Articles for Employers

7 Ways FITREC is Working for Fitness Employers.

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Fitness businesses rise on the strength of their teams. So it makes sense that an industry registration service should do as much as possible to help with the recruitment and retention of staff.

Here are seven ways that FITREC is working for fitness employers…

1. Easily Identify Leading Talent Continue reading

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FITREC Professionals, Here’s an Open Letter for Fitness Employers.

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FITREC has made a fantastic impression on the Australia fitness industry in just a few short years. Unfortunately, our growth has outpaced many long established recruitment processes, leading to confusion in some instances.

While professionals have done a great job of updating employers in their area, we want things to be easier. So, we’ve written an open letter for all fitness employers to introduce FITREC, outline the benefits of FITREC registration as well as clarify the right of every industry professional to choose who they register with, or even if they register at all (naturally, we highly recommend it).

Please note, to ensure the accuracy of information surrounding the Fair Work Act and fitness registration, this letter was written with assistance from our legal team.  Continue reading

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Making Work Experience Work for RTOs, Employers and Students.

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An example of the new work experience profiles on HealthyPeople. Note ‘WORK EXPERIENCE’ on the ribbon at top right, ‘Student’ near the name and the RTO logo next to the job categories. Note also the link to the student’s FITREC Student Profile.

In a recent post about how changes to fitness education will impact on recruitment, one of the key recommendations was that employers embrace the opportunity to take on work experience students.

HealthyPeople has since been modified to make it easier for students looking for work experience to find willing employers and for employers to tap into new local talent. Continue reading

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Articles for Employers

Here’s One Reason Why Your Ad’s Not Getting the Results It Used To.

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The above graph from Seek shows that the availability of fitness roles (pink line) is increasing at a rate that exceeds the average across all jobs (black line) over the last nine years. That means more competition for good industry professionals.

Which means, we need to re-think our reliance on job advertising alone. Continue reading

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