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Service Skills Australia is a not-for-profit, independent organisation, which is one of 11 Industry Skills Councils funded by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIICCSRTE) to support skills development for our industries. We consult and engage with industry, training organisations, government and other stakeholders to develop and support the implementation of nationally recognised training products that respond to industry skill needs.
Service Skills Australia represents a range of industry sectors, including retail and wholesale, sport, fitness, community recreation, outdoor recreation, travel, tours, meetings and events, accommodation, restaurants and catering, caravans, hairdressing, beauty, floristry, community pharmacy and funeral services.
Whether we like it or not, first impressions are important. During interviews, in particular, first impressions are everything.
Your appearance is the first thing people notice about you, and it can take as little as a tenth of a second for the interviewer to form an initial opinion about your suitability for the job.
So, if first impressions are largely defined by the choice of clothes, you need to make sure your attire is nothing less than perfect. With the tips and suggestions on this webpage, you can be sure to tick all the boxes for a successful first impression!
WHY CAREERS WITH CODE?
BECAUSE TECHNOLOGY DOESN’T STAND STILL.
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.
You may have noticed that there's a lot of stuff on Youth Central: articles, reviews, news, advice, tips, games, competitions, podcasts, videos... you name it, we've got it.
Getting all of this online would be impossible without the dedicated support of our team of editors, reporters, programmers and a whole bunch of other people who help to keep this shebang live and relevant to you.
So take your time to find out more about Youth Central: why we're here, what we do and, most importantly, meet the people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to help keep you informed and involved.
If you like what you see, you might want to get involved yourself. Which is cool - we'd love to have you on the team! Check out our Get Published on Youth Central page for more about how you can sign up. On this website: What IS Youth Central? Get Published on Youth Central! Meet the Roving Reporters Submit an Idea Community Guidelines
The purpose of GO is to provide you with comprehensive information about a wide range of graduate employment opportunities, including:
- employers currently seeking graduates
- graduate programs, vacation programs, cadetships and other employment programs
- when to apply
- how to apply
- eligibility requirements
- employer contact information
If you are in your final year of study, don’t leave it until November to think about career options! Most employers recruit for their graduate programs from as early as February in the year prior to graduates taking up employment. The sooner you arm yourself with all the relevant information the better-placed you will be to land the graduate job of your dreams!
As well as our employer profiles, GO provides you with comprehensive job-hunting advice and industry profiles. It is up to you how you want to utilise the wealth of information in GO. To get the most out of it, we suggest the following “GO user tips”:
1) Take the time to read through the job-hunting advice and industry profile sections. You’ll find plenty of useful information – everything from interview advice to the latest statistics on graduate employment.
2) Browse the GO employer profiles, as well as using the career search function to sort employers by location, disciplines, work program and more.
3) Check out the profiles of professional associations relevant to your discipline, interests and long-term goals.
4) Subscribe to GO email updates.
If you are considering further study now or in the future, browse the postgraduate options section for an overview. Make sure you bookmark the GO website and visit regularly!
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is one of Australia’s leading universities and has an international reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research.
It has almost 24,000 students enrolled across nine faculties. A model of broad undergraduate studies followed by postgraduate professional qualifications is designed to produce well-rounded graduates, as well as provide additional entry opportunities for a wider range of students.
As Western Australia's premier university, UWA was equal first overall in Australia based on key measures in the Good Universities Guide 2014 including student demand, graduate outcomes, graduate starting salaries, getting a full-time job and research grants.
The University aims to be counted among the top 50 universities in the world by 2050, and is currently ranked 88th on the Shanghai Jiao-Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
Career Management, Interview Tips, Job Search, Resume Writing, Social Media, Technology - practical advice to get you into the job market.
You can align your search to local labour market information in each state and by industry sectors
With branches across Western Australia and South Australia we employ 140+ staff to deliver our range of services and provide support to more than 850 labour hire workers, apprentices and trainees.
Let us help you navigate through HR, IR, rates, payroll, industry standards and workers compensation. We will source the right person to fit your short term, long term, temporary or permanent needs from our continual pool of quality candidates.
