News in Brief: August 2018
RCSA CEO INVITED ON BLACK ECONOMY ADVISORY BOARD AND TO REPRESENT GLOBAL EMPLOYERS IN GENEVA
RCSA CEO Charles Cameron has been invited to sit on the Advisory Board, which compromises of public and private sector representatives. The Board will advise on emerging trends, risks and factors contributing to changes in the black economy.
The Advisory Board will advise the Treasury about implementation of the Government’s decisions attacking the black economy and provide strategic contributions to a five year report on new threats emerging on the black economy.
Charles has also been selected to represent global employers before the ILO in Geneva in November, to discuss recruitment fees.
We will keep members updated.
CALLING ALL ‘LABOUR HIRE’ PROVIDERS SUPPLYING HORTICULTURE AND MEAT PROCESSING
Are you an RCSA member providing on-hire employees or contractors in to the horticulture or meat processing sectors?
RCSA is holding a meeting for our members in Brisbane on Monday September 3 at 10am. The meeting will discuss client selection, managing piecework rates and the promotion of professional firms within these higher risk sectors.
FINITE IT LEADING THE WAY AT THE AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS AWARDS 2018
Finite IT has been recognised as an ABA100 Winner in The Australian Business Awards 2018 for Service Excellence. Now in their thirteenth year, The Australian Business Awards program provides notable opportunities for high-performing organisations to be acknowledged and honoured for their achievements both nationally and internationally. National winners are benchmarked in the international chapter of the program at The World Business Awards whereby participants are provided with the unique opportunity to benchmark themselves against the top performers globally.
Finite’s Managing Director, Tracy Thomson, says the award affirms their commitment to continuous improvement and innovative business processes.
“This is our third ABA award win and we couldn’t be more proud because it reinforces our commitment to delivering the first class service that we pride ourselves on. The dedication, hard work and enthusiasm of our people, who live by our core values and always go the extra mile, is the reason for our continued success. We’re thrilled to win this award”.
Each year the ABA100 Winners are recognised for their commitment to business and product innovation and for their achievements in transforming business practices and end user experiences.
HEADS UP CREATES ‘MOCK’ JOB APPLICATION TO DRIVE WORKPLACE MENTAL HEALTH ACTION
With more than 12 million people spending one-third of their week at work and one in five employed Australians experiencing a mental health issue, the imaginative campaign enlivens the traditional hiring process by engaging managers and professional leaders in a surprising, yet simple way.
This year’s Heads Up campaign ensures HR professionals and business owners have the information and tools needed to foster a mentally healthy work environment – detailed via a CV and cover letter application, which defines the nine attributes of a healthy workplace.
beyondblue delivered the ‘mock’ job applications to companies currently hiring across industry segments including HR and recruitment, management and telecommunications, health and education, media and publishing, and finance and law.