5 short courses to improve your job prospects in 2018
February 16, 2018 at 2:01 pm
The construction industry in Australia has particularly high standards when it comes to safety and licensing. Up skilling and gaining further industry related tickets and licences by taking short courses related to the industry you’re seeking work in can significantly improve your chances of landing a job. By having extra
Construction jobs set to soar in 2018 and beyond
January 16, 2018 at 3:49 pm
With construction set to boom in 2018, now is the time to make sure you are construction job ready. Although there are entry-level jobs in construction that require little to no industry experience, there are some things you can do that will give you a better chance of getting on
5 reasons why you should put your staff through first aid training
December 28, 2017 at 8:15 am
Investing in first aid training for your employees is invaluable. It may not bring profit to a company, but investing in first aid training for your staff enhances the safety of your employees, can you put a price on that? Almost 500,000 Australians are admitted to emergency each year, with
Considering a new career in 2018?
November 18, 2017 at 11:55 am
You have finished Year 12, it may seem like most of your classmates have it all worked out - but the likelihood is a lot of your classmates are probably somewhat torn, and confused about what it is they they really want to do career wise after school. If you
What is a Construction Induction Card / White Card and do I need one?
October 28, 2017 at 4:59 am
If you are going to be working in the construction industry, then yes, you definitely need a Construction Induction/White Card. A white card/construction induction card (previously known as a blue card) is necessary for almost every trade and the government has made it compulsory to obtain before being allowed to
Jobs in warehousing are set to explode
October 2, 2017 at 9:09 am
Australians are big spenders. With a variety of stores offering sales and bargains on an almost weekly basis, retail therapy has become a national obsession. We have all seen the news bulletins showing hundreds of shoppers lined up out outside new retail giants for their ‘grand openings’ or the famous
Skills and training required to work in the mining industry
August 29, 2017 at 7:22 am
Australia is a lucky country in terms of its supply of natural resources such as coal and iron ore, which are exported to various countries all over the world. The mining industry has been a popular and lucrative career path for Australians for decades. Working in the mines has now
If an accident occurred at your home, would you know what to do?
July 18, 2017 at 9:40 am
Accidents happen…and they happen any time, and anywhere, not just in the workplace. If an accident occurred at your home, would you know what to do? What about if you were out shopping, or enjoying a relaxing day at the beach, or you came across a car accident, what steps
More to being a Traffic Controller than meets the eye
June 27, 2017 at 1:23 am
Did you know the average salary in Australia for a Traffic Controller is $63,560? You might be thinking that’s not a bad wage for a lollypop person, but there is more to being a Traffic Controller than meets the eye. Traffic Controllers are commonly seen alongside roadworks or around construction
Why should you obtain a yellow card?
May 22, 2017 at 10:10 am
In today's labour focused industries such as warehousing, construction and mining, it is getting more competitive as time progresses, with more people applying for the same jobs it is getting more difficult to stand out in the pack. So, what is the benefit of a nationally recognised industry program such
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