How to find a trade job in Perth

Research Your Market

Electrician, plumber & carpenter are in high demand in Perth. The more you research, the more likely you are to find what you are looking for. There are opportunities for Walk-in interviews or you can use an employment agency in or around the Perth area.

Tailor Your Resume and Cover Letter

Connect your experience to the benefits of the company that you’re applying for. That means your title, summary, skills; experience etc. should be written and tailored to show the hiring company that you’re a good match for that particular position.

Know Your Technology

It’s becoming more common for interviews to be carried out on phone, Skype or other digital platforms. Make sure you have an account on all major communication platforms such as Skype and Google Hangouts.

Understand How to Apply

It’s easy! Have an online profile with Job Search Engines.  With an Online profile, you can apply for jobs faster with pre-filled application forms, know that only reputable employers can view your details, and set up alerts for job categories like Electricians, Plumbers & Carpenters to ensure you never miss an opportunity.

The other method of job hunting obviously depends on your circumstances, experience and qualifications, and the sort of job you’re seeking, and may include the following:

  • Checking the TV Teletext job service and other bulletin boards.
  • Contacting private recruitment consultants and employment agencies.
  • Obtaining copies of daily newspapers, all of which contain ‘positions vacant’ sections including job advertisements dedicated to trade jobs on certain days. And jobs are also advertised in industry and trade newspapers and magazines.


Getting together with like-minded people to discuss business, which is a popular way of making business and professional contacts in Western Australia. It can be particularly successful for electricians, plumbers, and carpenters when job hunting.

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