“Persistence beats resistance every single time. It means never give up – keep pushing, keep adapting, keep evolving till you achieve what you want to achieve cause if you are persistent in achieving your goals you will beat a quitter every time.”
Emily has been in the employment services sector since 2005 and joined EPIC in February 2013 as an Employment Consultant in Bundaberg. She was promoted to Regional Coordinator in March 2013 for the Bundaberg ESA. Emily loved being involved in a start up site and watching it grow and develop over the years. She became the Employment Services Manager in 2014 and has been in that role (across various titles) ever since. Emily enjoys spending time with her teams and watching them achieve amazing results. She loves the dedication and commitment her teams have to supporting people with disability to realise their potential and it is why she comes to work every day. Emily loves to spend her spare time cooking and hanging out with friends and family.
Acting Regional Coordinator
“At the end, it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished. It’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better. It’s about what you’ve given back.”
Meagan started at EPIC as an Employment Consultant in 2021, before progressing to a Senior Employment Consultant and now an Acting Regional Coordinator. She has eight years of past experience in employment services. Meagan loves the team, culture, and support she receives in her career progression at EPIC. She comes to work every day to make the world a better place and bring more awareness and acceptance for people with disability. She uses her expertise to draw out a job seeker’s interests and passions, build on their skills, and work towards a future goal. In her spare time, Meagan enjoys reading, op-shopping, and spending time with her three children.
Senior Employment Consultant
“One has to remember that every failure can be a stepping-stone to something better…”
Karen joined EPIC in April 2021. She comes to EPIC with 18 years experience in employment services including Job Active and DES. Karen most enjoys the atmosphere of working at EPIC and the friendly, hard working colleagues. In her spare time, she enjoys reading non-fiction books, such as histories of the world.
“It’s great to be part of a company and team that changes lives daily for the best.”
Craig has been with EPIC since the beginning of 2021. He enjoys the daily challenges and seeing the positive life-changing results that are taking place to our participants’ lives. Craig enjoys hiking, surfing, and anything sporty.
“The quality of relationships is the quality of life. I love seeing people grow and become all they can be.”
Teneal started with EPIC as an Employment Advisor at the Kallangur office in October 2021. With over 18 years’ experience in the employment services industry in various roles through Job Active, Transition to Work, and now DES, Teneal brings an infectious energy and positivity to her role. Teneal loves to work with employers and participants to see them connect and grow. Most of all, she loves the moment when a participant commences employment. Teneal is a people person who loves building relationships with people, meeting them where they are, and guiding them on their journey towards meaningful employment.
“I come to work because I want to help people.”
Liam comes to EPIC from a short career in NSW Health and HR in the mining sector. He first moved to Bundaberg for a sea change with his partner and wanted to find a more rewarding career which he believes he has found with EPIC. Now in the Sunshine Coast, Liam is a people person and loves connecting with the participants. He is motivated by the positive change he can make in their lives while working here.
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How Brett’s job gave him the cutting edge
A lot can change in six months when you’re in the right role in a supportive workplace. Just ask Brett.
When Brett moved to the Sunshine Coast looking for employment, his verbal communication skills were minimal, and when he was able to speak, he had a severe stutter. Six months later, Brett is in charge of the forklift operations at Cutting Edge Cabinets.