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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An indian woman wearing a blue shirt with white polka dots is sitting at a computer. She is smiling warmly.

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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A woman with short grey hair and glasses, wearing a professional outfit is posing beside a red brick wall. She is holding a folder and a takeaway coffee and smiling warmly.

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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Tamara stands against a brick wall holding a cup of coffee and smiling warmly. She has long brown hair and is wearing a stylish suit.

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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Jackie (centre) volunteering at Fitted for Work during a Corporate Volunteer Day with Fine Lines.

Jackie’s Story

“I came to Fitted for Work about three years ago as a young single mum who had recently been experiencing homelessness. I was looking to return to the workforce when my daughter started school. I was feeling apprehensive about this because I didn’t have appropriate clothing for the corporate work that I was planning to […]

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Two asian women sit at a computer working collaboratively. They are in a busy office with lots of shared working stations.

Rachel’s Story 

I worked in China for almost 4 years as a Telecommunications engineer before March, last year; I resigned and came to Australia to marry my husband. After that, I was home all day long worrying about my career.  I found it hard to fit in the life in Australia due to a language and culture […]

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