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Do you want to work in Australia as a backpacker? Then you will be needing a few extra skills. Every job has some job-specific skills that an employer is looking for, along with your general skills. As a backpacker, when you want to stay in Australia and want to work here then you must enhance your skills. These skills can also help you stay in a job and work your way to the top. There are some skills that employers want you to have, no matter what industry you’re working in, these are:
Very IMPORTANT! Everything we do and say ‘communicates’ a message to people. Effective communication is the number one business skill. If you cannot communicate effectively you cannot get a decent job. It involves being confident about speaking to people (face-to-face or over the phone). You can develop your communication skills by using social media, public speaking, building self-esteem, sharing your vision and writing assignments and reports.
Without it you cannot excel in the company. As an employee teamwork is significant in any job.
Teamwork means being good at working with people. You can develop your teamwork skills by joining a local sports team, volunteering for a community organisation, working on group assignments etc.
Self-management is about getting on with your work without someone having to check up on you. You can stay on top of your own deadlines and be able to delegate tasks to other people to make sure things get done on time. You can develop your self-management skills by asking for new responsibilities at work and doing a work experience placement or internship.
English is the official language of Australia, that’s why you must improve your English skills when staying in Australia. Improving your English skills takes time and practice. Practice is also important not only to improve, but to maintain your existing skills. You can enhance your English skills by reading in English every day, keeping an English diary, taking English language classes. So, practice, practice, practice!
Along with the above skills, there are two online courses that can also ensure you a job in Australia these are -
Responsible School of Alcohol (RSA)
If you intend to work in the hospitality industry in a position that requires you to serve alcohol, it is now mandatory to hold a current accredited Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) Certificate. Most states now allow you to do the RSA Online. This means that you can do the RSA course at home and develop your skills at your own pace.
If you intend to work at a construction site in Australia then you must do construction induction training and get your White Card. You can now get a White Card online which is recognised in all states and territories.