Perth recruitment experts
Although the resources boom has ended (impacting WA’s economy in many ways), the state is looking to the future. Deloitte has forecast growth in the state, at a more gentle pace than at its peak in the mining boom, and there are many reasons to be positive about the jobs market.
In fact, there’s already evidence that things are looking up. Exports are up, and with almost 1.4 million people in work, employment in WA stands at an all-time high. The City of Perth is committing to attracting new business sustainably, as outlined in its Economic Development Strategy.
Page Personnel’s Perth team has been matching professionals with Perth jobs for more than 10 years. With deep connections in the local market, we are highly knowledgeable about the requirements of both job seekers and businesses.
Coming in at number 7 on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s most liveable cities list in 2016, Greater Perth is home to an estimated 2.05 million residents. As the most isolated capital city in the world, Perth’s economy has traditionally been driven by the demand for services to local operations. 45.6% of Western Australia’s total workforce is employed in service industries, with the majority of these jobs situated in Perth, owing to its population.
If you’re already in the market for the latest Perth jobs, or are considering a career change, here are our top tips for kick starting your job search:
- Spend plenty of time perfecting your resume and LinkedIn profile. Ensure that they showcase your skills and experience and highlight your achievements, focussing on strong action words and tangible figures. Importantly, don’t forget to proof read it carefully.
- Get up-to-date knowledge on Perth’s market and employment trends, and arm yourself with knowledge about the salary rates, job roles and skills that employers in your field are currently looking for.
- To make the best impression at a job interview, research the company and write out a list of questions that will show your understanding of the organisation, its industry and the key challenges and opportunities it faces.