Crack Your First Job (CYFJ)

A new migrant assistance service by Sewa Australia

Session objective

Provide a structured approach to new migrant job seekers to enable them in increasing their probability of ‘Cracking Their First Job’, whilst embrace Australian culture, economics (become responsible tax payers), and participate in Australia life. The session covers below topics to achieve this objective:

  • Understanding Australian demography
  • Cultural adaptation to Australian culture
  • Business and professional etiquettes
  • Tips to improve online presence
  • Job search strategy
  • Professional networking strategy
  • How to short list target companies to apply
  • Understanding naming convention of job roles
  • Guidance on how to assess a financials
  • Pre and post interview tips
  • Tips to plan and conduct self during an interview
  • Tips and guide on resume and cover letter
  • Understanding job description
  • Sharing personal experiences
  • Interaction with a recruiter – Q&A

Most professionals who recently moved to Australia have struggled to find their first job where their past experience, knowledge and skills can be best used. Australian employers are constantly seeking suitable employees who can enable them to grow. These new migrants, who are highly skilled, job seekers require help in adapting to Australian job market, cultural understanding, refining their resume to Australian acceptable format and learn the importance of building a good personal brand in their skill category. ‘Crack Your First Job’ in Australia aims to assist the new migrant job seekers to addresses these challenges.