The Path to Getting a Job | Practical Work Experience: Trial a Job
breakthru connects you with real employers so you can trial and experience employment in a supported environment, speeding your journey towards getting a paid job.
Learn how to approach discussions around disclosure.
Making the most of your work opportunity.
Feedback & Communication
Feedback and communication during the work placement.
Negotiating a work experience placement.
Coverage and completion of the required documentation, such as insurance.
An analysis of your tasks and work environment.
Get That Job: Networking & Marketing
breakthru can help you to gain the required skills and confidence to successfully market yourself to employers in order to obtain the perfect job for you. This includes the use of networking to maximise employment opportunities.
Seek opportunities to trial a job.
Learn about job moulding/job creation.
Using social media to find work.
Preparing for negative responses.
Following up on discussions with employers.
Reverse marketing sessions.
Identifying and utilising networks of family & friends for employment opportunities.
Researching employers for marketing.
Learn how to have effective conversations with employers.
Be Successful At Work: Responsibilities of Employers and You
breakthru can help you to understand the key considerations of an Australian work environment. This includes the expectations and responsibilities of both employers and you as the employee. This will make your transition into paid employment easier and also help you to obtain and keep work.
Understand what you can expect from your employer. This may include the award, enterprise agreement, contract, training, and workplace health and safety.
Understand what your employer may expect from you. This may include workplace conduct, behaviour, attendance, teamwork, and workplace health and safety.
Policies and Procedures
Understand workplace policies and procedures and the importance of working collaboratively to get the job done.
Get To Work: Travel Training
breakthru can help you to gain the knowledge and skills to travel independently and confidently. This can assist customers who require training for travel to and from work, job trial, volunteer work or further education.
Develop knowledge of personal and safety awareness, and appropriate behaviours.
Plan & Prepare your Journey
Learn how to plan and prepare for your journey including gaining an understanding of information sources (timetables and information displays).
Technology & Infrastructure
Use of technology (travel cards and mobile phone) and existing infrastructure.
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