You can help your child or friend by being a source of practical information, encouragement and constructive suggestions.
You can refer young people to Job Jumpstart to explore by themselves or you can use the website to guide you in your role as a coach, mentor or supportive peer.
The information on the Job Jumpstart website has been gathered from a wide variety of trustworthy and reliable sources, by the Australian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business. The articles provide insights, ideas and suggestions about a wide range of topics and the tools help people get into the details.
For tips on supporting a young job seeker, read our article How to support a young job seeker: Tips for parents.
For advice on supporting a young worker, check out our article Supporting a young person in their first job.
- Our four job search videos cover topics like goal setting and writing a cover letter.
- Our three part series 'How to be competitive for jobs' provides insights on what employers look for in candidates.
- We also have videos that profile three young people finding their own way on their employment journey. While the stories feature actors, they are based on the real life experiences of young people.
Resources to help you:
…Or you can browse Job Jumpstart for other ideas and suggestions of what to do next.