NEW from Fortem: Pre-transition workshops offer the skills for job searching

Fortem Australia is running a three-part workshop series to assist transitioning first responders learn key job searching skills.

The online workshops cover the skills that you will need to take on the recruitment process:

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  • How to write and format your resume
  • Putting your qualifications, transferable skills and competencies into a resume
  • The job sites to watch to find your next opportunity


  • How to get noticed with a great cover letter
  • Tips and tricks for responding to selection criteria
  • Communication during the job search


  • Interview skills
  • Preparing for a job interview
  • How and when to negotiate your salary package

The Job Prep workshops will be held over Zoom during November.

Register for one or all of the Job Prep workshops HERE.

“The workshops are about empowering first responders with the tools to go through the recruitment process,” says Elise Stephens, Transition Engagement Officer with Fortem.

“They will get you thinking about your transferable skills, help you prepare the things you need, and give you the confidence to successfully transition into your next role.”

The workshop series is part of Fortem’s Transition & Employment Program, which provides first responders with a smooth, supported transition into the next meaningful chapter of their lives.

Workshop facilitators come from a variety of first responder agencies and have travelled the career transition path. They have specialist training and skills to support transitioning first responders, and offer a personalised and interactive approach.

Register for one or all of the Job Prep workshops HERE.

Fortem Australia is working with some of Australia’s best companies and organisations (Pledge Partners) committed to creating job, training and volunteering opportunities for personnel looking to transition to their next career or life opportunity. Fortem’s Transition & Employment Program supports national security and law enforcement personnel looking for new life and career opportunities following service with state and commonwealth emergency and security agencies.