Fitted for Work client, Nicole, smiling and posing during her Personal Outfitting appointment.

Nicole’s Story

Nicole was referred to Fitted for Work in 2022. A single mother, at the time of her referral, Nicole was feeling held back by her experiences with complex post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression. Nicole felt after her experience navigating recruitment and employment agencies that she needed more tailored and compassionate support. She had lost […]

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Kiera’s Story

  The journey from experiencing hardship to securing a job in COVID-19   After a 25-year career as a Senior Social Worker, Kiera left a domestic violence situation which affected her job. For the first time in her life, she was unemployed as a single mother with two young child. “My mental health began to […]

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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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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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Khevana, She Works Candidate

Khevana’s Success Story

  At the beginning of 2019, SheWorks collaborated with female leaders from Salesforce, Tquilia and Arxxus to deliver their WorkForce Women Program. We recruited four Fitted for Work clients into a 6-month paid Salesforce Administrator Traineeships.  Salesforce is the worlds #1 customer service platform. This program provided an opportunity for women to learn new, competitive […]

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Success Story: Tamara and Margaret

The power of mentoring     At Fitted for Work, our mission is to help women experiencing disadvantage to find work, keep work and navigate their world of work. We are an organisation that is run by women, for women. Our understanding of the unique barriers women face when seeking employment enables us to provide […]

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Rana and Rasha: A Double Success Story!

  Rana and Rasha were first introduced to Fitted for Work at a Personal Outfitting, Interview Preparation and Body Language Workshop in Parramatta, in June 2018. They joined the Fitted for Work Volunteer team to gain some hands on experience and since they provided these interviews have both successfully found work! Volunteering with Fitted for […]

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