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Snapshot of our workshops

Workshops are face to face and will be held at Torrens University

Job Search Skills
Tuesday, 30 July 2024. 3:30pm-5:00pm

The basis of looking for a job in Australia is not necessarily having a perfect resume and cover letter. While both documents are really important, having the right strategy for your job search is absolutely vital. This workshop will cover a number of different strategies that others have tried and work here in Adelaide. While there are no miracles, only hard work, once you have the right strategy that works for your industry and degree, it will be easier to get an interview. This workshop will cover:

• Using your strengths in your job search

• Deciding the best job search strategy for you

• Unadvertised jobs and how to hear about them

• How to use seek.com to your advantage

 

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Resume writing for professional jobs
Wednesday, 7 August 2024. 3:30pm-5:00pm

This workshop is for you if you want to update your resume and start applying for professional jobs in Adelaide. We will cover how to include the experience that you do have from internships or other roles you have had and may not even realise it needs to be part of your resume. Let’s do this together and get you all set up to apply for a job soon! This workshop covers:

  • Australian resume format
  • Customising your resume for that particular job
  • How to avoid common resume mistakes
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Cover Letters – Part 1
Tuesday, 13 August 2024. 3:30pm-5:00pm

This workshop is for you if you have not nailed your cover letter yet. Many countries don’t have the tradition of expecting a cover letter or expression of interest for every advertised job. As a result, many students and migrants are unsure of what’s expected to be included in a cover letter. This workshop will cover how to identify job requirements and how you present your own abilities to fulfil those. This is a two-part series of the program. This part 1 workshop covers topics such as:

  • How to write a cover letter
  • What to include in your cover letter
  • Why a cover letter is important for a job application
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Cover Letters – Part 2
Wednesday, 21 August 2024. 3:30pm-5:00pm

This workshop will be a hands-on workshop where you will be able to practice writing a cover letter for a job you want to apply for. You will also be able to have questions answered immediately in this practical workshop. Come along to learn and improve your cover letter that gives you a better chance of getting an interview.

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Interview Skills
Tuesday, 27 August 2024. 3:30pm-5:00pm

In this workshop, you will learn what’s being evaluated in a face-to-face interview, what are the main questions you are likely to be asked and how to answer them. We will also cover time delayed interviews where you will be asked to record answers to your questions before you get invited to a face-to-face interview. This workshop covers:

  • How to stand out in a group interview
  • Interview etiquette
  • How to prepare for your interviews
  • How to use the STAR method at interviews
  • How to dress for an interview

 

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Interview Practice
Wednesday, 4 September 2024. 3:30pm-5:30pm

In this immersive workshop, you will get the opportunity to participate in a mock interview and gain helpful feedback from industry experts. You will get to put into practise what you have previously learnt from the previous Interview Skills workshop. We recommend to attend the Interview Skills before participating in the Interview Practice. 

Registrations are essential.

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Panel Session – Who gets an interview, who doesn’t and why?
Tuesday, 10 September 2024. 3:30pm-5:00pm

In this interactive session, students and graduates will be able to ask all their questions to a panel who have knowledge about recruitment practices. There will be a short presentation, followed by questions from the audience the students will be able to submit beforehand, so the session is as tailored to your needs as possible. The main areas of focus will be related to resume, cover letters and working in Australia.

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Networking
Wednesday, 18 September 2024. 3:30pm-5:00pm

Many international students and migrants struggle with networking. Many are unsure about how to talk and approach strangers appropriately, how to introduce themselves and what do they need to do to hear about job opportunities. This workshop will cover many aspects of networking: small talk, using your pitch, listen more and talk less, and other hints and tips that you help you in any professional meeting or event. This workshop covers:

  • Networking strategies and how it can land you jobs and opportunities
  • Why networking is important in South Australia
  • Attending networking events
  • What to say and do at networking events
  • How to build relationships with your network
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LinkedIn for Professional Jobs
Wednesday, 2 October 2024. 3:30pm-5:00pm

It is not a secret that a LinkedIn profile can help candidates hear first about available opportunities, including placements, internships, projects and jobs. This workshop will cover how to set up your profile, what to look for, how to post and how to use this tool to hear about career opportunities. This workshops covers:

  • The importance of having a LinkedIn account
  • How to build your LinkedIn network
  • How to find opportunities on LinkedIn
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Australian Business Culture
Tuesday, 8 October 2024. 3:30pm-5:00pm

Business etiquette; what’s acceptable and expected in a professional environment. In this workshop, you will learn about the main cultural differences found in Australian workplaces and some very practical tips that will help you fit into a new workplace environment. You will learn top tips to help you in your journey at work in Australia. This workshop covers:

  • How to create a positive impression at work
  • Australian workplace lingo and culture from lunchroom to Friday night work drinks
  • How you can influence a diverse culture into your workplace
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Your first 100 days in the new job
Wednesday, 16 October 2024. 3:30pm-5:00pm

Graduates often ask us three main questions: How do I get a job? How do I keep a job? How do I get promoted? All these questions are directly related to what employers expect of their staff. This workshop will cover time management, negotiating at work and key performance indicators. This is a must attend for those wanting to progress in their careers in Australia.

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Goal Setting
Tuesday, 22 October 2024. 3:30pm-5:00pm

In this final workshop, we reflect on our current circumstances and set up SMART goals to focus on for the next 3-6 months. This is a must attend session where the knowledge acquired over the last 11 weeks comes together in a very practical manner.

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