On Thursday Night, EMSA hosted the Brisbane Engineers Support Team (BEST) for their event about removing self-limiting beliefs and installing a new mindset to open more opportunities to help you succeed in your career in Australia
The Brisbane Engineers Support Team is a group of internationally qualified Engineers who have come to Australia and succeeded in gaining employment as Engineers in their field. They now give their time free of charge to help international people with tips to help them settle and find pathways to work as engineers Australia.
Thursday nights event had two guest speakers come and share their knowledge with more than 50 overseas qualified engineers. Tim Dive is a HR coach and director of Career Cartel. Tim provided great insights and tips on how to find employment as an Engineer.
One of the most important advices was to foster your professional network and develop your CV targeting your top 5 companies you want to work with in Australia.
Tuan, a French Canadian Engineer also shared his story of falling in love with Australia (and his future wife while in Australia) and their journey back to Canada before selling up everything and embarking on a journey to Australia.
Tuan spoke of the challenges faced and also pointed out how your overseas professional network can help you finding a job. More important, it is important to be versatile at the beginning so you can move interstate depending on where the opportunities for employment arise.
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