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  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Women In The Workforce

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    The experience of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander women in the workforce is unique. They are vulnerable to discrimination and disadvantage on two fronts – the first being their Aboriginality and the second being their womanhood. This makes Indigenous women one of the most disempowered groups in Australia, as the layers of their identity compound […]

    July 10, 2018 / News
  • Top 4 Skills Needed in Australia’s Construction Industry

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    A strong team of relevantly skilled construction workers is desirable for every labour hire employer. The underlying question to the selection process, however, is how and why do employers select certain candidates over others? Inherently and professionally, what skills are labour hire employers more attracted to? These are the fundamental questions every candidate must ask, […]

    July 4, 2018 / News
  • ‘Green’ Construction On The Rise In Australia

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    Going ‘green’ and integrating sustainable practices in the building and construction sector, is gaining increased momentum Australia-wide. The green building market has grown significantly over recent years, expanding from the construction of niche projects, to becoming more commonplace across all new developments. This ‘green’ revolution has been spurred by the growing emphasis on the preservation […]

    June 26, 2018 / News
  • Robots Improving Efficiency In The Construction Industry

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    Technology has impacted virtually every industry in Australia, and its effects are only expected to become more and more pronounced. One industry where technology, robotics and automation are predicted to have a particularly profound impact, is the construction industry. Historically, and to this day, the construction industry has been built on the backs of labourers, […]

    June 21, 2018 / News
  • Sydney Trains Signal System Upgrade: Enough To Reduce Delays?

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    Sydney Trains has earned itself a pretty poor reputation amongst commuters, with services often riddled with delays, cancellations and broken down trains. Just earlier this year in January, Sydney Trains went into total meltdown over 48 hours, with services being cancelled across the rail network, and stranding thousands of commuters on overcrowded  stations. For many […]

    June 18, 2018 / News
  • Will Australia Ever Get High-Speed Rail?

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    One question that seems to come back every so often, is will Australia’s east coast ever get high-speed rail (HSR)? Since, the 1980’s there has been talks of introducing a high-speed rail system that will connect major cities and regions along Australia’s east coast. Currently, the proposed route for the high-speed rail system will be […]

    June 13, 2018 / News
  • How To Find, Attract & Recruit Talented Workers

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    Great employees are the magic ingredient in any business’ success. Quality workers are incredibly valuable assets and bring a variety of benefits to the company. A strong base of hardworking and talented workers, can lead to increased productivity and quality of work, good company morale, reduced absenteeism and staff turnover, and improvements to the company’s […]

    June 5, 2018 / News
  • Don’t Let A Robot Replace You: The Importance of Upskilling

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    As the ubiquity of technology becomes more pronounced across all industries, and is shifting the landscape of the workplace, upskilling will become increasingly necessary. In addition to technology, the rising trend of job hopping has also made upskilling fundamental for the transition into a new area of expertise, or entrance into a completely new career […]

    May 23, 2018 / News