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To help you apply for your next job in Adelaide, we have broken it down into 5 easy steps for you to follow.



Step 1 - Find the role you want to apply for

  • Read the job advertisement carefully
  • Understand every requirement of the job you are applying for
  • Make sure to include everything that the company asks for in your application

Step 2 - Your Resume and Cover Letter

  • Create a different cover letter and resume for each job you apply for
  • Highlight all your skills and previous experience that are suitable for the position you are applying for
  • Use your cover letter to introduce your strengths and tell them why you’re the best candidate for the job
  • Don’t use your cover letter as a repeat of your resume
  • If the job advertisement asks you to address selection criteria, make sure you do

To make sure your job application makes it to the top of the pile, you’ll need a stand-out resume and cover letter. Download our free templates here.


Step 3 - Research the company

  • Explore their website and social media channels so you get to know more about them
  • Look at the company's about us section
  • Get familiar with their mission, vision and values
  • Look to see if there are any current projects they are working on


Step 4 - Make sure you look and sound professional

  • Remove or hide any content on social media you don't want your future employer to see
  • Have a professional profile picture across your social medias
  • Set up your voicemail to include your name and record a professional message saying you will return the call

Step 5 - Proofread and send your application

  • Proofread your application and ask someone else to look over your resume and cover letter
  • Find our who to address your application to, this could be in the job description email or you can call the company to ask
  • Identify how you apply, do you submit your application online, via email or in person?

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