Links to Internet job sites to aid your job search

As I live in Australia, I apologise to anyone accessing this site from overseas who does not have the chance to work here. Below are some essential links to kickstart your job search.

SEEK
Arguably Australia's premier Internet job site, and so successful that it's now a public company. I recommend establishing an account and setting up job alerts. You'll find that sites such as Seek sometimes change their home page which can be very annoying.

Adzuna
Previously MyCareer which was owned by the Fairfax newspaper group. Adzuna is a rebranding by Fairfax and links (jobs) on Fairfax news sites take you to Adzuna. 

CareerOne
Owned by News Limited (Rupert Murdoch) and a well structured site where you can do all the usual things. I've always found Kate Southam's column useful.

JobSearch
If you've ever been unemployed, signed up with CentreLink, and been referred to a Job Network agency,then you'll be familiar with this site. Generally speaking, most of the advertised jobs are at the bottom end of the scale, but well worth setting up alerts if this is your sector. Recently re-branded as JobActive.

ApplyDirect
An Australian website from which you can apply directly to employers for listed jobs. There are absolutely no agencies involved, which is a big advantage if you're a job seeker.

LinkMe
Remember (Geoff) Morgan & (Andrew) Banks? I was once interviewed by Banks but I didn't match their typical profile for a recruiter (young salesperson!). They sold their firm to TMP who later sold out to Hudson. Morgan & Banks are still around, having established another recruitment firm called Talent2, and this entity, LinkMe, where you can lodge your résumé so that it can be accessed by potential employers. You can also receive alerts. There's no need to worry about confidentiality but make sure you read the instructions to reassure yourself.

OneShift
A network for job seekers and businesses to find and provide temporary employment.

Workible
A job matching site on which you create your profile and are matched up to suitable opportunities.

Spotjobs
Describes itself as Australia's No.1 employment website for entry-level & part-time work.

The Loop
A career network for creative talent.

Indeed
A simple job search tool on which you insert keywords and find relevant jobs.

A student's guide to skilfully locating, bargaining and accepting internships
A very useful page (from the USA) for all students looking to do an internship. This would have been very valuable to me when I was graduating.

How2Become
How2become claims to be the UK's leading career specialist and since 2005 has trained and guided thousands of candidates through recruitment processes to secure their dream job.

Locanto
Locanto is a worldwide online classifieds network with areas dedicated to jobs, personals, for rent, for sale, services, community, real estate, vehicles, and pets. Locanto Classifieds is available in 40 countries worldwide, covering over 1600 cities.You can also post your résumé and contact employers directly. This link takes you to the Australian site.

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