Finding and Applying for a Job in Australia as a Migrant

  At Migration Expert, we often get questions from many clients about applying for jobs in Australia. It doesn’t matter if you’re an international student looking for work after you graduate or a skilled employee who is moving to Australia and looking for work – many of the barriers remain the same.   Language, work experience, visa, sponsorship, salary expectations, and the rest of the red...

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International companies with headquarters in Australia

Previously, we looked at Australian companies who have their headquarters in Australia.   But various international companies have expanded and brought their operations to Australia; with many choosing Melbourne as the backdrop for their Australian Head Office.   Check out the list below for the biggest global companies in Australia:     BP Their headquarters may be in London, United...

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Australian Companies with Headquarters in Melbourne, Australia

You’ve never truly experienced life in another country until you’ve lived and worked like a local. And working in Australia is unlike anywhere else in the world.   Australia is home to numerous major corporations – both local and global – some of which have been recognised as outstanding places to work.   According to LinkedIn, the following organisations were the top 25 Australia- based...

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8 Reasons Why Australia is the Ideal Migration Destination

Australia is the land of opportunity. We have great weather (most of the year), lovely beaches, delicious cuisine and the best coffee.   But in case you need more convincing, here are 8 reasons why Australia should be at the top of your migration destination list. Booming economy Our economy has been ranked amongst one of the best in the western world; having successfully avoided...

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Job Series: How to work as a Chef in Australia

  At Migration Expert, clients often ask us about the most in-demand jobs; which visas would allow them to work in their nominated fields; and how to go about applying for a job once they’ve arrived in Australia.   So we’ve decided to start the “Job Series” to help shed some light on the occupations listed in the SOL (Sponsored Occupation List), and hopefully, provide some useful advice for...

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Tips for Job Hunting in Australia

According to a new data released by the Australian government, there are still over 159,000 job vacancies across the country today. But the number could be a bit higher since it doesn’t include offline job advertisements or those published in newspapers and other print media.   Also, the country’s stellar economic run last year is predicted to continue until the first half of 2017. This could...

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10 Things To Consider Before Moving to Australia

We've all heard about it: the beautiful beaches, the amazing landscapes, and the wildlife. Indeed, this is how most foreigners see Australia, thinking that the only things they need to put into their luggage when they go here are swimsuits and hiking shoes. But as every one of us knows, a country is not always just about how we see it in films and read in books. Australia is no different, and...

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Getting Around Melbourne: 4 Modes to Choose from

One of the best ways of getting to know a new destination is by getting lost in it. But for a city like Melbourne, where the transport system is efficient and public spaces are safe, running around in circles may no longer be necessary.    There are several ways to get from one place to another. You can use handy apps such as Melbourne's PTV travel planner to help you find the easiest and...

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35 Local Expressions You’ll Hear When in Australia

Australians have a colourful vocabulary, as you can tell by how they endearingly shorten words and get creative with their friendly jabs.    When out on an Outback road trip or a night out downtown, you might hear the following slang and phrases from your new Aussie friends.    Read along to find out what your mates mean and pick up some new expressions to help you get...

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6 Reasons Australia is Amongst the World’s Safest Countries

  There are many misconceptions about Australia. What can be typically seen on TV are its dangerous wildlife, its vast landscapes of forests and mountains that are home to behemoth, endemic animal species - all perpetuating a hazardous environment.   But the recent Global Peace Index released by The Institute for Economics and Peace is saying the opposite. Australia currently ranks as amongst...

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