Leadership Pillar Program

Juno 'Passport to Work'

With the knowledge and experience of over 16 years working with disadvantaged communities throughout Australia our training approach is designed specifically to target challenges, barriers and resistance to seeking and securing employment, ensuring our community proteges have all the necessary resources, skills and emotional readiness to move forward into a positive future

Beliefs & Barriers

• Recognise opportunities for growth • Practice positive behaviours • Develop emotional resilience

Preparation & Presentation

• Create self-promoting collateral • Build professional narrative • Polish interview performance

Transition into Action

• Define purposeful outcome • Create action plan • Embrace support network

Program Purpose

The ‘Passport to Work’ program is designed to be delivered over a period of 3-4-month period. Over this time our expert practitioners will use a coaching approach to stretch the Jobseekers capacity moving them forward with small yet continuous interventions. The purpose of the program is to increase their productivity and emotional resilience so that they are ready to enter the workforce and maintain ongoing employment focussing on the key development areas listed below.

There are several phases to the program however most of our work is conducted on- site at the community partners venue or fully virtual (Online) using a group coaching approach.  Individual coaching sessions are scheduled throughout  where the practitioner feels it is most beneficial. 

Program Benefits

For the candidates:

  • Addressing real barriers to employment, not the ‘presenting problems’ or excuses.
  • Exploring issues such as lack of motivation, low self-esteem and limiting beliefs
  •  Learn how to effectively use Internet job search – using scripts, email and registration tools
  •  Learn a project management process to follow in documenting and tracking their job search
  • Managing confirmation emails and strategies for rejections
  • Practice a consistent approach to following up (by phone) on every job application
  • Creating telephone scripts for follow-up calls and inquiries
  • Speed up the job application process and focus on productivity
  • Learn how to research industries and companies online and create a target list of employers
  • Take ownership of your resume and learn how to customise resumes for applications
  • Learn a fast approach to creating cover notes instead of lengthy covering letters
  • How to create an effective ‘cold canvassing’ approach to gain employment
  • Tapping into the ‘hidden job market’ via Juno/Mentor networks & channels
  • Design & produce business documents
  • Manage personal stress in the workplace & organising personal work priorities
Program Approach

Throughout the program our Practitioners will be exploring and developing skills and strategies in several key areas. Each of these focus areas will be facilitated over the 9 days of foundation training and three days of workshops by an expert practitioner to ensure there is maximum benefit for each participant.

Signature Mock Interview Workshops – designed to  help to give our PTW participants the opportunity to gain invaluable interview experience with active HR Specialists and Business Professionals in the field.

One to One Mentoring – Our Juno facilitators resource our mentors with cutting edge frameworks and processes so that everyone has the best chance for success. In this time our mentors operate in high functioning pods, drawing on their collective intelligence, knowledge, and team strategizing to guide, support and challenge our Community Proteges for the 12-week coaching journey.

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