How To Find Part Time Employment

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How To Find Part Time Employment

  1. 1. CAREERS CENTRE INFORMATION SESSION
  2. 2. How to find part-time employment Careers Centre www.anu.edu.au/careers
  3. 3. CAREERS CENTRE <ul><li>JB Chifley Building No. 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Arts Centre Lane (opposite The Gods Café) </li></ul><ul><li>Hours of opening: </li></ul><ul><li>Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm </li></ul><ul><li>CareerHub – electronic job notice board </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.anu.edu.au/careers </li></ul>
  4. 4. CAREERS CENTRE <ul><li>1. Where do I find part-time casual employment? </li></ul><ul><li>2. What kinds of jobs are there? </li></ul><ul><li>3. How do I apply? </li></ul><ul><li>4. How can the Careers Centre help? </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1. Where do I find part-time casual employment? <ul><li>CareerHub – under Job Search Options, click on Part-time Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Canberra Times </li></ul><ul><li>Chronicle </li></ul><ul><li>Job Notices in shop windows </li></ul><ul><li>Casual Employment Register, HR, ANU </li></ul><ul><li>Ask around the university </li></ul>
  6. 6. Where do I find volunteer opportunities? <ul><li>www.volunteersearch.gov.au </li></ul><ul><li>www.volunteeract.com.au </li></ul><ul><li>www.govolunteer. com.au </li></ul><ul><li>ANU student societies </li></ul><ul><li>ANU Students Association (ANUSA) </li></ul><ul><li>ANU Postgraduate and Research Students Association (PARSA) </li></ul><ul><li>ANU halls of residence </li></ul><ul><li>ANU International Office </li></ul>
  7. 7. 2. What kinds of jobs are there? <ul><li>Paid, unpaid (volunteer) </li></ul><ul><li>Unskilled, skilled </li></ul><ul><li>Part-time, casual </li></ul><ul><li>Cleaning </li></ul><ul><li>Tutoring </li></ul><ul><li>Gardening </li></ul><ul><li>Childcare </li></ul><ul><li>IT and Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitality </li></ul><ul><li>Retail </li></ul>
  8. 8. 3. How do I apply? <ul><li>Resume – 2 REFEREES NEEDED </li></ul><ul><li>Application form </li></ul><ul><li>Cover letter </li></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Mail </li></ul><ul><li>Screening interview by phone </li></ul><ul><li>Face-to-face interview </li></ul>
  9. 9. Selection Criteria <ul><li>What are selection criteria? </li></ul><ul><li>How do I address selection criteria? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I learn more? </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Previous retail experience required </li></ul><ul><li>Good communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent customer service skills </li></ul><ul><li>Tutoring experience </li></ul><ul><li>Computer skills </li></ul><ul><li>Strong organisational skills </li></ul><ul><li>Capacity to use initiative </li></ul>
  10. 10. 4. How can the Careers Centre help me? <ul><li>Use our computer terminals to access CareerHub for part-time casual jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Read the Canberra Times Saturday edition job ads </li></ul><ul><li>Check our books and videos on resume writing and interview techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Attend our workshops and seminars on how to write resumes, how to address selection criteria, how to prepare for interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Attend our drop-in sessions for quick career queries – 15 minutes, </li></ul><ul><li>no appointment needed </li></ul>
  11. 11. Workshops coming up: <ul><li>Part-time Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Monday 26 February </li></ul><ul><li>4 – 5 pm </li></ul><ul><li>Selection Criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday 6 March </li></ul><ul><li>1-2 pm </li></ul><ul><li>Careers Centre, Seminar Room </li></ul><ul><li>Register on CareerHub, www.anu.edu.au/careers ! </li></ul>
  12. 12. How do I apply for graduate positions? <ul><li>If you are doing a one-year course, start applying now for positions to commence next year </li></ul><ul><li>If you are in your penultimate year, start researching the labour market now </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about job applications, selection criteria and interview processes </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about job opportunities and employer expectations </li></ul>
  13. 13. More workshops <ul><li>Interview Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment Centres </li></ul>
  14. 14. CAREERS CENTRE <ul><li>JB Chifley Building No. 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Arts Centre Lane (opposite The Gods Café) </li></ul><ul><li>Hours of opening: </li></ul><ul><li>Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm </li></ul><ul><li>CareerHub – electronic job notice board </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.anu.edu.au/careers </li></ul>

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