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5 Tips for Effective References

  As a young person looking for employment, references are a crucial aspect of the job application process. A reference is a person who can vouch for your skills, experience, and character. Employers use references to determine whether a job candidate is a good fit for a particular role. They will ask questions to your…

Moonee Valley Jobs Fair 2023

Are you looking for work, training opportunities or career advice but don’t know where to start? Come along to the  Moonee Valley Jobs Fair! Ten local employment services in the Moonee Valley City Council area have teamed up to organise the 2023 Moonee Valley Jobs Fair. The Jobs Fair aims to connect local jobseekers to…

The Importance of Communication in the Workplace

Having effective communication skills is highly regarded by employers in the workplace. While not always easy, understanding how to engage with others in a genuine and meaningful way is critical to building lasting relationships, increasing team happiness, and strengthening teamwork and trust.

How to Get a Job in Retail!

September was a busy month connecting with enthusiastic young people ready to engage, ask questions, share experiences and learn new skills. It was an absolute pleasure to deliver a Retail Workshop to the young people of Brimbank.  With the support from Jobs Victoria and Brimbank City Council, Founders of Keyba Careers, Colin & Lorraine Wilson…

Visit to Keilor Downs College

Lorraine Wilson, the Co-Founder of Keyba Careers, was delighted to visit Keilor Downs College in Term 3 and interact with a group of Year 9 students. Lorraine had the pleasure of conducting practice interviews followed by a presentation to the students providing insight on what business owners look for when recruiting and industry tips to…

How To Prepare For A Successful Job Interview

By Gina Lutz HR Administrator at Key Business Advisors   When preparing for a job interview, it is essential to first review the job description and research the company you are applying to. Ask yourself, do I want to work for this organisation? What skills can I bring to this role? How can I contribute…

What Is The Recruitment Process?

  Preparing for employment begins with understanding the recruitment process and how it works. If you gain knowledge about the recruitment process and understand what businesses want and need from the right candidate, this may give you that competitive edge and assist with getting the job you want. It will help you understand what you…

Keyba Careers at Baimbridge College, Hamilton Victoria

We are thrilled that the Year 9 and 10 students of  Baimbridge College are using the Keyba Careers’ Employer Engagement Program as part of their Careers subject. Earlier this month, Colin and Lorraine Wilson, the Founders of Keyba Careers, had the honour of being guest speakers to present to the Year 10 students of Baimbridge…

The Importance Of Showing Customer Service Skills In A Job Interview

All businesses rely on their customers to help keep them going. Paying customers keeps staff paid and helps the business grow. No customers, no business.  For this reason, providing excellent customer service to our clients is crucial. In business, we want our clients to return to purchase more products or services. This is called repeat…

How to Demonstrate Your Soft Skills

We understand how difficult and frustrating it can be for young people who are looking for a job, particularly when they are entering the workforce, having completed a course or degree in a specific field, especially when employers ask for applicants to have relevant work experience. The good news is that employers place a high…