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How Trade Schools Are Shaking Up Traditional Education

How Trade Schools Are Shaking Up Traditional Education

Trade schools, by design, massively benefit trade industries and employers by producing experienced, motivated and well trained apprentices and trainees. These schools are a hybrid form of education in which senior students complete their secondary education and begin school-based apprenticeships or traineeships (SATs). The final years of a student’s schooling is dedicated to developing skills they have an affinity for,... Read More


Ryan ready to take his horticultural career to the next step

Ryan ready to take his horticultural career to the next step

Former Kepnock High (Bundaberg) student Ryan Claridge is a young man on a mission determined to make his own way in the world. The enthusiastic and energetic 18 year old has just completed his second qualification, a Certificate III in Surface Extraction which he hopes will help him gain employment in the mining industry. BUSY At Work Industry Training Consultant,... Read More ➝

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Employing A Gen Z? 5 Steps To Keeping Them Happy (And On The Job)

Employing A Gen Z? 5 Steps To Keeping Them Happy (And On The Job)

In an age where young people are predicted to have 17 jobs over 5 careers, finding quality young employees only to lose them can be a source of frustration. While hiring a Gen Z can prove to be a valuable asset for your business, keeping them engaged, productive and on the job can be a difficult task for any employer.... Read More ➝

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Alicia’s ready for a big future in the electrical industry

Alicia’s ready for a big future in the electrical industry

First year electrical apprentice, Alicia McCallum is a young woman on a mission with a bright future ahead of her. The former Robina State High School student is just a few weeks into her Certificate III in Electrotechnology with IDC Solutions Pty Ltd and very much enjoying her new work environment. Having previously completed a Certificate II in Electrotechnology at... Read More ➝

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The Role Businesses Play In Combating The Skills Shortage

The Role Businesses Play In Combating The Skills Shortage

Australia is currently in the midst of a massive skills shortage, akin to nothing we’ve ever seen before.

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Why The Hospitality And Tourism Industries Are Taking On So Many Trainees

Why The Hospitality And Tourism Industries Are Taking On So Many Trainees

Here at BUSY At Work we know what employers in the tourism and hospitality industries are looking for and we’re not surprised that these industries are taking on more and more trainees. Practical learning in these industries is hugely beneficial to businesses so it makes sense that more and more businesses are tapping into the benefits of taking on a... Read More ➝

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The Easiest Way To Take On An Apprentice

The Easiest Way To Take On An Apprentice

We take the stress out of the recruitment process and do most of the hard yards for you, so you can focus on what’s important: training your new employee.

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Why The Retail Industry Is Taking On So Many Trainees

Why The Retail Industry Is Taking On So Many Trainees

the retail industry is rewarding, diverse and provides a variety of employment opportunities. For those of you still wondering, however, here are five reasons why the retail industry is taking on so many trainees.

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Despite another 18,000 new jobs unemployment increased to 5.6%

Despite another 18,000 new jobs unemployment increased to 5.6%

Data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed despite an increase in jobs in February our unemployment rate still increased by a further 8,900 people looking for work.

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Everything You Need To Know If You’re Hiring A School-Based Apprentice

Everything You Need To Know If You’re Hiring A School-Based Apprentice

There are many benefits for employers taking on school-based apprentices or trainees. BUSY can help you with all of the steps (including the paperwork).

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