Georgie and APM Employment Services

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A role model in her workplace

From struggles with anxiety to being voted Employee of the Year. Beyond relocating from Albany to Perth – Georgie has come far on her work journey.

This award-winning employee was not always so confident, she continues doing the hard work which got her to where she is today.

It is sadly not uncommon that continually struggling to find a job impacts so many earnest job seekers.

After four years out of work, Georgie is working hard to pay off her car and save for a holiday.

She’s found an incredibly supportive workplace with help from the Disability Employment Services program – and more importantly, her confidence.

Working with confidence

Working as a hotel housekeeper, her role requires organisational and timeliness – and even when she has days where she feels overwhelmed, Georgie remains stoic.

“I have my good days, I have my bad days and I have days where I don’t know what I’m going but I get through it” she admits.

Georgie worked together with her APM Employment Consultant to build her computer skills so they could create her first resume.

Then the all-important job interview skills, including learning how to market herself to an employer in an interview situation and what her transferable skills and abilities are.

It only took a few hours for Georgie to get a call-back for after being put forward for a role with Lorna’s company.

And after a successful three-day trial, she was offered a job! It’s clear Lorna is proud of Georgie’s progress, and describes her as “one of my stars”