Kylie’s return to work leads to an independent future

After four years out of the workforce, Kylie assumed she would never be able to return to her chosen career. She thought returning to work at all was out of reach. Kylie’s life changed after seeing a social media post from The Personnel Group. “I found The Personnel Group on Facebook and rang the number. … Read more

New path to a safe and secure job

Unplanned time away from her retail job because of illness gave Brianna the opportunity to re-asses her career goals. With support from The Personnel Group Employment Consultant Sandra Andronicos, Brianna set about exploring new options. One that really appealed was an office administration traineeship. “I hadn’t worked in admin before, I finished school and then … Read more

A message from us

Over the past 36 years we – The Personnel Group – have assisted thousands of people with a disability, mental health condition or at risk of long-term unemployment find meaningful and sustained employment in the open jobs market. At present, the Government’s Disability Employment Service delivery model is under review and reform, and we welcome … Read more

The Personnel Group welcomes TAFE partnership

The Personnel Group is proud to partner the TAFE Specialist Employment Partnerships (TSEP) project which is a National Disability Coordination officer (NDCO) program initiative, in Wodonga and Wangaratta. TSEP aims to identify and address the systemic barriers to employment faced by students with disability. The strategic partnership enables Wodonga TAFE and GOTAFE to have a … Read more

Service with a smile

We’d like to introduce Nick, one of our great employment success stories.   In Nick’s first meeting with The Personnel Group he barely said a word. Despite his anxiety, Nick met his commitment to attend all his appointments. Over time he became comfortable talking about himself and was able to share his employment dreams and … Read more

Meet Caleb – Regional Support Officer (North)

Regional support officer Caleb often draws on his own lived experience when working to find participants the right job or support them in their current positions. Caleb, based at Belconnen in the ACT, joined The Personnel Group two and a half years ago as a customer service assistant after ending a successful career in retail … Read more

Better Place Project – A workforce wellbeing initiative

The Personnel Group has partnered with Albury Business Connect to launch the new Better Place Project website (betterplaceproject.com.au/). We are proud to back this important business mental health check initiative. This website is an important online “Go To” resource for employers and employees looking for support or guidance about workplace mental health. It was created … Read more

35 years, thousands of lives changed

The Personnel Group is a regional business success story. Since 1986 we’ve helped thousands of people with a disability or mental health condition find meaningful work. Thirty-five years ago this August (2021) our first participant was placed in a job when, on her 19th birthday, Jenny McDermott started work at Hanrahans Linen Services in Albury. … Read more

Bradley West-Newman - Batemans Bay - The Personnel Group

The Personnel Group helps Bradley find the right role

By Dayle Latham, Bay Post. It’s no secret that finding the right job enhances a person’s wellbeing and can change their life for the better. Disability employment service provider, The Personnel Group sets out to do just this. A not-for-profit organisation, The Personnel Group is committed to helping people who have a disability, injury or … Read more

Over 45 and looking for work - The Personnel Group

Career Transition Assistance for mature age jobseekers

A new specialised training program for mature-age jobseekers is now available at The Personnel Group. Career Transition Assistance (CTA) is a new and free training course available to people aged 45 years and over, who are currently seeking employment and are registered with a jobactive provider. The program is designed to provide mature aged jobseekers … Read more