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Job seekers: We’re here to support you through COVID-19

Posted April 30, 2020

Mutual obligations for job seekers may be on hold until May 22 but we’re still here to help people upskill, reskill, boost health and wellbeing and find work in industries with increased demand. While some industries are experiencing decline, others are growing and need more staff to meet current demands. This includes jobs in: health…

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kindness and compassion

An act of kindness in challenging times

Posted April 24, 2020

In these uncertain times, it’s heart-warming to hear stories of people showing kindness and compassion despite their own challenges. Raj Patel, General Manager of Best Western Olde Maritime is one of these people. He recently heard Jacob’s story and was compelled to assist. Jacob’s spirits were lifted after receiving a generous art voucher from Raj….

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Rachael’s story to find a career

Posted April 21, 2020

Rachael is a shining example of someone pushing through low confidence and self-belief to achieve her goal of finding a new job and career. After experiencing many knock-backs, the Melbourne job seeker knew she was falling into depression. Yet, she still found the strength to keep attending her weekly job club, and with the right…

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Tyler's story to finding his dream job at Coles

Tyler’s story

Posted April 8, 2020

Tyler had a life-long dream to work at Coles. Watch his heartwarming story about how his dream turned into reality. Contact us to find out how we can assist you in finding your purpose and career

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Update - Job Seekers

Ways we can support job seekers and employers

Posted March 27, 2020

We’re committed to providing ongoing support to our job seekers, participants and employers in these different times. To keep everyone as safe as possible, our services are now largely being delivered over the phone and via online services including video conferencing. Free, tailored support is available to assist job seekers with: Creating a stand-out resume Refreshing…

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Building a new life in Australia

Posted March 18, 2020

Mirna lived a happy life in Iraq – then the Iraqi war changed everything. Read Mirna’s story in her own words about fleeing her home country, becoming a refugee in Australia, then finding hope, happiness and a new career. “It was a hard moment the day I woke to find our beautiful street full of…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Posted March 16, 2020

At MatchWorks, the health of our job seekers, employers and staff is a high priority, and our commitment to reducing the risk of contracting or exposing others to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is strong. Please read and consider the advice below before attending a scheduled appointment. Are you experiencing flu-like symptoms? Please seek medical advice for yourself,…

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How one day created opportunity for people with disability

Posted March 11, 2020

MatchWorks was proud to once again support AccessAbility Day in the lead up to International Day of People With Disability. This Australian Government initiative aligns with MatchWorks commitment to build inclusive communities and enhance people’s lives. AccessAbility Day enabled employers to experience the benefits of employing people with disability. It also supported job seekers to…

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New video series to give hope to job seekers

Posted March 3, 2020

MatchWorks has today launched a new video series sharing personal stories from people who have overcome challenges to find work where they can shine. The six-part series explores the barriers faced by five job seekers, and how each person overcame these challenges to achieve their goals. A glimpse into the personal stories of each job…

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African-Australians urged to apply for Victoria Police program

Posted February 17, 2020

African-Australian job seekers interested in joining the Victoria Police are urged to apply for a new program before applications close on Wednesday 19 February. MatchWorks is a proud partner in the Victoria Police Diversity Recruitment Program. This initiative focuses on increasing the number of African-Australians from refugee and other backgrounds in the police force. About…

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