Find Jobs in Australia (for PR Holders)

Module 1 Introduction  
This is Day 1 of the course, and will give you a basic introduction on what to expect, what to look forward to and what you are going to learn.
Unit 1 About This Course
Unit 2 VIDEO: The Challenges of Applying for Jobs in Australia
Module 2 Preparing Your Australian Resume  
This module will step you through the process of creating an effective Australian resume - one that meets Australian standards, and also the expectations of Australian employers. Select the right Australian resume template for you, and work through the steps to complete it. When done, you can submit to Nadine Myers for review and recommendation.
Unit 1 VIDEO: Why taking care to prepare your CV is important
Unit 2 Introduction to Marketing Yourself in Australia
Unit 3 Deciding on the Right CV Template
Unit 4 Selecting Your CV Template
Unit 5 How Important is Your CV in the Job Application Process?
Unit 6 The First Page - Your Key to Success
Unit 7 Personal Information - Less is More
Unit 8 Career Objective / Career Summary - the 'Hook'
Unit 9 Key Skills - the 'Line'
Unit 10 Key Qualifications - the 'Sinker'
Unit 11 Industry Memberships - Show You Mean Business
Unit 12 Employment History / Work Experience
Unit 13 Job Title - Who Are You?
Unit 14 Work Experience Dates
Unit 15 Work Status - Full Time / Part Time / Temporary / Voluntary
Unit 16 Company Information
Unit 17 Responsibilities - Your Actual Experience
Unit 18 What You Can Offer - Your Achievements
Unit 19 Additional Skills
Unit 20 Additional Training
Unit 21 Including Professional Referees - the 'Proof is in the Pudding'
Unit 22 Formatting & Font - 'Simple is as Simple Does'
Unit 23 Other Useful Tips - Common CV Mistakes in Australia
Unit 24 CV Assessment
Module 3 Preparing Your Australian Cover Letter  
This module will step you through the process of writing an effective Australian cover letter, that perfectly compliments your resume. Select a template that matches your resume, then step through the instructions for highlighting all the right skills and experience, including what to say when applying from overseas. When finished, submit to Nadine Myers for review and recommendation.
Unit 1 Introduction to Preparing Your Cover Letter
Unit 2 Don't Write an Essay
Unit 3 Tailor Your Cover Letter to Each Job
Unit 4 Addressing Selection Criteria
Unit 5 Government Applicants
Unit 6 Keep a Clear & Concise Layout
Unit 7 Formatting Your Australian Cover Letter
Unit 8 Watch Your Spelling & Grammar
Unit 9 State What You're Looking For
Unit 10 Your Availability
Unit 11 Putting it All Together
Unit 12 Case Studies
Unit 13 Cover Letter Assessment Task
Module 4 Planning Your Job Search  
Now is the exciting part! Planning your job search. This is an important module as it will help you to narrow down what type of job you want to apply for, as well as what region of Australia would be most suitable for you to target. Nadine Myers will be there to guide you if you are having any challenges.
Unit 1 Creating a Powerful Job Search Strategy
Unit 2 Your Ideal Job
Unit 3 Your Ideal Company
Unit 4 Your Future Career Path
Unit 5 Adjusting Marketing Documents
Module 5 Mainstream Job Search Strategies  
This module covers the mainstream job search strategies, or in other words, the strategies that most people use when applying for jobs in Australia. You will learn how to use these strategies to your advantage, so that you can get better results from your job applications!
Unit 1 Introduction to Main Stream Job Search
Unit 2 Job Search Websites
Unit 3 Using Recruitment Agencies
Unit 4 Following Up With Recruitment Agencies
Module 6 The Hidden Job Market  
Learn in this module just what the hidden job market is, so you have a thorough understanding on how it works and how you can use it. Here you will learn why just using mainstream strategies are not enough for you to find success in the Australian job market; and be introduced to the various hidden job market strategies that will be covered in this part of the course.
