For the next interview in our Q&A series, we were humbled to speak with Brad Parker, CEO (NSW) of MATES in Construction. You will hear of his experience, the alarming challenges facing the industry & the incredible work that MATES in Construction do in shining a light on mental health, the support that is available & how you can help.
With the industry facing unique challenges and uncertainty at this time, we are able to draw upon a broad network of highly regarded and capable individuals to provide quality support to corporate initiatives or specific business critical tasks.
Mindful in May is a global fundraising campaign which raises money for clean water whilst raising awareness for utilising mindfulness techniques to enable greater mental health.
Mindfulness can be effective in building resilience and better mental health – an issue which costs Australian businesses $10.9bn annually.
By providing both a physically and mentally safe environment through healthy workplace practices, such as an Employee Assistance Program, employees can feel better supported, engaged and productive at work.
QA Donates is an initiative that provides us with the opportunity to contribute to the communities we work in and act as a responsible, ethical and accountable organisation. To this end, we encourage and support each other to take up socially responsible opportunities and causes.
As a business, we enjoy supporting wonderful causes and voluntary commitments and have raised over $71,334 since QA Donates' inception in 2013. By 2025, we hope to have raised $100,000.
We are proud to enjoy enduring relationships with our professional candidates and as an extension of our client partner, the manner in which we interact with those candidates during the hiring process is critical.
Two years ago, we introduced our Candidate Satisfaction Survey to emphasize the importance we place on candidate experience. This survey is sent to both successful and shortlisted candidates and helps us to identify what we are doing well, whilst drawing out opportunities for ongoing improvement so we may continue to refine and improve our service offering.