Apprenticeship and Trainee Services
Talk to us about employing an apprentice or trainee. As a licensed Group Training Organisation we can use our network to find the right candidate for you. We’ll take care of employment requirements allowing you to focus on your business.
As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) we will design and deliver custom made training to fit your individual business needs. As well as delivering accredited training at our customised training centre and vocational programmes across a diverse range of industries, we now offer e-learning courses and regional training on-site.
We will work closely with you to increase and retain your Indigenous representation by providing Indigenous employment, training and strategies including apprenticeships, tailored pre-employment training, customised recruitment and retention support, Indigenous cultural awareness and mentoring.
Australian Government Service Provider
As a proud jobactive, CDP and Remote School Attendance Strategy provider, Skill Hire is often able to offer a wider range of options than most agencies.
An inspirational journey following eight young Aboriginal people who are working in the Midwest.
This is their story. The challenges they have faced. Their hopes & dreams for the future and advice for other young Aboriginal people. If they can do it, you can do it too!
Guddai, and welcome to Australia's Careers OnLine.
Written by professional Careers Advisers, Careers OnLine has been helping internet Job Seekers with their Career Development and Job Search on the Internet for over twenty years!
We've been online since 1995... and were one of the first employment websites in Australia. Today, we still help thousands of job seekers around the world every day of the year!
Just follow our three step career plan : (also shown in the tabs right here)
Step 1 : Visit our Job Seeker's Workshop to make your career planning & job search more successful.
Step 2 : Get more information from hand-picked careers web sites at your fingertips in our Job Links directory.
Step 3 : Find thousands of Australian positions vacant notices (updated daily) from Job Boards and Employers all across the country!
At Careers Online, you'll find career research advice, resume help, job hunting tips, job links, positions vacant notices and lots, lots more.
And because you are likely to change your job a few times during your life... please remember to drop in and see us when you need help again.
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.
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.
We all know what it’s like: you’ve been thinking about studying for what feels like forever, but somehow life just keeps getting in the way.
The secret to getting ahead is getting started!
The choices you make today will set your career up for tomorrow.
Find a course to suit your career goals! Browse over 2,000 courses from leading Australian universities and colleges.
Select your industry or industry specialisation, discover the most popular courses and find the right qualification to advance your career.
Career FAQS is a great online resource to assist you in you career pathways choices.
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!
Skills for Education and Employment
The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program supports job seekers whose English language, literacy or numeracy skills are making it difficult for them to find a job. This program helps students develop their skills to improve employment opportunities.
The SEE Program, fully-funded by the Australian Federal Government, is an approved activity for participation requirements for job seekers with Centrelink.
OTEN delivers a range of courses for the SEE Program:
English language courses at all levels reading and writing courses vocational qualifications with English language support in Individual Support.
Strands in Aged Care, Education Support and Home and Community. Other courses available are Early Childhood Education and Care, Hospitality, Tourism, Information Technology, Retail and Business Administration work experience components for some vocational qualifications.
While there are as many different possible interview questions as there are interviewers, it always helps to be ready for anything. Which is why we've taken the time to prepare this list of 100 potential interview questions.
Will you face them all? We pray no interviewer would be that cruel.
Will you face a few? Probably.
Will you be well-served by being ready even if you're not asked these exact questions? Absolutely.
Now start practicing!
Year 13 is brought to you by the people who have spent too many years being told what to do, when to do it, and how it should be done.
When we were kids, we were asked “What do you want to do when you grow up?” Most of us said something along the lines of “Play for the Wallabies, marry Baby Spice and be a trillionaire”. But lives change, ambitions change, the Wallabies stopped winning and sh*t got real.
We’ve broken things down and sorted it all out so you can find anything you need to know about jobs, studying, gap years, travelling, apprenticeships, money and discounts. The best part is that there are absolutely no rules.
There’s no right or wrong way…whatever you choose, just make sure it’s worth your while. Take ship tonnes of photos, get out there, balls up, have fun, give everything and anything a go and learn from your mistakes.
Create a dick drawing app; we don’t even care, because you have got the rest of your life to make up for it.
Year 13 is the first year of the rest of your life. ENJOY IT!