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Migrant jobs

Migrant jobs

The selection by Australian employers of migrant candidates is based on a range of factors published in the ABS Survey of Characteristics of Recent Migrants (2010).

This is a fascinating topic as ACMA works with numerous migrants throughout Australia and many of these issues keep recurring year after year, with this study being a formal attempt to identify some of these vexed issues.

 

 

 

 

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Sorry your application was unsuccessful

Sorry your application was unsuccessful

It's not a pleasant feeling when you are rejected for what you believe was your ideal job, and after you had put in a strong application and interview process.

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Record your career achievements

Record your career achievements

In every job you have always keep an up to date list of your achievements and training.

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Don't listen to recruiters

Don't listen to recruiters

It is a common misconception that recruiters are working in the interests of the applicants/candidates...WRONG, WRONG, WRONG!

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Online career development

Online career development

Identify your career path, develop your career plan or get that better job and salary from the comfort of your home...from anywhere.

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Outplacement services revolution

Outplacement services revolution

Outplacement services in Australia have been revolutionised with the development of ACMA's cloud based online career management system.

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Behavioural interviews

Behavioural interviews

If you've just answered the question, "tell me about a time" then you're probably facing a behavioural interviewer. What's a behavioural interview?

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Forget the resume

Forget the resume

Have you ever wondered why people with lousy resumes still get a job?

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Executive career development

Executive career development

Career development is one of the most important intiatives you will undertake throughout your executive career...so you had better get it right.

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Job search...is there a better way? YES!

Job search...is there a better way? YES!

Most people simply apply to online job sites and hope for the best.

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Who's afraid of interviews

Who's afraid of interviews

Interviews are like going to the dentist, we get nervous and think the worst, with the actual event usually not matching our fears.

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Online job applications (does it work?)

Online job applications (does it work?)

The internet provides a simple way of applying for jobs, as well as presenting yourself to numerous potential employers...but does it work?

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Graduate job seekers

Graduate job seekers

Many graduates are under prepared to transition into the workforce, and this can quickly translate into frustration and worst of all never actually using their university qualifications that they have worked so hard to obtain.

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Older workers

Older workers

Older workers are now welcome across many sectors, which is a major change from five or more years ago.

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Employers in the redundancy process

Employers in the redundancy process

It's a tough gig...have no doubt about it, retrenching long term employees is a hard and thankless task.

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Salary negotiation strategy

Salary negotiation strategy

Having worked with numerous job seekers over the years I have seen many people take less money and benefits in fear of losing an opportunity or job...this also applies to senior executives.

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Job search and your email address

Job search and your email address

A job search is all about making quick high quality impressions on hiring managers and recruiters...so what does your email address say about you?

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Ongoing learning

Ongoing learning

To keep yourself relevant and up to date all workforce participants need to undertake continuous formal training and self improvement.

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Redundancy experience

Redundancy experience

In most cases when people are told of their redundancy it comes as a shock.  It is an emotional hit on par with a death in the family, divorce or other similar awful events.

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Redundancy warning

Redundancy warning

Employers considering retrenchment beware of what most lawyers neglect to advise you!

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