To date, Tradeswomen Australia have had the privilege of interviewing a wide range of talented, diverse trailblazers across Australia. Recently, we were fortunate to come across Nothando, a passionate auto technician who completed her apprenticeship in Zimbabwe in 2014, currently located in Netherlands and looking to migrate to Australia. Read her story here.
Wellbeing programs are great ways to allow your employees to tap into to promote wellbeing. Some employers have reported only 10% participation in these initiatives, so how to employers ensure they create or adjust wellbeing programs to make them effective? This blog will aim to address introducing fun, empowering and practical elements that cultivate a positive team culture, driving productivity and employee engagement, and turns health and wellness into part of the team’s daily habits.
The Australian Automotive Industry, particularly Victoria, has been severly impacted by the effects of COVID. This article will help leaders to pinpoint main mental health concerns for their workers, and how workplaces can implement strategies to rebuild mental wellbeing post-COVID.
In our last article, we examined what mental health is, how workplaces play a key role in individual worker mental health, as well as the legal and ethical responsibilities of the employer and employees in not adversely affecting mental health of workers. Which brings us to the next key topic…
Workplaces play a crucial part in the mental health of every individual worker. This article will examine what mental health is, how workplaces can positively and negatively impact on individual employee health and why workplaces need to take action to protect mental health.
Tradeswomen Australia Chair, Jane Sydenham Clarke, provides a warm Christmas message to all our tradeswomen and advocates to bring 2020 to a close.
This is the third and final article within the Inclusive Workplace Series. So far, we have looked at what an inclusive workplace is, the values of an inclusive workplace as well as the many barriers workplaces face to creating an inclusive culture. Understanding the benefits of creating diverse and inclusive…
In our first Inclusion blog, we identified what inclusive workplaces were and the essential nature of implementing inclusiveness with diversity. In the ideal world, personality types, strengths and characteristics are embraced and valued, promoting maximum mental and emotional wellbeing of all workers. In the real world, each business will encounter a range of barriers to creating a truly inclusive environment. This blog will examine a range of barriers as well as examine the benefits of inclusiveness.
Creating a diverse and inclusive workplace is vital to any modern business to truly succeed and flourish. Through reading our blog series on diversity, you will understand that creating a diverse workplace promotes a wide range of skills, ideas and talents to improve overall business performance. A diverse workplace, however,…
HEADSTART are a dedicated team of professionals who assist students to realise their employment aspirations and workplace potential through an apprenticeship or traineeship opportunity. Funded by the State Government of Victoria, HEADSTART will deliver an estimated 1,700 apprenticeships and traineeships in over 100 secondary schools across Victoria. Find out more about how HEADSTART can assist school based students to forge a trade career.