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Titans Player Building his Career on and off the Field

Titans Player Building his Career on and off the Field

A footballers career is an exhilarating one, just ask Ash Taylor, half-back for the Gold Coast Titans. In the 2018 season Ash achieved 17 try-assists for the team and his pre-season lead-up this year indicates he is one to watch, evident in his commitment for ongoing improvement. But like many elite sporting careers, football careers often run short and players

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January Labour Force Figures a Promising Start

January Labour Force Figures a Promising Start

According to the most recent labour force figures for January, just released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, there are 218,600 more persons employed full-time and 76,800 more persons employed part-time in Australia, compared to twelve months ago. Further, over the past year, trend employment increased by 295,500 persons (or 2.4%), which was above the average annual growth rate over

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A Boost for Young Workers

A Boost for Young Workers

A former teacher, Sarah Williams, has always been passionate about educating young people. Now the owner of the Boost Juice franchise at Riverlink, Springfield, Sarah recently signed up her 4th school-based trainee, Avriel Jaggard, through Apprenticeship and Traineeship providers, BUSY At Work. Eager to assist young people transition into the workplace once they complete school, Boost Juice has a very

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World First App to Revolutionise Choosing An Apprenticeship

World First App to Revolutionise Choosing An Apprenticeship

Employment provider BUSY At Work has today unveiled a state-of-the-art, world first virtual reality app designed to revolutionise the way young people choose an apprenticeship. VApprentice is a gamification app that provides potential apprentices with a virtual experience of jobs ranging across sectors such as hospitality, construction and retail. BUSY At Work Managing Director Paul Miles said that it is

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Apprentice proving she can handle the heat!

Apprentice proving she can handle the heat!

With an award-winning reputation for serving local, ‘farm-to-fork’ produce and exceptional food, the Bluebird Kitchen and Smokehouse in Warwick is the perfect learning environment for passionate, up-and-coming cook, Julia Walker. In April 2017, Apprentice and Trainee experts, BUSY At Work, signed up Julia (then a year 11 student), to the school-based apprenticeship opportunity at Bluebird Kitchen, owned by husband and

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Jewellery Manufacturing Apprentice is Set to Shine

Jewellery Manufacturing Apprentice is Set to Shine

Since the age of 14, Brock Hodgson has dreamed of becoming a jeweller. Fast forward to eight years later and he is on his way, thanks to an apprenticeship opportunity in jewellery manufacturing with Stephen Dibb Jewellers, signed up through BUSY At Work. Just weeks into his apprenticeship with the reputable Brisbane jewellers, Brock was chosen as a finalist in

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10 Celebrity Apprentices Whose Summer Is Definitely Lit

10 Celebrity Apprentices Whose Summer Is Definitely Lit

There’s no doubt that completing an apprenticeship can lead to a successful career. Take a look at these famous Aussies, who have completed a VET qualification and have gone on to do big things. 1. Matt Moran – Celebrity Chef Celebrity chef Matt Moran is now a household name and started his career by studying Commercial Cookery at TAFE. Although

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5 Apprenticeships And Traineeships With Thousands Of Jobs Available Right Now

5 Apprenticeships And Traineeships With Thousands Of Jobs Available Right Now

With university degrees no longer rewarding students with a guarantee of full-time work, there’s a greater need for alternate education and employment pathways. Apprenticeships and traineeships are a great way to train people in occupations and industries that are experiencing high demand. For businesses, hiring apprentices and trainees is a great option because it involves taking on workers that are

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Rural businesses’ $37k Apprenticeship Wage Incentive Updates Eligibility Requirements

Rural businesses’ $37k Apprenticeship Wage Incentive Updates Eligibility Requirements

The Australian Government today launched a $60m wage subsidy trial providing regional and rural small businesses with generous incentives in apprentice wage subsidies.

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Local Jobs Program to Combat Gold Coast Youth Unemployment

Local Jobs Program to Combat Gold Coast Youth Unemployment

BUSY At Work has today launched an ambitious program to combat youth unemployment on the Gold Coast that will take place between now and the end of 2018.

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