PRESS RELEASE: Chance Conversation Leads to New Career

Chloe Energy, eNews, News, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

Pictured: Attendees at Mercury Energy event entering the Karapiro Power Station This time last year Mikaela Addy didn’t know what to do next. Her BSc in maths and earth science at Waikato University was nearly complete, and she had no idea where it would take her. A chance discussion with her flatmate led to a job she’d never considered, in …

PRESS RELEASE: Counties Power opens their doors to High School students

Chloe Energy, Our People, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

Lines company Counties Power held a career day for local high school students today to promote the industry to youth.  More than 20 students from Pukekohe High School, Onewhero Area School and Rosehill College participated in the event and learnt more about working in the electricity supply industry. Held in conjunction with the Girls with Hi-Vis® initiative run by Connexis, …

PRESS RELEASE: Fulton Hogan opens its doors to Canterbury students

Chloe Civil Trades, News, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

22 June 2018:  An enthusiastic group of Canterbury students enjoyed a ‘hands on’ day at Fulton Hogan in Christchurch this week – and it’s inspired the young women for a career in the Infrastructure Industry. Thirty-four students took the opportunity to explore wide aspects of Fulton Hogan’s operations – from surfacing to safety management to signs and graphics.  The open …

PRESS RELEASE: Attracting more women to the Infrastructure Industry

Chloe Energy, News, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

Girls with Hi-Vis® – attracting more women to the Infrastructure Industry 15 June 2018: Contact Energy’s Clyde Dam opened its doors yesterday for women to explore a career in the Infrastructure Industry. Forty-five women took the opportunity to tour the dam and take part in some ‘hands on activities’ in a bid to entice them to seek a new career path. …

PRESS RELEASE: Girls with Hi-Vis® opening doors to new careers for women

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, News, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

Wellington 29 May 2018:  Rewarding trade and technical careers for women are there for the taking within the infrastructure sector. The problem is women don’t always know about them. Addressing this recruitment challenge is a driving factor behind Girls with Hi-Vis® (GWHV), an annual initiative by Connexis, the ITO for the infrastructure sector held throughout the month of June.  GWHV …

May 2018 eNews is out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco, Water

The Connexis Industry May 2018 news is out now! Check out the May issue online. IN THIS ISSUE: CEO Message Apprenticeship in Water Treatment Launched New Qualification – We Need Your Input Connexis Signs Historic Agreement with Waikato Tainui Gateway – Want Exposure to Young Industry Talent? Record Numbers Sign Up For Girls with Hi-Vis® Annual Connection 2018 Update CCNZ …

May 2018 Trainee eNews is out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco, Water

The Connexis Trainee May 2018 eNews is out now! Check out the May issue online. IN THIS ISSUE: CEO Message NZ Apprenticeship in Water Treatment Record Numbers Sign Up For Girls with Hi-Vis® Annual Connection 2018 Update Connexis Signs Historic Agreement with Waikato Tainui Excavator Competition Winner Other Stuff You Wont Want to Miss  

PRESS RELEASE: Long work hours and diligent study pays off for young trainee

Chloe Civil Trades, News, Our People

Pictured: Allens United Drainage & Earthworks trainee Dylan Samson proudly accepts his Connexis Trainee of the Year award.  Joining him on the stage are Candice Tiananga, Connexis Careers Manager and Mark Baldock, Connexis Waikato Customer Services Account Manager. Hamilton April 24 2018:  Working long hours during the day and studying at night has paid off for a young Hamilton employee in …

PRESS RELEASE: Unison works with Connexis to triple number of trainees

Chloe Energy, News, Telco

An industry skill shortage in the energy infrastructure sector has seen one Hawke’s Bay company triple its intake of trainees. Unison Contracting Services Ltd currently has 12 new trainees working through its training programme with another six due to start next month. Previously the company has taken on six trainees in total per year. All but one of those initial …

National CCNZ Connexis Company Training Awards open

Chloe Civil Trades, News

The Connexis Company Training Awards are now open so make sure you get recognition for your company’s commitment to training and development of your people. These awards are now free to enter. There are three award categories based on company turnover: Up to $10M $10M to $100M $100M+ / Alliances Click here for the entry form, or contact Tricia Logan …