Some people are lucky enough to discover their passion from an early age and know exactly what they want to do when they grow up. For William Seymour (Will) he always knew that he wanted to work outdoors with animals. “I am more of an outdoor person. I’m really into fishing and hunting. I have … Read more about Will snaps up childhood dream job at Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures
Everyone can use more kindness in their lives. That’s the purpose of Feel Good February – to uplift communities and encourage everyone to take on a random act of kindness during February (and beyond!). The last year has been tough for businesses all around the globe. But out of all that … Read more about How to create kinder, more inclusive communities and workplaces this Feel Good February
Finding supportive employers who create employment opportunities for people with disability is one of the core missions of EPIC Assist (EPIC). Traineeships and work experience are important pathways on the journey to paid employment. When EPIC approached Greg Harding at Craignish Country Club … Read more about Country Club just the tee for Tyler & Jack
In 2020 we saw our world change in ways we would never expect. The coronavirus has transformed the way we live and work. Employers have had to dramatically adjust their procedures to ensure the safety of their employees as well as the success of their business. Flexible work arrangements that … Read more about Flexible work: the new normal for 2021
As we say goodbye to 2020 and hello to 2021, it’s time once again consider whether a career change might be the best way to start the new year. The thought of changing careers can be daunting, particularly in today’s world of uncertainty. Half of Australians want to change careers, but … Read more about Ready for a career change in 2021? Here’s where to start
Like many Year 12 students Josh spent 2020 thinking about what his future would look like and what career path he would take. This led to Josh registering with EPIC Assist (EPIC) Cairns in June 2020. After discussing Josh’s interests, skills and goals his Employment Consultant, Narelle, suggested … Read more about Dusting off history is serving Josh well
Nothing is more important to Peter Skuthorpe than community. The Community Justice Group Coordinator for Kahwun-Wooga Aboriginal Corporation in Maryborough explains: “Community to me means family, family means love, and love is the healer of all.” Kahwun-Wooga is an Aboriginal and Torres-Strait … Read more about EPIC and Kahwun-Wooga create employment opportunities for Maryborough community
What is the future of disability employment? If the last 30 years are any indication, it will be remarkably different from what it is today. In 1990 – when Bob Hawke was prime minister, and Hey Hey It’s Saturday was still on the air – disability and mental health were largely misunderstood, … Read more about What do the next 30 years look like?