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New start in new local business

After finishing her studies, Emma-Lee Steer was looking for local employment opportunities, and teamwork between Directions’ Career Centre and Aboriginal Workforce Development Centre (AWDC) has resulted in a job with a global retail company that aligns with Emma-Lee’s personal values. Emma-Lee attended the Resume Essentials employability workshop to learn how to tailor her applications documents… more

New free workshop at Career Centre Northam

Our new Career-based Computer Basics commenced on 17th November 2017. We had a keen and closely acquainted group for our first of many workshops yet to come. After being asked what the most helpful aspects were in the workshop, clients commented “learning skills to help with accessing employment” and “making a start” (from 2 clients… more

Knowing the market pays off

Since relocating from Albany to Northam, Angela Greer knew she needed the right local information to get her career going again. Angela sought out Directions’ Career Centre in the heart of Fitzgerald Street to get the latest local labour market information and help to apply for employment opportunities in the local area. After only two… more

Bouncing back

Whether it’s one of those annoying summer viruses or colds, something a bit more serious, or even self-inflicted, we can all get sick from time to time despite all our best efforts. There is something about West Aussie summer heat that also adds an unwelcome dimension to being unwell. What’s more, your ability to cope… more

Federal Court ruling clarifies wages issue

A landmark ruling by the federal Court in Brisbane will mean Queensland apprentices will receive a substantial wage increase which will bring them into line with apprentices in other parts of the country. The ruling at the end of November upheld a 2015 Fair Work Commission (FWC) decision and ended a long-running wages dispute by… more