Employment Services

OLA is an independent talent and skills development company with over 15 combined years of assisting individuals into their chosen vocational pathways.  Our Recruitment solutions assist employers get on with growing their business knowing they can rely on of appropriately matched staff for casual and permanent requirements. Currently we have embarked on a big project with large clients to meet the demand of skilling the Children's Services Sectors.

We have opportunities in Family Day Care and Centre Based Childcare services.

Career Coach

Has your work put a lot on your mind and you just don’t know who you can trust?

Finding objective professional advice can be the defining moment in your career. Our Career Coach draws on years of experience in executive politics, office pecking orders, interpersonal communication and conflict management. This is how it works; following confirmation of payment our Career Coach will contact you within 24 hours to arrange a confidential Career Coach session either in person or over the phone – whatever suits you. Sessions usually last for 1 hour and your Career Coach will support you for 2 weeks after your appointment via phone and email during regular office hours.

Interview Assistant

Nervous about your scheduled interview?

Here's how our Interview Assistant can assist.  Following confirmation of payment our Interview Assistant will be in touch with you within 24 hours to arrange a 1 hour ‘mock interview’.  Prior to your mock interview you will be required to send through a copy of your resume, job description, and any other information you supplied with your job application.  Our Interview Assistant will draw on years of experience, industry networks, and contemporary interview strategies to formulate interview scenarios for you.  Following your session with our Interview Assistant you will be confident and prepared for even the most difficult questions.

Job Coach

OLA Job Coach is a highly experienced recruitment practitioner with a client centred approach that is 100% focused on your needs.  Your Job Coach will assist you contextualise your career pathway, recognise capacity, identify roadblocks and facilitate a career action plan.  There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to gaining that ‘right fit’.

Our programme consists of:

  • 1 X Resume Assistant,
  • 1 X Interview Assistant
  • 4 X Career Coach

The timeframe for these sessions is flexible depending on your timeframes and feedback from employers. Typically you would meet your Job Coach once a week for 4 weeks. During this time your Job Coach will provide phone and email support during regular office hours to assist you as your applications develop. 

Jobseeker Marketing Service

Are you from overseas?  Finding a Job in Australia can be the most difficult and stressful task to perform. It can involve lots of time and overcoming the perceived reluctance of employers to hire migrant workers. It is our experience that this perception can be overcome if you have appropriate information about cultural differences within the business community.   If you are a student from overseas you can increase your graduate opportunities (and migration points) by obtaining part time work in a discipline related to your studies. Our Jobseeker Marketing service will assist you translate employment systems that worked at home into the local Australian labour market.

We will assist you to:

  • Understand what Australian employers are looking for,
  • Understand how the Australian recruitment industry works
  • Translate your knowledge, skills and experiences into a new local labour market,
  • Obtain an employer sponsor to meet your requirements.

Our relationships with migration agents ensure that we make it easy for employers to complete the required paperwork

What we expect from you is the ability to:

  • Qualify for an Australian work permit
  • Be in Australia or able to visit for interviews
  • Have commenced with the residence process
  • Be looked after by a qualified immigration adviser that will take care of your paperwork

Resume Assistant

Need help with your resume?

Our Resume Assistant can guarantee you a job interview. This is how we assist you. You purchase our Resume Assistant and we contact you within 24 hours to arrange a 1 hour appointment either face to face or over the phone - whatever you prefer. Prior to meeting our Resume Assistant you will be required to send us a copy of your current resume, certificates, qualifications, awards and any other information you believe demonstrates your skills and abilities.  Following your meeting, our Resume Assistant will provide you with your new resume within 3 days.