It’s not always a straight path from school to work, especially for individuals living with disability. At AimBig, we acknowledge everyone’s journey is different, and work to support students to make the transition from school to work seamless and successful. Finishing school and transitioning into the ‘real world’ can be an exciting yet intimidating experience […]
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For job seekers coming to AimBig, their mental state can sometimes act as a barrier to wellness as well as to their employment goals. To increase the overall wellbeing of our clients and prepare them for employment, we have introduced MyDirection, a module-based intervention program aiming to reduce the impact of psychosocial barriers for people […]
The most recent review into Australia’s retirement income system found that almost 20% of Australians between the ages of 55 and 64 were receiving either JobSeeker, the Carer Payment or the Disability Support Pension. It also highlighted that it usually took much longer for older Australians to find a new job than younger job seekers, […]
Mental Health Month is celebrated each year in the month of October in NSW. This important initiative raises awareness of mental health and overall wellbeing. At AimBig Employment, we see the psychological effect that being a job seeker in the current environment can have on individuals, often leading to poor mental health. This applies to […]
Job seeking can stressful at the best of times. But in recent months, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has added another layer of complexity. It’s business, but not as we once knew it. It’s business, but not as we once knew it. So how do you proceed from here in such an uncertain time? How do you best position yourself to find secure employment, taking into consideration the “new normal”? Here are some things to consider and some tips to help you navigate through.
There is no doubt that 2020 has been a stressful time for many of our clients and their families. It can be challenging to find employment in the current climate with increased restrictions and uncertainty. However, it is imperative to know that despite Coronavirus (COVID-19), AimBig Employment continues to help people with disability to secure jobs.