Tag: recruitment

How to write an Australian CV

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

The perfect Australian CV A major Australian jobs site Adzuna analysed tens of thousands of job applications and published an example of the perfect CV. Here’s how it should look. By Ben Phillips – © ADZUNA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD You can download a Word format copy of this CV here. Incomplete employment history Unexplained periods of unemployment on your CV can be… Read More

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How social media can help with your job search

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

What can social media do for you? You might increase your chances of landing your next employment opportunity if you invest some time into using social networking through LinkedIn: – make yourself visible to recruiters, hiring managers or other decision makers within companies you would like to work for – develop and showcase your own personal brand by highlighting your skills,… Read More

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Working Holiday Visa 417 for Civil Engineers

Are you a Civil Engineer who is interested in working and holidaying in Australia? Kai-Julian Hendler is a South African with a British Passport who came to Australia on the 417 Working Holiday Visa. Through ConsultANZ he secured a six-month placement with one of our clients before heading off to Lisbon in Europe. What’s Your Story? I came to Australia… Read More

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Jobs in Australia for recent engineering graduates

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing Manager at ConsultANZ Recruitment

If you have recently graduated from an Australian university If you are about to graduate or have recently graduated from an Australian university, you might want to consider enrolling into a graduate program for Civil Engineers with some of the biggest companies in Australia and New Zealand. Every year Australia’s top engineering and construction companies look for talented and ambitious… Read More

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From South Africa to Australia

Today we chat with Nico about his decision to move from South Africa to Australia Q: Where are you originally from and when did you move to Australia? I am originally from Pretoria but have been living in Cape Town for the last 3 years before moving to Australia end of February. Q: How did the decision to move to Australia… Read More

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Civil Engineering Opportunities in Australia

by Anna Laver, Talent Acquisition & Marketing at ConsultANZ Recruitment

  The construction boom in Australia is in full swing. Below is a summary of civil engineering vacancy trends in 2017. NEW SOUTH WALES         Employers in Sydney experienced a shortage of civil engineering professionals with a low proportion of surveyed vacancies having been filled.         Around 60 per cent of surveyed vacancies were filled.         Shortages in Sydney were across all civil… Read More

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Malcolm and the Australian Infrastructure Boom

by Peter Laver, Director of ConsultANZ

Have you read “Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell? If not, it’s a very interesting read, and well worth the $20 or so dollars it will set you back. Without giving too much of the plot away, it’s a different take on what makes someone successful. Basically, Malcolm says being smart, driven, maybe from an affluent family, going to the best schools… Read More