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How To Find A Job In Australia

As an expat, your ability to work in Australia will depend on the nature of your visa, and whether it confers your right to work in the country. Working visas are often regulated according to the skills required in a given country, and Australia is no exception. Regular updates are provided on the official government website. The kind of visa that you apply for will also depend on whether you require permanent or temporary work.    more ...

Writing A Winning Resume For The Australian Job Market

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Landing that job overseas - whether it be the elusive dream job, or just a position that suits you well enough to make the big move - takes time, persistence and a good marketing document to catch the attention of prospective employers.

CV or resume: just to clarify, this is easy-going Australia and what you call your piece of paper generally doesn’t tend to matter. We know what you’re getting at.    more ...

Padraig O'Sullivan, Managing Partner, O'Sullivan Field

Padraig O'Sullivan
Padraig, tell us a bit about yourself. What’s your background, and how did you come to set up O’Sullivan Field?

I was born in Ireland, lived in London for four years, in South Kensington and then up in Golders Green. Then I went and worked in Australia in 1996 and that was kind of the end point of a fifty-year plan. When I was about seven I decided I wanted to go to Australia; I got there and I’ve been there since.    more ...

Starting A Business In Australia - 5 Things You Should Know

Starting a successful business requires pre-planning. There are many factors investors must consider when establishing a business in Australia.


Before starting a business, it is necessary to become acquainted with the Australian market. This means you need to know who your customers are, the nature of your industry and also who your competitors are. This will help to create a framework around which you can build your business. ...    more ...

Selling Up, Moving to Australia and Buying a New Business

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by Sarah Muxlow

Selling up shop and moving to the other side of the world to start a new business venture isn't as unimaginable as it once was. Australia attracts many new immigrant business buyers, investors and start-up entrepreneurs every year.

The core process can be broken down into three key areas.

Step 1 - Selling Up

The first step to start the selling ...    more ...

Job Sponsored Visas and Finding a Job in Australia

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by Sarah Muxlow

Having chosen to do what is known as skilled migration, my husband and I enlisted an immigration agent to submit our visa application. In enlisting the help of an agent only to advise us and submit our application for a visa, we did a very independent move. The process cost 5000$AU and took two years and once we got here the real work of finding a job star ...    more ...

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