Check out the link to Industry advice on getting and securing your first job, register for free with EOL (www.engineeringonline.com) and check out the tips for your job hunt in Australia.
Engineers Australia recently hosted a conference on industry perspectives and advice on the current job market for new engineering professionals. Under the link above you find a summary of what happened at the conference and in particular the following:
The HR perspective on job applications, what they look for, how it is managed and how to best make yourself suitable to stand out and successfully reach the shortlist pile.
- Tom Slack (Arup), interviewed by Nicole Elischer (EEA)
Great tips and tricks for applying for graduate jobs and what you can do to differentiate yourself within the market.
- Sam Werner (BECA) and David McManus (BECA).
The importance of presentation in an interview and how to effectively make your CV look more accomplished by doing volunteer work and correctly describing your job experience.
- Irini Vazanellis (AECOM), interviewed by Nicole Elischer (EEA)
The biggest challenges that engineering graduates are faced with and how to approach and work through them.
- Sandro Tozzi (Wood Groups PSN), interviewed by his colleague Maha Ismail (Wood Group PSN)
I hope you find this blog entry useful!