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Public Service Commission Workshop Jobs for people with disability - a plan for the NSW public sector"

Toozly invited to exhibit at this event

The Public Service Commission ran a workshop with senior executives from across NSW government departments yesterday (3 December) to discuss and develop ideas and initiative to improve pathways and opportunities to recruit more people with disability within the public service. The aim of the government is to increase the number of jobs for people with disability by 10,000 by 2027.

The NSW government can show greater leadership in improving employment opportunities for people with disability given it is the State's largest employer.  Currently, it is estimated to employ only 2.7% of its current workforce as people with disability and it aims to increase this to 5.6% over the next several years.

This is a whole of government initiative and includes ideas and initiative arising from the workshop and the small group work. The likely changes could include:

*using new and more accessible technologies and systems;

*changing processes for entry which may include new pathways, an alternative recruitment practice to the standard interview and selection processes;

*Partnering with organisations that work with people with disability to develop targeted attraction and recruitment action;

*creation of a single point contact for inclusion, accessibility and support.

Toozly was among a small group of providers that was invited to exhibit at the event and we had an opportunity to meet with attendees and discuss what Toozly could do for the NSW Government to increase the recruitment of people with disability. We also met with the NSW Public Service Commissioner Ms Emma Hogan and others at the event.

 

Calling all DES Consultants

Calling all DES Consultants

Toozly is a free JobSearch website for jobseekers with disabilities - currently home to 3000 job vacancies within organisations dedicated to diversity and inclusion, the likes of Commonwealth Bank, ANZ, PwC, NSW State Government and many more !

For the past two years Toozly has been assisting jobseekers with disabilities to gain open employment whilst encouraging small to large organisations to think outside the box and realise the immense pool of talent that is available to them via Disability Employment Services and related entities such as yours. 

We are constantly striving to make Toozly work even better for you and your clients and we welcome any feedback, suggestions or comments you may have to allow us to help you and your jobseekers with disabilities find that perfect job. 

You can contact me (Kieran Baron Levi - General Manager, Toozly) directly on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 1300-TOOZLY if you'd like to arrange a time to discuss your feedback in person or over the phone. 

We have created Toozly Jobseeker Profiles at the request of several large organisations wishing to employ more people with disabilities.The profiles, once completed by the jobseeker will be searchable by employers, giving jobseekers one more tool in their chest to get noticed and get hired ! 

We're giving away FREE professionally filmed and edited Video Resumes to help your clients stand out even more [they must complete their Toozly Profile for a chance to win a Video Resume shoot] It's very easy to create a free Toozly Profile by logging into a Toozly Jobseeker Account and following the prompts - But if you'd like some assistance, please complete the form below and send it back to me, and my dedicated team will create free Toozly Jobseeker Accounts, setup free Toozly Profiles and help your clients Get Noticed and Get Hired

Send 1 form or send 100 - We're here to help. 

Regards,

Kieran Baron Levi

General Manager, Toozly

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Does online work suit my needs ?

by Graeme Innes A.M

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Dolly Parton's sad lament about having to work 9 to 5 strikes a chord with many of us. What a way to make a livin', it's all takin' and no givin' 

Maybe removing the commute may ease some of the pressure.

Emails, video conferences, cloud-based software, and of course, Google. These days, it's hard to imagine life without the internet — particularly our working life.

I can attest to this — being able to work on the go using my iPhone is very convenient. It's one of my main work tools.

With its ever-expanding selection of 

apps, programs and platforms, the internet has also brought us more choices in the way that we work — and where we work. Some people now perform their jobs without ever setting foot in an office or traditional workplace.

 Working online can come with many benefits. But as with everything, it's essential to balance these benefits against your individual preferences and needs. 

He loves me, He loves me not

by Graeme Innes A.M

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He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

Remember that old kids game we played — counting petals on a flower to determine whether someone to whom we were attracted was also attracted to us. It used to be portrayed as a girl's game, but believe me — as a boy lacking confidence in his interactions with members of the opposite sex — I played it as well.

People with disabilities play the same game when they are applying for jobs — it's called Disclose, Not Disclose.

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