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Yet, as January progresses, the enthusiasm accompanying these resolutions can wane, leaving us feeling disheartened and demotivated. Is there a more effective approach to goal-setting than the fleeting nature of resolutions?
Whether you’re putting a resume together for a client or pointing your job seekers in the right direction, these resume and cover letter templates have you well and truly covered!
Society has this funny little habit of trying to cram square pegs into a round hole, but what if I told you that there is a way to match the square peg to the round hole without having to grind off the edges?
According to the Department of Education, Skills and Training, the time job seekers spend unsuccessfully looking for work can wear down an individuals’ confidence and reduce their motivation to search for work, further compounding the existing barriers to employment.
In this very special COVID-19 podcast, Maria speaks with John Mendoza who is a mental health and suicide prevention expert about the importance of resilience during times of uncertainty. John shares his powerful insights as to what we need to do and how we need to think to get through the current situation and beyond.
Integrity. It’s a word that’s thrown around a lot. Employers want it, employees need it, and training companies talk it up, but no one ever actually discusses what it is. In short, integrity is being your word, doing the things that you said or implied that you would do. Whether that’s completing a huge project or helping a friend move house.
The start of a new year is just that – the start of something new. It’s an external force, much like a birthday, that allows you to reflect on your life. What changes did you hope to achieve last year? Did you succeed?
We’re back for another Way Finders Podcast and in this episode Maria talks with Amanda Simpson who was a former job seeker and now works for Bounce as a Trainer. Amanda talks passionately about how Bounce really did change her life!
Gone are the days when the only way to get hired was to present all your qualifications and list every single one of your skills down on a piece of paper; we are living in the modern world and there are higher priorities to organisations now.
Amanda was working less than 15 hours per week on a causal basis in customer service role in retail. She had had enough with working in retail and remembered saying to herself “I’m done!” She felt she was flat lining at life.
At 24, Kyle had been unemployed since he’d finished high school. He struggled with depression and anxiety and his previous work experiences had been difficult which left him feeling very negative about his life.
Naturally creative and with a love of illustration, Mark was always keen to work in the animation industry. However, after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, maintaining regular employment was almost impossible. Mark had been receiving disability payments for 5 years and was living in Adelaide.