Chief of the Defence Force, General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC, has written an open letter to all Defence families, to assure them that Defence’s priority continues to be its people and there is a range of support available to their families. Via the Defence Community Organisation website.
As we adjust to a new normal in the world of work, some employers are adopting video interviews to help maintain social distancing, especially if they are now working from home. Most are live, like a video call, but some especially for a first interview allow you to record your answers on your own time. … Continue reading Nailing the remote interview
We’re wearing unicorn masks to team video conference meetings, listening to Brenè Brown podcasts and swapping stories about Anzac Day, kids and schooling. That’s how things are in DFA at the moment. We’re also still here advocating for Defence Families. In this podcast Brenè talks about having what she calls a ‘family gap plan’. She … Continue reading Update from the DFA Convenor
Pricewaterhouse Coopers Consulting (Australia) (PwC) Pty Ltd is working with the Defence Community Organisation (DCO) to undertake an evaluation of some of the DCO programs and services that are provided to Defence families and children. The purpose of the evaluation is to: understand the impact of the DCO programs and services on Defence families and … Continue reading Feedback needed from families for DCO Evaluation
In the first part of this blog we had a look at when you would work with a coach and a brief rundown of the services they can provide; in this part we will have a closer look at working with recruiters. As mentioned in part 1, recruiters get paid by the company you get … Continue reading Getting help with your Job Hunt, working with Recruiters and/or Career Coaches (Part 2)
Thanks to Defence Health for this article It’s time to get creative while you and the kids stay safe at home. Whether you’ve got toddlers or teenagers, there will no doubt be some challenges in the coming weeks (and possibly months) together at home. The important thing to remember – especially with teenagers – is … Continue reading What to do with the kids during COVID-19?
Some words from our DFA Northern Queensland delegate, Chandell. So far with COVID-19 my family’s life has remained relatively unchanged but that’s about to change with Anzac Day. As a Defence child and now a Defence family, Anzac Day has a very special meaning to my family, as I am sure it does for so … Continue reading Anzac at Home 2020
Both Recruiters and Career Coaches can help you land the perfect job but the roles they perform are quite different although complimentary. This can be a confusing field initially when you first look into it as they can both go by a variety of similar names, recruitment agent, employment consultant, employment advisor, job network provider … Continue reading Getting help with your Job Hunt, working with Recruiters and/or Career Coaches (Part 1)