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Career Advice

A Letter From The Job Edge Job Doctors

A Letter From The Job Edge Job Doctors

Hello job seekers,

As the 2021 Fresh Jobs campaign draws to an end and we close in on Christmas, we wanted to say a big thanks to everyone who got involved with the Ask the Job Doctors page this year.

Why now is the best time to snap up work

Why now is the best time to snap up work

As the country emerges from covid restrictions and lockdowns, many young people are grappling with the idea of how to secure a job.

5 Podcasts To Add To Your List For Career Success

5 Podcasts To Add To Your List For Career Success

We can all agree that the pandemic hasn’t been the most encouraging of times for career productiveness.

An uncertain shift from our ordinary environment to working from home, as well as employment loss has got everyone seeking a way to increase enthusiasm within their profession or on their quest to find new work.

Guard against cyber threats

Guard against cyber threats

Let's be real, how many different passwords do you have? Three? At the most? Are they all the same with just a different number at the end? That might get you into trouble sooner than you think.

Take A Tour Of An Iconic Adelaide Business

Take A Tour Of An Iconic Adelaide Business

Ever wonder what it's like to work in the budgeting and finance sector? It is probably different than you think.

Why now is the best time to be a tradie

Why now is the best time to be a tradie

The construction industry is stronger than ever at the moment with contractors screaming out for skilled workers to keep up with project demands. There has never been a better time to join the industry, so what are you waiting for?

Ask The Jobedge Job Doctors Week 4

Ask The Jobedge Job Doctors Week 4

Hello job seekers, 

We hope you’re all well during the challenging times of Lockdown. Again a big thanks to everyone who’s submitted a question for the Job Doctors to tackle. We’ve enjoyed getting involved to help and support the whole Fresh Jobs community find a way through some of those tricky job-hunting challenges.

"Get That Job" Playlist - The best work pump up tunes!

"Get That Job" Playlist - The best work pump up tunes!

Listening to music can not only be entertaining but also might even make you healthier. Music can come as a source of pleasure and contentment, while also providing many other psychologic benefits.

Top Jobs For School Leavers

Top Jobs For School Leavers

Whether you’re planning to go to Uni and need some extra cash while on break, or you’re going feet first into the workforce. Here are some great jobs for school leavers! 

Practical School-To-Work Tips For Students With Disability

Practical School-To-Work Tips For Students With Disability

Making the leap from school into work or a vocation can be overwhelming, especially for students with disabilities who’ve spent years with a familiar schedule, environment, and support network.

Which Learning Style Are You?

Which Learning Style Are You?

To properly learn and apply new information at work, it might help to understand which of the three common learning styles you relate to most. Not only will this help increase your ability to gain new knowledge and skills, but it can also help you identify the right opportunities when searching for your future career.

South Aussies - Sign Up for a Clinical Trial!

South Aussies - Sign Up for a Clinical Trial!

Family connections, a desire to contribute to medical research and earning an income are attracting more South Australians to participate in clinical trials, according to Adelaide-based, CMAX Clinical Research.

Construct Your Future: The Rapid Growth Of The Building Industry

Construct Your Future: The Rapid Growth Of The Building Industry

The construction industry including demolition is a growing industry with a large workforce and is a great career choice for all ages.

Join the front line response to COVID-19

Join the front line response to COVID-19

If your career has been impacted by COVID then stop monitoring the job market and start monitoring medi-hotels as a Protective Security Officer (PSO) with SA Police. 

Ready. Set. Launch Your Career!

Ready. Set. Launch Your Career!

Through JobTrainer, get the skills you need now to launch your career and unlock real-world opportunities.

Play your role in keeping South Australians safe

Play your role in keeping South Australians safe

For Protective Security Officer (PSO) Chris, patrolling the confines of Adelaide’s medi-hotels is a fair way from the idyllic surrounds of Hamilton Island where he managed a golf course for the past 13 years.

Top 5 Online Creators To Follow For Job Advice

Top 5 Online Creators To Follow For Job Advice

There is a wealth of knowledge out there on job seeking and we don't pretend to know absolutely everything. So here are some content creators you can find on social media that can help have a consistent feed of advice always popping up for you.

Working with a White Ribbon accredited workplace

Working with a White Ribbon accredited workplace

Domestic and family violence can impact organisational culture and employees’ sense of wellbeing[1] and 94% of employees agree employers should take a leadership role in educating their workforce about respectful relationships between men and women[2].

Follow the Clin-Path: Consider Pathology!

Follow the Clin-Path: Consider Pathology!

You've put the hard yards in at Med School and come out the other side looking at all of your options. They seem endless right? Why not take the 'Clin-Path?'

Return to the Workforce as a Casual!

Return to the Workforce as a Casual!

Are you looking to return to the workforce on a casual basis and have no prior industry experience?

Step into a feel-good career where you support older people to live good lives and maintain independence.

How Can A Traineeship Help You?

How Can A Traineeship Help You?

Do you want to work in a profession that offers job security but is rewarding at the same time? If you’re the kind of person who wants to make a difference in people’s lives then the social care sector is for you.  

