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Recruitment professional says region’s economy tied to mining

Mar 24, 2020
The economic impact of coal mining is huge for regional communities says recruitment professional Clayton Cook of TP Human Capital.

IF coal mines were closed or new developments prevented from opening, the employment and economic impacts for communities like Townsville would be massive, a recruitment professional says. TONY RAGGATT, Townsville Bulletin. January 15, 2020.  Link to story IF coal mines were closed or new developments prevented from opening, the employment and economic impacts for communities like Townsville would be massive, a recruitment professional says. Clayton Cook of TP Human Capital…

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Townsville best for income growth, adds 15,000 to labour market

Mar 23, 2020
Clayton Cook Townsville has added 15,000 workers over the past 3 years

Townsville’s labour market has grown by more than 15,000 people or 16 per cent over the past three years, while the city has led the State in income growth, figures show. click here to read this story in the Townsville Bulletin TONY RAGGATT, Townsville Bulletin. March 14, 2020 Townsville has added 15,000 people or 16 per cent to employment over the past three years, while the city has led the…

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COVID-19 measures create workplace minefield

Mar 20, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has left employers and employees navigating a minefield of new human resources and risk management issues, says a North Queensland training and recruitment leader. TP Human Capital managing director Clayton Cook said businesses were entering new territory in terms of precautions, responses and employee entitlements. These include issues ranging from how to deal with employees displaying potential virus symptoms to the question of remuneration for those in…

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Our Services : CoronaVirus

Mar 19, 2020

As further COVID-19 risk management procedures are being implemented, we’re receiving requests to provide alternate ways our clients can still access services to help avoid or reduce interruptions to their day-to day-HR activities. TP Human Capital is a local Townsville business and we realise the need to adapt. We have been working with individual clients on solutions appropriate to their circumstances. Here are some requests we have been able to…

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Mar 18, 2020

18th March 2020 Self-isolation versus Social Distancing: What’s the Difference? With all the talk about social distancing and self-isolation, it’s important to know the difference between the two. Self-isolation applies if you have symptoms of coronavirus, if you think you have been in contact with a person infected with COVID-19, or if you arrived from overseas after March 15, even if you’re showing no symptoms. Self-isolation means: You must stay…

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CoronaVirus Knowledge & Support Townsville

Mar 17, 2020

Click Here for Employer Info : HR / Management Click Here for Employee Info : Temp / Labour-Hire specific Our Coronavirus Services and Support Australians have been slowly emerging from Covid-19 lockdowns since the federal government announced a three-stage plan in May to ease restrictions across the country. It is up to each state and territory to decide when and how far they will relax restrictions. With the three-stage plan in progress the…

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Business Confidence Up

Mar 4, 2020

2020 Vision for Townsville’s unemployment Positive end to 2019 for Women ABS data for December 2019   The monthly unemployment rate for Townsville Region produced a positive end to 2019 for Townsville.  ABS data for December reveals females posted very good results, but males were still struggling, operating outside their Regional Adjusted Full Employment Range. Looking into 2020, Townsville’s has a solid list of Significant Construction Projects locked in by…

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Mine, Mine, Mine.

Dec 11, 2019

The new minerals mine in North Queensland The Townsville Bulletin reports that Industry Minister Karen Andrews will today grant major project status to the St Elmo Vanadium Project near Julia Creek. The Saint Elmo Project is 100% owned by Multicom Resources and is situated 25km east of Julia Creek in Queensland’s North West Minerals Province. This region is renowned as one of the world’s richest mineral-producing regions. The recovery of…

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Unemployment improves in 2019

Nov 22, 2019

Townsville Workforce Performance 2019 Townsville economy and jobs market was driven by several factors in 2019.  The greatest impact was from the floods early in the year.  But Townsville still had a lot going for it in 2019, strong business confidence returned, significant projects helped drive construction work, new festivals and events drove positive activity in restaurants and cafes and of course Townsville had its best unemployment rate in five…

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