News & Events

Career Centre supporting Fresh Start

Directions’ Career Centre joined forces with Fresh Start Recovery Programme earlier this year delivering employability workshops to assist clients in preparing and integrating back into the workforce. Career Development Officer Vikki Sinagra collaborated with Fresh Start’s Administration Officer Codie Bush and Support Worker Matthew Mansell to deliver their very popular Resume Essentials workshop to clients… more

Self marketing the key

One of the key skills our Career Centre team encourage clients to develop is the ability to market yourself as a potential employee. When you are pursuing a marketing related role, how you do this can really set you apart from other job candidates as June Tilley discovered setting herself on the path to her… more

Is poor hygiene hurting your business?

  Workplaces are breeding grounds for germs, with poor workplace hygiene costing Australian businesses billions in lost wages and reduced productivity each year. The risks and the costs to your business, however, are much more than just staff off on sick leave. An international study conducted by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) found that Australian… more

Quairading DHS finishes exciting year for Future Moves

One of Directions’ Career Centre’s most successful programs, Future Moves, has been delivered all across schools in the Wheatbelt during 2017 and is back again for 2018. Future Moves is a career guidance program which helps students to identify career aspirations and goals through career exploration activities. Directions’ Career Development Officer Vikki Sinagra recently delivered… more

Students benefitting from transition strategy

Directions’ Aboriginal Workforce Development Centre (AWDC) has been hosting youth forums across the region as part of the Aboriginal Youth Transition Strategy (AYTS) program. Our AWDC Coordinator Brenda De Atta has been visiting secondary schools throughout the Wheatbelt, providing information to Aboriginal students about career pathways, writing resumes and the resources available to help them… more