Anyone who has migrated to another country will tell you that emigration is not for the faint-hearted. It is stressful, frustrating, emotional, and downright scary. Thankfully you’re not alone. The information here will help you better understand what you need to do and when. Step 1: Do your researchFigure out where you would like to live in Australia, take a map and decide which area…
How to land a Job in Australia
Over the past number of years, I have gathered a significant amount of insight on what WORKS best to land a job in Australia. It is my sincerest hope that these notes would guide you and that you too will be successful in landing a job in Australia. The Right Direction I recently spoke to a PhD candidate and had quite a light bulb moment…
How does volunteering help a job seeker?
Volunteering is an integral part of the Australian way of life.
We are all surrounded by volunteers on a daily basis. I have friends who started a non-profit organisation helping out those who are doing it tough because someone had to do it, and if not them, then who? As recently as this past election weekend I volunteered my time when I was involved in manning an election booth for the political party I support. Volunteering works.
Looking for a good school in Australia?
“We are doing this for our children,” is a statement that I often hear when I speak to people who are in the process of immigrating to Australia. In general, parents want the best for their children, and choosing a school is often a very important decision when they are finally clear on where in Australia they will be moving to.
Landing a job by reinventing yourself
A mistake that immigrants often make is to be so deadset on their specific skill set that they cannot see a way of applying some of those skills in a different capacity. Perhaps they do not realise that it is quite possible to change careers or to do something completely different. During my time in China and Australia, I have learnt this – you are…