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Mohamad’s Story: A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

“It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity, a great experience. I’m learning so much,” said Mohamad, a participant in Sydney Metro’s Pre-Employment Program (PEP) who secured ongoing employment.

Meet our team: Scott Morton

“I love connecting with different types of people from all walks of life. My passion is getting to know who they are and what they can do.” Scott Morton is a Senior Employment Consultant in our Disability Employment Services (DES) program. He says his passion for working with people with disabilities came from spending his gap year in England.

Meet our team: Erin Mathews

Erin Mathews, one of our Work Retention Officers in our Centralised Services team was heading down the career path of teaching, when she “switched her thinking” and chose Employment Services instead.

Meet our team: Tanya Fraga

“I thrive on the face-to-face interaction that comes with my role. I like being able to get to know each job seeker individually. By understanding their story. I know what they need to be successful before commencing employment.”

Meet our team: Ven Panicker

“This lady did not know us, we were not even from the same country and yet she decided to help us, so I decided to help others.”

Ven Panicker is Global Skills Regional Marketing Coordinator and remembers his decision to move from a product orientated career to one that is human centred, thanks to the kindness of a stranger.

A powerful, must-see video…how Agha’s life has changed

Agha

From refugee to restaurateur: Agha came to Australia from Pakistan as a refugee in 2019.

Agha joined Global Skills as a jobactive client and also completed our Career Transition Assistance program. With increased confidence Global Skills referred Agha to the Bread & Butter Project where he has flourished.