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Category: Disability Employment

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What’s the ProActiv Blog all about? Well, it’s about you… and keeping you right up to speed with everything happening across our Disability Employment Services, Rehabilitation and Return to Work, Recruitment & NDIS sectors.

When you know, you’re better prepared. And, the ProActiv blog with keep you primed with the latest news from planned Government legislation and new programs, to industry support and professional services. Ready to get informed? Let’s get to work.

National Stroke Week 2020

This week 31st August – 6th September is National Stroke Week. Stroke Statistics Every two seconds, someone somewhere in the world experiences a stroke. 1 in 6 people will experience a stroke some time in their lives. Strokes deprive brain cells of oxygen and are one of the most common

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DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT SERVICES: How We Can Help You.

What is DES? Disability Employment Services (DES) is an Australian Government initiative which helps people with disability find work and keep a job. Through DES, eligible people with disability, injury or health conditions can receive help to prepare for, find and keep a job. Help can include career advice, employment

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COVID-19: Maintaining Your Mental Health

The onset of COVID-19 has radically disrupted the way we live, and with constant change, the feelings of fear, uncertainty and loss are natural… however, they can overwhelm us. Alongside the physical danger that COVID-19 brings there is another risk, often hidden, and that is to our mental health. And

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Glaucoma Week: March 8 – 14, 2020

World Glaucoma Week This week ProActiv People would like to acknowledge World Glaucoma Week. With 111.8 million people are expected to have glaucoma by 2040, it is one of the leading causes of blindness. Having almost lost his sight to glaucoma at 29, Kirk Pengilly from INXS helps to encourage

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Hire Someone with Autism? Employers will Benefit.

  What is Autism? Autism is a lifelong developmental condition characterised by difficulties in social interaction, communication, restricted and repetitive interests and behaviours, and sensory sensitivities. An estimated 1 in 70 Australians are on the autism spectrum; that is around 353,880 people. It is four times more common in boys

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Dealing With (Job) Rejection

Rejection sucks! You write and submit an application, wait for what feels like an eternity for a response and then get a rejection – or worse – no answer or acknowledgement that you applied for the position at all!

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LET’S CELEBRATE!!!

Today we celebrate the 4.3 million Australians living with disabilities through local events in schools, workplaces and community groups. International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is held on the 3rd of December annually. By recognising their personal achievements and contributions, it increases public awareness, understanding, and acceptance of people

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WEDNESDAY NOV. 20TH IS NATIONAL GO HOME ON TIME DAY.

“Now in its eleventh year, Go Home on Time Day on Wednesday 20th November 2019 is a great way to remind ourselves that life shouldn’t revolve around work alone. Go Home On Time Day is an initiative of The Australia Institute, Australia’s most influential progressive think tank. Learn more about

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OLDER AUSTRALIANS WANT TO WORK!

Mature aged employees are GOLD for any business. We’d like to present you with a brief look into the benefits of hiring mature aged employees, as doing so can be a great investment, bringing many years of experience and knowledge into the workplace.   What are the advantages of employing

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Are you Epilepsy Aware?

ProActiv People Solutions support educating the public about epilepsy and seizures so we can fight social stigma, ignorance and biases, and to help raise awareness in our community. What is epilepsy? Epilepsy is a neurological condition which affects the nervous system causing seizures, and is a developmental disability when onset

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