Category: Industry news
Top 10 Industries That Employ The MOST Engineers!
Top 10 Industries that employ the most engineers: https://infogram.com/column-chart-1hkv2ned55vw2x3 The contribution of engineers is embodied in almost every good and service produced and/or consumed in Australia and this is reflected in the fact that engineers are employed in almost every industry. Today we’ll be looking at the top 10 industries that employ the most engineers […]
Women in Trades
The data shown for 2019 on Workplace Gender Equality shows Women comprise 50.2% of employees in Australia, where 37.7% are full-time employees and 74.8% are working part-time. Graph 1 shows the workforce composition by gender per industry. as you will observe, women in the mining, manufacturing and construction industries comprise of 17%, 27% & 18% […]
Is An Apprenticeship Your First Step Towards A Management Position?
Management positions in the trades are on the rise. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that there were 93,000 Construction Managers in Australia in 2016, an increase of 11,400 Managers since 2011. Of these Managers, 23.6% had a Bachelor degree while 17.4% had completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma on top of their apprenticeship. So […]
Opportunities in the manufacturing industry and Industry 4.0
It’s no secret that the Manufacturing Industry in Australia at present is undergoing significant change. The sector, whilst in a period of decline, is still however a core part of Australia’s economy and represents the 6th largest sector in Australia in terms of total jobs, accounting for 8% of employment and therefore remains one of […]