Toolbox

These resources cover six different learning areas: applying for jobs; job search strategy; knowing about jobs and employers; knowing what you want and can offer; networking and personal presentation; and gaining work experience.

Fact sheets give you an introduction to the six different Job Jumpstart learning areas.

Tip sheets give you a short list of reminders for job search and career planning activities.

Workbooks help you identify your priorities, make informed decisions and plan your next step.

Job interview basics

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Tips and hints to help you understand the basics of a job interview.

How to write a cover letter

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Use this workbook to help you develop a cover letter you can adapt for each job you apply for.

Cover letter quality check

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Tips to help you ensure your cover letter is high quality and error-free.

How to write a tailored résumé

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Use this workbook to create a high quality, tailored résumé that gets an employer's attention.

Résumé quality check

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Tips to help you ensure your résumé is high quality and error-free.

Writing a tailored résumé

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Tips on tailoring your résumé to the job you are applying for.

Applying for jobs

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Understand what employers to help tailor your application so you are more competitive for the job.

Comparing jobs boards

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Use this table to compare the features of popular online jobs boards.

Identify the skills you need for the job you want

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What skills and abilities do you need for the job? Use this workbook to assess your suitability for a role.