In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, Director of General Defence Force Recruiting with the Department of Defence Sue McGready CSC joins host Phil Tarrant to discuss the defence industry professionals of tomorrow. She will discuss the recruitment process, including what can be expected for those taking part in the aptitude test, and unpack the options that they offer to provide interested candidates with the opportunity to experience a particular field.
McGready will discuss her role with the Department of Defence and why she feels that having a volunteer staff base is beneficial to their mission, analyse how the success of their department is measured and share stories of the high points of her career to date.
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The Defence Connect team
Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:
Episode 106: PODCAST: The critical role that academia plays in the future of defence, Professor Colin Stirling & Tony Kyriacou, Flinders University
Episode 105: PODCAST: SEA 5000 and SEA 1000 creating multiple opportunities for Australian SMEs, Adam Waldie & David Eyles, Thales
Episode 104: PODCAST: Revolutionising the efficiency and cost effectiveness of naval shipbuilding, Richard Price, Defence SA
Episode 102: PODCAST: Maintaining a strong Australian identity within defence, Vince Di Pietro and Neale Prescott, Lockheed Martin
Episode 101: PODCAST: Australia's history and future within the space sector, Robert Brand, ThunderStruck Aerospace
Episode 100: PODCAST: The freedom that a start-up space agency presents Australia, Dr Jason Held, Saber Astronautics
Episode 99: PODCAST: Defence industry’s communication opportunities in the digital age, Brendan Maxwell, The Decisive Point
Episode 98: PODCAST: How geospatial imagery is aiding US border security, Patrick Stewart, US Border Patrol
Episode 97: Technology is changing the face of border security: US Border Protection Chief
Episode 96: PODCAST: How Legacy is supporting families impacted by defence, John Hutcheson, Legacy