Jobsbank team news


Finding a Place: Looking beyond what’s on paper – Amal’s story

“I would interview for positions in retail that I really wanted but I didn’t get them. I always asked for feedback and kept getting the same response – that I was the perfect candidate, but they couldn’t offer me the job. It made me wonder what the problem was.” 

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Dr Karina Davis, CEO Jobsbank

There’s something about Karina: Jobsbank welcomes new CEO

Karina started her Jobsbank journey a few weeks ago and is enthusiastic of what lies ahead. “I am here to expand Jobsbank’s organisation and business partnering network and help that network build its social procurement capability and capacity. I aim to help our partners use their purchasing power and employment approaches to create meaningful opportunities for all.”

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Moving beyond perception: Fabio’s story

Coming to Australia from Brazil with his family when he was 12, Fabio has always been a lover of sport, choosing to pursue football as a career in the early years of his working life.

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Beyond the policies: Flexible Drive is weaving diversity and inclusion into foundations of the organisation

From its origins manufacturing mechanical cables, to braking, wipers, sensors and safety systems, Flexible Drive is trusted by some of the most recognised and respected original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket distributors across multiple industries, such as transport, marine, industrial and defence industries.

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Jess Gesterkamp and Tina Eastman of BESIX Watpac

Looking beyond mandated targets to find the community’s hidden gems

BESIX Watpac excels in creating sustainable solutions for a better world. 

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AHRI awards group photo

Championing diversity and inclusion at the AHRI Awards

For the second year in a row, Jobsbank supported the Australian HR Institute (AHRI) through their annual Awards.

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western region pathways report

Report: Jobs and Training Pathways for young people in the Western Region

Creating fertile ground for future projects is critical to the success of employment initiatives.

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engage project team

Project Launch: engage community + industry

Jobsbank talks all things engage with the team delivering a pioneering employment program to Melbourne’s metropolitan communities.

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New CEO for Jobsbank

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Karina Davis as the new CEO at Jobsbank.

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Flexible Employment Roles

Creating Flexible Employment Roles suitable for Carers: a new initiative

Jobsbank, in partnership with the Victorian Government, is creating flexible employment roles for carers.

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Jobsbank’s DCA Research Partnership Offers Keys to Unlock Jobseeker Barriers

Did you know that there are 3 million Australians looking for work or who want more work? Probably not. In past months we’ve been focusing on the lowest unemployment numbers for 50 years – an historic dip of 3.5%.

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Craig Foster wants to get it right

As host of the new Jobsbank podcast, Jobsbank sat down with Craig Foster to discuss why fairness in recruitment should be at the forefront of good employment policy.

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