Workchoice empowers young people to make great employment choices through our resources and events. Workchoice also supports educators and businesses to have meaningful conversations and connections with young people.
Workchoice is helping our partners to:
- Overcome skills shortages
- Manage an aging workforce
- Attract new talent
- Improve their perception in the marketplace
- Provide professional development to staff
We have a number of opportunities for your organisation to get involved.
Workchoice can tailor partnership opportunities to meet your business objectives, maximise your participation and exposure across our Workchoice programmes.
Contact Shaun Gear to find out more
Transitions Manager - Youth Intiatives
M 021 243 8765
P 0508 754 557
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The Skills Organisation
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