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

Professional, persistent and passionate Enterprise a great Canberra Community Champion

Unsurprisingly, The Personnel Group considers The Sustainable Gardener a Canberra Community Champion. Founder and Chief Executive Officer Warren Aitken says The Sustainable Gardener has built a loyal following across the ACT, with customers impressed with the quality of work and the organisation’s employment philosophy. “One of the purposes of our business is to gainfully employ … Read more

Thinking outside the box leads to new career path

When Patrick came to The Personnel Group he was keen to find work in the gardening/landscaping industry. Workplace support consultant Sarah worked closely with employers across our ACT network and although he performed well across several job trials and interviews no permanent positions followed. It was time to think outside the box. Together, Sarah and … Read more

Roundabout Canberra – a great Community Champion

We’re often inspired by people and organisations making positive contributions in their communities. Among them is Roundabout Canberra, which provides baby and children’s items to families in need. Carissa Minahan, The Personnel Group’s Braddon-based ParentsNext Client Development Consultant, says they have offered valuable, practical support for some of her ParentsNext participants. “I can’t speak highly … 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

The Personnel Group provides emergency food assistance support

The Personnel Group is collaborating with Albury Wodonga Regional FoodShare to provide community pantry vouchers across multiple locations in Albury-Wodonga. FoodShare vouchers are available from The Personnel Group’s offices at 318 Urana Road, Lavington, 539-541 Kiewa Street, Albury, and the corner of Hume and Lawrence Streets, Wodonga. The Personnel Group CEO John Gibbons says the … Read more

Scott in a reel good place

Having a job means everything to Scott. For six months he’s been a steel labourer with the Australian Reel Company in Marong, Victoria. “Working is great, I feel happier and my family is proud of me,” Scott says. Australian Reel Company office manager Bridie Brennan says Scott has really settled into his role. “He gets … Read more

Inclusion and Awareness key platform for new CEO

The Personnel Group’s new Chief Executive Officer, John Gibbons, firmly believes that when given the opportunity, disadvantaged jobseekers quickly prove themselves to be great employees. John takes the helm of The Personnel Group this month, and with 13 years’ industry experience behind him, he plans to deliver his vision across a number of areas including: … Read more