Category Archives: News

The Glass is two thirds full………and the Townsville Bulletin still wants to see it as half empty

Townsville has been through a rough patch over the last few years. The deflation of the mining boom, the QNI collapse, unemployment spiking out to 15%, it’s been a tough road to hoe for everyone in the North; primarily businesses … READ MORE

Townsville Workforce Report January 2018

In this report – Workforce brief, Business numbers 2011 to 2017 and Skills hard to find. Townsville Region Brief: • Employed workforce improved equal fastest in Australia • Trend Unemployment fastest improvement in Australia • Trend participation rate improved 3.3 … READ MORE

QLD Election 2017 – Stability the winner: Resumption of the War for Talent in NQ

The weekend’s state election was the final piece of the recruitment puzzle to drop into place to ensure a big 2018 for NQ employment. Regardless of which party one feels is the best party to govern into the future, a … READ MORE

Recruitment: What does 2018 hold for the North?

2018 is shaping as being a busy year in the recruitment landscape of Townsville and North Queensland. 2015 and 2016 were somewhat dormant years for the North’s recruitment. Business confidence was low, as were job numbers. Unemployment spiked out to … READ MORE

TP : Employment UPDATE October 2017

TP Human Capital Managing Director said ‘The next 12 to 18 months will be a much busier time for Townsville and its economy. There will be increased demand for construction skills and with the loss of businesses and construction skills … READ MORE

New Solar Powered Jobs for Sun Metals Corporation

Queensland Government’s industrial activity in renewable energy brings great news for Townsville’s zinc refinery, Sun Metals Corporation expansion in solar powers North Queensland Clean Energy reverberation. “The investment will help Sun Metals to secure its output by stabilising production costs, … READ MORE

Big rise in unemployment means less activity and more crime

Saturday 20/05/17 Townsville Bulletin click here for full article The managing director of recruitment firm TP Human Capital, Clayton Cook, said employment provided huge benefits in terms of the psychology and vibe in a community. People who were employed were … READ MORE

Bunnings hit with bullying and intimidation claims as former manager takes unfair dismissal

Bunnings hit with bullying and intimidation claims as former manager takes unfair dismissal case to the Federal Court A former Bunnings department manager has lodged unfair dismissal proceedings in the Federal Circuit Court, claiming he was sacked after he lodged … READ MORE

RSPCA Foodbank Christmas Appeal 2016

WE ARE DOUBLING DONATIONS : KG for KG Nov 17th to Dec 24th 2016 The Christmas period is the busiest time of the year for animal shelters. Whilst the Christmas break does see a slight increase in adoptions, the amount … READ MORE

So we’re seeing some employment green shoots: What does that mean for you?

Last month TP Human Capital flagged the suggestions that the job market is starting to warm up. In practical terms, what does that mean for you as an employer or candidate? As an employer Quite simply, it’s harder to find … READ MORE