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Employment Growth Continues but Full Time Jobs Lost

Employment Growth Continues but Full Time Jobs Lost

According to the figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today, there was an increase of 27,900 jobs from June to July 2017. None the less, this increase came at a cost of losing 20,300 full-time jobs.

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Cooking Tradition Continues in Tamborine Restaurant

Cooking Tradition Continues in Tamborine Restaurant

When Head Chef, Braedan Allen of trendy Tamborine Mountain restaurant, Drift Cafe was looking to sign up a new apprentice he knew exactly who to approach and where to get the assistance he required. Braedan was signed up by Darrin in 2005 and Braedon had no hesitation in giving Darrin a call when we needed a new apprentice to help grow.

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Indigenous Bright Sparks Ready to Transition into Trade Industry

Indigenous Bright Sparks Ready to Transition into Trade Industry

Eight Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander job seekers drawn from all over South East Queensland are now well on their way to kick starting a career in the electrical or related trade industry.

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Lucan Set for a Big Future in the Building Industry

Lucan Set for a Big Future in the Building Industry

Two years ago the Gold Coast local started up his own business as Director of Build FX Constructions and with business going well, Lucan has recently signed up his first apprentice through BUSY At Work.

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Apprentice and Trainee Completion Rates Increase

Apprentice and Trainee Completion Rates Increase

Number of apprentices and trainees completing their training has increased to 61.4%.*

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Dylan’s Looking to Build his Future through a PaTH Internship

Dylan’s Looking to Build his Future through a PaTH Internship

After being unemployed for nearly two years Dylan is relishing the opportunity to build his skills and knowledge and hopefully gain a building apprenticeship in the long term.

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Full-time Employment Growth Continues

Full-time Employment Growth Continues

Figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed full-time employment grew by 62,000, while 48,000 part-time jobs were lost. BUSY At Work CEO Paul Miles said “It’s great to see this full-time employment trend continue for the ninth month consecutively, however let’s not lose sight of the fact that we are down in full-time employment from a decade ago."

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Ipswich Business sets Justin on a New Pathway

Ipswich Business sets Justin on a New Pathway

Nineteen year old Justin Bains recently landed a full time apprenticeship with Ipswich's GMP Painters after a long period of unemployment. Learn how he kickstarted his career in painting and decorating.

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PaTH Internship helps Tiffanie prepare for new Career Pathway

PaTH Internship helps Tiffanie prepare for new Career Pathway

After completing BUSY At Work’s Transition to Work program back in April, Tiffanies’ life began to change to the point where she was able to put all her energy into pursuing new career opportunities.

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BUSY merger with ON-Q brings brighter future for QLD and NSW

BUSY merger with ON-Q brings brighter future for QLD and NSW

Gold Coast based Apprenticeship and Employment Services organisation BUSY At Work has merged with ON-Q Human Resources and Disability Services. BUSY CEO Paul Miles says, "By combining our strength and capability with the knowledge and skills ON-Q has demonstrated in the disability employment sector, we will create a powerful force for providing outstanding service levels to clients.”

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