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Justin Time!! Fantastic result for Bridgewater Job Seeker

What a fantastic result this week for Bridgewater Job Seeker, Justin! Justin has been a Workskills client for some time now and has always been a willing participant in any activity we’ve suggested to him. He participated in the Red Shed Labourers Skill Course, where he learnt a variety of construction/Labouring skills and successfully completed…

Employer of choice

Employer of Choice recognition for Workskills

Thursday was an amazing day for Workskills, we were awarded with our formal “Employer of Choice” recognition. I strongly believe, we have worked hard to provide a consistent focus on our most valuable asset in our business and that is our people!!! To be recognised externally is very special. The judges from the Department of…

meaningful employment

Making meaningful employment achievable – Workskills Recruitment Centre

A jobseeker has been successful in gaining ongoing employment as an After School Carer with a well-respected Childcare organisation following her engagement with Workskills’ Recruitment Centre in Molle St, Hobart. The job seeker had been out of the workforce for the past 8 years due to parenting. Whilst completing her Certificate III in Education Support,…

New compliance system

New compliance system from 1 July 2018

If you have mutual obligation requirements in jobactive, Disability Employment Services or ParentsNext there are some important changes you need to be aware of.

age is no barrier to employment

Age is no barrier to employment

Perception that age is a barrier to employment Whilst we all agree that it can be very difficult to find employment when considered a mature aged job seeker and over time we have a tendency to give up blaming our age as the main reason for finding substantial employment, truth is this is NOT SO? More…

employment success

Employment success at Glenorchy Office

Another employment success story at Glenorchy office – 28 year old female client from Indigenous background She has been unemployed and connected with Workskills for 5 years. She has participated in a variety of in-house and external training courses as well as Work for the Dole activities. Most recently she completed Employability Skills Training (EST)…


jobactive achieves one million job placements

jobactive has reached the one million job placement milestone! We are proud to be one of the jobactive providers that has helped reach this significant landmark. Every day since July 2015, jobactive, the Australian Government’s job service has helped employers find staff and job seekers find jobs. Job seekers like Emma who says “jobactive went…

Work for the Dole Activity

Work for the Dole leads to employment

What makes a successful Work for the Dole Activity? A recently ended Work for the Dole activity at the New Norfolk Golf Club hailed many successes. The crew were supervised by very experienced tradesmen who volunteered their time to work with participants, giving them a work-like experience in construction while upgrading the golf club for…

help job ready clients get and find work

New program to help Job Ready clients find work quickly

Realised and Ready Workskills has just commenced a new initiative to help Job Ready clients get and find work quickly. Called “Realised and Ready” this program is delivered from our Molle Street Recruitment Hub. Realised and Ready is an intensive week long program where job seekers are given: a detailed job ready assessment intensive assistance…

industry training and Internships

Building a strong employment PaTH-way with industry training and Internships

Industry Training and Internships Industry-specific training, motivation and hard work has paid off for three young Workskills clients who are now working in the lucrative Building and Construction Industry. Beau, Dan and Nathan have all been employed directly in ongoing work as Scaffolders with Connect Safety Solutions after successfully engaging in pre-employment training and undertaking…

Easter 2018

Easter Operating Hours

The team at Workskills would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a safe and happy Easter Break. Easter Operating Hours Good Friday 30 March – Closed Easter Monday 2 April – Closed Tuesday 4 March – Open (Normal Hours 8.30am to 5pm)  

assisting job seekers to reach their potential


Assisting job seekers to reach their full potential Workskills New Norfolk site has been working with several external and internal agencies in an effort to provide new and innovative ways of assisting our job seekers to reach their full potential. We have again secured and extended the services of Salvation Army’s Doorways program who will this…