Are you looking for a new job? We have compiled a list of the top job search websites and apps in Australia and New Zealand so far for 2020.
Sites with Broad Categories
Alljobs Australia https://www.alljobs.com.au
Alljobs allows you to search for a wide category of jobs located in Australia. The site has a clean interface and straightforward search tool for a broad variety of job types. You can search by job title, description or company name. You can narrow the search by location. The site also shows what are the popular job searches.
Australian JobSearch https://jobsearch.gov.au
JobSearch is a job search site for Jobactive, which is the Australian government’s employment service that connects job seekers with employers from all types of industries. The search tool allows you to search by job keyword and can be narrowed down by location and industry.
Career Jet https://www.careerjet.com.au/
Career Jet operates around the world from Europe, North & South America, Caribbean, Asia, and Middle East. It has a dedicated Australian job search site which can also show international job searches for a broad category. You can search by job title, description or company name. You can also narrow the search by location or country.
Career One https://www.careerone.com.au/
Career One caters jobs for Australia for a wide variety of job categories such as finance, construction, engineering, education, legal, hospitality, social work, and work-from-home to name a few. The site has readily available one-click search filters such as by location, by category, by popular jobs, and by company. It also has an advanced search filter where you can input your desired salary, work type, perks, etc.
Glassdoor is one of the world’s largest job sites. It has 60 million monthly visitors and 12 million job listings from a wide range of job categories. Aside from job listings, it has a growing database of company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, benefits reviews, office photos and more. The search tool allows you to search by jobs, by companies, by salaries, or by interviews.
Gumtree is a marketplace for goods and services such as vehicles, real estate, and jobs. GumtreeJobs allows you to search for jobs for a broad range of categories such as customer service, hospitality, government and much more. They have an app that makes it easier to find jobs in and around your local community and lets you apply immediately.
Indeed is one of the largest job sites in the world with over 250 million unique monthly visitors. The site gives you easy access to search for jobs, post resumes and view company reviews. The site also allows you to search according to job title, keywords or company and narrowed down according to city or state. They have a wide range of job categories such as accounting, engineering, healthcare, real estate, volunteering and much more.
Job Serve https://www.jobserve.com/au
JobServe launched the world’s first ‘jobs-by-email’ service and followed by the world’s first recruitment website by the following year. Today the site’s job categories span almost all industry sectors. You can search for jobs by keywords, narrowed by industry and location. It also allows you to search for jobs according to when they are listed and by proximity to your location.
One Shift Neuvoo https://au.neuvoo.com/jobs/One-Shift-jobs
Neuvoo provides one of the broadest job selection in Australia. You can mainly search by keywords, company, skills, etc. and narrowed down by location. You can refine the search by specifying the job posting date, by company name, by source, or by proximity to your location. The site visibly provides salary information according to industry in a yearly, monthly, weekly, daily or hourly range. You can also search by salary. The site also provides a tax calculator tool.
Seek was founded in Australia and currently operating across several countries. It is a well-established job board. When searching for jobs, you can search using keywords, categories, and location. The job categories are broad which includes accounting, construction, consulting, sales, engineering and much more. The site also provides career advice and allows you to see company reviews.
Adzuna Australia was founded pretty recently last 2014. It lists a wide variety of jobs from a few categories. The majority of their job listings are for healthcare, construction, IT, hospitality, and finance. Their basic search tool allows you to input job title or company and can be narrowed down by location. Their advanced search tool allows you to specify a salary range, keywords inclusion or exclusion, and a period when a job was posted.
Monster is a global employment platform since 1999. They have job listings from a wide range of categories such as art, business operations, legal, engineering, construction, sports, finance and much more. You can use their search tool to search for job keywords and location. They offer free resume assessments to help you find potential job matches. They have a new fit meter that shows you which jobs are most relevant to your skills and needs.
Government & Community-Based Jobs
APS jobs – https://www.apsjobs.gov.au
APS Jobs specializes in staffing for the Australian Public Service, which is a federal agency responsible for the public administration, public policy, and public services of the government agencies of Australia. The search tool allows you to search by job title or description and can be narrowed down by government agency, classification, and location.
