4 Real Life Tips for Young Jobseekers

It’s a brave new world out there once you leave school. It’s a transition that’s exciting, scary and at times totally unexpected. Whilst I’ve got a few grey hairs, I’m still young enough to remember it vividly. I was full of juice, eager to see what the future would bring and had a somewhat vague […]

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Jonathan’s Story

3 years ago Jonathan found social interactions challenging. But with the right support he was able to find work and now has the confidence to do the things he loves. WATCH Jonathan’s journey below          

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A Vision in the New World of Disability and Employment Services

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is setting Human Services on a new path, transforming the sector to customer choice and open market competition (well…nearly). Health services are being transformed through the integration of services and greater collaboration by providers to deliver earlier intervention. Other sectors including employment services are also experiencing the same level […]

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Fun Times at the CHESS Recruitment Drive

Our Recruitment Drive events kicked off this week with a student forum in Coffs and a community event in Grafton. Both events were a great success! Our turnouts were bigger than expected and we got to meet a group of really amazing and motivated individuals who I’m sure will make great Peer & Case Workers. […]

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Komi Finds New Purpose Working in Coffs Harbour

With his bright smile and youthful energy you would not know that Komi Adjassou has overcome enormous odds to make a life for himself and his family here in Australia. Humble Beginnings The 62 year old was born in Togo, a West African nation that borders Ghana, spending 17 years of his life there in […]

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Addressing the stigma of mental health in the workplace

Addressing the Stigma of Mental Health in the Workplace

Promoting mental health in the workplace benefits everyone; we all have a role to play in looking after our own mental health and in creating a mentally healthy workplace. Brief snapshot of mental illness in Australia In each year, approximately one in every five Australians will experience a mental illness. About 4% of people will […]

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The Benefits of Employing Someone with a Disability

People living with disability are characterised as having a high level of loyalty and commitment to their chosen role.  Let’s explore the facts.

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Confidence Tips for your next Job Interview

Job interviews can feel be challenging – especially if you’re new to the workforce or returning after an absence. Meeting the challenge head on and cultivating a positive mindset so you can go into your interview with confidence can really make the difference when it comes to connecting with your potential employer.

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