With up to 60% of apprentices dropping out in the first year, the retention of apprentices has become an essential focus of Australian policymakers. Finding a strategy that works is imperative to every apprentice’s wellbeing and employment prospects, as well as Australia’s economic growth. Continue reading “Post-placement support for high-risk apprentices”
As mutual obligations for jobseekers begin to take effect, you as a job coach may start to encounter more resistance from your clients, and that’s completely normal given the unprecedented changes that have occurred since the beginning of 2020. Resistance often comes with a fear of change and also resistance can be a signal that the client views the situation differently from yourself, and that’s perfectly normal. Continue reading “With resistance comes opportunity”
How can we provide job seekers with more meaning and purpose through employment – and perhaps get a little closer to it ourselves? It turns out, it comes down to just three letters. B, E and G – or BEG.
While empathy is usually considered a human strength, when it comes to case managers in the employment services sector, it could actually be their greatest weakness – and a great source of staff attrition for providers.
The National Employment Services Association (NESA) has named a landmark collaboration between WISE Employment and Esher House as an Innovation in Disability Employment Award finalist.
Are your smartphones at the ready? Clients and jobseekers will now be able to access Esher House’s Assessment Of Work Readiness (AWR) tool from multiple digital devices – including smartphones. Continue reading “CorteX now available on smartphones”
Employment services consultants can achieve a lot in 1-2-1s just by using affirmations that reinforce the positives jobseekers are demonstrating. So, what are some easy ones to implement? Continue reading “6 easy affirmations for consultant 1-2-1s”
There have been several phases that could be considered a “cognitive revolution” across the history of our species, but none like the one we face today. What is this revolution and is technology ready for the future of work? Continue reading “Behavioural sciences are critical to the future of work”
Esher House will be playing a key role in helping the Federal Government and PwC with a $3 million jobseeker trail that aims to help 250 older jobseekers find and sustain employment. Continue reading “Esher House part of Federal Government jobseeker trial”