Career Assistance Programs

  • Are you struggling with the ways to find a job or apply for a job in the current market?
  • Have you recently lost your job and are bamboozled about how and where to find the next role?
  • Don’t have a current Résumé?
  • Have you been out of the workforce for a while and things have changed?
  • Not confident at interviews?

Power Careers and Consulting offers a range of short workshops aimed at giving you the skills and confidence to find and market yourself for that next role.

Each workshop runs for two hours and will be conducted in local community centres on the southside of Brisbane based on registration numbers. Group numbers are limited to 12 people.

You will receive:

  • individual support
  • a USB with template documents - résumé, cover letter and LinkedIn profile
  • an information sheet on interview preparation

The cost of attendance at each workshop is $85 (+GST) per person.

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1. Career SWOT

This session will guide participants through a self-assessment activity and enhance awareness of the value of this for career goal setting. Key elements include:

  • Career SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Options, Transferrable skills)
  • My Ideal role
  • Setting career goals

2. Seek (.com) and you shall find

This session provides participants with an enhanced understanding of job boards and accessing opportunities. Key elements include:

  • Getting the most out of SEEK (and other job boards)
  • The hidden job market

3. Brand You – Résumés

This session discusses key elements of building a résumé that showcases with style and covers:

  • Résumé styles and core components
  • Résumé Do’s and Don’ts
  • Tailoring

4. Brand You – Written Applications

This session looks at cover letters and addressing selection criteria. Key elements include:

  • Cover letters
  • Selection criteria
  • Capability Frameworks

5. LinkedIn and Networking

This session discusses key elements of building a résumé that showcases with style and covers:

  • Individual profiles
  • Privacy and other settings
  • Networking

6. Interview Preparation

This session workshops the key steps to preparing for interviews. Key elements include:

  • Preparation checklist
  • The STAR/CAR models
  • Interview practice

If you are interested in attending one of these workshops, please contact Power Careers to register.