Good News Stories
Ready 2 Learn Makes A Difference
Ready 2 Learn Early Childhood Centre approached Olympus Solutions eager to provide opportunities for people with a disability across their 4 Sydney locations. As a former Board Member of a disability organisation, their Director, Julie White was familiar with the benefits of employing a person with a disability.
Brooke had been seeking a job opportunity for some time when she came across Olympus Solutions. She decided to meet an Employment consultant and ask about her career options.
Initially, she wasn’t too sure of what career path she wanted to take but she was keen to try different industries.
When Andrew first met with Olympus Solutions, he came across as eager to find regular employment. He had little exposure to the workforce and was looking for support in becoming more skilled and equipped to secure regular employment. That’s where Olympus Solutions came in.
Mathew was referred to Olympus Solutions through Centrelink’s New Start program. Olympus Solutions then referred him to the retail and warehousing project at St.Vincent de Paul Society.
Shannon has always had a love for cars, whether it’s driving them, or keeping up with the latest brands, models, you name it, Shannon is in the know.
John was long term unemployed, and hadn’t worked for 15 years. Since registering with Olympus Solutions, John slowly gained his confidence, started to believe in himself and made plans to return to the workforce.
Graham switched to Olympus Solutions from another provider, commencing with us in May 2017. His initial appointment coincided with a jobseeker focused marketing day being facilitated onsite at The Entrance so the site was busy with lots of activities, workshops, Q & A sessions and people focused on finding jobs.
Japanese jobseeker Takeshi was unemployed for close to two years. As English was Takeshi’s second language, he found it difficult to find work and this became a significate barrier to employment for him. Olympus Solutions assisted Takeshi in addressing his language barrier, supporting him in completing a Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program until his English was at a suitable level for employment purposes
TOTAL TOOLS (IMPORTING) were all set to open a new store in Brookvale as part of their expansion into NSW. As the Brookvale site was TOTAL TOOLS’ first extension into NSW, they wanted to partner with a local organisation with knowledge of local jobseekers and chose to partner with Olympus Solution for their recruitment needs.
Alex has swapped his work boots for a sharp set of chef knives and is making a terrific start to his new career. In a short amount of time the ambitious protégée has already been promoted from being a kitchen hand to doing entrees and desserts for The Italian Restaurant at The Entrance.
Shant resettled in Australia almost six months ago, as a Syrian refugee, and was very keen to assimilate in his new country and to find work and support his family. Shant has numerous trade skills and qualifications as a car mechanic, but unfortunately, his qualifications were not recognised in Australia.