Transform your workforce
Business Chamber Queensland knows business, and we know that attracting, hiring, and retaining the right people is one of the biggest constraints on business growth. To help employers address the labour shortage, we are proud to deliver the Workforce Evolve program, a Queensland Government funded e-learning program designed to help employers think differently about who they hire and how to retain them in the future.
Within our community there are many who are motivated to work, or work more, but who have historically been under-represented in the workforce. These diverse groups include women with family or carer commitments or escaping domestic violence, First Nations Peoples, the LGBTI community, those with disabilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, and mature aged workers.
With some changes in approach and the use of inclusive employment practices, the Workforce Evolve program will help employers develop a recruitment strategy to unlock a new segment of job seekers from these under-represented groups and in doing so, enrich their organisation with the right skills and diverse contributions.
Delivered via 6 fully online, flexible modules, Workforce Evolve will give employers the skills they need to make the most of this diverse and inclusive workforce. Each module includes the option to book an Coaching Session with a Workforce Coach for personalised learning support at each stage of the program.
This e-learning program is FREE, and is open to any employer in Queensland.
"Workforce Evolve provided me with great insight into my company’s recruiting and retention practices as well as how to better improve my company’s strategy for diversity and inclusion. The courses provided an abundance of new information and also confirmed things I already knew. As a business owner, I found this program super helpful and encourage other business owners to register as well."
- Phil Boike, Managing Director, Conveyor Products Pty Ltd
Plan Your Workplace
A meaningful and sustainable business plan is crucial to identifying your recruitment needs and opportunities. Learn how to write a business plan, review your organisational structure, environment, and culture to help inform recruitment strategies.
Secure your Employee Value Proposition (EVP)
To attract and retain the right people, you need to demonstrate why your business is the right place for them. Developing your EVP provides the basis for recruitment strategies, helping to create a diverse workplace to attract the right people and maximise engagement and retention.
Design your Workplace & Workforce
Attracting and retaining new types of employees requires new approaches. In this module you will learn about workforce planning, flexibility, inclusive recruitment processes and job design, and the importance of policies and position descriptions.
Empower your managers with knowledge to effectively navigate inclusive management practices to support a new and evolving workforce. Topics include recruitment strategies, supporting diverse needs at work, performance management and employment legislation.
Prepare your Workforce
Your team is your biggest asset. Give them the tools to embrace and manage their evolving workplace. Learn the principles of change management and tactics for how to shift the workforce mindset to support diversity and inclusion.
Support your Workforce
Effectively supporting a diverse workforce requires an understanding of the key elements of the employment relationship. Learn about employer obligations, employment entitlements, workplace rights, termination and restructuring requirements for all stages of your workplace’s evolution.
This Workforce Connect Fund project is proudly funded by the Queensland Government.