Submitting Your Contractor Cloud Resume

    A Winning Resume! In this Blog, we would like to share a piece from our recent edition of NEWS SILO that provided some tips and tricks on how best to tailor your Contractor Cloud Resume. The majority of jobs on Contractor Cloud are either after Professional Contractors with specific skills, or Casual Labour. Your

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Harvest Watch – Rice

Contractor Cloud’s Harvest Watch is focused on the rice harvest currently being completed across Eastern Australia! The rice industry has defied a tough water year to record solid yields as harvest gets under way. Believe it or not, despite our arid geography and dry climate Australia is an important grower of rice for the Asian market,

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Contractor Cloud speaks with ABC NSW Country Hour and AuctionsPlus

  Contractor Cloud speaks with ABC NSW Country Hour and AuctionsPlus on Agri-tech Startups and Rural Employment Towards the end of 2015 Contractor Cloud’s Andrew MacAlpine was invited to speak with ABC NSW Country Hour correspondent, Sally Bryant. Born and raised on a sheep station between Louth and Wanaaring (near Bourke), Sally has travelled around Australia for work and now

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Agricultural Technologies and Tech Tips

Introduction: Agricultural Technologies, and the Agriculture Boom It is exciting to see so much activity focused on new Agricultural technologies, in recent times, we have seen increased research being poured into Drones , 3D printing and various online interactive marketplaces. There are Drones being developed for early detection of virus infections in vineyards, diseases in

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Working Holiday Visa 417 Changes Explained

Right, so the Australian Government has overhauled the working holiday Visa 417 program and has now changed the rules for both Employers/Farmers and Workers … so in today’s Blog we are going to decipher what the Government changed and what the impact of this will be.   WWOOFing / Volunteer work: You can no longer have

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What is a Working Holiday Visa?

Working Holiday Visa (subclass 417) The Working Holiday visa (subclass 417) is a temporary visa for young people who want to holiday and work in Australia for up to a year. It is a temporary visa that encourages cultural exchange and closer ties between Australia and eligible countries. This visa allows you to: stay in

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