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Find part time or casual jobs tips.

Below sites may help you to find part time or casual jobs.

http://www.jobsearch.gov.au -- the largest job site in Australia

http://www.careerone.com.au/ -- "Find the One"

http://www.hays.com.au/ -- Australia & New Zealand (+ salary survey)

http://www.mycareer.com.au/ "Simply Jobs"

http://www.seek.com.au/ "Australia's #1 Job Site"

If you are a student or a traveller and can not have a full time job, then try the following site to find a flexible tutor job.

http://www.findtutor.com.au

Also you can try below resources.

Newspaper Job Advertisements

In Sydney, read the employment section of the following newspapers:

· Sydney Morning Herald on Saturday and Wednesday (My Career section)

· Daily Telegraph (Classified Section)

· Community Newspapers (such as North Shore Times)

Hidden Job Markets

Surveys have shown that up to 70% of vacancies are filled by ways other than newspaper advertisements, such as: direct approaches to employers; word of mouth through networks of family and friends; and door-to-door visits.

But what is the Best Way to do it?

· Approach the task in a systematic way

· Try to maintain a positive attitude

· Identify what you can offer an employer first, then thoughtful targeting of employers

· Visit door-to-door for 2-3 hours at a time can be part of an overall planned job hunt

Direct Approaches to Employers

· Many employers of casual staff keep files of resumes or a list of people to contact at short notice

· Approaches can be made by personal visiting, by phone or by letters

· Try places such as sporting and entertainment venues (such as SCG, Sydney Olympic Park), but also smaller places such as bars, restaurants, take-away shops, convenience stores, market research companies etc.

Finding Employers to Approach

· Friends and relatives can often suggest employers, or they can act as your eyes and ears to help find vacancies.

· The Yellow Pages phone directory is also a useful way of finding employers to approach.

· Think about the types of jobs you are after, and then look up the types of businesses that have these jobs in the index. Contact them either in person or by phone.

Student-friendly Jobs

The following jobs are usually available on part-time or casual basis and can easily fit around your study commitments:

· Accounting - Bookkeeping, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll

· Administrative Support - Data Entry, Admin Assistant, Receptionist

· Information Technology - Help Desk, Hardware Assembly, PC Support, Programmer, Website Developer

· Customer Service, Sales, Telemarketing, Call Centre

· Hospitality - Cook, Bar Attendant, Food & Beverage Attendant, Coffee Maker, Kitchen Hand, Sandwich Hand, Counter Hand, Housekeeper, Room Attendant, Room Service Attendant, Pizza Maker, Delivery Driver

· Care work - Childcare, Aged Care, Nanny, Nursing

· Retail - Retail Assistant, Check-out Operator, Stock Filler, Console Operator

· Other - Security Guard, Labour, Picker/Packer, Taxi Driver, Parking Attendant, Car Washer, Cleaner, Tutor etc.

Seasonal Harvest Jobs

From grape harvesting in Berri, to mango picking in Darwin, each year thousands of people find work helping to bring in the fruit and vegetable harvests.

Harvest Trail links job seekers with harvest jobs Australia wide. It offers a great way for people to travel around Australia at their own pace while working and earning money.

Use the Harvest Trail website: www.harvesttrail.gov.au to:

· find a harvest job

· locate a harvest labour provider

· search town and crop information.

Job Certification

In Australia - jobs in hospitality are certainly the most plentiful and among the best paid, plus you can make tips if you are good. Experience will help, but you must be aware that hospitality employers by law in NSW will require a certificate to certify that you have completed mandatory training such as:

· Responsible Service of Alcohol Course (RSA) (6 hours)

· Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) (6 hours)

Nursing homes also offer plenty of jobs in aged care and offer quite good pay in the weekends and night shifts. You must do the following course to work in an aged care facility as an Assistant in Nursing (AIN):

· Certificate II in Aged Care Work (5 weeks)

Similarly, there are plenty of jobs in childcare too. A first aid certificate will help in securing a position as a Childcare Assistant:

· First Aid Training (1 day)

Locate your destination

You can search for a map showing any destination at www.whereis.com.au or www.maps.google.com.au. You can even get a direction map showing how to get from where you are to where you want to go.

Plan your trip

You can plan any trip using public transport with the Trip Planner at www.131500.info. Just enter in your from and to locations, and you will be provided with trip options including timetables, maps and route diagrams.

(Thank you, http://www.studyandwork.com.au)

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