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Browse our most popular career tools and advice below to get you started.

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See what our website has to offer and find out how to optimise your next career move. Whether you are actively looking for a job or you just want to see what's out there, CareerOne is the career management resource that supports you for career success.
 
Build a resume
If you don't have a resume, you can build one using our template and use the formatting tools to help revise your resume. It's one of the benefits of CareerOne membership and it's available to you at no cost at all.
 
Upload your resume
Let employers find you! When you upload your resume, you can make it public or private. Use CareerOne's Privacy Settings to Control Your Resume Information and if you want your resume to be searchable to employers.
 
Create a cover letter
With your free CareerOne membership you can access cover letter tools and templates. You can also create and save up to five personalised templates using our cover letter builder.
 
Watch our new Career Advice videos
Check out our new series of videos with advice from CareerOne Editor Kate Southam and recruitment experts with their expert advice on how to create a resume or cover letter, interview tips and how to optimise your next career move.
 
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Now you can search and apply for jobs anytime, anywhere.
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Save your searches
Be the first to apply! Save your searches and receive potential jobs in your inbox as they're listed. You can save up to five searches and have them delivered to your inbox daily, weekly, biweekly or monthly.
 
Become a CareerOne member
Make the job hunting process easier. If you are already a member all you need to do is select Sign In each time you come to CareerOne to ensure you can quickly apply with your resume and cover letters uploaded to your account.
 
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Interact with us, have your say or just get helpful career advice.
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Personality Profiler
What's your work style? We've designed a personality test specifically for Facebook. Go to the CareerOne Facebook page and click on the "Personality" tab to try out the Personality Profiler. You might be surprised with its accuracy.
 
Video tutorials
We've developed handy video tutorials to teach you useful tips in your job hunt. Learn how to apply for a job in three easy steps: review, include and submit. Also find out how to save searches to receive job alerts. It takes just a few seconds.
 
Advice Forums
If you're looking for help landing a job, building a career or you want to pass on your own career tips then join the discussion at our Advice Forums.
 
Career Advice
Knowledge is power. Explore more than 20 specialised sections including employment news, job application tips, job hunt strategy, workplace issues and how to resign. Get ahead in your career.




MOST POPULAR RESUME ADVICE

 How to write a resume - Australian Style
Sample resumes
Including photos on resumes
Including hobbies on resumes
Including volunteer work on resumes
More resume advice…


MOST POPULAR COVER LETTER ADVICE

How to write a cover letter
Sample coverletters
Why cover letters are important
Explaining redundancy on cover letter
More cover letter advice…

MOST POPULAR INTERVIEW ADVICE



Have you considered temping?
Temping is a practical option for many older workers. Temporary staffing agencies help you land part-time jobs as well as offer additional benefits, and they want to hire you.

Keep Your E-Image Clean
Some employers are searching the Internet to see if they can catch a glimpse of you beyond your sterling resume or fabulous interview performance.

Should I Work for a Small Employer or a Big One?
Choosing the size of employer that you apply to for a job makes a difference. Match your preferred work style, personality and life-needs to the type that will fit you best.

Awkward Interview Follow-Ups
If your last interview went amiss, you can correct the situation. A little diplomacy in your follow-up can go a long way to a positive conclusion.

When to Target a Lower Position
Taking a lesser position can help move your career forward if the job fits into a larger long-term plan.



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INTERVIEWING

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Follow these techniques which will not just
cool an applicant's nerves, but help dazzle the
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SALARY & BENEFITS

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Having that discussion is never an easy task
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ATTRACTING CANDIDATES

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MARKET INTELLIGENCE

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cent over the previous year.

INTERVIEWING CANDIDATES

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WORKFORCE PLANNING

Toolkit for employers
Our resource centre will you keep you informed on the latest industry trends and help you manage your workforce.

FOR SEEKERS

Advance your career
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Post your resume
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Job Seeker's Toolkit
All the tools and advice you need to start your job hunt.
Career Advice
Browse more than 20 specialised sections to get ahead in your career.
Create a Cover Letter
A cover letter is the best way to put a face on your resume.

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Resource Centre
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Employer Toolkit
Most popular material for employers to get you started.

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