As a Defence Partner contemplating looking for a new job there is a certain level of anxiety around ‘that question’. You know the one, the one that seemingly innocuous question, ‘what brings you to (insert current posting location)’ sometimes it’s phrased along the lines of ‘I see you have moved around a fair bit’ either … Continue reading That One Question in a Job Interview
In a matter of months working from home has gone from being perceived as a benefit, something offered by progressive or creative organisations to a necessity for many, even the most traditional and conservative of organisations. As businesses try to figure out what the new normal looks like and the practicalities of returning to centralised … Continue reading Want to continue working from home?
Over the past week we have been looking at self assessment tools to identify potential employment opportunities, it’s now time to look at some practical steps and training you can look at to make your choose path a reality. We are in the midst of a great global pause, here in Australia we are lucky … Continue reading Prepare to Shine
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)
We are pleased to announce another employer has joined our Defence Partner Friendly Employment Program. Welcome Work Rehab. Work Rehab employ multidisciplinary health professionals for rehabilitation, return to work and transition programs. A lot of their work is with transitioning veterans via the Department of Veterans Affairs. Current Vacancies More from Work Rehab. Work Rehab … Continue reading Work Rehab
Job hunting every couple of years because your ADF partner has been posted to a new location is hard enough, without discovering after you have been offered a new job that it’s going to cost you money to take it after you add up all of the childcare fees, transport costs and dry cleaning for … Continue reading Know your worth as an employee – Part 1
There has been a lot happening in the last few months behind the scenes to address the issue of employment for our Defence partners so we thought it was time for an update. Defence acknowledges that this issue is important and needs to be looked at from a big-picture perspective, with a long term program … Continue reading Update on ADF Partner Employment
We spoke recently with Michelle Wood, ex serving member and current ADF partner about her experience with the Prince’s Trust, an organisation that is supporting veterans and ADF partners of current serving members through workshops for small businesses. The Prince’s Trust welcome attendees at all stages in their business journey. Their discovery workshops are designed … Continue reading From Weapons Instructing to Knitting Queen and B’n’B Entrepreneur