One in ten people aged over 55 have never used a computer
The latest statistic to emerge about our workforce is that 10% of the over 55’s have never used a computer. A new report suggests older workers are risking redundancy and long-term unemployment because of poor technology skills. The research comes from ‘The Association of Accounting Technicians.’ The professional body claims older workers are more prone […]
TrainSmart Australia, our success story at the Perth Careers Expo
Thank you to all those who visited us at the Perth Careers Expo in May, this annual event is one of the largest of its kind in Australia with 11,803 people visiting over the four days. Three hundred of you expressed an interest in undertaking one of our many varied and different courses. Visitors to […]
Have you got what it takes to be a great leader?
When there’s a downturn in the economy, employers are on the lookout for staff with strong leadership skills. Have you got what it takes to be a leader? A person becomes a skilled leader because they make important decisions over a period of time and it becomes second nature for them to resolve issues. The […]
Why beauty is big business in an economic downturn
Now here’s something that will surprise you, when economic misery takes hold, women spend more on beauty products and beauty treatments. American researchers at four universities have discovered that the more insecure the economy, the more women spend on lipsticks, make-up and therapies. Studies show that on average women earn 19% less than men and […]