem particularly challenging to leave a positive impression in your interviewer’s mind.

If you’re an ex-offender, the key to having a great job interview experience is to ensure you’re prepared in every way possible. This website has some useful tips on how you can prepare yourself for your next interview.

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Midwest Jobseeker
Midwest Jobseeker provides service delivery contracted through the Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD)

Joblink Midwest was established in 1988 and is headed up by Leon Norris and his dedicated team. The board of management comprises of representatives from local business, government and providers of education and training services which ensures a grass roots understanding of local needs is maintained.

The Midwest Jobseeker website provides a resource to assist both job-seekers to find employment and for employers to easily and cost effectively advertise job vacancies. Unlike other job sites the focus is on our region only and we also provide a range of employment related services to jobseekers and employers alike.

Jobseekers can either search for jobs without registering or if they choose to register for free they can upload their resume, receive job alerts and allow prospective employers to contact them. Jobseekers must be registered to display ads or contact job-seekers and registration is very quick and easy. Employers can also display their company logo and have their company featured. The level of information displayed is entirely up to the employer and they have control of how they would like their vacancies applied for.

Teamwork – Australian Institute of Business
Teamwork in the Workplace
Overview of why Teamwork is an important core skill for work.

The site is The Australian Institute of Business and provides an employer perspective regarding Teamwork as an attribute in the workplace.

Career Guide Australia
This site offers Australian students career information and guidance to help you make the right career choice

Career Guide Australia offers information on:

Planning Your Career
Getting Started
Higher Education
Writing a Resume
Interview Preparation
Taking a Gap Year
Useful Links
Helpful Hints
Open Days & Events

Careers With Code


Neither do careers, or the skills that we need for the jobs of the future. Just as careers like ‘knocker uppers’ (yep it was a real job) were replaced by alarm clocks, ice cutters by refrigeration, and lamp lighters by electricity, so too are we seeing a transformation in the types of jobs we’ll need and want as a future society.

As few as eight years ago there were no Android or iOS developers – because there were no smartphones! Self-driving cars were just a dream. And 3-D printing of prosthetics wasn’t even imaginable. Yet today, all those these sectors are thriving and likely to supply many of tomorrow’s jobs.

Last year, Google helped to publish the Careers with Code guide, which showed the wide variety of careers that computer science can lead to – everything from art and music to medicine and agriculture. Demand for skilled computer scientists is growing rapidly. In this year’s guide we’ve showcased more amazing and diverse Computer Science careers in fields such as sport, gaming, health, sustainability, and more.

We need technically-capable grads with a passion to solve the really tough challenges facing the world. We hope this guide will inspire your students to take up the challenge and become the change makers, innovators, and creators of the future.

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