Tag: Sunshine

Hard work and positive attitude pays off for Sunshine job seeker

Rob and IDS National Manager Daniel Staff.

Sunshine job seeker Robert came to MatchWorks in November 2016 with no paid employment history and facing significant barriers. The 43-year-old was starting to feel frustrated and believed his past background was hindering his job opportunities. Despite his frustration, Rob had a positive attitude and developed a plan with MatchWorks employment consultant Karen Mackintosh to…

Sunshine job seeker’s initiative leads to employment

MatchWorks job seeker Stephen (right) with his employer Bob.

Sunshine job seeker Stephen came to MatchWorks in March 2017 wanting to turn his life around and gain employment following various hurdles. The Indigenous job seeker told his employment consultant Karen Mackintosh that he had limited reading and writing skills, transport issues and various mental health and medical concerns. “Stephen stated he is always put…