International Day of People with Disability

December 3rd marks the United Nation’s International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD). This day aims to raise awareness and understanding of people who live with a disability. It is also a day of celebration, where it aims to honour the accomplishments of people living with a disability. 41% of Joblife staff identify as living [...]
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Sometimes school is not for everyone, Joblife sets up school-leavers for success

For young people today, high school is not always the answer to a fulfilling and successful work life. 60.1% of persons aged 15 or over completed non-school qualifications in 2016, which has inflated from the 2011 rate of 55.2%. Traditional schooling was most certainly not the answer for 15-year-old Mark Grant. Mark has a learning [...]
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Ananya was so inspired by her Employment Consultant, she now is one!

Bedridden and suffering from Fibromyalgia in her second pregnancy, Joblife’s Rockdale client Ananya Moitra had been unemployed for years. Ananya is teeming with knowledge and wisdom, from an MBA in Finance to experience in marketing, sales, and insurance- but her medical issues punched a five-year gap in her resume. Joblife Employment Consultant Benny Leung knew [...]
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Stacey’s school sessions gives Shay a head start

Young people finishing high school often experience the same post-school dread; how will anyone hire me when I have no work experience? Ipswich’s Shay Johnson, 18, lives with a learning disability and pondered the same question. Luckily for Shay, Joblife is determined to ensure young people like him have access to employment opportunities. Joblife Employment [...]
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Movember Month Special: Joblife helps Justin start his business

Starting with only 30 moustaches and progressing to five million, the Movember movement has grown into a global fight to promote and improve men's health. This month, Joblife wants to join that fight. Depression and anxiety is in the top 5 reasons people come to us for support. Joblife’s South Australia client Justin Wakefield’s case [...]
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Relevant resumes always reap the rewards

The importance of a relevant resume was highlighted when Joblife Regional Team Leader Nathalie Blomme was preparing one of her older clients for a job interview. The Joblife team at the time were undergoing difficult challenges. Not wanting to wait, not wanting to put out a preventable fire, Nathalie intervened with Veronica's case early. Nathalie, [...]
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Joblife’s commitment to their clients delivers Danyal’s dreams

Iranian refugee Danyal Khosravi arrived in Brisbane via Indonesia in 2014 and promptly put himself through a TAFE course which offered English to help him overcome the language barrier. “Danyal was formerly in the Iranian military and Farsi (Persian) is his first language,” Joblife Employment Consultant Tracey Hill said. “Danyal was in a traffic accident [...]
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Bradley’s back on the tools and it’s all thanks to Joblife Employment

When South Australian FIFO worker Bradley Carter sends his Christmas cards out this year there’s no doubt that the woman who helped save him from homelessness and into stable employment will be among the recipients. A long-term client of Joblife Employment, Bradley, is one of thousands of Australians whose lives had been impacted by COVID-19. [...]
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Danny’s dedication delivers a dream outcome for Douglas

He survived more than a decade behind bars and has beaten a death-defying drug addiction– now all Douglas Thomas* wanted was a job. But when you’re 61-years-old, based in a remote South Australian town, and you don’t have a driver’s licence due to your medical record, it’s fair to suggest the extent of Douglas’ existent [...]
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Don’t know what you want to be?

At Joblife, we understand the importance of a good match. Sometimes the only sure way to find the right fit is to try it on for size. Chris England, a Joblife client who lives with autism moved to a new town and struggled to find a job that fit. His Employment Consultant, Wendy Maddams was [...]
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Lilianna’s support sees single mum Sumita find her confidence

Sumita Singh’s 10 years in Australia has been nothing short of a battle. From learning English to starting a family, Sumita has fought to have a better life. When Sumita arrived in Australia, she worked in the aged care sector. While heavily pregnant with her daughter, Sumita sustained a spinal injury after a workplace incident. [...]
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First impressions and second chances, Layla proves the latter triumphant

According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the leading cause of total burden on young Australian women is anxiety. Whether that is in their personal or professional life, anxiety can be a major barrier to growth. Layla Buchanan, from Joblife's Toukley office, experiences anxiety and has found approaching employers to be very challenging. [...]
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