Tag: disability employment services

Preventing Workplace Hearing Loss

Sunday, 3 March, is World Hearing Day dedicated to raising awareness about preventing deafness and hearing loss. This provides an excellent platform for Global Skills to advocate for hearing health in workplaces, emphasising the significance of ear care and promoting awareness.

Global Skills DES Job seekers To Co-Design Mental Health Workshop

Global Skills recognises the significance of mental wellbeing for all job seekers and is pleased to share a development in our commitment to holistic support – the co-design of a Mental Health Workshop alongside our Disability Employment Services (DES) job seekers.

Global Skills DES Advisory Groups

In our ongoing commitment to enhancing our Disability Employment Services (DES), Global Skills facilitated two DES Advisory groups late last year. The first group met at Global Skills St Marys and the second at Global Skills Fairfield.

Congratulations Michael

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

Down Syndrome Awareness Month 2023

October marks Down Syndrome Awareness Month. A time to celebrate people with Down Syndrome and an opportunity for Global Skills to advocate diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Dale’s Story: Matching Skills and Interests to a New Career

After developing Peripheral Vascular Disease, Dale faced the reality that he could no longer work in his chosen field. With the support of Global Skills Disability Employment Services (DES) and his employer, Dale embarked on a transformative journey finding a job that perfectly matched his interests and needs.

On FND Awareness Day, Global Skills Celebrates Caitlin’s Employment Success

Saturday 25 March is National Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) Awareness Day. To help raise awareness and to celebrate Global Skills’ job seeker Caitlin’s employment success, we took the time to learn about Caitlin’s lived experience with FND and her journey through employment.

World Hearing Day 3 March 2023: Accessible Workplaces

Today, 3 March 2023 is World Hearing Day. A day which promotes ear and hearing care across the world and raises awareness of how to prevent deafness and hearing loss. It is also a good time for Global Skills to encourage all employers to ensure their workplace is inclusive and accessible to employees who are hearing impaired.

Diversify and Meet Your Workforce Needs: Transport, Postal and Warehousing Industry

Australia’s Transport, Postal and Warehousing Industry includes a wide range of businesses and occupations and is one of our nation’s growth industries with an increasing demand for workers. With this demand predicted to intensify in coming years, Global Skills is encouraging employers to consider the inclusion of people with disability as possible employees.

Sydney WorldPride Festival To Be Inclusive and Accessible

The first WorldPride in the Southern Hemisphere will be taking place in Sydney, beginning 17 February. Sydney WorldPride is committed to removing access and inclusion barriers so that full participation by all people is possible.