ActewAGL staff face uncertain future

David Smith has criticised the ’appalling’ timing of the announcement to ’spill and fill 135 jobs’ at Canberra’s largest electricity and gas provider. ActewAGL is spilling and filling 135 jobs on top of abolishing 25 currently vacant positions and making 14 full-time staff redundant. David Smith, ACT director of Professionals Australia said that announcement meant…

Good laws drive cultural change

Chris Walton APESMA CEO comments on proposed new laws that will allow working people to apply for flexible working arrangements if they need to care for a family member. Good laws don’t just create new offences, new penalties, new requirements or new handouts. Good laws also drive cultural change. Longer time APESMA members probably remember…

Engineering and science jobs in demand

The culmination of infrastructure works for mining and resources projects, coupled with the construction boom and increasing quality requirements are creating high demand for specific technical skills The culmination of infrastructure works for mining and resources projects, coupled with the construction boom and increasing quality requirements are creating high demand for specific technical skills in…

Engineering and Science jobs in demand

The culmination of infrastructure works for mining and resources projects, coupled with the construction boom and increasing quality requirements are creating high demand for specific technical skills The culmination of infrastructure works for mining and resources projects, coupled with the construction boom and increasing quality requirements are creating high demand for specific technical skills in…