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No matter if you’ve been unemployed for a while, are starting out in your first career, or looking for a career change, support is available to prepare and apply for work.

Jobs Victoria

Jobs Victoria has information and advice for people looking for work.

Jobs Victoria career counsellors

If you’re looking for work, need more work, or seeking a career change, Jobs Victoria Career Counsellors can help you understand your career options and give you the tools and confidence you need to pursue them.

Learn more at Jobs Victoria Career Counsellors.External Link

Jobs Victoria mentors

Jobs Victoria Mentors help people to become work-ready and find a job that suits them as well as connecting employers with local candidates. They can provide advice, help update your skills, and support you into a job.

You’re eligible for free Jobs Victoria Mentor services if you:

  • are a resident in Victoria and either:
    • an Australian citizen
    • a permanent resident or
    • a temporary resident under Australia’s refugee and humanitarian program who hold visas with work entitlements
  • have been unemployed for more than six months or more
  • are unemployed and at risk of long-term unemployment due to challenges when seeking employment - and you are not receiving enough support through other services.

Learn more at Jobs Victoria Mentors.External Link

Job Jumpstart

Job Jumpstart is an Australian Government website which offers articles, resources and activities to help you work out what job might suit you and how to prepare and search for jobs.

Learn more at Job Jumpstart.External Link

How to write a resume

A well-presented resume highlights your qualities and can make you stand out as a good candidate. No single resume template is better — as long as it provides an easy-to-read structure.

Learn more about preparing applicationsExternal Link at Careers Vic.

Job interview tips

Looking for tips on how to prepare for interviews? The Careers Vic website has advice on how to behave when attending an interview including what you should wear and some of the usual questions you might want to research before the interview.

Learn more about interview tipsExternal Link at Careers Vic.

Reviewed 29 August 2022

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