Remote work within Western Australia has been booming! FIFO workers have continued to operate and were only stalled for a brief lockdown. Port Headland is experiencing record highs of iron ore exports and gold mining is said to be booming in Kalgoorlie.
“COVID has had no affect at all, if anything, I’ve had extra work,” Kalgoorlie driller Chris Potts.
Looking for tips to landing remote work? Check out our advice below.
1. Highlight to recruiters that you are open to remote work
You can do this by updating your cover letter, resume and LinkedIn profile. Make sure you make it obvious you would be open to working remotely in the first paragraph of your cover letter.
You can update your LinkedIn profile by visiting your “Open to Work Settings” and updating them to indicate you’re open to remote job opportunities. Include in your profile summary or headline that you’re interested in working remotely.
2. Update your skillset
“Having 5 skills on your profile helps you be found up to 27X more by recruiters,” according to LinkedIn.
3. Set up alerts for jobs or follow relevant recruitment accounts
According to LinkedIn research, you are 4X more likely to hear back from a job if you apply within the first 10 minutes. You can set up alerts in LinkedIn and Seek.com.au.
We hope you found our tips to landing remote work insightful, all the best with your job hunt!