Monthly Archives: July 2012

Job Development and the Client: Selling a Product or a Service

I’ve completed a new program for DES consultants that looks at employers and clients. We use the discovery process to see who the DES client really is and their vocational interests. The program then looks at the employer side taking … Continue reading

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DES Post Placement Support and Active Support

I’ve been researching Post Placement Support and can’t find any real evidence of real post placement support that incorporates any of the evidence based Active Support methodology. It starts me wondering if Post Placement Support is being given the importance … Continue reading

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Start with the Little Things.

Often we look at how we can assist clients in our work and we often go straight to the big picture items. At our recent disability advisory council meeting we where looking at one of the local neighbourhood plans and … Continue reading

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People or Processes?

I’ve been casting an eye over all the conferences that take place in the disability employment sector and have noticed that many of the topics are focused on processes. I was wondering where people come into it? It’s supposed to … Continue reading

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Dr Vivienne Riches

Vivienne is one of Australia’s for most disability employment experts and is based at the Centre for Disability Studies, Sydney. I’m pleased to let you know that as of last friday Vivienne has been made a Clinical Associate Professor and … Continue reading

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The Disability Employment Professional

Another fine study from Transgen in to the attitudes and beliefs of job Development professionals has implications for your business and staff training and development. They found that attitudes and values varied according to how long someone had been in … Continue reading

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Employment Service Provider Strategies

A recent technical report from Transgen illustrates that despite so called advancement in disability employment, there is still a vast difference between what DES’s are doing and what employers are wanting. The disparities illustrated show that nothing much has changed … Continue reading

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