Opportunity for Brisbane employers to ‘trial before you hire’

retail training

Through our current Ready for Retail course, we have six enthusiastic,  job ready participants that will be looking for work experience placements in and around the Kingston, Brisbane area.  The students we have on our course are: Job ready Trained in Certificate II in Retail Dedicated and reliable Strive to deliver quality customer service So […]

High demand for trained staff

Over the last 12 months, the NRA has delivered training to over 200 jobseekers through the Skilling Queenslanders for Work program, and we are very pleased to report that almost 50% of these people have found employment in retail. Recently we asked for expressions of interest in hiring trainees from our members, and were overwhelmed […]

Work Start incentives for Queensland employers

Work Start is an incentive program that rewards eligible private sector employers with a one-off $10,000 payment, after a qualifying period, if they employ a Queenslander in a traineeship or apprenticeship who has previously participated in a Community Work Skills, Work Skills Traineeships, Get Set for Work, Ready for Work or Youth Skills project. The […]

Try before you hire

It’s the time of year when many businesses start their Christmas casual recruitment and the National Retail Association (NRA) would like to offer you a way to “ try” potential employees before you hire them. There is no cost to you and minimal paperwork to complete. There may even be financial incentives for you, if […]