Pro Bono Careers (acquired Job Seeker) https://probonoaustralia.com.au/
Pro Bono Australia, which acquired the Job Seeker site, allows you to search for jobs from a wide range of categories such as office support, finance, engineering, legal, healthcare and much more. It prides itself as Australia’s most respected social sector jobs board. Since 2000, Pro Bono Australia has provided jobs and other resources to support community-driven organisations.
Ethical Jobs https://www.ethicaljobs.com.au/
Ethical Jobs lists jobs that are contributing to a more equitable, more just or more environmentally sustainable world. Their job listings are for an organization having those mentioned as the primary focus, or from within any organization where the job itself are those mentioned. Some of their popular job searches include those for corporate social responsibility, disability services, environment, and sustainability to name a few. Their search tool allows you to input job keywords, location, job classification, work type, sector, or employer.
THEunijobs lists jobs related to academic and university jobs. It lists jobs for Australia, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America, and Oceana. The job types are related to academic, research, management, department heads, and professional services. From Australia and New Zealand, the site lists jobs for institutions such as The University of Sydney, La Trobe University, and RMIT University to name a few. The search tool allows you to search using keywords, location, and proximity.
Uni Roles https://uniroles.com.au/
Uni Roles is a job board for academic, research and senior management positions in higher education. The site sorts jobs by discipline, by city, or by state. It lists jobs related to academic, research, executive and senior management. Jobs listings are for institutions such as The University of Western Australia, University of Adelaide, and Macquarie University to name a few. The search tool allows you to search using job keywords and location.
ArtsHub lists jobs for the creative industry in Australia and New Zealand. The job categories include sales, marketing, photography, events, fashion, writing, design & architecture to name a few. The search tool allows you to find jobs by keyword, location, country or category.
Student and Graduates Jobs
GradConnection is a good platform linking students and graduates to employment opportunities. As stated in the site, “GradConnection is a free platform that lets you choose exactly what industry opportunities you want to hear about, and delivers them straight to your inbox. You can research the companies on the site, talk to other graduates in the forums, and be found by employers viewing your GradConnection student profile”. The search tool allows you to search by job type whether internships, graduate, part-time, scholarships, etc. It also allows you to narrow the search by industry and location. The site also provides information about Australian universities. It also has a rich collection of blog articles that would help your career.
Paddl connects students to employment opportunities. The website is a platform that allows you to build up your resume from your Paddl profile. The site helps you to easily capture experiences quickly and helps build your professional profile to increase employability. Once you have signed up, you’ll be able to view job opportunities in your account.
Health and Beauty
Salon Staff https://www.salonstaff.com.au/
Salon Staff is a job board dedicated to the hair and beauty industry in Australia. Over the years, Salon Staff has been trusted by hundreds of salons nationwide when hiring for staff. As you are looking for a job, you can search for jobs according to categories, location, and specific area. The categories include beauty therapists, managers, hairdressing, receptionist, sales agent and much more.
FlexCareers is a job platform for flexible jobs, return-to-work, and future of work consultancy services. The roles you will find truly embrace workplace flexibility for better work-life balance for the employees. Whatever you want, you can search for roles that are part-time, full-time flex or a job-share. All institutions that list a job offer some kind of flexibility. Their search tool allows you to specify keywords, industries, locations, work arrangements, and employers.
Infrastructure and Construction Jobs
Workfast specializes in staffing mainly for construction, rail, tunneling, mining, and warehousing to name a few. They offer work flexibility which allows you to choose where you want to work and choose from hundreds of employers. They negotiate on your behalf to make sure that you get a higher rate of pay. They are certified under AS/NZS 4801, which ensure occupational health and safety. To apply for work, you need to fill out a contact form.
Let’s Talk Career is a leading Australian career counselling, career coaching and outplacement services organisation. We have coaches in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, and Perth. We also undertake video based and phone counselling for clients in Tasmania, Canberra, remote Australia and, in fact, throughout the world.
Visit our website (www.letstalkcareer.com) to learn more about how we can support you in your job search. We are able to assist you with resume development and refinement, personal branding, LinkedIn, advice on dealing with recruitment agencies, interview technique, advice negotiating flexible work and new job offers – everything you need to get the flexibility you want to work best for your family. We work with those who are just starting in their careers through to senior managers so contact us today.
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