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67 too young to retire?

Nov 19, 2019

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg wants to see older Australians delay retirement and remain in the workforce for longer.  TP Human Capital : COMMENTS While you are reading the media article below, here are some current facts to take into consideration: 60yrs current Preservation age – age you can access your Superannuation fund (up from 55yrs of age) 67yrs Pension age as of 2023 – up from 65yrs 60yrs age – Mandatory…

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Townsville needs a Skills Security Plan.

Oct 30, 2019

Townsville Workforce Challenges – Skills Gaps, No Skills Security Plan, Crime reputation. The official 12-month unemployment rate in September 2019 was steady at 7.3%. The trend has been positive since 2016 but challenges remain. Townsville Regions decade average Unemployment rate is 7.3%. Local Unemployment levels are currently in the upper boundary of our LR target range 6%-7%. Official trend workforce levels remain between 105,000 and 110,000 (107,600). Townsville Region is…

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DS Economics Townsville Crane Count

Oct 8, 2019

Founder of “Our Fair Share’ Colin Dwyer completed a free Townsville regional Crane Count on Saturday 21 September 2019. Mr Dwyer said “we are part of the Townsville regional community and like to contribute where we can. In the past, we have organised scores of TAFE students to help neighbourhoods clean up after cyclone Yasi, organised a group of 20 tertiary students to clean up Castle Hill in 2016 and…

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TOWNSVILLE’S unemployment rate expected to drop.

Oct 4, 2019

Townsville’s unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in five years and is expected to drop further. Exerts of the article are below. To view the full article head to: Townsville Bulletin The unemployment rate for the Townsville region, which also includes the Burdekin, Hinchinbrook, Charters Towers and Palm Island, in August was seven per cent according to Australian Government Labour Market data. TP Human Capital director Clayton Cook said…

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Miners in new era of investment

Oct 2, 2019

This article is from the Townsville Bulletin issue of Tuesday, 1 Oct Resources and Northern Australia Minister Matt Canavan said the report noted improved productivity in the mining sector in recent years, particularly in iron ore mining as the industry shifts from the investment phase to the production phase. “During the boom, resources companies invested hundreds of billions of dollars in new and expanded capacity. Investment in plant and equipment…

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Going the extra mile

Sep 30, 2019

Applying Albert Einstein’s theory to hiring; if you keep looking for talent the same way in the same places you’d get the same results, right?   At TP Human Capital we take an innovated approach to hiring with our creative campaigns and we can recruit from anywhere in the world for anyone in the world and we will go the extra mile, literally, for our clients to find the right…

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Townsville’s unemployment rate has started to improve

Sep 3, 2019

Queensland’s unemployment figures were recently reported by Josh Bavas from ABC News. Clayton Cook- TP Human Capital Managing Director, was interviewed to comment on the recent unemployment rate in Townsville to gain his expert opinion on where Townsville is heading. Exerts of the article are below. To view the full article head to: ABC News.  When it comes to unemployment, Queensland currently has the second-highest rate in the country, behind…

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Wallaby friendly workplace

Aug 30, 2019

“Ohana means Family. Family means, no one gets left behind” and fortunately enough these little joeys are now apart of the TP Human Capital family. We pride ourselves on being a pet-friendly office not only with the Wallabies but also with our “Furry Fridays” when our staff members can bring in their dogs for the day. The morale in the office always lifts and the smiles from ear to ear…

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Jobs advertised in Townsville region doubles

Aug 27, 2019

Number of jobs advertised in Townsville region doubles to 1457. The number of jobs advertised on Seek for the Townsville region has more than doubled over the past three years and looks to be heading higher, recruitment consultant Clayton Cook says. Most jobs are in trades and services, followed by healthcare and medical, hospitality and tourism, manufacturing, transport and logistics and then community services. Mr Cook, managing director of TP…

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