NSW Business Support Package Expanded

NSW Business Support Package Expanded The NSW Government’s business grants program announced two weeks ago has been expanded to acknowledge the impact to regional businesses of the Sydney lockdowns.A new grant program has also been introduced for smaller micro businesses with turnover between $30,000 and $75,000.The NSW Government will also cover disaster recovery payments for … Read more

Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements Wage Subsidy

Under the national Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy any business or Group Training Organisation taking on an apprentice between 5 October 2020 and 31 March 2022 may qualify for a wage subsidy of up to $7000 a quarter or 50 per cent per eligible apprentice for 12 months. The subsidy is available to employers of … Read more

The Better Place Project

Funding from the NSW Government will see the Better Place Project continue and grow in 2021. The Better Place Project, a workforce wellbeing joint initiative between disability employment service provider The Personnel Group and local business group Albury Business Connect, will again survey businesses later this year to shine a light on the ongoing impact … Read more

Transition to Work Program more important than ever

Not-for-profit employment service provider The Personnel Group says 2021 NSW Youth Week is a perfect catalyst for employers to think about taking on young workers. The theme for NSW Youth Week, Together more than ever, reflected the tough economic and social conditions of the past 12 months and The Personnel Group believes Australia’s youth would … Read more

The Better Place Project – A workforce wellbeing initiative

L-R: Employer Relationship Coordinator BJ Campbell and Business Development Manager James Smith The Better Place Project – A workforce wellbeing initiative A survey to determine the mental health wellbeing of the Albury and Lavington business community will be launched this week as part of a Mental Health Month initiative. The Better Place Project, is a … Read more

It’s good to see you again!

It’s good to see you again! As we slowly welcome back our valued clients to our offices in NSW and ACT for face-to-face appointments, we want you to know what we are doing to keep everyone safe. As per our Covid19 Plan, we are making sure that everyone registers their name and contact details.  These … Read more

Exciting News

The Personnel Group will become one of the largest disability employment service providers in the Illawarra region after reaching an agreement with, CoAct/Workways, to consolidate contracts across the Illawarra. A true regional provider, The Personnel Group has been providing disability employment services since 1986, supporting 10,000s of people into work. From Friday August 28, CoAct … Read more

Opportunities created in the region for job seekers with Autism

A new employment program for the local region – the Talent Hub Albury, has created new job opportunities for local jobseekers on the Autism Spectrum. Specialisterne has been working with multiple public service agencies to create job opportunities for people with Autism who may otherwise have been disadvantaged by the regular recruitment process. Specialisterne recently … Read more

Getting back into the workforce

Getting back into the Workforce

Job Searching Through Tough Times The resources below can help you to continue job searching through these difficult times.  These resources focus on important areas such as Goal Setting, Resilience, Marketing, Interview/Telephone Conduct and How to Handle Rejection. Choose the Right Job Helping you Choose My Action Plan Writing Resumes Telephone Spiel Example Interview Questions … Read more

Handy tips to help you through COVID-19

Handy Tips

Handy tips to help you through COVID-19 In this daily changing dynamic, our priority remains the same – to provide a safe environment for our clients and staff. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has meant we have to had to stop our face-to-face appointments with our valued clients, we want you to know that our staff … Read more