Monash Abroad: Back From Abroad

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Monash Abroad:
Back From Abroad
Sue Ellson BBus AIMM MAHRI
[email protected]
21 August 2014
Welcome Back - Repatriation
Six Best Settlement Strategies
1. Find a friend
2. Source local information
3. Start or continue a hobby or interest
4. Expect it to be challenging
5. Ask questions
6. Develop new routines and rituals
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• Three most important sections
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Content
• Keywords, Keywords, Keywords
• Contact information in Contact Section,
Summary and Advice for Contacting
• Describe what you are looking for in Summary
and Advice for Contacting
• List all your subjects, projects, experience
Job Market
• Personalise your resume, cover letter
• Build relationships and connections
• Seek information and referrals –
it is not what you know or
who you know,
it is who refers you
• Seek out mentors
Resources
• myfuture.edu.au (closing)
• blueprint.edu.au (closing)
• youthcentral.vic.gov.au/Jobs
+&+Careers
• linkedinaustralia.com
• cdaa.org.au
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