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The jobactive – What’s changed and where to from here?

The jobactive – What’s changed and where to from here? Having been involved in a research study of high performance in Australian government funded employment services over a decade ago I wondered what has changed in that time? Coming back to this sector in January 2016 I’m not sure that much has changed, in terms…

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Know Your Potential Employer!

Know Your Potential Employer! In marketing terms, companies look at product life cycles and the stages that products (and industries and even companies) go through. When a company is working on a new project, they will be constantly evaluating a variety of things that will lead to the particular product proceeding or being abandoned. These…

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What makes a great employment advisor?

What makes a great employment advisor?   Great employment advisors come from a huge range of working backgrounds however there are particular traits that they have in common. They are empathetic yet not emotionally attached, they are practical, realistic, persistent, consistent, active, open-minded, believable and assume nothing. Most of the best advisors I have worked…

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MyWorkSearch featured at NESA Conference

MyWorkSearch featured at NESA Conference   MyWorkSearch Australia has formalised a new Industry Partnership with the National Employment Services Association (NESA) and will feature at the NESA National Conference from 27-29 September 2015. Managing Director, Richard Alberg is presenting a workshop at the conference whilst other members of the Australian team will man our stand…

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SMARTER CITIES – it’s time we started to coordinate our community capacity towards employment

SMARTER CITIES – it’s time we started to coordinate our community capacity towards employment … and we should start with our most disadvantaged citizens. Community is everywhere and unemployment doesn’t discriminate. However, the larger regional communities such as Bendigo, Ballarat and Geelong have some of the lowest participation rates (i.e. people of working age who…

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Mature Age Workers – Why You Should Hire Them

Mature Age Workers – Why You Should Hire Them Whilst youth unemployment has risen to record levels in recent times, the level of unemployment for workers over 50 years old has also steadily increased. And it is about to get worse in the next 2-3 years as several large automotive manufacturers close shop. There will…

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jobactive – up and running

jobactive – up and running. The latest version of government funded employment services, jobactive, commenced on July 1 and, as we enter the sixth week of operation, providers are still busily commencing job seekers and introducing them to the new services in general, along with the providers own Service Guarantees. You can download a fact…

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Jeff Wigney joins MyWorkSearch Australia

Jeff Wigney joins MyWorkSearch Australia. We are delighted to welcome Jeff Wigney to our team to head up our Australian business. Based in Melbourne, Jeff has spent the past few years as Australian Operations Manager for Kenexa and then ANZ Channel Partner Manager for IBM. He brings to MyWorkSearch considerable commercial, technology and HR solutions…

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Significant MyWorkSearch release with new functionality

Significant MyWorkSearch release with new functionality. We have today pushed live a major MyWorkSearch update with considerable additional functionality. New features include: A vacancy application system. This allows providers to publish vacancies – either full time or work experience – and have individuals apply for these roles. The provider can review applications and either reject…

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Major MyWorkSearch update pushed live

Major MyWorkSearch update pushed live. A significant new release was completed and made available today to all our customers. There have been numerous additions and improvements. These range from minor bug fixes to the introduction of a flexible competency based learner management system that allows targets to be set and progression tracked. Today also marks…

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