Person

Eve Bodsworth

Report

What’s the difference? Jobseeker perspectives on employment assistance

This qualitative study from the Brotherhood of St Laurence illustrates the challenges faced by jobseekers navigating today’s labour market. Drawing on insights from service users in four focus groups with 39 clients from the Carlton, Moe and Shepparton, the report outlines the contrasting approaches taken...
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Investing in local people and harnessing local communities: a progress report on Victoria’s Work and Learning Centres

This report presents early findings about the impact of the Work and Learning Centres model, which aim to create learning and employment pathways for jobseekers by providing personalised support, implemented at five sites across Victoria. Overview Work and Learning Centres operated by community organisations with...
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Being around other women makes you brave: evaluation of Stepping Stones, a micro-business program for women from refugee and migrant backgrounds

An evaluation of a micro-business program for women from refugee and migrant backgrounds shows the importance of recognising existing skills while building knowledge about Australia's regulatory systems. Stepping Stones, a micro-business program for women of refugee and migrant backgrounds, was launched by the Brotherhood of...