On occasions, skilled migrants arrive in Australia and have no idea what an Australian resume looks like, how to network with people in their industry and are often surprised by how many challenges they face in securing employment. That surprise comes as some are approved to migrate to Australia based on their education and professional experience or as a sponsored worker especially in industries that are said to need skilled workers. Too many people suffer whilst despondent/depressed at their inability to find work in their chosen field.
Generally, the overall Australian government policy encourages migrants in specific fields and professions to come, individual Australian employers or industries are often risk averse to the unknown. After landing, migrants who can’t seem to find a job in their field are often given the excuse that they have “No Australian experience.” And many migrants then turn to employment such taxi driving or working in fast food type roles to provide for their family.
Before you leave your homeland to travel to Australia, you must plan ahead. Many career professionals think that this won’t happen to them, but the only way to ensure you won’t have the door to good opportunities closed in your face is by being ready and to prepare yourself for the realities of the Australian employment market. Research has proven that skilled migrants who are immediately taught and mentored on how to negotiate the Australian job market face a better chance of being employed in their chosen field.
My Career Professional presently run a suitably structured Professional Migrants Program that is delivered over three weeks and includes help in writing resumes and job applications and understanding Australia's employment culture. Alongside this, we partner with language schools to provide the necessary assistance for non-English speaking families. On occasions, we deliver this support via video conferencing to assist in our clients desire to be job fit for the Australian Market before arriving. Needless to say, we are very proud that our supportive approach has enabled our clients to secure their desired interviews and preferred career roles.
Graduates from the My Career Professional Migration Program have suggested the answer to such problems can be as simple as a relevant resume or industry networking.
Our services are available to individuals, families and corporate groups.
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Professional Resume Service - A poorly performing resume could be costing you in terms of career progression and salary when presenting yourself as a candidate for new career opportunities.
As part of your consultation you will have access to advice regarding the following:
- Creating a process that enables you to present yourself as a suitable candidate to relevant companies.
- Using Social Media to contact prospective employers.
- The opportunity to ask questions regarding any concerns that you may have.
- An understanding of the Hidden Job Market and how to create opportunities
Individual and Group Outplacement Services - My Career Professional offer considerable knowledge and experience of providing outplacement services across the public and private sectors and have supported blue collar and white collar employees, senior managers and executive level employees up to CEO level.
Job Support Service - Our Job Coaches will provide you with a personalised coaching program to assist you in a process designed to secure your ideal position in a competitive job market.
Application Tracking Software
Even If you’re an ideal candidate for the job, an out of date / poor resume can result in your application being immediately dismissed.
Technology has a stronger than ever presence in the recruiting world. New “recruiting software “periodically hits the market promising to better refine and pre-screen suitable and relevant applicants. These software programs use algorithms and keyword formulas to quickly dismiss resumes that are incorrectly formatted or are failing to use the right keywords.
It takes approximately 4 -8 hours to write a Professional Resume as the author should research current the latest trends and keywords in your industry. Presently, there are some very, very low priced resumes available via the internet. Unfortunately, these documents are mass produced and are immediately discarded by the application tracking software (ATS) and thus your Résumé or documents will not be read.
Our Clients opinions....
I met Kevin via his LinkedIn Profile. Having read through some of his articles posted, he really understands the need of a job seeker. Following my enquiry of which was met with a rapid response, I instructed Kevin to prepare my resume and cover letter. The process was conducted via Skype and was very professional.
Oleg - CBD, Melbourne
Kevin was simply outstanding in the softening the blow of being made redundant. Whilst I only ordered a CV and a Letter, Kevin made several reccomendations and put me in touch with one of his contacts. I am employed once again and feel extremely happy with my new role. To say "I am grateful" is an understatement.
Jenny - Spearwood, Perth
I did a search for Professional Resume Writers Perth - you certainly are !! Thank you so much.
Morne - Port Kennedy, Perth
Sent my documents to My Career Professional for review as I felt they were missing my message. Kevin was very generous with his time and advised me that my documents would be relevant if I made a few minor tweaks. I was confident in making these changes myself. Remarkably, I provided with this advice without charge - Outstanding Service.
