People Stories

When great people truly connect with their chosen employer, amazing things happen.

Storytelling is fundamental to Employer Branding Australia’s work and philosophy. That’s why we created our very own People Stories Series. We’re proud to bring you stories about the incredible things that happen when good, talented humans truly connect with their chosen employer.

Eron Castro

affix's Eron Castro:
The Recruiter Breaking the Mould

Feb 03, 2020 Mark Puncher

Like many agency people, Eron Castro has seen the darker side of her industry. Yet she defies the stereotype and is striving for change.

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Julia Dyer

Xero's Julia Dyer:
Behind the Scenes - Belonging at Xero

Jan 27, 2020 Mark Puncher

Julia Dyer struggled with self-confidence for most of her life. Today, she’s thriving, playing a quiet but vital role in Xero’s success.

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Julia Bickley

WORK180's Julia Bickley:
From surviving to thriving: The woman who's beating the odds

Nov 21, 2019 Mark Puncher

Julia Bickley’s story is painful to hear but it needs to be heard. She shares the incredible journey that led her to find her tribe at WORK180.

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Georgine Roodenrys

Queensland Government's Georgine Roodenrys:
A Very Human Leader

Oct 28, 2019 Mark Puncher

Georgine Roodenrys is an impressive, accomplished executive. She's also a fantastic, imperfect human, with a humble story to tell.

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Pure Water System's Matthew Knutsen

Pure Water System's Matthew Knutsen:
Sea Change: An Everyday Journey to Great

Oct 21, 2019 Mark Puncher

Matthew Knutsen joined Pure Water Systems at 19. What he’s learned since has fundamentally shifted his perspectives on career and life.

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Winson Group's Kayti Marlow

Winson Group's Kayti Marlow:
A Lesson in Patience and Progression

Oct 07, 2019 Mark Puncher

In work and life, Kayti Marlow understands what the word ‘journey’ really means. Read how she has progressed towards her goals.

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Feros Care's Jane Middleton

Feros Care's Jane Middleton:
Life-long Learning: The Trainer Who Found Home

Sept 02, 2019 Mark Puncher

Feros Care's Trainer and Facilitator shares how her life has shaped her career, and why she’s giving her all at Feros Care.

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The University of Queensland's Alex Jackson

The University of Queensland's Alex Jackson:
The Proud Queenslander Who Found His Place

July 10, 2019 Mark Puncher

UQ's Internal Recruiter shares why he's the University's most passionate advocate.

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Frizelle Sunshine Automotive's Deon Kotze

Frizelle Sunshine Automotive's Deon Kotze:
Do What You Love - A Life Of Cars

June 03, 2019 Mark Puncher

As technical fixers go, Deon Kotze is a bit of a guru. He’s also a student of his craft.

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Campos Coffee's Carlos Escobar

Campos Coffee's Carlos Escobar:
In the Blood: A Story of Coffee, Career and Conviction

May 27, 2019 Mark Puncher

Campos Coffee’s Field Sales Manager and Values Ambassador of the Year talks pride, connection and a fight for what’s right.

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Vocus Group Mel Kramer

Vocus Group's Mel Kramer:
The Sales Leader Who Can't Help But Care

May 13, 2019 Mark Puncher

Where does a fiercely proud, sleeves-up leader with purple hair and a need for authenticity find her place? Vocus Group, of course.

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SwanCare Sherryl Edwards

SwanCare's Sherryl Edwards:
The Housekeeper Who Makes A Place A Home

April 29, 2019 Mark Puncher

Meet the quiet, no-fuss aged-care cleaner who's so much more. At SwanCare, Sherryl Edwards improves lives every single day.

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