RECRUITMENT

Placement Officers

By Kay Shanley | May 31, 2022

Join a rapidly growing organisation that empowers people to achieve their life, work and education goals Be part of changing someone’s life Are you excited that you would receive 5 weeks annual leave and 12 days flex leave? Liaise with Labour Hires, Group Training Organisations, Employers and Job Seekers, matching and marketing people’s skills with…

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Workforce Australia Employment Coaches

By Kay Shanley | May 17, 2022

Are you passionate about motivating others to succeed? Do you have the desire to help people achieve their life, work and education goals, and realise their potential? Are you excited about receiving 5 weeks annual leave and 12 days flex leave Workskills is looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team as Employment…

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Youth Navigators put Nic on course

By Kay Shanley | May 3, 2022

Youth Navigators participant Nic Kaiser is now into the 3rd week of his FIRST full time job as a Business Trainee at Macquarie Point. Nic, pictured above in a recent article in the Derwent Valley Gazette, worked weekly with our Southern-based Youth Navigator Renee on developing skills in: Resume and cover letter creation Job searching Networking…

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Triple Shot Coffee Program

By Kay Shanley | April 12, 2022

Recently Workskills, in conjunction with Lou from The Mocha Rocket and David an experienced coach and mentor for Motiv8r, delivered the Triple Shot Coffee Program. Triple Shot Coffee is a practical, fun, and effective four-day program that offers our clients a hands-on experience to assist with developing new skills and knowledge to bring them closer…

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Hobart Jobs Fair – 2 December 2021

By Kay Shanley | November 11, 2021

On the 2nd of December, The Department of Education, Skills and Employment is holding the Hobart Jobs Fair. The Hobart Jobs Fair is a fantastic opportunity to get in touch with career advisers and access a one-on-one resumé or interview skills coaching session. The Hobart Jobs Fair provides you with the opportunity to meet with…

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Learning Partners – Getting out into the workforce

By Kay Shanley | November 3, 2021

Workskills has the privilege of working alongside some incredible organisations. Learning Partners is one of these. Michelle (pictured left alongside Tania, our Workskills Training and Education Coordinator) is looking forward to completing her Cert I and Cert II in construction and getting out into the workforce through Learning Partners. Her only wish was that she…

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Youth Navigators initiative

By Kay Shanley | September 20, 2021

On Friday 16 September, Minister Sarah Courtney launched the Youth Navigators initiative. Workskills wishes to congratulate the state government and the members of the alliance on this great initiative. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on the employment landscape. One group needing assistance are the year 12 school leavers. To assist school leavers…

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Supporting parents to plan and prepare for their future

By Kay Shanley | August 30, 2021

Did you know that Workskills supports parents to plan and prepare for their future through the Parents Next Initiative. We provide support to eligible parents with children under six years of age through mentoring and study assistance to achieve their work goals for the future. We were recently able to assist Belinda in gaining stable…

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How to create a winning cover letter

By Kay Shanley | June 4, 2021

A cover letter is one of the first opportunities an employer will have to make a judgement about whether you are the right person for their vacancy and their organisation. First impressions are important, so it’s essential that you get your cover letter right. Here are some Do’s and Don’ts when you are putting together…

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What you wear to an interview is important. We can help.

By Kay Shanley | May 26, 2021

Many people think that what they wear or how they appear at an interview doesn’t or shouldn’t matter. It definitely does – sometimes as much as what you say! Even if you are being interviewed over Skype, Zoom or Facetime, you should still dress as though you are going to be attending a job interview.…

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