With so many job vacancies advertised online, there’s a wealth of information on job searching techniques and choosing a career. Shortlisted for you here are some helpful websites to get you stared. Kangan Institute’s Library and Learning Centres also have computers where students can use to access these sites.
Job vacancies online
Huge Australian job database. Search or browse jobs by category and sign up to the email job alert service.
One of Australia's largest employment sites with a large database of positions. Includes job searching tools and resume tips and advice.
- Australian Job Search
Australian Job Search is a free online employment service which gives all job seekers the best possible access to the biggest choice of jobs.
Search for employment locally or internationally. Features job opportunities, career advice, special graduate assistance and recruitment jobs.
- Working in Australia
The only employment site in Australia that specialises in employment opportunities and detailed cultural and geographic information for Australian-bound skilled professionals
Career guidance/job searching tips
- Career Advice Australia
The Career Advice Australia website is aimed at helping young people aged 13 to 19 connect to their future.
CareerOne is the ultimate online career resource providing free access to job seeking tools and tips including an overview of the job market.
- Careers Online
Australia's Careers Online was designed by professional career advisors to assist job seekers of any age to get help with their career planning and employment and job search.
The VRQA regulates apprenticeships and traineeships. It can investigate disputes and complaints between you and your employer about your training contract. Its website has information about your rights and responsibilities, and how to deal with issues and problems. Call the VRQA if you have concerns about your training contract.
- Department of Education & Training
The Victorian Government's Department of Education and Training site is a comprehensive online resource to help you make educational decisions relating to pre-school and school, through to university and technical or further education.
The Australian Workplace will help you to find information on employment, government assistance, jobs, career, training and working conditions.
This site contains information on social security benefits.
- Dusseldorp Skills Forum
The Dusseldorp Skills Forum (DSF) is an independent, non-profit association with a charter to stimulate innovative educational developments, promoting the formation of skills and personal effectiveness, particularly in young people.
Gradlink is an interactive system linking students and university graduates throughout Australia with potential employers.
Department of Education, Science & Training
- This site offers advice regarding the skills required not only to gain employment, but also tips on how to progress within an enterprise.
- Office Resources - Tips and tools for resume writing.
- When applying for a job, candidates need a neat and concise way of presenting their past experience, education and training to the hiring interviewer. Here's a great resource to help get you on the right track.