Job Search Skills


MyCareerMatch logo
MyCareerMatch is an online preference based career survey that helps you choose a career that’s right for you. You receive a report outlining your strengths & best career matches, resume tips, and access to an online resume builder that allows you to save your resume to the cloud, then access it anywhere you have an internet connection.
your tutor
Do you need help fixing up your resume? Your Tutor can provide free feedback online with a real-life person answering your question.

Sunday to Friday from 3pm – 10pm.

Help is available in the following areas: Resumes – CVs – Cover letters – Job application tips – Writing better emails – Online search and library skills – Public speaking advice – Grammar – Punctuation – Writing Skills – Support for ESL and IELTS.

Choose Job Skills for Adults when you are prompted to select year level then choose the subject that suits your question.

Web Sites
There are many useful sites on the Internet to help you develop the necessary skills such as resume writing and responding to interview questions to find your next job.

Australian Job Search
Australian Jobsearch provides one way for job seekers to search for a job. It aims to help people find jobs and help employers find people. There is a vacancy database, information, and links to services that can help in the search for employment.
Check out the CareerOne Series of videos on YouTube.
National & overseas jobs database
Career resources, job search.
Apprenticeships Queensland
Apprenticeships Queensland is an Ipswich-based Group Training company which employs local young people and places them with host employers as apprentices or trainees.
Australian Apprenticeships
This government site provides info about all aspects of apprenticeships in Australia.
Byron Employment
Search or browse job listings, receive Job Mail alerts, and view career info, recruiter contact details and training links.
Career Tutorials from
Move ahead in your career with tutorials on resumes, the job search, interviewing and more.
Careerjet is an employment search engine.
Careers multilist
A job board advertising jobs vacancies by Australian recruitment Agencies. Over 500 jobs covering accountancy, clerical, secretarial, engineering…
Careers Online
Information for Job Seekers and Employers. Career research, resume help, job hunting tips, positions vacant / wanted and more.
Looking for work?
CRS Australia
Part of the Aust. Government Department of Human Services, CRS provides vocational rehabilitation and assessment services to people with a disability, injury or health condition.
Department of Employment (Australian Government)
Information on current employment programs, ‘work for the dole’ information and worksplace relations.
Division of Training – Department of Employment and Training – Queensland Government
Fair Work Ombudsman
This site includes information and links to information on wages, awards, leave entitlements and more.
The official graduate outcomes web site. Information about graduate career destinations and how to find a job after you graduate.
JIIG-CAL stands for: Job Ideas & Information Generator – Computer Assisted Learning
Job Guide
This is the online version of the government job guide given to year 10 students.
Job Net
A job site specifically for IT professionals in Australia.
Jobs and communities – Queensland Government
Jobseekers – Commonwealth Government
Commonwealth Government portal with key links for job seekers including defence jobs, harvest trail and mining and resources sector job sites.
Jobseekers – Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation – Queensland Government
Information and support for disadvantaged job seekers.
My Career
An all-in-one job application site with features such as job alerts, resume manager and tips for finding a job. Job searching can be filtered to search the Ipswich region.
Australia’s Career Information Service
Queensland Department of Justice & Attorney-General
This site includes information on industrial relations news and legislation, workplace health and safety and worker’s compensation and rehabilitation matters. The information specifically relates to Queensland employees.
Salvation Army Employment Plus
Employment services for employees and employers alike, the latest employment industry news, and brochures and newsletters to help you get that job.
VETNetwork Australia
Comprehensive set of links for job searching, career planning and education.
The central hub of government information for young people. Includes links to Job Guide, Job Search, Career advice and more.

On Our Shelves

To search the catalogue try these Keywords:

Subject Dewey Numbers
Ability Testing 153.94, 371.262
Australians– employment — foreign countries 331.124
Career changes 650.1, 650.14
Career development 650.1, 650.14
Cover letters 650.14, 808.066, 808.06665
Employment in foreign countries 331.124, 331.125, 910.202
Employment interviewing 650.14, 658.31124
Employment tests 153.94, 650.14, 658.31125
Job hunting 650.1, 650.14
Occupations 331.7
Resumes (employment) 650.14
Vocational guidance 331.702, 650.14