Bunbury abuzz with bustle of job seeker fair

Ailish DelaneySouth Western Times
Federal Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Michaelia Cash was pleased with the turn out for the Bunbury Jobs Fair.
Camera IconFederal Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Michaelia Cash was pleased with the turn out for the Bunbury Jobs Fair. Credit: Phoebe Pin/The West Australian

Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre came alive on Tuesday with the bustle of hopeful job seekers looking to connect with potential employers.

The Bunbury Jobs Fair showcased more than 1500 job opportunities available in the South West, along with 125 apprenticeships and traineeships on offer.

The day saw hundreds of willing people come along to browse the 28 booths featuring local businesses and the jobs board displaying available opportunities.

Among the exhibitors were Accordwest, Harvey Beef, City of Bunbury and South West Jobs and Skills Centre.

IPS Management Consultants staff Josh Law, Claire Anderson, Katina Law, Melinda Ely and Claire Anderson are pleased with the turnout at the Jobs Fair.
Camera IconIPS Management Consultants staff Josh Law, Claire Anderson, Katina Law, Melinda Ely and Claire Anderson are pleased with the turnout at the Jobs Fair. Credit: Picture: Ailish Delaney

Job seekers could also take part in free workshops on topics including resume writing and interviewing skills, or attend presentations from speakers such as Department of Education, Skills and Employment WA State manager Bruce Needham on “what employers want”.

Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Minister Senator Michaelia Cash came down to visit Bunbury businesses and spent time at the Jobs Fair to meet event attendees.

Senator Cash spoke on the day and said it was great to see so many people engage in the workshops and make connections.

“It’s sensational to be here and particularly as the Minister of Employment, because from the Morrison Government, we’re all about jobs,” Senator Cash said.

This is a great opportunity for local people to attend this free event and speak directly with businesses and employment service providers from their area.

Senator Cash

Forrest MHR Nola Marino attended the fair alongside Senator Cash and said it was an important way for businesses to connect directly with people in the community who were seeking jobs.

The IPS Management Consultants team helped the day run smoothly and said they were pleased with the number of job seekers who showed up throughout the day.

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