Finding work after redundancy

Finding work after redundancy

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This is a difficult time if you've lost your job due to COVID-19. Here's practical help on how to get support, find a new job or change your career. Download a copy of the Job Hunters' ebook.


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Take your skills into jobs in demand

Some of the jobs in demand are available now, some need you to retrain or upskill first.


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Jobs in demand

  • Cleaners
  • Data analysts
  • Farm workers
  • Healthcare workers
  • Horticulture workers
  • Information technology experts
  • Managers
  • Skilled trades - like electricians
  • Truck drivers and couriers
  • Warehouse and packhouse workers

What employers want
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Jobs in demand now

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Retrain into a new job

You already have many skills – a qualification could build on these to get you into a new job or progress the one you have. There are short-term and long-term options.


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Study and training choices and how you can fund it.

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Earn while you train for these jobs

Employers need your skills

You have a wide range of skills that are valuable to employers. Work out your skills so you can transfer them into a new job.


Find out your skills
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Your transferable skills can take you anywhere

A lack of experience is not always a barrier to a new job - you may already have the skills.

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Transfer your skills into these jobs

How to recover after redundancy

Redundancy can be stressful. Here's where you can get support.

Never give up, keep pushing forward. You're going to come across road blocks and speed bumps. You just have to persevere, be consistent and work hard.


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Build confidence and find work after redundancy

How to get through losing work to get a new job.

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How to get help to cope with COVID-19

Mental health and wellbeing resources to help you get through COVID-19.

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Take action and find work

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COVID-19 and your work and study

Useful information to get you through the changes to work and study caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tips for new tertiary learners and apprentices

Gain the skills and confidence to move into a new job with study or training.

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How to get a job with gaps in your CV

How to explain those CV gaps.

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Where your hospitality skills can take you

Some jobs in demand right now that need your skills.

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Where your skills in retail can take you

Here's how to find temporary work with your retail skills, or find a new job.

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