Jane wins national ‘Unsung Hero’ award

Jane Simmonds, NEIS Trainer and Mentor from our Gosford office, was the winner of the Tim Cremean Unsung Hero Award at last Tuesday night’s gala awards dinner. Presented as part of the 2017 National NEIS Association Awards, the award recognises Jane’s amazing contribution to the NEIS program and the encouragement and support she has providedRead More

Shay Terrick wins NESA Achiever of the Year Award

We are so extremely excited to announce that Shay Terrick has won the national NESA Achiever of the Year award in the 2017 NESA National Employment Awards for Excellence. Shay’s success was announced in Melbourne on 22 August at the National NESA Conference Gala dinner. KONEKT employment CEO Anthony Steel, General Manager Jodie Gilliland andRead More

Receive up to $10,000 when you hire mature age workers

If you’re thinking about hiring new staff, you should consider hiring mature age workers. Not only do people over the age of 50 have years of work experience they can bring to your business, they also tend to have more loyalty and stay in their jobs for longer, bringing greater stability to your business andRead More

Want to work for yourself?

If you have a good idea for a business but don’t know where to start, you may be able to access small business training and support through the KONEKT employment NEIS program. Provided you’re not currently in employment, education or training and you meet the requirements, NEIS can help you create a business plan, provideRead More

NESA Employment Discovery Grant Finalist 2017

Jodie Gilliland, KONEKT employment’s General Manager for Compliance, Quality and Practice has been named as one of only six finalists in the prestigious 2017 NESA Employment Discovery Grant. This honour is testament to Jodie’s commitment to the employment services industry, which she has been a part of for over 18 years. The winner of theRead More

Konekt Employment to join market leading return to work solutions provider Konekt Limited

Mission Providence Pty Ltd (“Mission Providence”), a leading provider of services under the Australian Government Department of Employment’s jobactive program, is delighted to announce that it will become a stand-alone division within Konekt Limited (“Konekt”), a market leading provider of return to work solutions throughout Australia. Konekt has entered into a binding agreement to acquireRead More

Robyn is taking ‘A pinch of’ to new heights

‘A pinch of’ is a small Tasmanian artisan food business that creates delicious and unique treats using local ingredients.  Its product range includes hand-crafted flavour infused salts, spices, Tasmanian native/wild food and a range of sweet treats including caramels, popcorn and flavoured walnuts. Sales were initially through local farmers’ markets and food fairs but itRead More

Three finalists for the NNA NEIS Awards

We are extremely proud to have three finalists in the National NEIS Association NEIS Awards. Robyn Mayne (‘a pinch of’) and Natalie Verriest, (Natalie Verriest Art & Design ) were both named as finalists for the BizCover NEIS-Change Award. Jane Simmonds, KONEKT employment NEIS Consultant was named as a finalist for the Tim Cremean UnsungRead More

Financial incentives when you hire new staff

Did you know there are financial incentives available when you hire new staff? Up to $10,000 is available for eligible new employees between 15-25 years Up to $10,000 is available for candidates aged 50 years and over Up to $6,500 is available for eligible candidates between 25-29 years Up to $10,000 is available for eligibleRead More

Shay nominated for the NESA Achiever of the Year Award

We are thrilled that Bairnsdale client Shay Terrick has been named as a national Achiever of the Year finalist in the 2017 NESA National Employment Awards for Excellence. Shay has overcome a wide range of barriers to employment. He had no real work and education experience. He was shy with limited interpersonal skills. He hadRead More