While few people in recruitment, the JSA’s or corporate Australia, have heard of the Experience+ Corporate Champions program (it’s for employers of mature age workers), there’s a curious development about the $15.6 million tender, which is newsworthy.
Recently DEEWR put a tender out to get qualified providers to deliver the program. You can find out who they are here.…Continue
There is cause for celebration as Australia’s population hit 23 million this week, which is a testament to the resilience of our economy and democracy.
But put down your party hats and whistles and as the Commonwealth Government has done little to ensure the large retiring Boomer generation don’t force younger generations in to tax servitude to fund their aged pensions and healthcare.
Over the last 18 months the Government’s $70 million mature age worker and job seeker…Continue
The Gillard Government's mature age worker strategy is floundering - major projects have been poorly implemented and flexibility arrangements aren't backed by legislative muscle.
Over the last 12 months, the Commonwealth Government has scrapped three important mature age initiatives: Experience Plus Training, On the Job Support and Job Transition Support.
This is in spite of the findings of the 2012 Consultative Forum on Mature Age Participation that poor physical…Continue
The Australian media has become far more adversarial and conflict-based in the hunt for stories. Their sights are turning to recruiters and senior HR staff who have shown only tokenism on age discrimination.
These are the same people who want to sit at the ‘big table’ with the executives and make strategic business decisions. Senior HR professionals will soon get their chance of working ‘strategically’ on rescuing their brand from the nightmare of a sustained media attack if their…Continue