18 episodes

Have you recently moved to Australia and are starting out with your professional career?

If so, you’ve come to the right place! Our CEO David Phua brings you the stories of people who have been in your shoes! They’ve migrated to Australia and created a successful career for themselves. We listen to their stories and their struggles and pick their brains on tips for getting ahead. As always, our aim is to provide you with a clear sense of what works, what doesn’t, pitfalls to look out for and what you need to do to kick start your professional career in Australia.

Welcome to Season 2 of The Employability Podcast, where graduation meets employment.

Presented by Gradability. We believe every student and graduate should have the opportunity to pursue the career of their choice.

Head over to our website to find out more ways in which Gradability can help you stand out.

And don’t forget to subscribe, so you get updates on all our shows.

The Employability Podcast Gradability

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Have you recently moved to Australia and are starting out with your professional career?

If so, you’ve come to the right place! Our CEO David Phua brings you the stories of people who have been in your shoes! They’ve migrated to Australia and created a successful career for themselves. We listen to their stories and their struggles and pick their brains on tips for getting ahead. As always, our aim is to provide you with a clear sense of what works, what doesn’t, pitfalls to look out for and what you need to do to kick start your professional career in Australia.

Welcome to Season 2 of The Employability Podcast, where graduation meets employment.

Presented by Gradability. We believe every student and graduate should have the opportunity to pursue the career of their choice.

Head over to our website to find out more ways in which Gradability can help you stand out.

And don’t forget to subscribe, so you get updates on all our shows.

    Apurva Khemani from India, Data Scientist at TechnologyOne & Former Professional Year Student

    Apurva Khemani from India, Data Scientist at TechnologyOne & Former Professional Year Student

    Meet Apurva Khemani, the inspiring data scientist from India who turned her dreams into reality through Gradability's Professional Year Program. In this empowering episode, Apurva shares her journey of overcoming challenges as a migrant in Australia, while excelling in her career. Tune in to learn the power of proactivity, networking, and preserving cultural identity. Discover how Apurva's #AskApurva initiative is transforming the lives of international students and newcomers seeking job opportunities in Australia. Get ready for practical tips and valuable insights for career growth in a new country.
    If you are enjoying this podcast, hit the like and subscribe buttons, so you get updates on all our shows.
    Show notes are at: https://www.gradability.com.au/news/podcast-s02-e07-apurva-khemani   
    Send us your questions, comments and feedback to podcast@gradability.com.au
     
    ABOUT GRADABILITY
    Gradability is Australia’s largest dedicated graduate employability specialist. Our whole focus is on boosting the employability and employment outcomes for domestic and international graduates. We are part of the SEEK and OES group of businesses.
    At Gradability, we believe in a world where every graduate has the skills and opportunity to pursue the career of their choice. We are focused on changing the employment landscape for graduates and have a relentless commitment to providing an employability edge through learning and industry connections.
     
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    • 39 min
    Esha Khosla from India, Director at Financial Planning Firm TNW Solutions

    Esha Khosla from India, Director at Financial Planning Firm TNW Solutions

    Get ready for an insightful and inspiring podcast episode! 🎙️ Join us as we sit down with Esha Khosla, Director at TNW Solutions, a leading financial planning firm based in Melbourne, Australia. 
    In this episode, we delve into Esha's captivating journey all the way from India to her successful career in Australia. Esha opens up about the challenges she faced when starting her own business and finding the right balance between work and family life.  
    As a migrant in Australia, she shares her personal experiences and offers valuable advice for young professionals seeking to make their mark in the industry. 
    Listen closely as Esha shares her insights on taking calculated risks, building a strong support network, and embracing opportunities, even if it means starting from the ground up.  
    Her journey is filled with valuable lessons that will inspire and empower you on your own career path. 
     
    Show notes are at: https://www.gradability.com.au/news/podcast-s02-e06-esha-khosla    
    Send us your questions, comments and feedback to podcast@gradability.com.au  
     
    ABOUT GRADABILITY 
    Gradability is Australia’s largest dedicated graduate employability specialist. Our whole focus is on boosting the employability and employment outcomes for domestic and international graduates. We are part of the SEEK and OES group of businesses.  
    At Gradability, we believe in a world where every graduate has the skills and opportunity to pursue the career of their choice. We are focused on changing the employment landscape for graduates and have a relentless commitment to providing an employability edge through learning and industry connections. 
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 26 min
    Solomon Ebomah from Nigeria, ICT Customer Support Officer & Former Professional Year Student

    Solomon Ebomah from Nigeria, ICT Customer Support Officer & Former Professional Year Student

