Employers should take a long-range view, especially in times of crisis. By Nicholas Wyman, business.com writer | Jun 24, 2020 It's a bumpy road to a post-COVID-19 recovery. Countries that have declared themselves free from the coronavirus are trying to snap their economies back into action and fend off the dreaded second wave. They offer some insight into what lies ahead for the U.S. and what we are already dealing with: paralyzing business uncertainty, disrupted global supply chains and school education, food insecurity, erupting inequalities, and shifts in trading partners. And … [Read More...] about ‘Why Employers Should Look Beyond COVID-19 to Build Their Workforce’
A Group of Like-Minded Companies
The Institute for Workplace Skills and Innovation strives to advance opportunity for young people together with a group of community enterprises dedicated to enabling young people to unleash their individual potential through supporting them to enter skilled employment and build a rewarding career.
'Apprenticeships for Growth'
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Established in Melbourne in 1982 as a not-for-profit community enterprise to advance the apprenticeship group training model and provide employment opportunities to disadvantaged communities, over 35 years IWSI Group has grown to become a respected industry leader.
The Group consists of a range of enterprises including industry leading group training providers WPC Group and Next Gen Jobs, charitable enterprises the Skilling Australia Foundation the Future Gen Foundation and an international youth skills and employment policy advisory arm, through which we consult to and advise governments on the development of work-based learning initiatives in both Australia and internationally.
Strategic talent development: a skilled, agile, and diverse workforce
Our visionary CEO, Nick Wyman,
IWSI Australia collaborates with enterprising businesses, nonprofits, and governments on growing pipelines of top-notch talent to meet dynamic workforce needs. Our partnerships increase financial performance and produce meaningful economic impact for the community and beyond.
has been doing this for 30 years
Nick and his team
The IWSI Australia team works with more than 750 people, 300 employer partners and 15,500 apprentices in 40 occupations.
make it happen
A jobs revolution is upon us
we need to throw out models that no longer work. We must abandon old assumptions and embrace new ways of
thinking - including what a successful educational and career path look like. All it takes is a shift in thinking.
ONE OF A KIND
BLAZING THE TRAIL
No Formulas HereWhile we have loads of experience and a track record
packed with substance, our approach is elastic.
Employers' needs evolve.
IWSI Australia evolves along side you
Practical strategies backed by timely researchIWSI Australia informs its extensive practice in skilling up workforce and local economies with a significant body of research, analysis, and education policy consulting.
We are guided by, and deeply aware of, what works and doesn’t work in talent development.
Nick Wyman is a globally respected speaker and author of a myriad of publications on applying real-world solutions to challenges companies and communities face in closing the skills gap.
Our international team knows who is doing what and where around the world.
Information sharing and collaboration are at our core