We are one week into our 2012 advertising and promotion campaign and I need to apologise.
Hearing and seeing stuff about us can be frustrating when you don’t have a job.
The program is designed to get employers to ring us – it’s not about getting more job seekers and it’s not about how good we might be. Our mission is to showcase and promote people that have a disability and to show existing and potential employers what a resource is available to them if they consider hiring one of our job seekers.
Being unemployed is not a good experience, and being unemployed for a long time can be really annoying and very emotionally painful. And neither I nor anyone else at NOVA can make employers hire somebody.
That sometimes means you, or a person that you know who is registered with us appears to be just sitting around, and we aren’t doing anything of much, and you keep hearing all those ads….
I am really sorry about that and again I repeat my promise that we are truly doing the very best we can to promote you and the ability of people who have a disability across New South Wales and Queensland.
I also understand that for people that don’t have work and need to work, my apology and plenty of advertising may not be enough. That’s why we are in the process of adding a new feature to this website and to the things we, and you, can do to get you the job you want.
On Monday the 30th January I will be in the NOVA media rooms working with other NOVA team members to create a weekly ‘let’s get working’ webcast. In this program we will share ideas, information and tips on how you can help yourself find work you love.
I’m not sure how we will go on Monday – what I can tell you is that we are taking every opportunity to get as many people into employment as we possibly can – that means you will be hearing and seeing lots about the successes other job seekers have enjoyed and lots of employers talking about how much their new workers have contributed.
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