Amy Martin has kindly written this week’s guest blog post about how she was able to secure work with BAE Systems, one of our Defence Partner Friendly Employers. Recently, I was reviewing a post shared by Defence Families Australia about their Defence Partner Friendly employer program. Curious, I clicked through and read about the checklist … Continue reading Resilience, adaptability, communication, time management, and social skills.
Last week we presented our very first webinar on Career Support for ADF Partners. “The idea for the webinar stemmed from efforts to encourage collaboration between various stakeholders in supporting ADF partner career development/employment, facilitated by Amanda McCue who recently undertook a Churchill Fellowship on ADF partner employment. The webinar focused on information about how ADF partners … Continue reading Followup to Career Support Webinar
We are delighted to welcome Defence Bank to our list of employers that support Defence Partner Employment. We’ve asked Defence Bank to tell us a little bit about their organisation. Who is Defence Bank? We are a bank who is member-owned and who re-invests our profits into improving products and services to benefit our members. … Continue reading Defence Partner Friendly Employer
PwC was one of the first employers to support our Defence Partner Employment Initiative. Thanks to Kristy who has kindly written for us on how she secured employment with the firm as a result of a networking event held here in Canberra at the beginning of the year while she was located in Perth. I’m … Continue reading Having more confidence in myself
PwC was one of the first employers to support our Defence Partner Employment Initiative. Thanks to Sarah who has kindly written for us on how she secured employment with the firm as a result of a networking event held here in Canberra at the beginning of the year. Networking is an incredible tool; it can … Continue reading Take a chance and embrace your network
We are to delighted to announce that Hireup has joined us as a Defence Partner Friendly Employer. Hireup have written this week’s guest blog post. Hireup is an online platform for people with a disability to find, hire and manage support workers who fit their needs and share their interests. People coming together with shared … Continue reading Welcome to Hireup
We’re delighted to announce that Goodstart Early Learning has been added to our website as an employer who is supportive of Defence Partner employment. Here’s some information about Goodstart. At Goodstart Early Learning, we’re all about laying the foundation for better lives through great early learning experiences. Professionals and specialists of all kinds join us … Continue reading Thank you Goodstart Early Learning
At our Annual National Conference dinner, we invited Amanda McCue to speak about her research with the Churchill Fellowship Trust on Military Spouse Employment. Amanda travelled to the UK, US and Canada to research what our allies were doing in this space. ADF Partner Employment has been our main advocacy focus this year and we … Continue reading Speech on Military Spouse Employment