Posts by Miranda Hamilton

What employers are looking for

Today I had lunch with Belinda Taylor from Apprentice Support Australia. Typically, we entered into a conversation about trainees, apprentices and the businesses that hire them. That led to the sometimes challenges that can surface with job seekers, those just starting out and indeed even business owners and managers. A lot came down to a…

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Media Release: An innovative sponsored program is set to deliver improved governance within the not-for-profit sector

Learning Partnerships RTO 31719 and Volunteer North Queensland (VNQ) have joined in an exciting partnership to provide much needed governance training through a Volunteer Management and Board Ready program for the Townsville community.  In recent times, not-for-profitorganisations have experienced significant regulatory reform, and in the wake the unprecedented monsoonal event and economic downturn, it’s fair to…

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Skillsets for success

Skills sets are a way to meet licensing or regulatory requirements, or to up-skill/refresh skills and receive certification without the need to enrol in an entire qualification.  The demands of today’s workplace and constant technological change mean that worker’s skills need to be constantly refreshed and updated in line with changes to work roles and…

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Not for Profit Volunteer Management and Board Ready Program

It is fair to say that good governance has never been more important for Not for Profits. Good Governance can help not for profits to: Attract and win grants and funding Protects individual directors through a greater understanding of roles and responsibilities  Supports organisational efficiency and sustainability In recent times Not for Profits have experienced…

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WorkCover Return to Work Program leads to new beginings.

by Zoe Cartwright I am a 31 year old lady who is currently undertaking a Host Employment with Learning Partnerships. Host Employment is a program funded by insurance providers like WorkCover Queensland, Comcare, self-insuring employers or Compulsory Third Party insurers and forms part of a workers gradual return to work.  A Host Employment Placement returns a worker to…

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