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What is the disability support pension? The Disability Support Pension (DSP) is a social security benefit offered through the Australian Government’s Department of Human Services that aims to provide support to those who meet the requirements. This includes individuals with a permanent physical, intellectual, or psychiatric condition that stops them…READ MORE
The job search process can be discouraging but the reality is that even the most experienced job-seekers can feel that they lack the right experience for the job they want. It’s important during this time to embrace your experience and find the right way to improve upon our existing skills…READ MORE
Stores need extra hands over the silly season. This means it’s a great time to get a job. Christmas casual roles are a good way to earn money, develop experience and to expand your resume. With a bit of luck and hard work, they can even lead to full-time roles.…READ MORE
Over the past six years, small and medium businesses have created over one million new jobs. New businesses and established companies are always looking for ways to grow, and this doesn’t always have to involve complex investments, or new business plans. Trialling a young person can grow your business in…READ MORE
As society progressively moves away from past prejudices, more and more positions in the workforce for people with a disability are appearing. No matter the disability, individuals can use their skills to achieve great things in the workforce.READ MORE
If you have a disability, you may find it tricky to work out when exactly to tell your employer about it, or, even if you are legally obligated to let them know. In truth, disclosing a disability is completely up to the individual. People with a disability are not legally…READ MORE
With advancements in technology giving people the ability to access important pieces of information wherever they are, there’s no longer a need for employees to work in an office to be productive. Flexible working arrangements allow employees to negotiate a less rigid working arrangement to improve work-life balance and their…READ MORE
Entering the workforce after a career break can be intimidating. No matter how long you’ve been away from your role or the reasons for your break, trying to ‘fill in the gaps’ in your resume is stressful. While taking a career break may seem like a roadblock to career progression,…READ MORE
A resume is the most important document when applying for a job. Nailing your resume is essential, since it’s the first thing an employer sees. Your resume should outline your educational and working history and essentially make you stand out from all other job applicants. Creating a well-written resume is…READ MORE
The hospitality industry demands efficiency and excellent service in a fast-paced, high stress environment. Due to this, cafe owners or restaurant managers may find themselves constantly replacing staff. However, by implementing a few key strategies, reasons why hospitality workers typically leave their jobs can be identified and corrected to ensure…READ MORE
Ability Options would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and emerging.