Now is the time to get great staff, Now is the time to get a great job, Now is the time to focus on ability!
It's also the time for us to launch NOVAs first campaign for 2016.
Truthfully there has never been a better time to get great staff and including the hire of people who have a disability proved the right choice for more than 900 employers in 2015.
Why did they make such a choice?
For many (approx 30%) it was because they had done so before, it worked and they applied the simple formula, if it works, do it again!
The remainder came on board through a mix of seeing others have success and a willingness to see for themselves what the fuss was about.
In 2015 on every working day an average of 4 people with disabilities entered the workforce through the efforts of our keen job seekers and their NOVA supporters.
But now is not just the time to get great staff - it is also the time to get a great job. We presently have at least 50 vacancies waiting to be filled with candidates, we just are candidate short! For the first time in 2015 NOVA advertised for job seekers and so far in 2016, nothing has changed - if you have a disability and are close to a NOVA outlet, NOVA needs you!
Now is also the time for our whole community to focus on ability - apart from being a great tie-back to NOVAs terrific film festival (www.focusonability.com.au) it is a simple truth that inclusion of people with disability in employment brings benefit to the whole community.
So, if you are thinking about hiring, if you are considering getting a great job or you just want to help spread the message:
Now is the time!
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