By

Naren Chellappah

Careers services in Australia – who can you trust?

Most international students and new migrants that I know, have made huge sacrifices to come to Australia to further their career. However some end up unemployed or in a job unrelated to what they actually want to do. Don’t get…

Prepare for your job interview in Australia

It’s such a relief when you’re called for an interview! It means your resume and cover letter successfully convinced the selection panel that you’re a high quality candidate with the skills, knowledge and experience to do the job they’re advertising.…

How can I get professional work in Australia?

Have you just graduated or perhaps you’re completing your degree? Maybe you’ve just arrived to Australia on a skilled visa? Either way – you’ve got a wonderful opportunity ahead of you! Getting a professional job in Australia can be tricky…

Why can’t I get job interviews in Australia?

A wise man once said “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” That man was Albert Einstein. What Einstein said, applies to most things we do. Here are two practical…

What’s holding your career back in Australia?

Is it hard to get professional work in Australia? The short answer is yes but the long answer is no – it’s not too hard to get professional work in Australia. Getting professional work in Australia just takes patience, commitment…

Five tips to improve your cover letter

How many times have you seen this at the end of the job advertisement? “To apply, please attach your CV and cover letter”. In my experience I’d say one in every ten applications is submitted without a cover letter. If…

Three tips for international students in Australia

It’s so easy to fall into the ‘University routine’ trap. The routine involves attending lectures and tutes (the good ones!) and catching up with friends. I was in this routine when I was studying my bachelor degree. I would go…

Welcome to the ACECIS blog!

Hi and welcome to the first ACECIS blog! I’m Naren, the founder of ACECIS. It’s an exciting time to write this blog as we begin helping international students and new migrants find professional work in Australia. You’re probably wondering what…