A Talent participant’s guide to managing your program

As we near the end of another outstanding year of achievements within Transport for NSW, it is also time for several of our Graduate peers to transition into roles they have secured across the Cluster.

For many other Graduates who are nearing their fourth rotation, you might be wondering how to best navigate the transition process out of the Graduate program.

Graduates are able to apply for internally advertised roles after 12 months on the program, and are encouraged to start actively seeking roles at this time. Be sure to check the weekly job notifications, even before starting to apply for roles – reviewing the role descriptors can assist in focusing skill development efforts. Leveraging off the networks developed at various placements throughout the Graduate Program is also a great way to stay connected to role opportunities.

What processes are in place to support Graduates trying to secure a role in the Transport Cluster?

Look no further than the Talent Programs team, who are happy to sit down with you to discuss your career goals and identify roles aligned to your capability development. The team offer a safe, neutral space for you to voice your concerns, and the conversation may prompt you to reflect on points that you may not have otherwise considered.

This assistance is open to all Graduates and Talent Participants, no matter at what stage of their respective program. Graduates in their earlier placements can likewise benefit from discussing placement preference choices with ELTP during the EOI nomination process, to ensure choices are aligned to career progression plans.

When you have a suitable role in mind, it is also ideal to get in touch with Talent Programs for the team to assist in reviewing your resume and other application collateral, as well as conducting mock interviews. Having streamed on so many Talent participants over the years, the team surely know a thing or two about what to look out for in a job interview situation. Practice makes perfect, and rehearsing with the support of the Talent team will put you in good stead to tackle the real thing with much more confidence. To prepare beforehand, check out the Interview Question Library document, available here for you to practice with.

Ensure you get in touch with Talent Programs ahead of time and leave adequate time for them to turnover any materials to be reviewed.

What happens after I finish my fourth placement?

The Talent team liaise with Graduates nearing the end of their program on a case by case basis, depending on past performance, attitude and behaviours.

As we near the end of another outstanding year of achievements within Transport for NSW, it is also time for several of our Graduate peers to transition into roles they have secured across the Cluster.

For many other Graduates who are nearing their fourth rotation, you might be wondering how to best navigate the transition process out of the Graduate program.

Graduates are able to apply for internally advertised roles after 12 months on the program, and are encouraged to start actively seeking roles at this time. Be sure to check the weekly job notifications, even before starting to apply for roles – reviewing the role descriptors can assist in focusing skill development efforts. Leveraging off the networks developed at various placements throughout the Graduate Program is also a great way to stay connected to role opportunities.

What processes are in place to support Graduates trying to secure a role in the Transport Cluster?

Look no further than the Talent Programs team, who are happy to sit down with you to discuss your career goals and identify roles aligned to your capability development. The team offer a safe, neutral space for you to voice your concerns, and the conversation may prompt you to reflect on points that you may not have otherwise considered.

This assistance is open to all Graduates and Talent Participants, no matter at what stage of their respective program. Graduates in their earlier placements can likewise benefit from discussing placement preference choices with ELTP during the EOI nomination process, to ensure choices are aligned to career progression plans.

When you have a suitable role in mind, it is also ideal to get in touch with Talent Programs for the team to assist in reviewing your resume and other application collateral, as well as conducting mock interviews. Having streamed on so many Talent participants over the years, the team surely know a thing or two about what to look out for in a job interview situation. Practice makes perfect, and rehearsing with the support of the Talent team will put you in good stead to tackle the real thing with much more confidence. To prepare beforehand, check out the Interview Question Library document, available here for you to practice with.

Ensure you get in touch with Talent Programs ahead of time and leave adequate time for them to turnover any materials to be reviewed.

What happens after I finish my fourth placement?

The Talent team liaise with Graduates nearing the end of their program on a case by case basis, depending on past performance, attitude and behaviours.

Page published: 04 December 2018, 14:12