COVID’s effect on jobs for people with disability

AimBig Employment recently spoke to SBS News about the effect COVID has had on jobs for people with disability.

Our General Manager, Terry Wilson, spoke positivity about the emergence of new job opportunities for people with disability during the pandemic. With restrictions easing across the states, AimBig has seen a surge in demand for COVID Marshals creating many new job opportunities for our clients. Many employers are reaching out to hire people with disability and are eager to find reliable and dedicated staff to drive their business forward.

Employers are acknowledging the value of having a diverse workforce now and see the value of employing a person with disability. There is a huge demand for Covid Marshell roles to be filled across gymnasiums and hospitality venues. To ensure our clients are in the best position for success, AimBig is providing full training for COVID Marshal roles with no prior experience is necessary.

Terry Wilson addressed the highly competitive nature of the job market with many stood down flight attendants securing supermarket jobs in roles that could have been suitable for people with disabilities in other circumstances. It is essential to upskill our clients to remain competitive in the job search.

To ensure the success of all, AimBig is offers otherways people with disabilities can upskill to boost their chances of finding work. One such program is our free Vietnamese English classes. For students with a disability, AimBig offers English courses to learn new vocabulary, remove the language barrier and increase our client’s confidence when speaking English.

Listen to the full radio broadcast below:

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