Attract Australian employers with your Resume and Cover Letter
We know how important it is to secure a job when making the move to Australia. That’s why we have created our new Resume service, where our specialists work with you to attract employers in Australia with an outstanding Resume and Cover Letter.
A great first impression goes a long way, and your Resume and Cover Letter is the very first point of contact between you and a potential employer in Australia. To progress your application and secure that first meeting with a potential employer, it’s vitally important that your Resume and Cover letter stand out from the other applicants. See job opportunities in Australia.
The process of our Resume Service
Step one: Send your current Resume to email@example.com.
Step two: You will be sent some questions to answer.
Step three: We will create your new Resume and Cover Letter.
Step four: You will be sent a copy of your Resume and Cover Letter for your approval. You can advise if there are any changes you’d like to be made.
Step five: We will send you the final product (with instructions on how to update it in the future) and you’re ready to apply for jobs in Australia!
5 simple ways we give your Resume and Cover Letter that extra edge
1) Keep it snappy
Employers often have to look through many applications, so grabbing their attention quickly by stating the important information they want to see is very important. Making your Resume or Cover Letter too wordy will only disguise the vital information you want the employer to notice straight away. If you want your application to stand out, only include highly relevant content, and get to the point.
2) Know your industry
Cover Letters and Resumes should always be written in a style that suits your industry. The style of writing you choose, the wording you use, the length of your documents and the content you include, will all vary depending on the job and industry you are in. For example, if you work in the creative industries, your Resume and Cover Letter would use more descriptive language and would tend to include more detail than if you worked in the construction industry, where facts about your qualifications and work experience are the priority.
3) Highlight your accomplishments
Your accomplishments and key achievements are different to your job duties. Many people make the mistake of listing the tasks they complete in their role. However, if you google your job position, you’ll probably find that most of these tasks are standard for anyone in this role, and therefore, unnecessary to mention. Instead, we’ll include your personal work achievements which demonstrate your competence and aptitude for completing such tasks.
4) Proofread & format
This is vitally important. Even if your Resume and Cover Letter have excellent content, if the grammar, spelling, punctuation or formatting aren’t correct or visually appealing, it can fail to impress a prospective employer. Using appropriate line spacing, indentations, bullet points, columns and font style, will all contribute to the final aesthetics of your documents.
5) One size does NOT fit all
Your Cover Letter should always be tailored specifically to the company and job you are applying for. Writing one Cover Letter and forwarding it to multiple employers is not ideal, because employers want to see that you want their job, not just any job. A Cover Letter is your opportunity to show that company that you are interested and serious about working for them. To a certain extent, your Resume may need a little tweaking, too, depending on how significant the differences are between each position you are applying for. This is why we provide you with tips and templates for updating your documents over time, so that your Resume and Cover Letter can be used again and again, until you secure your dream job.
Get employers in Australia to notice you!
If you would like to find out more about our Resume Service, contact Fife from the Down Under Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Down Under Centre on 0203 376 1555.
Jobs in Australia
We set up the DUC Employment & Relocation Hub in 2018, as a tool to connect migrants with employers in Australia. Employers are looking for skilled migrants and the DUC Employment & Relocation Hub gets you noticed and directly connected to Australian employers. You also get access to a wealth of valuable advice, information and allied services to help you on your journey to Australia.
Here are some of our most recent job posts.
$60,000 plus super
Working with the head chef, you will be equipped and ready to take on the challenge in a way that supports the venues signature characteristics and create food that engages with our customers. This role involves split shifts and weekends. OFFERING EMPLOYER SPONSORSHIP.
Glaziers (Residential & Commercial)
Perth, Western Australia
$75,000 Salary or wages depending on role, skills and experience.
We will supply tools of trade, vehicle / ute depending on the position.
$30-$38 an hour
Highly rated local business. This employer is looking for Plumber to join their team of 4 plumbers and progress in your career. Organised and supportive culture. Attractive pay including super. Requirements; 3 years trade experience, Cert 3 plumbing trade qualification, White card, Drivers licence, Machine operating skills an advantage.
Darwin, Northern Territory
$45.00 per hour + Company vehicle + Phone + Opportunity to earn overtime and incentives.
You can expect to be working with a vibrant professional team that carries out a great variety of work each day on a large range of equipment, which will be both challenging and rewarding on a daily basis. The ideal candidate for this position will share their strong company values and be self-motivated to achieve strong results for the company and their clients.
Melbourne & Regional Victoria
$84, 848.10 up to $100,261.20 plus superannuationThis employer has been actively recruiting in the Welfare and Social Services Sector for over 12 years.
We currently have many employers who are looking for qualified and experienced Social Workers to join their teams in Victoria, including regional locations, in a range of flexible employment arrangement roles from locum through to permanent ongoing within the Child, Youth and Families sector.
$ 80,000.00 + Superannuation for first year & from next year onwards $ 90,000.00+ Super
The position is responsible for multi-disciplinary Health services in the delivery of culturally appropriate Speech Pathology to the Melbourne community, including pediatric, adolescent and Adult caseload assessment and treatment for Intellectual Disability. The role will entail outreach service delivery from clinic-based and community-based settings to Western Suburbs of Melbourne.
Perth, Western Australia
$35/hr flat rate
As an experienced electrician, your main role whilst undertaking your 12 months of Gap Training will be to carry out switchboard manufacture, maintenance, electrical reticulation, and breakdowns as requested at our Perth and Kalgoorlie workshops. Once you have obtained your WA electrical license, you will have the opportunity to advance into a FIFO-based role operating as a Site Electrician at several mine sites in Western Australia.
$60,000 – $70,000
Must have experience in welding, cutting, rolling and folding. Reading and understanding job card requirements, Verifying dimensions and job card requirements, Ensuring all required parts for assembly are present, Marking cutting lines on material, Ensuring quality control standards are met, Testing/checking products for their functionality and quality. Our client is an approved TSS/482 Visa Sponsor (Australian work visa), and thus, sponsorship may be offered to well-qualified candidates requiring it.