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Selection Criteria

JSWA Selection Criteria

Careers In Demand

High Demand Jobs

Future Outlook on Careers

Graduate – Australian Job Boards

Grad Connection

Grad Australia 

Student Edge


Tools For Business

Canva  design tool – social media, newsletters, graphics, presentations, marketing material 

Squarespace  templates to build your own website 

Hubspot – free CRM  

Bubble  build a web app without code 

Trello  online collaboration  

Wave App  accounting, invoicing, payments aimed for businesses less than 9 employees 

SlideShare– upload and share presentations online 

Toggl time tracker  

Mailchimp  email marketing  

Zoom video calling  

Calendly   online calendar for appointments  

Dropbox  online storage and sharing  

Google Drive alternative to dropbox  

Slack– alternative to email  

Later– social media scheduling tool 

Planoly– social media scheduling tool 

TED Talks– free knowledge from inspired thinkers

Books We Like

‘Flow’ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyl 

 ‘How will you measure your life?’ Clayton Christensen 

 ‘Grit: The Power of Passion and Perservance’ Angela Duckworth 

 ‘Work: A History of How We Spend Our Time’ James Suzman 

 ‘The Talent Code’ Daniel Coyle 

 ‘The Culture Code’ Daniel Coyle  

 ‘The Fearless Organisation’ Amy Edmondson 

 ‘Drive’ Daniel Pink  

 ‘The Lean Startup’ Eric Ries 

 ‘Who moved my cheese?’ Dr Spencer Johnson  

 ‘Thinking Fast and Slow’ Daniel Kahneman 

 ‘Work: A History of How We Spend Our Time’ James Suzman

 “How to Win Friends & Influence People” by Dale Carnegie

 “Noise” by Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony, and Cass R. Sunstein

 “Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action” by Simon Sinek

 “Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ” by Daniel Goleman

 “The Lean Startup” by Eric Ries

 “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen R. Covey

 ‘Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking’ by Susan Cain

 ‘Conversational Capacity’ by Craig Weber

 ‘The One Minute Manager’ by Ken Blanchard

 “Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder” by Arianna Huffington

 ‘Atomic Habits’ by James Clear

Non-Industry Specific – Australian Job Boards

Seek – all categories

Indeed – all categories

Job Adder – all categories

Glass Door – all categories

Linked In Jobs – all job categories

Jora – all categories

Ethical Jobs – range of categories

Adzuna – most job categories

Career Jet – aggregator of job boards

Career One – most job categories

Career Spot – most categories

Re-employed – most categories

Australia Recruit – most categories

Simply Hired – most categories

Positions Vacant – most categories

Job Is Job – all categories

Job Serve – most categories

Work 180 – most categories

Jobaroo – job board for gap year & working holiday jobs in Australia

One Shift Jobs – one off shifts and casual work

Probono Australia – not for profit and pro bono roles


Industry Specific – Australian Job Boards

Stack Overflow – developer focused

AG Careers – agricultural focused

Careers In Audit – audit, risk, compliance, cyber security, data and analytics

AUD Doc Jobs – australian job board for doctors

Childcare Jobs – childcare focused

eFinancial Careers – jobs in financial services, banking, accounting and technology in Australia

Gumtree – generally more casual or blue-collar focused

Jobs In HR – HR

Our Mob – indigenous

Oil and Gas Job Search – oil and gas

Rig Zone – oil and gas

Jobs 4 Mining – mining

Career Mine – mining focused

Sports People – sport

Lawyers Weekly – legal

Recon Jobs – real estate

Health Times – health focused

Jobs in Safety – safety focused – OH&S, WHS, EHS, mental health

Careers for Carers – job board for carers

Defence Jobs – defence


Times Higher Education – global higher education job board

Angel List – global job board focused on mainly remote start up jobs

Global Work and Travel

Global Jobs