Administrator Support Worker, Edward was incredibly proud and excited when he learnt that his temporary contract with the Queensland Government: Department of Environment Science had been extended. With the help of the EPIC Assist’s (EPIC) Cairns Service Centre, Edward first landed the temporary … Read more about Edward discovers drive and passion through meaningful employment
These job seekers are proving that having Asperger’s syndrome makes them valuable employees. The 18th February marks International Asperger’s Day – a day to highlight the achievements of people with Asperger’s syndrome and the enormous impact they have on society. As a disability employment … Read more about Asperger’s syndrome no barrier to employment
It’s hard enough when your child has a genetic condition, let alone when you have no idea what that condition is. Syndromes Without A Name (SWAN) Australia was established in late 2012 with the aim of assisting parents who have a child with an undiagnosed or rare genetic condition. The … Read more about Syndromes Without A Name (SWAN) brings together families risking isolation
Nothing compares to the feeling you get when you brighten someone else’s day with a random act of kindness. This simple gesture has an immeasurable value. Kindness is contagious, and research has shown that the positive effects of kindness are experienced by everyone who witnesses the act, … Read more about How will you share kindness this Feel Good February?
Is corporate social responsibility a business goal of yours for 2020? In today’s socially conscious environment, customers and employees place great importance on buying from and working for organisations that prioritise corporate social responsibility. Corporate social responsibility makes … Read more about Make corporate social responsibility a priority in 2020
Simon Sigley’s life has been transformed since he gained meaningful employment at MSN Enterprises. Before landing his job, Simon was struggling to re-enter the workforce due to his mature age and mental health condition. After hearing a radio advertisement for EPIC Assist (EPIC) Simon decided … Read more about Simon says choose EPIC!
When Michael first came to EPIC Assist (EPIC) he had no confidence. He believed that he would never be able to find a job that suited his needs. EPIC helped Michael reshaped his viewpoint, focusing on what he can offer a company rather than what he couldn’t. Michael and his employment … Read more about “My confidence has gone sky-high!” – Michael
2020 is here, and what a year we have ahead. We’re at the beginning of a new decade. 2019 was a historic year of changes: disability discourse swelled to new heights. Awareness bloomed, and dynamic changes in workplace diversity and inclusion thrived. As everyone’s 2020 New Year’s resolutions … Read more about 5 ways to make a difference in 2020