Wali Itaka (Christine) came to Perth as a university student, 9 years ago, from Kenya. She’d completed a Bachelor Degree in IT, in Kenya, and came to Perth to study a Masters in Project Management. Her career goal was to become an IT project manager. In the early years of living in Perth, Christine found not having a permanent residency visa created barriers to gaining long term employment, while she studied. (more…)Read More
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Kaleidoscope held a networking session under its Kaleidoscope Initiative Network (KIN) Program on 24 May 2018.
A large number of leaders of Professional Immigrant Associations, Cultural Organisations and Service Providers attended the event making it a grand success. (more…)Read More
The Kaleidoscope Team works with many community and professional groups to coordinate strategies to assist with newcomer employment. We are continually expanding the professional associations, business partners and community groups we work with. If you are interested in joining Kaleidoscope as a partner, accessing our online tools and expanding employment opportunities for all newcomers then please contact usRead More
Over the last 15 years, Eva Mwakichako has made the most of every opportunity in Australia.
Eva changed career paths many times, adding new skills to her already impressive resume. Finally, her persistence paid off and she found her dream job which utilised the skills she had acquired along the way.
Being flexible and enjoying every step of a meandering career path was my approachRead More
A skilled refugee on the atWork Career Pathways Pilot for Refugees
Since his arrival in Australia around 18 months ago, Magd faced many challenges in finding employment in his area of expertise. The main obstacle was his lack of Australian work experience. (more…)Read More
Nirmal Singh migrated to Australia from India three years ago on a skilled migrant visa. He already had a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and some work experience. But when he arrived he found it difficult to find a job as he didn’t have an Australian qualification or work experience. (more…)Read More
The City of Stirling has launched Kaleidoscope, a new initiative, to help newcomers find employment in their area of expertise and build the capacity of employers to reap the rewards of a diverse workforce, thanks to the McGowan Government’s Local Projects, Local Jobs initiative. (more…)Read More