What All Hiring Managers Can Learn from Donald Trump

by Nicholas Wyman Even if you don’t share the American business mogul’s passion for yelling “You’re fired!”, there is one lesson all hiring managers can learn from Donald Trump: hire apprentices whenever possible. Apprenticeship has an impressive track record in countries like Switzerland and Germany, where it has been a huge factor in keeping unemployment rates low and economies healthy. Yet despite all its proven benefits – for companies and workers alike – It hasn’t Read more…

By George… What a talented Business Trainee

  Ashleigh has successfully completed her traineeship, including Cert III in Business Administration at the highly acclaimed George Institute, who conduct research into global medical health issues. During her 12 month traineeship, under the supervision of the Executive Assistant, Ashleigh worked in several departments of the institute, from Aboriginal health to executive travel planning. Ashleigh proved such a valuable asset to the George Institute she has commenced a full time position with them. With such Read more…

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…