Unit 1 VIDEO: What is the Hidden Job Market?
Unit 2 VIDEO: VIC Government - "The Key is to Have Multiple Strategies"
Unit 3 The Hidden Job Market Strategies
Module 7 Expanding Your Networks  
This module is quite a big one as it is an important strategy that you can be applying on a daily basis. Here you will learn how to use networking to tap into the hidden job market and to increase your job opportunities using platforms such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Industry Memberships, Forums and offline networking.
Unit 1 Introduction to Expanding Your Networks
Unit 2 VIDEO: Why You Should be Using LinkedIn
Unit 3 Introduction to LinkedIn
Unit 4 LinkedIn Strategy for Job Search
Unit 5 Joining LinkedIn
Unit 6 Selecting the Right Photograph
Unit 7 Fleshing Out Your LinkedIn Profile
Unit 8 Adding Friends & Colleagues
Unit 9 Continuing to Build Your LinkedIn Network
Unit 10 Getting Recommendations
Unit 11 How to be Found on LinkedIn
Unit 12 How to Use LinkedIn Groups
Unit 13 Searching for Jobs on LinkedIn
Unit 14 Additional Tips for LinkedIn
Unit 15 Facebook for Job Search
Unit 16 Online Forums
Unit 17 Offline Networking
Unit 18 Industry Memberships
Module 8 Doing Your Own Research  
This is another very important module of this course, and a strategy that has been applied by many successful PR Holders. It is simple, and it works! Here we go back to the results of the previous module - Planning Your Job Search; and we use that information and apply it your job search through a very effective strategy.
Unit 1 Doing Your Own Research
Unit 2 Approaching Companies
Unit 3 Following Up With Your Companies
Module 9 Inspirational Videos!  
You've come a long way, so now its time to get inspired with some videos about Australia to fuel that fire and keep you focused!
Unit 1 VIDEOS: Tourism Australia
Module 10 Volunteering in Australia  
This is a really good strategy for you if you have gone out to Australia and it is taking time to secure your first permanent role. What this will do is not only give you Australian experience, and thereby make you more appealing to Australian employers; but it will also expand your potential opportunities, and may lead to a permanent, paying role. This strategy is not to be underestimated.
Unit 1 Volunteering in Australia
Unit 2 Finding Volunteer Work
Unit 3 Applying Direct to Volunteer Organisations
Unit 4 Following Up on Your Applications
Unit 5 Insurance for Volunteer Work
Unit 6 Updating Your CV
Module 11 Planning a Trip to Australia  
Do not underestimate this module / strategy. Many people have increased their success rate and the speed to which they found a job, by applying this strategy; as employers are more willing to consider hiring someone who they can actually meet face-to-face. Even if you cannot see yourself heading out to Australia as part of your job search, I urge you to complete this module fully, as it is something to seriously consider, to increase your chance of finding a job.
Unit 1 Why Go Downunder?
Unit 2 Planning Your Trip
Unit 3 Approaching Employers
Module 12 Companies Open to Overseas Nationals  
This module gives you access to the database of Australian companies who are more open to hiring overseas nationals, because they have all offered employer sponsorship to attract overseas nationals in the past 4 years. Here you will learn how to use this database and how to approach these companies for employment.
Unit 1 About the Databases
Unit 2 Companies Database
Unit 3 Recruitment Agencies
Module 13 Inspiration for Staying Focused  
What is really important about any goal is staying focused and not letting little setbacks to discourage your progress. Here we will look at some techniques to help you remain focused and on track with your goal, go through success stories - real life case studies of people who have found employer jobs in Australia and how they did it; and put a plan in place for going forward so your efforts this 4-6 weeks are not put to waste.
Unit 1 Congratulations!
Unit 2 Video: Don't Give Up!
Unit 3 Weekly Job Search Planner
Unit 4 Final Word
Unit 5 Course Evaluation