How to get a Job in Australia from India

How to get a Job in Australia from India

It isn’t easy to get a job overseas but with a few step you can make your position stronger and can confidently apply for any job. The Australian job market is nowadays one of the strongest in the World. Australia is known to pay the highest salary for IT professionals.

In this article we will know how to get a job in Australia from India.

Set you target

The first step is to target a particular economic sector or industry where you would like to work. Telecommunication, tourism, mining and financial services are the industries which have shown the highest growth recently.

Also decide whether you are applying for immigration or you are looking for just a work permit.

If you are applying for immigration then at first check whether your chosen sector / category is open for immigration or not. Then apply for skill assessment and then expression of interest. Finally if you would be granted a visa with permanent residency then you can apply for any job including jobs in government sector.

If you want to get only the work permit then you can take the following steps.


Submit an application at the Australian embassy for a Visa. This is an important step as prospective employers will ask about your immigration status.

The Australian embassy is located in New Delhi. For more information, visit their site.

Update your CV

Update your CV / resume in the Australian style. This will help your CV in gaining preference over other CVs. A fundamental part of finding a job is writing a good CV. At OneHowTo we have different articles to improve the way you write your CV, though if you want to go one step further, there are other specialized sites such as LiveCareer that will help you prepare a good CV and find a job.

Cover Letter

Include a cover letter along with your CV where you must state whether you have the permission to work in Australia or you are in the process of applying for a work visa.

Search methodically for Job Openings

Search for jobs in the sector which you have targeted or you have experience in. The best way to search for job in Australia from India is to search online. For IT professionals try seeking for jobs in CareerBuilder. Check for your desired jobs abroad in job portals like naukri, monster, shine etc. Or you can also search for an agency which recruits for Australian organizations.

Send you CV and cover letter to potential employer or recruitment agencies.

Follow Up

After submitting the CV and cover letter you will receive a confirmation of submission. If you do not receive any such confirmation within a couple of weeks then contact the HR department of the company in Australia.

Attend onsite interviews

If you are called for an interview then suggest them to have a Skype interview. If you have succeeded in impressing your Australian employer in a Skype interview then congratulation as you just got a job for yourself in Australia from India.

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