In an ever-changing and competitive job market, you need an edge. The Skills and Jobs Centre at Swinburne has a range of online resources that are available to all. You don't even have to be a student to access them. Because we believe everyone deserves to become job-ready and stand out from the crowd.

If you're a student or a recent graduate, head over to our careers and employability hub to discover resources designed to help you take that next step – and find a job you'll love.

These job-ready training materials are self-paced, meaning you can stop and start at any time. Plus, each session comes with a range of support material, including a link to the recorded video.

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Whether you need to dust off, polish or write that remarkable resume, these resume writing courses will help you get noticed for all the right reasons.

My first resume

Take the guesswork out of writing a master resume. If you’ve never created a resume before, or it’s been a long time since you’ve created one – this session is for you. Learn the crucial components of a resume and how to make each section of yours shine.

My first resume

Please find the resources referred to in the video.
 
Update my resume

Learn how to update and tailor your resume to match each new job role for which you want to apply. You will learn key points to consider so that your resume demonstrates how your skills and experience match the employer's needs.

Update my resume

Please find the resources referred to in the video.
 

A cover letter is usually the first thing an employer or recruiter will read. It should tempt them to want to read your resume. In these engaging sessions, you will learn how to identify the required skills and experiences the employer is seeking and then tailor your one-page cover letter to match.

My first cover letter

Want to learn the basics of writing a cover letter? This session is for you. We recommend completing My first resume before starting this session.

My first cover letter

Please find the resources referred to in the video.
 
Update my cover letter

If you already have some experience with writing cover letters, this is the session for you. We recommend completing Update my resume before starting this session.

Update my cover letter

Please find the resources referred to in the video.
 

Key selection criteria (KSC) are what an organisation decides that a candidate needs to have to perform the job. They include things like your skills, personal qualities, knowledge and qualifications. You will learn how to write responses that best show how your skills and experiences match the job requirements.

Addressing key selection criteria

Please find the resources referred to in the video.
 

Interviewing is a skill in and of itself. In these interactive sessions, you will learn how to prepare for an interview, the different types of interviews and how to respond to interview questions.

Preparing for the interview

Preparation is key to success. Learn how to review the job description, research the company, plan your outfit and practise your interview responses.

Preparing for a job interview

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The day of the interview

The day of the interview has arrived! In this session you will learn valuable tips such as:

  • How to greet the interviewers
  • What to take into the interview
  • How to respond to questions
  • Understanding verbal and non-verbal language
  • What questions to ask

Resources coming soon!

Many jobs aren’t advertised. So how do you look for what you can’t see? In this session, you will learn how to uncover opportunities in the hidden job market, learn about networking, plus gain insights on employment trends and areas of skills shortages.

Resources coming soon!

Need help?

For more information, please contact the Skills and Jobs Centre via +61 3 9726 1450 or swinburnehub@swinburne.edu.au.

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