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Safety Awards for 3 construction apprentices

  Three Directions apprentices were awarded the S.T.A.R.T (STOP-THINK-ASSESS-RECTIFY-TASK) card safety awareness award for August. Apprentices Mason Hewitson (hosted at HanssenVue Towers Project), Dale Richards (hosted at Hanssen Reva Project), and Jeremy Dalgliesh (hosted at Hanssen Palmyra Project) were identified for the award by Apprentice Manager Steve Thomas and Apprentice Consultant Paul Briard for completing… more

Patience pays off for Karen

Karen Jones relocated to Northam from the WA goldfields region last year where she had been working as a truck driver in the mining industry. Karen was seeking full time employment locally and had a strong background in a range of occupations including commercial cleaner warehouse supervisor, store person, and machine operator, as well as… more

Bilya Koort Boodja Centre Opening

BilaKoort Boodja Centre Opening

Our Northam Team Leader and Aboriginal Workforce Development Coordinator Brenda DeAtta represented us at the official opening of the new Bilya Koort Boodja Centre in Northam on 11 August. The Bilya Koort Boodja Centre for Nyoongar Culture and Environmental Knowledge offers an interactive educational experience that recognises the rich Aboriginal and environmental presence in the… more

Seasonal Affective Disorder…is it real?

Man looking at rain

Seasonal Affective Disorder…it is real? With all the rain we have been getting in Perth lately the chances of experiencing it or working with someone who is suffering, increases. So what exactly is it? Seasonal affective disorder (or SAD as it is commonly referred) is a form of depression in which people experience depressive episodes during specific times of… more

Interviews; practice makes perfect for Janice

After completing her Enrolled Nursing course in 2017 Janice Farrall was eager to pursue her career in the healthcare sector. Janice originally visited Directions’ Career Centre in January this year to seek advice on her current resume. She received one to one career assistance and advice specifically on updating and tailoring her resume to target… more