I have been involved in some form or another in the employment of people with disability since 1987. In that time we have had a couple of economic booms and a couple of busts - including the GFC.
And we have never had a time like this - I think 2015 will be remembered as a golden year for NOVA and for disability employment services.
The demand for workers (for the first time ever, at least in my experience) exceeds supply!
We are advertising for job seekers and we have employers parked waiting for suitable employees.
Of course, government policy is doing all that can be done to hinder this process but, despite the obstacles placed in the way, the numbers of new workers and employers seeking further employees continues to grow.
For many years I have argued that a volunteer beats a conscript and, armed with a determination to succeed and a willingness to pitch in, NOVA's jobseekers are fulfilling their career goals and providing smart business owners with a valuable resource and a rich slternative source of candidates.
NOVA's social media sites are filled with testimonials to the capacity of our clients and the offers of employment are coming in each day. In a couple of sites we are very much job rich and candidate poor!
My only explanation is that the message that people with disability can make terrific additions to every team is getting through and you can see for yourself the reports of success that demonstrate this truth.
It's almost the end of October and we have already lined up a large number of employment starts for November, promising to make this month just as exciting as the rest of 2015.
With only 9 weeks to go till Christmas why not do yourself a favour today; Employers, call 1300 Ability. Jobseekers, call your local NOVA office.
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