Young man going places

Jordan is a 24 year old indigenous man who hails from far north QLD. His mother is from the Goongkandji Tribe and his father is from the Torres Strait, Thursday Island. He is a part time rapper/hip hop performer that goes by the name of GekkZ. Music is his life. Jordan was looking for permanent work for eight months when he was offered a Traineeship at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. He is now Read more…

The Citi New Recruits Program Launched!

Today The Citi New Recruits Program has been launched.  The program will help to develop the skills of 120 young people and link them to jobs in the hospitality and service industries. The program begins with a four-week ‘Job Ready Intensive Program’ where participants will complete a Certificate I in a Vocational Participation course or in hospitality. Participants will then be placed into traineeships or apprenticeships in the hospitality or services industries. Key to the Read more…

WPC Group Apprentice and Trainee Nominated in Group Training Australia Awards

The National Group Training Awards Presentation and Dinner took place on Friday 19 April 2013 in Brisbane. The awards followed the Group Training National Conference, at which government leaders and industry experts joined with the employers of more than 35,000 apprentices and trainees to discuss Australia’s future skills and training needs. WPC Group Apprentice, Sevag Parseghian and Trainee, Jenna Hays were both nominated for awards. Winner of WPC Group’s National Indigenous Australian Apprentice of the Read more…

Shake-a-Leg’s Indigenous Careers Day

WPC Group’s successful Shake-a-Leg program hosted an Indigenous Careers Day on February 19th at the Melbourne City Bowls Club in Flagstaff Gardens. The event gave current host employers, potential host employers and indigenous job seekers the opportunity to meet and mingle within afriendly and relaxing environment. The job seekers were able to register with WPC Group and Shake-a-Leg, which enabled them to check out all current vacancies and to speak to ‘real employers’ about the Read more…

CEO Cook Off receives wide spread support from Australian Indigenous Community

The 2013 CEO Cook Off hosted by Qantas and OzHarvest was a great success! WPC Group CEO Nicholas Wyman teamed up with Celebrity Chefs including Matt Moran, Maggie Beer, Poh Ling Yeow, Adam Liaw, Neil Perry and Pete Evans at the Cathedral Square in Sydney. The purpose of the event was to raise awareness and much needed funds to assist Australians facing challenges in the areas of food security, homelessness and youth in crisis. The Read more…