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How to get an entry-level job with no experience | GradConnection
Posted by Sasha
How do you get an entry-level job with no experience? Whether it’s a job in mining, accounting or AI, read this for tips on cover letters, interviews, resumes & more.

Top 5 best graduate employers in Australia
Posted by Gradconnection
Which employers do recent graduates want to work for in Australia? And why? Here are the top 5 most popular companies for graduate jobs & programs right now.

How To Write An Eye-Catching Graduate Cover Letter | GradConnection
Posted by Sasha
Cover letters are one of the most effective ways to catch the attention of graduate recruiters. Check out these 8 helpful tips to write an eye-catching grad cover letter.

The Difference Between a Graduate Program, Job, and Internship? | GradConnection
Posted by Sasha
What’s the difference between a graduate program, graduate job, and an internship? We’ll briefly walk you through each to help you work out which opportunities might best suit your needs.

The 4 Stages of a Graduate Recruitment Process| GradConnection
Posted by Sasha
Applying for graduate opportunities? We break down the 4 stages of a graduate recruitment process to help you prepare yourself for success.

SEEK acquires GradConnection to bolster position in youth and graduate market
Posted by Sasha
SEEK, Australia's number one employment marketplace, announces today the acquisition of GradConnection, Australia’s most popular graduate job search marketplace.

How to write a cover letter
Posted by Aurecon
Now on to the cover letter. Should you send one, or not? Our recruitment team agree sending a cover letter is almost always the best decision, even if the job application doesn’t ask for one. Plus, if they don’t need a cover letter, sending one will demonstrate you’re a motivated candidate. So ultimately, you can’t go wrong!

Writing your CV?
Posted by Aurecon
When you complete your application online, you will also need to upload your curriculum vitae (CV). A good CV is accurate and up to date, and gives our recruiters an insight into you, your interests, qualifications and professional interests.

How to succeed in the first year of your new graduate job
Posted by Sasha
So, you just landed your first graduate job! Whether it’s the job of your dreams or a side step while you work towards your goals – your first year lays the foundation for your career. Here are a few tips to help you succeed.

5 Steps to Write a Resume
Posted by Sasha
1 in 5 recruiters will reject a candidate before reaching the end of their resume (Source: New College of the Humanities), so in order to get the job you’re applying for, how do you write a resume?

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