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3 Ways Apprentices Can Future-Proof Your Industry

3 Ways Apprentices Can Future-Proof Your Industry

For business owners, who are often stuck between the micro issues of their staff and the macro concerns of the clients and the broader industry, there is much at stake when it comes to taking on apprentices. Apprentices are the obvious future.

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Partnership With RSPCA Set to Provide New Career Opportunities in Hospitality

Partnership With RSPCA Set to Provide New Career Opportunities in Hospitality

A new partnership between the RSPCA and BUSY At Work is set to provide some exciting work opportunities for job seekers wanting to gain a start in the hospitality industry.

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5 Misconceptions Surrounding Hiring An Apprentice

5 Misconceptions Surrounding Hiring An Apprentice

Hiring an apprentice or trainee can often seem like a complicated process, one that your business doesn’t have the time or resources to figure out. Luckily here at BUSY At Work we know how valuable taking on an apprentice or trainee can be for your business, and we want to make the process as easy as possible.

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ABS – Jobs Growth and Female Participation Reaches Record High

ABS – Jobs Growth and Female Participation Reaches Record High

Managing Director, BUSY At Work Paul Miles said it was encouraging to see business confidence build but was concerned about the momentum of part time job growth. “Each month we have seen a pattern of continual growth in part time jobs rather than full time jobs. “This creates under-employment, meaning while people may be employed, they are not getting enough hours in their job to get ahead and therefore are simply living week to week and in many cases going backwards. “This is not sustainable, and I urge all Q

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Jayden in Sight of Completing Her Spray Painting Apprenticeship

Jayden in Sight of Completing Her Spray Painting Apprenticeship

It may have taken longer than she expected but 21 year old Jayden Pashley is proud that she is now only a few months away from completing her industrial spray painting apprenticeship with local Bundaberg business, Bundy Auto Panels.

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Skilling Queenslanders for Work opens for funding applications

Skilling Queenslanders for Work opens for funding applications

“The BUSY RSCPA Traineeships project was part of that of that latest round, with $118,700 committed to employ six people onto paid Work Skills Traineeships, where they will gain hands on experience at the Black Cat Café while also studying for a Certificate I in Hospitality.”

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New Apprentices to Benefit from Intensive Support

New Apprentices to Benefit from Intensive Support

“The new program, funded by a $60 million investment from the Turnbull Government, will substantially build upon support provided through the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network and aims to significantly increase retention and completion rates for apprentices in industries undergoing structural change,” Minister Andrews said.

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BUSY At Work Combat Youth Unemployment with Army of Apprentices

BUSY At Work Combat Youth Unemployment with Army of Apprentices

Gold Coast based organisation BUSY At Work has helped to combat the challenge of youth unemployment on the Gold Coast by unleashing an army of 111 apprentices and trainees into the workforce.

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New Sandblasting Role Helps Daniel Secure His Future

New Sandblasting Role Helps Daniel Secure His Future

Mature age employee Daniel Watson has secured his future with his role as a Sandblaster, enjoying the opportunity to put his hands to work with great results.

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Australia Added More Jobs but Unemployment Increases

Australia Added More Jobs but Unemployment Increases

Australia’s job growth has hit an all-time historic high with four decades of consecutive monthly growth, the longest unbroken period of growth recorded since the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) started collecting data back in 1978. However, although there are more jobs it did not stop the unemployment rate creeping up slightly to 5.5% during December 2017. Snapshot (seasonally adjusted... Read More ➝

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