Life After School

Join the Workforce

Going straight into the workforce is a great option. It means you get to start on your career right away, and you can start earning money without the worry of paying off higher education study fees.

Links to help you in your journey
  • Job jumpstart offers advice on how to get a job. They provide information on everything from writing a cover letter to understanding what employers are looking for.
  • Rosie also provides some handy information on finding a job.
  • SEEK and Ethical Jobs are good starting points for finding work.
  • MyFuture provides general sample resumes and Youth Central has samples resumes for people just leaving school who are beginning work.
  • Here are some great tips for preparing for an interview. Indeed also has practice interview questions you can use to prepare.
  • SEEK┬áhas good advice for structuring a cover letter.

Stories & advice

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Dana McDonald

Life after school

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University
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Defence Force Australia
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Making the Move
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