Helping our leaders of the future

June 15, 2017

Workskills Inc. not only assists with the support and training of job seekers and our community, but is proud to support Workskills staff wherever we can. The inception of our “Ground Up’ program has proved very successful and is expanding. Earlier this year we recruited two Support Centre Trainees who are undertaking a Certificate III…

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Realise Program

Introducing the Realise Program

June 14, 2017

The realise program is a course that focusses on employability skills. It is a series of short workshops (maximum 3 hours) held over a period of 2 -3 days. What you will get out of this course: A portfolio with all your skills detailed Ideas on how to improve your employability You will be able to:…

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Jobs Bus for Derwent Valley

Jobs Bus for Derwent Valley

May 24, 2017

On Saturday the 13 May the Premier of Tasmania, Mr Will Hodgman, announced a Jobs Bus that will be trialled in the Derwent Valley to assist people travelling to and from employment regions that are not supported by public transport. Workskills as the only local job active provider within the Derwent Valley is working closely…

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Work Experience Wins

Practical Work Experience Success!

May 19, 2017

George relocated from Victoria to Tasmania a couple of years ago to enjoy a change in lifestyle and found it difficult to get regular work. He was seeking opportunities in a range of areas and had extensive experience in the hospitality industry. However without support and local contacts George was only securing intermittent work. George’s…

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Windeward Bound

Wow! What an Opportunity!

May 13, 2017

Corey, a Workskills Bridgewater client, has just been given the chance of a lifetime. Corey has been working with our Senior Consultant Extraordinaire, Wendy (Senior Woo), for the past year or so, attending the office every Friday and tackling whatever learning project Wendy can find for him. Recently, Wendy arranged for him to meet up…

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Another positive outcome for Glenorchy!

May 3, 2017

Another one of Glenorchy`s Long term Unemployed clients has recently moved into employment after being connected with Workskills since 2008 (9 years). She has been in and out of short-term employment during much of this time due mainly to ongoing mental health barriers and low self-esteem. Over the last 12 months she has been working…

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Attention Employers!

April 25, 2017

Have you heard about the new internship program available through the Youth Jabs PaTH? Youth Jobs PaTH helps employers find and recruit the right young person for their business. Through Youth Jobs PaTH, you can trial a young person in your workplace. You could also receive a wage subsidy of up to $10,000 if you…

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Retail Position

Unique Path to Employment

April 20, 2017

A Workskills job seeker recently secured an ongoing paid employment opportunity with a well-known local retail outlet. Whilst this is not necessarily something out of the ordinary, their path towards obtaining this position was certainly quite unique. The Workskills job seeker in question, Tim*, had an employment history that revolved around disability services. This included…

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Supporting Derwent Valley PCYC

April 12, 2017

Workskills is delighted to be able to support the Derwent Valley PCYC with the recent donation of a Ford Transit Bus. PCYC is a professional provider of quality programs for the benefit of youth and the Tasmanian community. The bus will provide transport to assist with the programs delivered in the Derwent Valley.

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