5 Tips for Beating the Winter Blues on Your Way to A New Job

5 Tips for Beating the Winter Blues on Your Way to A New Job

As the temperature drops, the days get shorter, icy weather interrupts our outdoor activities, and COVID-19 lockdowns come and go, it’s not uncommon to feel lethargic and less motivated, which never helps when it comes to job seeking.

Ask The Jobedge Job Doctors Week 5

Ask The Jobedge Job Doctors Week 5

I have been diagnosed with narcolepsy - is it possible that I can work again?

How To Get A Hospo Job

How To Get A Hospo Job

Wondering how to get a job in hospitality? Whether you are looking to get into the nightlife industry at Electric Circus or you want to cook up a storm at Bonjourno's the hospo industry can be tricky to get a start in.

Ask The Jobedge Job Doctors - Week 2

Ask The Jobedge Job Doctors - Week 2

  1. Simon from Adelaide has asked:

 

It's hard to stay positive with lots of job rejections. Do you have any tips on how to keep going? 

How to Ace a Video Interview

How to Ace a Video Interview

A lot has changed within the recruitment space due to COVID-19. One of these changes has been the increase in utilising video technology to interview candidates. Video interviewing has been around for a while, but most employers have only used it when someone couldn’t physically be in the office because they lived interstate or overseas.

Ask The Jobegde Job Doctors Week 3

Ask The Jobegde Job Doctors Week 3

Hello job seekers.

The Job Doctors are back with the latest round of questions and answers, exclusively for Freshjobs.

Thanks again to everyone who’s written in with questions over the past few weeks, helping to support the whole Freshjobs community find a way through some of those tricky job-hunting challenges. 

Why A Career In Plumbing Is More Than Just A Trade

Why A Career In Plumbing Is More Than Just A Trade

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to not have access to clean drinking water or a working toilet?  Well, most of us don’t have to and that’s because we have plumbers to do it for us!

Why Work In Aged Care?

Why Work In Aged Care?

So, you’ve finally received your qualification – or perhaps you’ve been in the workforce for a while now and you’re looking for something different?

What about a career in aged care?

Where Are The Jobs Of The Future?

Where Are The Jobs Of The Future?

There’s plenty of sectors set for significant jobs growth in South Australia – including cybersecurity, health, defence, creative industries, tourism and the space economy. And that means more jobs!

Your Guide To Making Money With Medical Research

Your Guide To Making Money With Medical Research

Signing up for and participating in a clinical trial is a great way to not only help advance innovative global medicines, but to also earn some additional money while looking for work or while studying. Luckily, Adelaide provides a unique opportunity for healthy adults to get involved.

Alternative Methods To Obtaining Your Drivers License

Alternative Methods To Obtaining Your Drivers License

For many young South Aussies, Having a drivers license can be key for getting a job. As you already most likely know, the method to obtaining one can be lengthy and at times, annoying.

How To Answer Common Interview Questions

How To Answer Common Interview Questions

You would've heard all the stories about big companies asking complex interview questions or seen them on clickbait titles like "ALL AMAZON INTERVIEWEE'S GOT ASKED THIS QUESTION, HOW WOULD YOU DO?" But, at the end of the day, most companies are going to ask you a very similar set of more reasonable questions. Here are some to expect and how to deal with them:

5 Rewarding Reasons To Work In Disability Support

5 Rewarding Reasons To Work In Disability Support

Looking for a job that gives you variety, flexibility and security, as well as the opportunity to make a profound difference in someone’s life?

A career in disability support could be perfect for you.

Cover Letter Do's and Dont's

Cover Letter Do's and Dont's

No one loves the job hunt. Searching through online job listings, jazzing up your résumé, prepping for gruelling interviews — none of it is fun. For many, the most challenging part of the process is writing an effective cover letter. There’s so much conflicting advice out there, it’s hard to know where to start. Do you even need one, especially if you’re applying through an online system?

10 Reasons To Make Friends With An Apprenticeship Or Traineeship

10 Reasons To Make Friends With An Apprenticeship Or Traineeship

Looking for a career you’ll love? What about landing a job at the same time! Through an apprenticeship or traineeship, you can find a job you love, start working right away and get qualified all at the same time.

Ask the Jobedge Job Doctors - Questions Answered 6!

Ask the Jobedge Job Doctors - Questions Answered 6!

Every fortnight – exclusively for Fresh Jobs - Dr Paul Pers and Dr Clive Hume from Jobedge will be answering Adelaide’s most asked jobs related questions, submitted right here, by you, the Jobs Gateway users. 

If you feel like you’ve reached a dead end with advice on Google, and real-life, Adelaide-based experts are hard to find, then you don’t want to miss this opportunity.

Ask the Job Edge Job Doctors - Intro

Ask the Job Edge Job Doctors - Intro

How do you stay motivated in your job search when it feels like nothing is working? 

How can you make sure your CV stands out from the crowd? 

What can you do to stop nerves getting the better of you in job interviews? 

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