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Jul 07, 2017

Opinion: How are young Australians going to learn life skills if they can't find a job?

The basic premise of Shannon Molloy’s article We’ve raised Generation Hopeless (The Advertiser, 4/7/17) seems to be that today’s generation of young Australians have no life, interpersonal or work skills because they spend too much time on the internet.

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Jun 27, 2017

Nic learns the ropes on the high seas thanks to Prince’s Trust Australia

One of our DES clients from Job Prospects Blacktown was the lucky recipient of a sailing voyage aboard the Tall Ship Tenacious through Jubilee Sailing Trust, thanks to a generous donation from The Prince’s Trust Australia.

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Jun 22, 2017

Thomas More students taste-test careers thanks to HYPA Works

The HYPA Works team recently hosted Thomas More students to learn about careers in finance, technology, retail and hospitality from industry experts.

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Mar 08, 2017

SYC partners with Prince’s Trust International to help young people Get Into employment

Scott Whitmore, Program Facilitator, from SYC with Maddy Kavanagh, Project Manager, from Prince’s Trust International SYC is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Prince’s Trust International to improve youth employment in Australia. The Get Into Programme is designed to help young people who are unemployed to develop sector-specific employability skills, vocational skills and… 

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Feb 06, 2017

Elizabeth secures employment for the first time in her life

When Elizabeth first came to Job Prospects after the Torrensville office opened in July 2015, she was a single mother who spent the majority of her time caring for her daughter with special needs. Finding a job was proving to be a real challenge as Elizabeth was already having a difficult time without a driver’s… 

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Dec 02, 2016

Grant finds a path to a career in hospitality with Smithfield RSL

Grant came to Job Prospects Blacktown with severe social anxiety, which had forced him to leave a commercial cookery course when only half completed. He was finding it extremely difficult to handle pressure and while he was very keen to work in the hospitality industry, his social anxiety created a barrier which made interacting with… 

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Aug 22, 2016

Inspiring the next generation of young leaders

At the start of August, Business Development Manager for Job Prospects, Scott Whitmore was invited by the Aboriginal Power Cup to speak on employability skills as part of a two day leadership program targeted at Indigenous students. The Aboriginal Power Cup is an initiative by the Port Adelaide Football Club and the SA Aboriginal Sports Training… 

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Jun 30, 2016

Job Prospects takes Melbourne Employers on an adventure

More than 100 employers and employer representatives from the Prahan, Dandenong and Ringwood areas in Melbourne gained valuable insights and tips from world record holder adventure runner Richard Bowles, at the series of Job Prospects Business Forums held during June. Hosted by SA media personality Leigh McClusky, the Forums were organised by Job Prospects as… 

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Dec 02, 2015

Job Prospects Business Forums a hit with local employers

In recognition of the challenges facing employers in today’s competitive markets, jobactive provider Job Prospects created a series of Business Forums in regional South Australia to talk about the value of goalsetting and finding and keeping good people.

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Nov 05, 2015

Dale Elliot takes Riverland employers on goal setting journey

More than 30 Riverland employers representing small, medium and large local businesses attended the Job Prospects Leadership and Success Business Forum in Berri on Thursday 5 November to hear from keynote motivational speaker Dale Elliott, on how to use goal setting and leadership to succeed through adversity. Hosted by well known television and radio personality Leigh McClusky,… 

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Apr 16, 2015

Youth Homelessness ends with HYPA's Youth Leadership Team

On Wednesday April 15, HYPA’s Youth Leadership Team (YLT) held a premiere screening for their short film It Ends With Us, documenting a collection of young people’s experiences with youth homelessness as a part of National Youth Week. The event was held at Adelaide’s Mercury Cinema, with over 60 people in attendance, including the Shadow Minster… 

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