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Jobs advertised in Townsville region doubles

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…

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Angel-Paws charity walk proudly supported by TP Human Capital

Date: 14 May 2019 TAKE A WALK, TALK THE TALK AT INAUGURAL ANIMAL WELFARE EVENT Townsville animal lovers are being called to take a walk, and talk the talk at the inaugural Angel-Paws Pet Walk and Pledge on 19 May 2019 at Sherriff Park, Mundingburra. The Angel-Paws Pet Walk and Pledge is an animal lover’s…

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Three Ways to Develop Grit

As October is Mental Health Month I wanted to give you some tools that you can use in both your work and personal lives. This week is all about developing Grit: Why do some people success while others fail? Angela Duckworth, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, discovered through her research at…

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Medical Certificates – When can you ask for more information?

The challenge for many employers when an employee is unwell for an extended period, is not just about knowing whether they are fit for duty, it’s also about what level of information can we ask the employee to provide on their medical certificates. Well a recent decision from the Fair Work Commission (FWC – Tawanda…

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Lifestyle key to city’s success : Townsville Bulletin

BETTINA WARBURTON, Townsville Bulletin September 14, 2018 9:18am TOWNSVILLE’S lifestyle is the key to attract people who move to regional cities for affordability and climate, says a local employment specialist. TP Human Capital director Clayton Cook said Townsville’s future was as much about liveability as it was about jobs, and the city needed to highlight…

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NQ Skills Shortage….. or not?

We are often asked for information in relation to perceived current or future Skills Shortages.  How can there be talk of Skills Shortages in North Queensland in September 2018 when the Unemployment rate is 9.5%? Our preference is to reference ‘a tightening in labour supply’, rather than a broad Skills Shortages statement, particularly when many…

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Council training the City’s next generation of workers : Media Release

Council training the city’s next generation of workers Townsville City Council is hiring dozens more trainees to boost front-line services as part of the organisation’s continued transformation. Council is calling on anyone with an interest in conservation and land management to apply for a 20-week traineeship. Mayor Jenny Hill said Council’s investment in trainees and…

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Baby Boomers to Millenial – The Multi-generational workforce

For the first time in the modern history we have up to 5 different generations working side by side. Whether it’s Baby Boomers nearing retirement or Generation Z , never have we had such generational diversity in the one place. However, because of the narrative about millennials being lazy, having a sense of entitlement and…

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Where have all the leaders gone

Over the past few years across the Australian political landscape we have witnessed nothing more than a bunch of so called leaders jostling for positional power. The problem with this is that all these figures are not leaders they are driven by personal accomplishments and whatever they can do to remain in power. With this…

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Townsville lifestyle. Do we need more focus on our brand?

Townsville lifestyle. Do we need more focus on our brand? Is Townsville part of the answer to the Big 3 Cities (Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane) population, lifestyle and infrastructure challenges? Is Townsville prepared for a bigger share of migrants, baby boomers and workers looking for lifestyle and affordability benefits of living in a regional city?…

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