Careers Connect is a job vacancy and career skill development service for current Sydney TAFE students and recent graduates. Job vacancies are listed by employers wanting to employ current Sydney TAFE students and recent graduates.
Careers Connect officers can provide advice on structuring your resume, writing applications and addressing selection criteria. You can also talk to our counsellors about calming interview nerves, goal setting, career planning and other employment-related concerns.
Your cover letter introduces you to the employer and shows your written communication skills. It also gives you the chance to show the employer what you know about the organisation and why they should appoint you for the position.
Interviews are used by employers to learn about you, your skills, personality, general abilities, and whether you will fit into their team or organisation. It is also a means for you to find out more about the position and the organisation and whether it suits your personality, skills, and career goals.
A selection Criteria document addresses a list of the essential and desirable skills, personal qualities, abilities and education which an organisation may ask to submit for a job application. A selection criteria document is separate from a resume' and cover letter and is required especially in Public Sector roles. Applicants who are able to successfully demonstrate that they meet each of the selection criteria will be offered an interview.
A resume is a short professional document that provides information about your qualifications, skills and experience and shows the employer that you have what they are looking for.
Your resume should include: