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Shaping the Future Generations

Whether you’re currently in school, undertaking an apprenticeship or finishing your university degree, you could be the future leaders, teachers and influencers of the next generation. It’s all down to the opportunities you take!

But what happens when there’s limited opportunities?

The harsh reality is that many individuals come out of uni with a $40,000 debt and no hope of finding a job related to their chosen profession.

A study found that students reported waiting between 4 months to 7 years before they found a permanent position, with many ending up settling for casual, low paying jobs.

In one state, it was reported that as many as 46 university graduates were competing for each graduate job vacancy! In 25 years, this is the tightest applicant market that we have had.

What are we doing about it?

It’s not something that can be reduced overnight, but here at Skill Hire, we’re all about creating opportunities! Starting as a training provider in 1992, we have since grown into one of WA’s largest providers of apprentices to the construction industry.

Our vision is to help individuals from commencement through to completion – whether that’s training, staffing or employment – we want to guide them every step of the way!

Not only do we promote this through our services, we also actively create internal opportunities for budding graduates and trainees. We understand how difficult it is for recent graduates to find full time employment so we employ them ourselves!

Currently, Skill Hire has 14 graduates and trainees working across various Skill Hire offices in Australia. From Admin to Recruitment, we have them all! We want to ensure that our graduates and trainees are able to gain insightful experience in their chosen profession, and that’s what we’ve done!

Let’s introduce the graduates and trainees, shall we?

  • Administration – Inca Lyon (trainee), Philip Heiden (trainee) & Sarah West (trainee)
  • Business – Jacinta Percival (trainee)
  • Finance – Joyce Trazona (graduate) & Tiphanie Aeschliman (graduate)
  • Human Resources (HR) – Claire Simms (graduate) & Thao Le Ho (graduate)
  • Marketing – Matthew Moro (graduate) & Zoe Wong (graduate)
  • Payroll – Chenay Marshall (undergraduate)
  • Reception – Deseree Riley (trainee), Imogen Evans (trainee)
  • Recruitment – Jodie Graves (trainee)

Taking on graduates and trainees, not only helps reduce graduate unemployment, it is also the perfect opportunity for these individuals to apply the knowledge they’ve learnt into a fully functioning company. And just like when our apprentices turn into employers, it’s a pleasure to be a part of their journey!

Follow us on Instagram (@skillhire) to learn more about our graduates and trainees as we highlight their big wins at Skill Hire.

  • Working with Skill Hire was an absolute joy! Our students enjoyed an unsurpassed opportunity to learn and develop skills that supported their career aspirations. The opportunity to engage with on-site works meant that our students have now had a real experience of these trades and feel more confident in their ability to succeed.

    Vanessa Buemi
    Cyril Jackson Senior High School
  • All students enjoyed their time at Skill Hire very much. Students were excited to see the end result, but were just as excited to demolish it!

    (These students recently took part in a three day Try-A-Trade course at Skill Hire, funded by the Construction Training Fund)

    Secondary School
  • The SOP delivered by Skill Hire has been exceptional.

    Try-A-Trades
    Busselton Senior High School
  • Students have learnt skills such as setting out, mixing mud, leveling, working in teams, communications and producing a sound product at the end (letter box).

    Try-A-Trades
    Busselton Senior High School
  • Amazing! Heidi and Ben were extremely helpful and efficient. They found the right staff for our needs and we will definitely keep working with them in the future.
    Highly recommend

    Francisco Navarrete
    KUA Bar & Bistro
  • Thank you for allowing Greg Knobloch the time to present to our VET Induction Day.....The information contained in his OHS presentation was highly engaging and of utmost importance in preparing students for their upcoming work placements. We very much appreciate his time, expertise and experience in this area...

    Dainon Couzic & Connie Watson
    Busselton Senior High School
  • Skill Hire trainers create an excellent relationship with all students thus making the three days enjoyable for all participants

    Try-A-Trades
    Busselton Senior High School
  • Skill hire is completely hassle free and I have only good things to say about their service and staff. They fully meet my requirements and expectations every time. Their staff are always well presented, reliable and professional. I absolutely trust Skill Hire to meet my needs and the needs of my catering clients, and will continue to utilize them for all of my kitchen and FOH staff outsourcing. Thanks Ben, Heidi and team!

    Bree May
    Food According to Bree
  • Thank you awesome Skill Hire team! I just wanted to say that I'm very impressed with the high quality of staff you've been providing on a consistent basis, even at short notice. Thanks especially to Ben, Nathan and Rob, you've always made things very easy and provided fantastic service with a smile.

    Adrian McGregor
    Newform Developments
  • The year 11 and 12 students have loved the three day course in the Trade Centre.

    Try-A-Trades
    Busselton Senior High School
  • A HUGE thank you for organising the Try-A-Trade for our students. All three teachers have come back to school absolutely buzzing about what the boys achieved in those three days and what a fantastic program it is. They also said the trainer was amazing and worked so well with the boys.

    Carlee Ingleson
    Churchlands School
  • Special thanks to Mathew Pritchard in assisting with our Pastry Chef vacancy. Very responsive to our needs urgently. We got the shortlist candidates promptly, interviews were organised swiftly by and we got our new Pastry Chef on board in a matter of days! Special thanks to Ben Willis as well in your flexibility and assistance. We greatly appreciate this

    Angela Neill
    The Mayfair Hotel
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