When recruiting, you’re looking for the person who best meets your needs. Apprentices have a similar mindset, they want a company that matches their needs. Australian Plumbing surveyed a group of budding apprentices to find out what they’re looking for in
Have you ever missed out on a job and wondered why? Do you have an interview coming up and want to know how to prepare to knock it out of the park? Australian Plumbing surveyed a group of employers to find out what they’re looking for in an apprentice to
With modern cities ever burgeoning beyond their own boundaries and populations increasing year upon year, state of the art sewerage systems are required to respond to the need.
Entrepreneur and former plumber Matt Jones talks with Amanda Ogilvie from Biz Better Together about founding two successful businesses where trades and technology converge.
If I told you that there is a way that you could reduce the amount you’re spending on marketing and increase the amount of customers you’re getting, what would you say?
World Plumbing Council Scholarship winner Ryan Marsh visited Melbourne earlier this year as a guest of Cooke & Dowsett where he was exposed to a range of plumbing disciplines that were very different to the way things work in his home country of South Afr
With efficiency at the top of the agenda, piggery owner Tom Smith makes sure nothing goes to waste on his farm.
Following the centuries after the Romans retreated back to their homeland, there was obviously a need for some development in the hygiene department.
There is huge opportunity for any business in understanding that the lynchpin to all great marketing is contained in a single, powerful idea: The Value Proposition. Here digital marketing guru Seamus Ennis discusses how to formulate yours
Industry experts explore what's on the horizon for Continuous Professional Development and how it can benefit your business
'When it all began, we were all travelling in the same car, a Toyota Landcruiser. It was a case of how many plumbers can you fit in a car!'
Last year, FMSA Architectural technician Kirstin Griese was among a team of six Australians who travelled to Diepsloot in South Africa to make a difference in the Community Plumbing Challenge.
Charlotte Roseby continues our ‘Plumber at War’ series by remembering Master Plumber George Worboys, who returned from World War I and established Worboys Plumbing.
He might not yet be a household name on Australia’s wave-crazy shores, but plumber turned pro-surfer Andrew Cotton is certainly riding high on waves of success. Andrew’s plumbing career backed a dream to turn his 9 to 5 to surfing.
Charlotte Roseby discovers the advantages of group training – for employers, apprentices and the industry as a whole – and discovers that hosting an apprentice from Plumbing Apprenticeships Victoria has real benefits for business.
How to make the most of your business presence online.
We meet three people who have, for various reasons, gone back to trade school to teach plumbing. here they talk about how the rewards far outweigh the challenges on the other side of the desk.
Life’s a beach for Master Plumbers members who live along Victoria’s stunning coastlines. It’s the Australian dream to be woken up by the crash of the waves every morning; go for a run on the sand with the dog and spend lazy Sundays BBQing by the sea.
For most of us, an uphill struggle sounds like a chore. but for a girl whose childhood was spent fell walking and camping in England’s rugged north with her father, climbing any kind of mountain is taken easily in her stride.