JK Blog

August 2021

COVID: Women on the Career Ladder

The pandemic continues to turn workplaces upside down however, it has only intensified some of the challenges women already faced. Throughout the pandemic, women have been more likely to be laid off, stalling their…...Read More
July 2021

How To Manage Your Wellbeing During The Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted each of us differently. Right now millions of Australian’s are still coming to terms with this ‘new normal’, as they adapt to restricted personal freedoms and ongoing uncertainty. This…...Read More
July 2021

Workplace flexibility attracts more women to the labour workforce

The pandemic forced many businesses to accelerate their uptake of digital technology and to embrace working from home. A shift that has provided the flexibility required for some women to better juggle work and…...Read More
June 2021

How do you make your business more attractive to candidates?

For many businesses across Geelong, recruitment can often be disregarded, or overlooked by a focus on new business. Today, more and more companies across the region are wanting to find out how they can…...Read More
May 2021

Vic Business Update: May 2021

Ballarat Gov Hub Opens Ballarat’s GovHub officially opened in May. The hub will house up to 1,000 Victorian Government workers, including up to 600 public sector positions relocated from Melbourne. Population forecasts suggest an…...Read More
April 2021

Where are the job opportunities in Victoria right now?

The latest job data from SEEK suggests that it’s now easier to get a job in 20 out of 28 national sectors, than it was before the pandemic. In fact, the data reveals there…...Read More
March 2021

Quality of jobs vs quantity in COVID recovery

JobKeeper has certainly provided a lifeline to millions of Australians throughout the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  However, with the subsidy set to end later this month, will Australia head toward a ‘fiscal cliff,’…...Read More
February 2021

Taking advantage of regional shift

In the September quarter, data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show the majority of people leaving Greater Melbourne, head for a regional city centre. Nationally, capital cities were also losing people to regional…...Read More
January 2021

Job opportunities in 2021

Big data Some of the best job prospects in 2021 will be around data. The use of data will continue to grow in big businesses and government. In fact, the National Skills Commission has…...Read More
January 2021

Are you ready for a career change? 6 questions you should ask yourself.

We can expect up to 7 career changes during our working life. It might be a result of boredom, redundancy, or new ambitions.  If you’re looking for a career change in 2021, here are…...Read More