Articles for Employers, Articles for Professionals

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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