We were thrilled to recently receive an update from one of our former job seekers, Peter. EPIC helped Peter secure a great job in the IT department at the Australian Taxation Office, which you can read about here. Peter is on the autism spectrum, and his success at work is due in part to the … Read more about “My noise-cancelling headphones have been transformational”
Our job seeker Steph has been working with EPIC Assist for almost a year. It's not been all smooth sailing, but Steph has come a long way and is feeling more positive about her future. Steph was involved in our annual art exhibition, A World of Difference, last year. She sold her artwork entitled A … Read more about “Being on the Autism Spectrum has affected my whole life in a variety of ways.” – Steph
“What is your greatest weakness?” It’s a question that can leave even the strongest interviewers flustered. While not always asked in these exact words, you can be assured that some variation of this question will pop up in your next interview. The last thing you want to do is divulge your flaws … Read more about How to answer the “what is your greatest weakness?” interview question
EPIC Assist's Community Grants for Round 2 have been awarded, and we are proud to be supporting the following 12 organisations, located all along east coast of Australia: Muscular Dystrophy Queensland Bundaberg Little Athletics Club Hervey Bay Baptist Church A Little Sparkle- Bringing … Read more about Congratulations grants recipients!
At EPIC Assist (EPIC), we’re committed to ensuring our trainees feel confident and ready to enter the workforce. After two years of working at EPIC, Anthony has proven that nothing can stand in his way. Anthony recently completed his Certificate II in Business, and associated administrative work … Read more about “I’ve come a long way and I’m showing people what’s possible.” – Anthony
We love seeing what our job seekers can achieve, with the right support crew by their side. We recently heard from Bec, who courageously sought help to manage her mental health conditions, before scoring her dream job with NSW Ambulance. Check out Bec’s story below. Bec's Story “When I came to … Read more about From PTSD, anxiety, and depression, to saving lives as a paramedic
Even today, it can be difficult for people to comprehend that not all disabilities are visible. The truth is, disability is much more than what meets the eye. There are many Australians living with invisible disabilities who may be unaware that they are eligible for disability employment services … Read more about More than what meets the eye: living with dyslexia
Every occupation requires a set of technical skills to do the job well. Car mechanics need to know how to repair and maintain engines. Administration assistants are expected to know how to use computer software. These technical or ‘hard skills’ help us to deliver the core aspects of our … Read more about The 10 soft skills employers value the most