The COVID-19 outbreak has left many unemployed, struggling to find work or having to pivot to new things, but two small business owners are helping others get back into the workforce.
Ideal Candidate is a new workshop designed to assist those on the hunt for a job by offering CV and cover letter tips, interview strategies and style advice on a budget.
The three-hour course aims to give job seekers the skills and confidence to land that job, which is perfect for those returning to the workforce, job seeking, or looking for a career change.
Professional Writer and owner of Expressions Media Libby Parker is hoping to give others the confidence to find their footing and to get back into the workforce after South Australia this year saw its highest unemployment rate in two decades.
“As small business owners, we know it’s been a really difficult time for many businesses and their employees. We want to give people the confidence to push through this time and get back out there. I have been writing resumes and cover letters for clients for years, with a high success rate, so I am keen to pass all my secrets on to those who need them,” Ms Parker said.
Stylist and owner of recently closed glamorous hospitality agency Bespoke, Peta-Anna Louth is keen to motivate job seekers to get back out into the field.
“I’m very passionate about helping people get through this difficult time of job and sector uncertainty. This workshop will be a refresher for some, or skilling up for others. We have made it so it’s accessible and affordable for all,” Ms Louth said.
Tickets to Ideal Candidate are $20, but with the code ADELAIDE, job seekers can book for the special price of $10.
Ideal Candidate will run from 9am to 12pm on Wednesday September 9 at Vault 134 (134 Hutt Street, Adelaide 5000).
Tickets can be purchased HERE
Head to http://www.vault134.com.au/blog for more information.
Libby Parker is a Journalist (Grad Dip Journ, UniSA), Teacher (B.Ed, Flinders University) and owner of Expressions Media.