Barry - Manly, NSW
I have never felt so confident! Thank you Kevin
Sammy - Kardinya, Perth
Kevin wrote my resume, letter and set up my LinkedIn profile. I am rubbish on the computer and struggle when applying for jobs. Kevin has devised a process for me that has allowed me to overcome my IT skills and present myself as a strong applicant.
Gary - Sorrento, Perth
Kevin came highly recommended as a specialist career expert. He was engaged to provide outplacement services to 5 staff and was also engaged for additional recruitment assignments. A potentially volatile situation was transitioned into a litigation free process and we even received a thank you letter from one member of staff! (for Kevin's involvement).
Debbie - Health Care Company, CBD, Perth
Kevin was a great help to my job search and is certainly an excellent resume writer. I have secured a new job and I believe my new resume gave me more confidence when attending my interviews. "No more, how do I do a resume" - I will call My Career Professional.
Beau - Joondalup, Perth
My existing resume was very old and needed attention. I sat at my computer and searched Professional Resume Writer Perth. The results were overwhelming and I decided to call a few companies that were close to me. Kevin patiently listened and gave me a lot advice before I had even become a customer. Having purhased a letter, a resume and a LinkedIn profile, I am now applying for work with a great deal of confidence. I recommend My Career Professional without hesitation.
Raelene - Success, Perth
Thank you for coming to visit me at home, it really helped. The interview coaching was great and I found it a really good session. I look forward to working with you in the future.
Jamal - Perth CBD
Called Kevin on the Saturday, received the resume the next day. Excellent job, no express fee and brilliant service.
Colin - Wandi, Perth
An excellent and valuable service to be able to call on.
Mick - Engineering Company, Balcatta, Perth
Kevin has provided real value to recently affected employees. Whilst being a true professional, Kevin takes his time to understand the market and offer real support in all areas. Such was our satisfaction we flew him to NSW rather than engage a local service provider.
Daniel - Aged Care Provider , Metropolitan Perth and NSW
Having being made redundant, I was devastated and wondered what the future would look like. Kevin helped me see a bigger picture and I have managed to secure a new job that I consider to be progression. The coaching, the new professional resume and cover letter and the overall redundancy support services have been top class - nice one!
Steve - Henderson, Perth
I am really happy with my new professional resume - 4 job interviews booked so far.
Bob - Warwick, Perth
Kevin is very engaging and challenges me to better myself. Excellent interview coaching, thank you.
Mandy - Armadale, Perth
You are more than just a professional resume service. Thank you for the time and genuine interest that you have shared with me to help me. I am forever grateful.
Narissa - Mandurah, Perth
Hi Kevin, I am delighted with my resume and cover letter. Thank you for your advice especially regarding my email address. I am excited to send these out to prospected employers and I will definitely be taking up your offer of running jobs by you before I apply. Again thanks, you have shown me a view of myself that I didn't otherwise have access to.
Cathy - Fremantle, Perth
I am so glad that I met Kevin - after being provided with a company to help me after my redundancy, I was becoming frustrated as they didn't understand my employment market. Kevin patiently listened, suggested and helped me make progress resulting in my decision to stop seeing my other Outplacement Consultant. Kevin has lifted my confidence levels and provided me with the resume and skills to approach my career in a positive and considered manner. This man is a true professional.
Leona - Warwick, Perth
After being made redundant after 11 years in the same job, I was very scared as to what lay ahead. Kevin patiently counselled me and prepared me for what to expect. I love my new job! Thank you Kevin for the excellent resume, letter and endless advice - I am forever grateful.
Brent - Rockingham, Perth
Thank you for the quick turn around and excellent quality of my mining resume and letter.
Bruno - Cockburn, Perth
Kevin, please accept my greatest gratitude for the exceptional resume guidance you gave me and I am certain that it was the prime reason for my success. Another recruitment consultant admired it and I explained it was your input that gave it the quality edge.
