Search for a job online
The internet has become a powerful tool to look for work. In fact, for many people it is the first place they start. The convenience of the internet means you can look for job vacancies at any time of the day or night. Below are some examples of how to start searching for work through the internet.
Employment websites are very popular for finding jobs in certain places or industries. Some of the better known employment sites include:
There are some employment websites that target certain industries. These include:
- APSJobs – federal government jobs
- State government and local government
- Healthcare Australia—jobs for nurses, aged care staff and medical specialists
- Sports people—hot jobs
The Australian Government also provides websites to support the career development of all Australians. These include:
A lot of employers advertise jobs on their own websites. They also allow you to provide your details for future employment opportunities. If you want to work in a particular industry, why not do an online search and submit your details to a few different companies? Visit our page called Writing to a potential employer for tips on how to get your message across.
The National Disability Recruitment Coordinator
The National Disability Recruitment Coordinator (NDRC) works with major employers to create and promote job vacancies designed for people with disability. These vacancies are available through providers of Disability Employment Services (DES). Talk to your DES provider about the NDRC service and how it can help you.
Free jobsearch websites for people with Disability
Toozly is a free job search website for people with disabilities. It lists thousands of jobs from small to large organisations Australia-wide.
The Field is a ground-breaking job site, built by and for people with disability that actively connects people with disability with jobs from employers who want to hire more inclusively. The Field is levelling the playing field in employment by providing equitable access for people with disability, and a more inclusive recruitment method.