Nea wearing a white dress with a colourful pattern. She is looking into the distance and smiling.

Nea’s Story

  Nea is a Kenyan Australian, with qualifications and experience working with technology and data to support the health industry. She had two jobs in late 2020 and then suddenly she was unemployed. “Because of COVID I lost both jobs all at once. They were enabling me a great income then all of a sudden […]

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Meera’s Story

Finding financial independence and a fulfilling career during COVID-19.   “I love to work. I want to engage myself; I like to learn and stay updated with new things in my field”. After five years of successful roles in interior design, Meera migrated to Australia and soon found herself facing an unfamiliar and covid-19 impacted […]

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Esther’s Story

“I am a completely different person from the person who started the course. I experienced some bad situations but that does not define who I am. Now I have my confidence back” Esther* is a mature age woman, born overseas who has built a life in Australia. She took a lot of pride in her […]

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The Ups and Downs of The Hidden Job Market

You might have heard of the term “hidden job market” before and wondered what it actually meant. It’s not about shady, black market jobs. Nor does it refer to jobs that are deliberately kept secret. The hidden job market simply covers all job vacancies that aren’t formally advertised. Instead, these jobs are swooped up through word-of-mouth by […]

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Nazish’s Story

SheWorks are excited to share some great news – our client Nazish has recently secured a full-time role with Melbourne Water as a Project Engineer. Before accessing Fitted for Work services and registering with SheWorks, Nazish had been struggling to find work, despite coming to Australia as a skilled migrant with extensive work experience.  “Without local […]

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Xchange Revolution Podcast ft. Donna de Zwart

Check out the “Helping Women Get Work Ready” podcast interview on Xchange Revolution with Donna De Zwart, CEO Fitted for Work and Ludwina Dautovic, CEO of The Room Xchange. In this episode we discuss: – The story of Fitted for Work – About Donna De Zwart – Helping women get back into the workforce – Cherry Woman – Helping women over […]

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Kristine’s Journey

When Kristine* first came to Fitted for Work, she was under-employed and struggling financially due to the limited available shifts in her role. She told us she was working part-time at a footwear company, but her true passion was advertising. Kristine* attended our Job Preparation Hub to help her update her resume and hone her […]

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