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From Sudan to Sodexo
Posted on Friday May 13th 2016

A mature aged Sudanese job seeker has risen from the many atrocities of Sudan and gained sustainable employment with Sodexo – a world leader in quality of life services. Baha Abdelfatah Abdallah first came to the Employment Plus Morley office seeking employment assistance in 2015. Employment Plus Vocational Trainer, Raj Verma, worked with Baha to …

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Young Vietnamese mum’s Stella job outcome
Posted on Thursday May 5th 2016

When Ve Tran visited Employment Plus’ Sunshine site she was facing a number of barriers to employment. She had very little formal education, a limited employment history, language difficulties and was the single mother of two young children. What Duc Ta, Job Coach at Employment Plus saw, however, was a young, fit, hard worker with …

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From Somalia to success
Posted on Wednesday April 13th 2016

When Said came to Australia as a refugee from Somalia in 2014 he had limited English skills and felt embarrassed and discouraged from seeking work because of his language difficulties. Tanya Nguyen, his Job Coach at Employment Plus Inala, encouraged him to continue to attend his local Adult Migrant English Program and helped him practice …

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Indigenous job seeker’s Spotless success
Posted on Wednesday April 6th 2016

In a win for both employer and job seeker, The Salvation Army Employment Plus has recently helped Spotless increase their engagement and participation of Indigenous people within the business. Kelvin Penny, an Indigenous man in his late 20s, had been unemployed for over 12 months when he registered with the Bunbury office. “Kelvin came to …

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Employment Plus appointed to assist vulnerable youth
Posted on Monday March 7th 2016

The Salvation Army Employment Plus has been appointed to assist disadvantaged young people under the Australian Government’s Transition to Work program. Early school leavers and other young people disengaged from work or study will be referred to the program for up to 12 months, spending 25 hours a week undertaking activities, which include education and …

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Port Stephens Council appoints Employment Plus job seeker to Aboriginal Enviro Health Traineeship
Posted on Sunday January 31st 2016

  A job seeker with The Salvation Army Employment Plus has been the successful applicant of Port Stephens Council’s new Aboriginal trainee initiative, in what is a win for both the community and the environment. With Port Stephens renowned for its natural beauty, diverse social and environmental characteristics, the Aboriginal Trainee Environmental Health Officer role …

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Job seekers graduate to serve up a skilled dose of hospitality
Posted on Monday January 11th 2016

Seven job seekers from Melbourne’s western suburbs have graduated from a tailored two-week hospitality pre-employment program following a collaboration between Employment Plus, registered training organisation Skills Right Now and AHS Hospitality. AHS Hospitality is Australia’s leading provider of managed hospitality recruitment and employment services for hotels, serviced apartments and guest services. The organisation’s training provider, …

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Putting the spotlight on recruitment success
Posted on Thursday December 3rd 2015

Australia’s largest fabric, craft/party and home interiors super-store, Spotlight, has teamed up with Employment Plus to ensure their customers receive not only ‘bargains galore’ but dynamic customer service galore. Following a review of internal operations, Spotlight’s Joondalup store manager, Jason Dack, met with Employment Plus’ Kate Hassett to discuss the store’s recruitment needs. “Jason explained …

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Employment Plus officially opened for business at Hunter TAFE
Posted on Wednesday December 2nd 2015

The Salvation Army Employment Plus, together with Hunter TAFE, celebrated their official site opening at the Newcastle campus on Thursday 26 November. Employment Plus Managing Director, Greg Moult along with Newcastle City Councillor, Declan Clausen and Hunter TAFE Institute Director, Christine Warrington, declared the site officially open at a gathering of local employers, TAFE officials …

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The Coffee Club serves up successful training partnership with Employment Plus
Posted on Thursday November 19th 2015

Australia’s largest home-grown café group, The Coffee Club, has partnered with Employment Plus to recruit and train job seekers in the art of “Good Food, Great Service and Excellent Coffee”. The five-week tailored training program has been designed and developed specifically for The Coffee Club and consists of a combination of classroom and on the …

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