    Discover the inspiring journey of Solomon Ebomah, a Nigerian migrant who defied the odds and achieved career success in Australia.
    In episode five of the Employability Podcast, hosted by David Phua, CEO of Gradability, you'll gain valuable insights into the challenges faced by migrants starting their careers in Australia.
    Solomon's story will empower you with tips to get ahead, avoid pitfalls, and embrace the opportunities that await you.
    Join us as Solomon shares his path from studying at Torrens University to securing a permanent position as an ICT Customer Support Officer at Resthaven, South Australia's largest not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider.
    Listen now to the Employability Podcast and unlock the secrets to building a thriving career as an overseas migrant in Australia.
    If you are enjoying this podcast, hit the like and subscribe buttons, so you get updates on all our shows.
    Tune in again in a couple of weeks, for a new episode of The Employability Podcast, brought to you by Gradability.
    Show notes are at: https://www.gradability.com.au/news/podcast-s02-e05-solomon-ebomah   
    Send us your questions, comments and feedback to podcast@gradability.com.au
     
    ABOUT GRADABILITY
    Gradability is Australia’s largest dedicated graduate employability specialist. Our whole focus is on boosting the employability and employment outcomes for domestic and international graduates. We are part of the SEEK and OES group of businesses.
    At Gradability, we believe in a world where every graduate has the skills and opportunity to pursue the career of their choice. We are focused on changing the employment landscape for graduates and have a relentless commitment to providing an employability edge through learning and industry connections.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 38 min
    Mark Saunokonoko from New Zealand, Senior News Reporter at Nine

    Mark Saunokonoko from New Zealand, Senior News Reporter at Nine

    Mark Saunokonoko, a senior news reporter at Nine and the creator and host of the number one true crime podcast, "Maddie: Tracking the Case of Madeleine McCann." shares his diverse background, including living in New Zealand, London, and the UAE, and his experiences founding a beverage startup. His non-linear career path has given him a unique perspective on understanding people and telling their stories.
    In this episode, Mark discusses the importance of embracing diversions and exploring different professional areas. He emphasizes the value of having a well-rounded view of life, gained through living in different countries, working various roles, and interacting with diverse groups of people. Mark also shares insights on the importance of ambition, flexibility, and having fun along the way.
    If you're looking for inspiration and guidance on navigating your career journey, this episode is a must-listen.
    If you are enjoying this podcast, hit the like and subscribe buttons, so you get updates on all our shows.
    Tune in again in a couple of weeks, for a new episode of The Employability Podcast, brought to you by Gradability.
    Show notes are at: https://www.gradability.com.au/news/podcast-s02-e04-mark-saunokonoko  
    Send us your questions, comments and feedback to podcast@gradability.com.au
    ABOUT GRADABILITY
    Gradability is Australia’s largest dedicated graduate employability specialist. Our whole focus is on boosting the employability and employment outcomes for domestic and international graduates. We are part of the SEEK and OES group of businesses.
    At Gradability, we believe in a world where every graduate has the skills and opportunity to pursue the career of their choice. We are focused on changing the employment landscape for graduates and have a relentless commitment to providing an employability edge through learning and industry connections
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 30 min
    Rajish Aryal from Nepal, Program Manager for SBS Radio

    Rajish Aryal from Nepal, Program Manager for SBS Radio

    Rajish Aryal, Program Manager for SBS hails originally from Nepal and migrated to Australia to study media. Certainly not the most common choice amongst his friends and colleagues, but the challenges he faced as an international student on arrival in Australia remained the same: finding accommodation, a job, a support network and getting your career started. Join your host David Phua, CEO at Gradability, and Rajish in this episode, as he shares his own experience and tips and tricks that helped him move forward in his media career. If you are enjoying this podcast, hit the like and subscribe buttons, so you get updates on all our shows. Tune in again in a couple of weeks, for a new episode of The Employability Podcast, brought to you by Gradability. Show notes are at: https://www.gradability.com.au/news/podcast-s02- e03-rajish-aryal ABOUT GRADABILITY Gradability is Australia’s largest dedicated graduate employability specialist. Our whole focus is on boosting the employability and employment outcomes for domestic and international graduates. We are part of the SEEK and OES group of businesses. At Gradability, we believe in a world where every graduate has the skills and opportunity to pursue the career of their choice. We are focused on changing the employment landscape for graduates and have a relentless commitment to providing an employability edge through learning and industry connections.

    • 41 min
    Nick Bhasin from America, Author and Writer

    Nick Bhasin from America, Author and Writer

    Gradability CEO David Phua, as he talks to Nick Bhasin. Nick is an American writer, author and cultural commentator now based in Sydney. He writes about culture and parenting and his first book “I Look Forward to Hearing from You” is getting published this June. Despite his experience, it took Nick a year after arriving in Australia to find a full time role in this chosen profession. Courage and persistence were some of the key characteristics that were crucial in finding success. Nick also observed interesting differences between his experience in New York and LA and the Australian workplace culture – from email etiquette to the importance of socialising with colleagues. Tune in to hear the full story and why he believes “there’s more than one way to be happy in the world”.

    • 44 min

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