Category: Job Seeker Stories

Barry’s Story: Upskilling To Hospitality Was Perfect For Me

In August 2023, for the first time in over 30 years, 62-year-old Barry found himself out of work. His determination to re-enter the workforce, combined with support from Global Skills, led to his securing a job in a new industry. Barry describes his new job as “perfect for me.”

Global Skills Wetherill Park Hosts Women’s Recruitment Drive

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Following the success of our recent Recruitment Drive in Picton, we’re proud to announce that Global Skills Wetherill Park hosted a similar event today with thanks again to Local Jobs Program Sydney South West.

Global Skills Picton Hosts Women’s Recruitment Drive

employers and Global Skills Staff standing around our banner

Last week, Global Skills Picton hosted a Recruitment Drive dedicated to supporting women looking to enter or re-enter the workforce with thanks to Local Jobs Sydney South West.

Congratulations Trinity!

Tiffany with her employers

Congratulations to Trinity, a job seeker at Global Skills Gosford, for securing a Certificate III Dental Assistant Traineeship with Reeves Dental Surgery at Umina Beach.

Parents Helping To Shape The Services And Support We Offer

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On Tuesday, Global Skills had the privilege of hosting the first of three scheduled Parent Advisory Groups with the aim of providing a platform for discussions about the experience of parents who are looking to return or enter the workforce.

Congratulations Tiarna, Jessie, Sarah, and Emma

young woman waiter holding two plates of food in restaurant

Congratulations to Global Skills job seekers Tiarna, Jessie, Sarah, and Emma on securing employment opportunities on graduating from a recent Hospitality Pre-Employment program (PEP) on the Central Coast.

Congratulations Lam!

Lam holding a p-plate

Congratulations to Global Skills Transition to Work (TtW) job seeker Lam for gaining his Driver’s Licence – a key milestone that opened the door to his first ever job in his desired industry.

Global Skills Liverpool Hosts Construction Recruitment Drive

employers and staff at recruitment drive

Last week Global Skills Liverpool hosted a Construction Recruitment Drive session with thanks to Local Jobs Program – Sydney South West, DLI Training, John Holland, My Gateway Recruitment Team, MEGT, Apprenticeship Support Australia, Productivity Bootcamp and Brick and Block Careers.

Congratulations Lauren!

Lauren with Global Skills staff

A BIG congratulations to Global Skills job seeker Lauren for not only completing a Certificate III in Retail but excelling during work experience, to be offered a job.

Congratulations Michael

Congratulations to Global Skills Katoomba Disability Employment Services (DES) former job seeker Michael on sustaining employment for more than two years.