Monday, 8 May 2017

Career Advice for Overseas Qualified Engineers - 19th May 2017

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Worker’s Name: Marjorie Tenchavez

Organisation/Service/Project: Metro Assist
Telephone/Email: -  97893744

Initiative/Project: SKILLME

  • Employment/Job Seeking Training/Workshops:
Are you an engineer with overseas qualifications and struggling to find work here?
If you said ye, then we have good news for you!

SKILLME has partnered with Michael Page Recruitment, a large global recruitment agency, to run an information session for engineers.

At the session, you will learn about:

  • What sort of jobs are available in the engineering sector
  • Strategies to identify employment opportunities
  • What employers are looking for in suitable applicants
  • What are the resources available to help job-seeking engineers
This information session is free but booking is essential  due to limited space.

WHEN: FRIDAY 19TH MAY – 10:30 AM TO 12:30 PM


Employment Week Expo - Cumberland Area

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Worker’s Name: Sandi Madikane – 9735-1209 or Beatrice Sesay 0474110005

Organisation/Service/Project: TAFE, MTC, ADS, Evolve, CMRC

Initiative/Project: Employment Week Expo

  • Employment Events/Expos:

-       Free workshops on various career/employment related topics
-       Information stalls
-       Mock interviews
-       Volunteering opportunities
-       Q&A session for young people
-       Success stories from local youth

Youth Expos

  • Monday 15 May 2017 – 9.30 am to 2 pm – Granville Youth Centre, Memorial Drive Granville
  • Thursday 18 May 2017, - 9.30 am to 2 pm – Allan G. Ezzy Community centre, 1 Newport Street Pemulwuy
General Expos

  • Tuesday 16 May 2017 – 9.30 am to 3 pm – Redgum Function Centre, Lane Street Wentworthville
  • Wednesday 17 May 2017 – 9.30 am to 3 pm – Auburn Town Hall, 1 Susan Street Auburn
This event is organised by Cumberland Council and the Cumberland Employment Working Group.

South West Sydney Jobs and Skills Expo - 25 May 2017

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Worker’s Name: Domenica Mirarchi

Organisation/Service/Project: Canterbury Bankstown – Business Advisory Service
Telephone/Email: For further information, visit or contact Domenica 

Mirarchi on 9707 9227 or

  • Employment Events/Expos:

South-West Sydney Jobs & Skills Expo 2017

Thursday 25 May 2017 - 9.30am-2.30pm

 Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre 80 Rickard Rd, Bankstown
All job seekers welcome!

Looking for employment, apprenticeships, training or career advice? Then come along to 

South-West Sydney Jobs & Skills Expo 2017

Who will be exhibiting?

•Job service providers and recruitment agencies
 •Government agencies
 •Community organisations
 •Universities, TAFE colleges and training providers
 •Employers and employment services
 •Career counsellors and advisers
 •Organisations with apprenticeship information and opportunities
 •Providers of work and study skills programs
 •Providers of HSC resources, lecture programs and information services
 •Student support services
 •Providers of tutoring services
 •Providers of international exchange and gap year programs There will also be areas devoted to one-on-one discussions and interviews, taking applications of employment and resumes, workshops and on-the-spot training on:
 •Preparing a compelling resume;
•Gaining relevant work experience;
 •Searching for a job;
 •Preparing for that all-important job interview;
 •Dressing for success;
•Downloading and using Council’s Youth Step-Up App; and

 •Preparing industry-specific cover letters.