Career Assessment Tools


When you are considering a change in career or looking to identify skills and attributes you can highlight in your resume online assessments can be useful tools. Generally career assessment tools fall into 3 categories Personality profiles which can identify personal strengths and areas for development, the most familiar versions of this are, Myers-Briggs, Holland … Continue reading Career Assessment Tools

Update from the DFA Convenor


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

Getting help with your Job Hunt, working with Recruiters and/or Career Coaches (Part 1)


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)

Who to call in an emergency?


Definitions of Emergency: Macquarie Dictionary: An unforeseen occurrence; a sudden and urgent occasion for action. Defence partner: I‘m so sick I need to go to hospital, I have a young child, my ADF member is away and I just moved here so I know no one to help care for either me or my child. … Continue reading Who to call in an emergency?