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Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Feb 14 2012
Wunan to host the Mineral Council of Australia East Kimberley Employment and Enterprise Development Coordinator – Peter Gulliver   Read More.
Topic: Employment
Feb 7 2012
The results are out for November 2011 and Wunan Job Services Australia have recorded a record month of achievements for the Job Services Australia (JSA) team. Throughout the month, 22 jobseekers reached the 13 week mark in employment (3 months) while a further nine reached 26 weeks (6 months). In addition, six completed education courses, with a further 13 clients starting education and 25 placed into employment. 2011 was a year of high productivity for the small but dedicated team of staff who have placed more than 240 clients into employment. Retention rates have also improved with further efforts being made to ensure as many jobseekers as possible are able to maintain their employment. The JSA has also started delivering job readiness training and is working on innovative projects to increase the opportunities for clients throughout the region with the intended outcome being that many more will enter and sustain […]   Read More.
Topic: Employment
Jan 23 2012
WOW Factor TeamThe Wow Factor program was held on 8 and 9 November 2011. Young local Halls Creek Jobseekers attended. Two days of goal setting, makeup and deportment and communication with support from Kate (Hairdresser), Samantha (Makeup), Dale and Lucy and Nicole and participants were Raymeeka, Dina , Courtney , Nicole, Tianni and Roberta. Michelle Martin (Shire) and Andrew (Photographer) also assisted us.   Read More.
Topic: Employment
Dec 6 2011
When Joanne first came to the Workforce Development Centre she was asking for help with her resume. After chatting with a Careers Advisor it was clear that what Joanne wanted was get an office job so that she didn’t have to spend her entire working day on her feet. There have been some pretty significant changes to the office environment over the last 60 years and Joanne recognised that to change the direction of her career she would need to up date her qualifications. She took advantage of the Workforce Development Centre’s Profit From Experience Funding (PFE) and after speaking with staff at Kimberley TAFE (now Kimberley Institute of Technology) she was able to use the PFE funding to pay for her enrollment in two units from the Cert II Business. Over the next five months WDC staff were inspired to witness Joanne’s methodical and tireless progress through these units […]   Read More.
Topic: Employment