An industry grunt’s overview of the structural tensions in the Federal employment services system – and the adverse outcomes this creates for vulnerable Job Seekers in our community

Luke Downing (Former JSA/ESP Employment Consultant) The most important thing to consider, when contemplating the ability of the Federal employment services system (Job Network / Job Services Australia / JobActive), is that frontline staff of Employment Service Providers (herein referred to as ESPs), with the administrative workload that is allocated to them, are – whilst they are mostly titled Employment Consultants, and variations therein – effectively contract administrators. They work … Continue reading An industry grunt’s overview of the structural tensions in the Federal employment services system – and the adverse outcomes this creates for vulnerable Job Seekers in our community