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Useful resources - Monographs
Welcome to your guide to Careers and Employment.
This Guide provides a Gateway to Resources in the Library and on the Internet, to help you look for meaningful employment and career options.
Useful Resources - DVDs and Youtube
Job seeking skills for young people
Generation Y are quite different to previous generations. Gen Y's are highly technology driven, seek shorter term career pathways and jobs that either make a difference in society or are a means to an end based on lifestyle.This program investigates this generation and provides advice on likely career paths and job seeking skills specific to their needs, including resumes and job interviews.
This program explores ways to develop a powerful resume when applying for jobs and strategies to enhance existing resumes. Practical advice is provided on job research, writing resumes, cover letters and how to address selection criteria. Careers advisors, union representatives and academics offer advice on how to best construct this important 'door-opening' document.
Solid interview skills : your journey to a job offer
"Experts and job seekers offer practical first-hand advice for before the interview (plan, prepare, practice!), during the interview (how to be clear and concise), and after the interview (there's more to it than waiting to say "yes"). Students learn about the many types of interviews, as well as the basics of body language, appropriate attire and answering tips."--Container.
E-networking for jobs
'Networking - It's making connections, forming relationships, acquiring knowledge and showing your skills. But what is the best way to do this in the age of online networking? These days it is rare for people solely rely on face to face contact, typed letters or telephone calls. E-networking is the way of the future but with it comes new dangers that we all must be aware of and considerations that must be taken into account. In this program we explore what e-networking is and the precautions we all should take to ensure our online identity accurately reflects who we are, assisting us in the job seeking process. One thing is certain - e-networking is here to stay." - VEA website.
Job search success. 1, Research
"After the global financial crisis, there has been a noticeable change in the labour market, both in Australia and overseas. Demand for some careers have dimmed, but in other areas it?s never been brighter. So finding the right job for your skills and interests takes smart research. But where do you look? This excellent program covers job search engines, and the internet research you can do to help identify areas of growth and companies of interest. It also covers print media, recruitment agencies, networking and auditing your skills. Featuring expert interviews, real-life examples and clear demonstrations, this excellent program explains the key research skills so vital in job search today"--Container.