Return to Work Regional Seminars

Return to Work Regional Seminars South Australia’s new Return to Work Act will commence on 1 July 2015 heralding the biggest change to South Australia’s workers compensation arrangements in almost 30 years! Every employer must understand and comply with the new laws. Regional Seminars are being hosted by SAWIA – Barossa (5 May), Riverland (6 May), […]

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NSW Workcover mentor program open for businesses

WorkCover NSW is calling for small and large businesses across the State to take part in its 2015 Mentor Program. The WorkCover Mentor Program is a free program which involves large and medium-sized businesses pairing with a small business to help them identify new ways to address safety in their workplace. Acting General Manager of […]

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Résumé writing: Stand out from the crowd

By Stephanie Timotheou, Source: Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker, October 2014 Grapegrower & Winemaker journalist, Stephanie Timotheou, got the scoop from Treasury Wine Estate’s Cameron Fitzgerald and CozWine’s Ryan Dahlitz on all there is to know about presenting the perfect résumé. At a glance: • The perfect résumé should include fundamental information such as your career objective, employment history, […]

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Postgraduates: Strong Earnings and Employment

According to Graduate Careers Australia’s (GCA) newly released Postgraduate Destinations 2013 report, 92.4 per cent of new postgraduates were in some form of employment shortly after completing their degrees (see Table E1a in the related spreadsheet). The report is based on GCA’s 2013 Australian Graduate Survey (AGS). Almost one-in-ten (9.7 per cent) were working on […]

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Scholarships and awards provide pathways to global opportunities

A range of annual scholarships and awards acknowledge outstanding wines, people, producers and suppliers who contribute to Australia and New Zealand’s burgeoning wine industries. Stephanie Timotheou looks at the major opportunities, why they exist and how beneficial they are. THERE are many quiet achievers in the wine and viticulture business. That’s why there are a […]

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Generation Success launches new content for young workers, parents and employers

Generation Success is an industry led initiative aimed at drawing employer’s attention to youth unemployment in Australia, and providing practical tips and advice to support employers, young people as well as parents and educators. The Generation Success webpage was updated early August with new links and resources, including interactive videos and quizzes to support young […]

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Wine Industry Training and Education

THERE’S no such thing as being overqualified in the wine industry and completing education and training courses on offer throughout the world can open new opportunities in an industry constantly evolving. Following is a summary of the major institutions that offer wine industry related courses and degrees. UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE, SA The School of Agriculture, Food […]

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