Working Holiday Australia TIPS
It’s only natural to feel a little nervous about what happens when you get there, ‘how will I find a job’, ‘which city is best to base myself’ are just 2 of the frequently asked questions on our Facebook and Twitter pages.
We touch on working holidays regularly on the STA Travel blog in articles including A Dummies Guide to Working In Australia but this time we’re going to talk you though some top tips for actually getting a job when you’re there.
What job would you like to do in Australia?
Here are 10 things you can do to help you along in your quest to bag the job you want on your working holiday in Australia.
Buy your Work and Play Starter Pack
Our Work and Play Starter Packs are designed to help make the start of your working holiday as easy as possible – leaving you to carry on enjoying all the fun stuff that comes with being in Australia!
The packs are customised for each of the major cities including Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and contain airport transfers, 7 nights accommodation, bank account, tax file number, Medicare set up and AU SIM card, 12 months’ access to the Job Search Australia online jobs board and Job Search Australia offices nationwide and a ton of other work and play related activities, bus passes, day trip to help you make friends and start your new life in Australia.
Sydney is a popular choice of base for a working holiday.
Start prepping your CV at home before you go and travel to Australia with a folder full of copies all printed and ready to hand out.
It also makes sense to try and line up some interviews for after you’ve arrived. With the job site membership you’ll get as part of our Work and Play starter packs you’ll be able to start looking for jobs before you leave the UK.
Research, Research, Research
Think about the kind of work you want to look for and where’s best to head to find that kind of job. For example, If you like the idea of working as a dive instructor then Queensland is a great option. If you want to work behind a bar, chances are Melbourne or Sydney are going to have more opportunities.
That said, Australia is so diverse that you shouldn’t necessarily based your decision around work. Research the culture of each place you’re considering and have a think about where you’d be most happy personally.
For example, Melbourne is great for culture vultures and is quite arty, where as Sydney has excellent nightlife, lots of open green spaces and the people there enjoy a very outdoorsy lifestyle so it’s great way to please your city slicker and beach bum personalities. Perth, Darwin, Hobart, Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns are all different again and there’s the smaller town dotted along the coast to consider too.
Be Open Minded
Take chances and open your mind to every possible new experience. The general rule is – if it feels good, do it!
If you’re used to sitting behind a desk for 8 hours a day in the UK, that by no means dictates that you’ll only get jobs in offices doing the same role in Aus. Push yourself, get out of your comfort zone and maybe even start getting experience in the months leading up to your arrival in Aus to give yourself a better chance of bagging a job somewhere a bit differentWhat is the meaning of the song inferno? What to cook with 2# pork tenderloin tips? How to redeem a roblox gift card? How to make instant ramen better? How to update instagram? How to get rid of lie bumps? What are transition glasses? How to report tips on tax return? How to make a brochure on word? Tips on how to paint trim? How to get cheap hotels? What is national? How to increase english vocabulary tips? What is the meaning of cinco de myo? hamburger helper what happened to beef stroganoff How to get rid of musty smell in basement? What are business units? Tips on how to take good care of measuring tools? How to use differin gel? What does carats in diamonds mean? how to turn on collection helper How to pierce your own ear? What are tonka beans? How to find displacement? What channel does the chi come on? What does video blogging rpf meaning? What kinds of magic tricks should a clown do? what is the rolling stones song mother's little helper about Why does thw skin on mt finger tips peal? What time does the puppy bowl start 2021? How to lose love handles men? What does tailgate mean? How to make chicken noodle soup? What is the meaning of candy canes? Who runs choir tips? When somebody tricks you to sign a contract? What time does ups deliver in my zip code? How to scroll on macbook air? How to write a letter of interest? how to uninstall wondershare helper compact What is yahweh mean? What are dietary supplements? Where do i put tips from independent? What does resplendence mean? What does gyatt mean? How to get rid of chafing? What do dreams about snow mean? Linus tech tips where to buy tech linked shirts? What does a silverfish look like? What are involuntary muscles? What does a fox sound like at night? Tips to keep in mind when changing lanes? What does fcfs mean? What does difference mean? How to mount a tight motorcycle tire tips? What does wit mean? What does anglo saxon mean? What is fully vaccinated? How to do google tricks? What word could be used in place of pleuralgia to denote the same or similar meaning? Tips when selling your home? What episode does jinbei join the crew? What is the meaning of vincent? What does blue and red make? What time does target open on black friday? What does third person omniscient mean? What does it mean when your eyes are swollen? how to repair ip helper file What time is it in kabul afghanistan? What does the confederate flag mean? Tips to teach your child how to pitch a baseball? What time zone is texas in? How to wash silk pillowcase? How to remove polygel nails? What is processed meat? What is potash? what is galaxy client helper What does the ar in ar 15 mean? What does cc stand for? how much does an executive helper earn? vie-del company What is generation z? How to write your own vows? how was eve to be a helper to adam What is the allegorical meaning of a fox? How to change alexa voice? How to remove accounts on instagram? What fruits are in season right now? What are healthy carbs? How to do atv tricks? Who coined the term stupid criminal tricks? Tips for what plugins to merge fallout new vegas? What does abhorrent mean? You know who you are meaning? How to make fried rice with egg? What is the meaning of rocky horror picture show? How to allow pop ups on iphone? What does gots mean? Tricks for not crying when cutting onions? What is the fastest car in forza horizon 5? What is the meaning of unicellular and multicellular? What is the backrooms? What does dry mean in text? How to add apps back to home screen? How much are tips at all inclusive resorts? What is the meaning of seven of swords? How to care for an orchid? What does an apple watch do? Tips on how to grow indoor ivy? What does rote mean? How long to cook quinoa? What is the meaning of trust in the bible? reddit how to make video download helper work What time is mst? How to make lemon zest? what is the hourly wage for a landscaper helper What does zest mean? What is an ionic compound? How to make sugar cubes?