Champions breakfast is coming to Newcastle
5 March 2014
Diversity Dimensions is pleased to announce its Experience+ Corporate Champions Breakfast Seminar to be held in Newcastle on Wednesday March 12 The Experience+ Corporate Champions program encourages workplaces to value the experience of older Australians and increase the recruitment and retention of mature age job seekers.
The seminar will be held at the Crowne Plaza, Newcastle, commencing at 7.30am. Diversity Dimensions will provide advice and support to employers, helping them appreciate the benefits of a diverse, flexible and loyal workforce. Guest speaker Ms Viv Allanson, CEO of Maroba and Director of Hunter Business Chamber will share her knowledge and experience working with mature age workers and the importance of their participation in today’s workforce.
Diversity Dimensions CEO, Ms Carolyn Gallaway says she is “thrilled at receiving Ms Allanson’s beneficial insights into the retention and benefit of mature aged workers in Australia.”
Over the past 12 months Diversity Dimensions have been working with employers to assist them in the retention and management of mature age Australians.
“During these projects the benefits that mature age workers bring to the workplace – things like reliability, experience and loyalty have stood out. We hope that this seminar will help employers see that employing and retaining mature age workers is a smart thing to do”. Ms Gallaway said.
The seminar will cover how, through the Experience+ Corporate Champions program, businesses can benefit from up to $20,000 worth of assistance for Corporate Champions, a $1,000 Job Bonus and grants of up to $4,400 for skills recognition and training for mature age workers.