Looking for a Job?

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1. Posted by danielbush (Budding Member 11 posts) 17y Star this if you like it!

Hey everbody,

Me and my mate are travelling to sydney late November 06. We are first time travellers and are wondering how easy it to find a job, we are both completely clueless on wot were are doin.

We are planning to stay in Oz for about a year so another advice about how to meet people etc would be much apriciated.

Look forward to hearing from you all!!!

2. Posted by jenko2 (Full Member 123 posts) 17y Star this if you like it!

hey when you leaving i off on the 21st think the best thing to do is join an agency

3. Posted by ciannone (Budding Member 33 posts) 17y Star this if you like it!

It's the same as finding a job where you live. Look in the paper, hand out resume's and wait.

4. Posted by ujkle (Budding Member 42 posts) 17y Star this if you like it!

Try My Career and Seek, and if you are after pub or retail jobs a lot of places (in Sydney, anyway) go the tradition sign-in-the-window route. If you want a pub/bar job, you'll need your RSA (responsible service of alcohol), which costs about $90 and takes a day to do.

5. Posted by mojorob (Moderator 1047 posts) 17y Star this if you like it!

Youth hostels often have notice boards with jobs, particularly in Sydney. On my working holiday I stayed a fair bit on the Glebe Point YHA in Glebe (a great area to be based in, though with the busy Christmas/summer period you'll be going it can be difficult to get ongoing accommodation in some places).

Another possible place to try is Travellers Contact Point, who have job & accommodation boards - they seem to have quite a few jobs posted. TCP is based on George Street in the centre of the city.

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