Sad manual worker being consoled by his colleague

Building strong foundations for mental health in construction

Conversations around mental health in the workplace have become more prominent over the last several years, particularly in the last 12 months. And rightly so, given the rates of increased anxiety and depression experienced by employees and employers alike. However, when we look at mental health issues specifically in relation …

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Manufacturing industry in hiring mode due to skills shortage

The manufacturing industry is facing exciting growth, with the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI) recording the 21st month of continuous expansion in June – the longest run of consecutive expanding conditions since 2005. This boom is, in part, due to the increase in automated …

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