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Mustering up his ideal career

Sometimes it takes a little while to get on the right career path but Mark Best proves that persistence pays off, especially if you get the right assistance. Mark has been a client of both Directions’ Aboriginal Workforce Development Centre and Career Centre for some time. He has received assistance in searching and applying for… more

National data breach reporting scheme – are you ready?

On 22 February, all agencies and organisations with existing personal information security obligations under the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) will now be required to comply with the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme (NDB Scheme). The NDB Scheme addresses what organisations are now obligated to do in the event that personal information collected and stored by the business… more

Is poor hygiene hurting your business?

  Workplaces are breeding grounds for germs, with poor workplace hygiene costing Australian businesses billions in lost wages and reduced productivity each year. The risks and the costs to your business, however, are much more than just staff off on sick leave. An international study conducted by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) found that Australian… more

Directions brings Industry Specialist Mentoring to Wheatbelt

Directions Workforce Solutions is ensuring Wheatbelt apprentices and their employers get the same level of support as their metropolitan counterparts after winning an Australian Government contract to provide Industry Specialist Mentoring for Australian Apprentices (ISMAA) across the region. Industry Specialist Mentoring for Australian Apprentices will be provided to eligible apprentices and trainees who are in… more

New Year – New Starters – Perth’s New Rail Project

Second-year carpentry and joinery apprentices Matthew Vagg and Patrick Wright have kicked off 2018 starting work on the Forrestfield Airport Link Tunnel project earlier this month. Salini Impregilo-NRW Joint Venture (SI-NRW) were awarded the $1.176 billion contract for design and construction as well as a ten year maintenance period once the project is completed, scheduled for… more