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.
With the current construction and infrastructure boom, businesses using the traditional methods of sourcing talent through external agencies and advertising on job boards are losing the battle to find new talent in a decreasing talent pool.
On Friday, QA were proud to be a finalist in the Employer of Choice (1-99 employees) category at the 2019 Australian HR Awards.
Now in its sixth year and with over 850 of the top HR professionals across Australia in attendance, this prestigious event recognises industry excellence and the achievements of companies, teams and HR professionals for outstanding HR initiatives.