Swap your backpack for a briefcase and discover the secrets to having the holiday of a lifetime - and give your career a boost! Every year thousands of people travel to Australia with the dream of experiencing the famed Antipodean lifestyle, and marveling at the country's stunning natural landscape. But living the dream takes money, and most part-time jobs just don't pay well enough to make your dreams a reality "Backpack to Briefcase" is a superb volume that shows you how to change your approach to job hunting on a working visa, swap your backpack for a briefcase, and set yourself up for a cash-injected working-holiday that you'll be proud to highlight on your CV and mention at interviews for the rest of your career. Packed with expert information and advice that really works, and featuring chapters that focus on specific industries - including banking & finance, hospitality, call centre's, engineering, manufacturing & logistics, sales & marketing, retail, healthcare & nursing, teaching, and many more - along with a job seeking plan to get you started, this is a must-have for anyone thinking of travelling to Australia on a working visa.
This volume also comes with a free "Backpacker's Guide to the Web in Australia CD", featuring up-to-date info on your destination, plus 100's the best web-links for living and working Downunder.
Jill Noble began her life in Australia as an enthusiastic traveller with professional aspirations. Fresh of the plane from Ireland, backpack in hand, she secured two professional jobs within two weeks - despite it being the tail end of the hiring season.