Kylie - Fremantle, Perth
I just wanted to let you know that I have made it to the first stage of the interview process.I have a group interview on Monday the 8th of June.Thankyou for all your help with the Resume, Cover Letter and Selection Criteria.
Julia - Joondalup, Perth
I learned a lot yesterday and applied everything you taught me. I was calm. I was collected and enjoyed the interview. I was so planned and I can't thank you enough for preparing me.
Lesley - Rockingham, Perth
Thank you for help in securing my first Mining role. I didnt think it could happen. Excellent resume and cover letter.
Anurag - Darling Harbour, NSW
I used Kevin's resume writing service last year and it generated more interviews for me than any other resume I have used. Kevin's service was polite, respectful, speedy and made me feel very much valued.
Michelle - North Lake, Perth
Kevin is a down to earth person whom is easy to talk to on any subject and has strong knowledge of many fields across the Mining and Oil & Gas industry. I do recommend Kevin for any business or career development enquires.
Michael - Bunbury, WA
I have secured my dream role - thanks for encouraging me.
Georgie - Adelaide, SA
Having met you immediately after I had lost my job, I was scared and worried about my future. Your compassion, knowledge and ability to lift my spirits so quickly during our outplacement program was amazing. I am enjoying my new job and thank you for your ongoing support and kindness.
Mona - Cockburn Central, Perth
Thank you for telling me what I needed to hear.... I got the job - Very grateful.
Raheem - North Ryde, NSW
I beat 300 applicants to get the job - nice one.
Nigel - CBD, Perth
One of my better online experiences - thanks for the improved resume.
Gerry- Auckland, New Zealand
Your warmth and genuine interest in my career was greatly appreciated. The advice, the encouragement and the finalised resume have made such a difference. Thanks for everything.
Rachel - Joondalup, Perth
Just thought I'd let you know I got the job - I'm delighted.
Sophie - Leeming, Perth
Great advice - thank you for helping me orientate into the Australian job market.
Chen - Leeming, Perth
Thank you very much. Your patience and advice has resulted in a brilliant resume.
Eric - Carlton, VIC
What you have prepared, the presentation is superior to my past effort, for that I thank you and consider I have value for money.
Greg - Mandurah, Perth
Kevin is an expert in his field of resume writing and career coaching, he demonstrates high levels of integrity. Along with this he is also prompt and articulate. A man for all seasons!
Michael - Geelong, VIC
My new resume seems to be doing the trick - 6 interviews locked in for next week.
Dean - Adelaide, SA
I am really pleased with the work you have done on my resume.
Jennie - Success, Perth
Kevin has a gift with words. He'll have your resume command the big bucks. He turns up when he says he will. He coaches when you are down and he coaches when you just need to know whats next. This man has a high amount of integrity and he loves to contribute to others. In my books, it doesn't get any better than that.
Rich - Applecross, Perth
Thank you for encouraging me and for the excellent work you did on my selection criterion.
Margaret - Albany, WA
Great work - glad I chose the face to face Resume Consultation option.
Derek - Nedlands, Perth
Excellent resume, oustanding job coaching resulting in many interviews for the Australian Mining Industry.
Wilhem - South Africa
Thank you for helping me with my recent job applications. Outstanding service.
Kelly - Rockingham, WA
Thank you for helping us with our job applications prior to arriving in Australia - it made a tremendous difference.
Clewer Family - Leicestershire UK - Now residing in Palmyra, WA
Kevin - Thank you. When we closed our company due to the industry down turn, we were 4 very worried adults. Your resume writing and career advice was outstanding and gave us much needed confidence. I am pleased to say that we have all successfully secured new career roles.
Ravanelli Family - Carlton, VIC
Delivering Career Excellence Across Australia
My Career Professional work with individuals and companies across: Perth,Western Australia, Sydney, New South Wales , Melbourne, Victoria , Hobart, Tasmania, Adelaide, South Australia, Gold Coast / Sunshine Coast / Brisbane, Queensland.
Professional Resume Writing Service - Letter Writing (Resume, Cover Letters and Letters of Introduction) Career Consultants - Outplacement Consultants - Job Support - Social Media Guidance