A part-time job can be a great way for you to build your own confidence, skills, connections and independence which can be a real asset as you work towards completing your secondary schooling and choosing your future pathway.
If you’re not sure where to start, here are some ideas for you to get started, the below are good places for a casual/part time job.
You can sign up for employment opportunities at the following websites:
About 80% of all job vacancies aren’t advertised, so it is crucial that you market yourself to businesses with an excellent resume and cover letter. Make sure you tell as many people as possible that you are looking for work as often employers rely on ‘word of mouth’ to recruit for their positions.
Not sure how to impress a potential employer but also know your rights?
Job seeking resources: For excellent job seeking tips, and resume/cover letter templates, check out the resources at Youth Central- https://bit.ly/2DIg04a
Rights and responsibilities – know your rights and responsibilities when starting a new job – https://bit.ly/2SggKUP
Tax File Number (TFN): If you don’t have a TFN, you will need to apply for one via the Australian Tax Office – https://bit.ly/37VdCnP
If you’d like someone to have a read of your cover letter/resume, feel free to ask Mrs Gonzalez or get your English teacher to double check your writing as they have some great tips and know how to help you improve your writing and help you get your dream job!
Preparing for an interview
So you’ve submitted your job application and it’s done its job – you’ve been asked to attend a job interview. Congratulations!
This section has tips and advice on how to prepare for interviews, how to behave when attending an interview, and some suggestions about the kinds of questions you might get asked.
Once again, congratulations, and best of luck with the interview!
Find the interview preparation resources here: https://bit.ly/2YflSLN