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Unemployment rate drops in Townsville as city continues COVID recovery

Sep 25, 2020

This article is from the Townsville Bulletin issue of Friday, 25 Sep, Tony Raggatt. TP Human Capital managing director Clayton Cook The number of people in work in Townsville increased about 4 per cent to 113,600 people, latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show. While monthly regional jobless rate data is unreliable, the bureau’s 12-month average to August puts the unemployment rate in the Townsville region at 6.8…

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Top 4 Employer Branding Trends You Need to Know

Sep 23, 2020

Employer brand describes an employer’s reputation as a place to work and their employee value proposition (EVP). It’s the information prospective employees are looking for to find out if they want to work for you – Does the company value what they value? Does the company culture fit their idea of a compatible work environment? While most of our clients recognise the benefits of building a strong employer brand to…

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Dress for the job you want…

Sep 23, 2020

We’ve all heard the advice – dress for the job you want, not the job you have, but how do you know what this actually looks like in the modern workplace?   Things were a lot simpler ‘back in the old days’ when everyone wore a suit and tie to work. Now it can depend more on the type of organisation and their brand identity rather than the actual position.…

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Little Angels In Need Of A Hand

Sep 10, 2020

This article is from the Townsville Bulletin issue of Thursday, 10 Sep A TOWNSVILLE animal charity struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic is hopeful a charity walk will help it get back on track. A menagerie of pets will descend upon Sherriff Park for the Angel-Paws pledge walk this Sunday, raising vital funds for the charity. Organisation president Clayton Cook said the walk would be its first event since coronavirus crippled…

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How to Stay Married…

Sep 4, 2020

In his book “The Mathematics of Marriage” John Gottman talks about an experiment he conducted with over 400 newly married or engaged couples. The couples were observed by Gottman and his team completing a simple task together like a jigsaw puzzle, a word game or even just shooting baskets with a little ball. Based on this 20 minute or less interaction Gottman predicted how long the marriage would last; two…

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Population vs Job Ads

Aug 27, 2020

Population Total Jobs [People to Jobs avaliable] New Adverts (last 7 days) [People to  Jobs avaliable 7 days] Mt Isa 21000 241 87 146 143 Rockhampton 69,861 705 99 405 172 Mackay 116763 1,102 105 597 195 Brisbane 1,790,029 11,503 155 6,220 288 Townsville 195,430 1,240 157 666 293 Cairns 166,862 956 174 532 313 Toowoomba 169,008 883 191 482 350 Gladstone 63,412 311 203 174 364 Sunshine Coast 328,428…

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Quick Rise In Job Ads

Aug 25, 2020

This article is from the Townsville Bulletin issue of Tuesday, 25 Aug The number of job advertisements in Townsville has recovered significantly since the COVID-19 pandemic first impacted the region, according to recruitment firm TP Human Capital. The Townsville firm charts the level of new job advertisements on online website Seek, finding the numbers per week have quadrupled since a low in mid-April. TP Human Capital managing director Clayton Cook…

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Mackay leads NQ in jobs during Covid

Aug 24, 2020

Mackay a job ads positive   Recent Seek Job Ads information compiled by TP Human Capital shows Mackay region is a job creation hotspot in Queensland. Trades, Health and Mining are net positive job ads industries.   Managing Director of TP Human Capital Townsville said, “ Mackay job ads have performed the best in North Queensland throughout Covid, Mackay job ads have consistently been above Townsville and Cairns.”   Mr…

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Townsville New Jobs Recovery

Aug 24, 2020

  Townsville Jobs ads have recovered significantly during the pandemic.  New Weekly Jobs adverts on Seek, and compiled by TP Human Capital Townsville, reveals Job adverts have improved by over 4 times from their low point in mid April.  Townsville Region has experienced an amazing recovery in new Job Adverts and officially is one of the better performing jobs markets around the state.  This improved performance was forecast in 2017/18,…

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