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21/05/2008 6:39:53 AM

Martin Wren - CEO Nova Employment
Martin Wren - CEO
Nova Employment
Wednesday, 21 May 2008

Problems!

I've got more problems than you can poke a stick at!

Here's where we are at: To handle the present number of placements some of my staff have to bi-locate (only the very best can do this). To handle the present growth in job seekers we are running a constant hire and train program.

I think a dozen new workers come to Penrith next week and there are a dozen more on the way.

We have just moved in Richmond and Penrith. We are are on the move in Miranda, are rapidly out-growing Hurstville, renovating Tuncurry, having a hard look at Blacktown and maybe Katoomba.

Our intranet is about to be completely overhauled and our IT committment is growing with the new 'on-call' launched next week, our E-Zines now a monthly feature and a whole bunch of video stuff on the way.

Next month there are managers and staff forums, we presently have QA audits, my business plans have been overtaken by events (I failed to predict 30% growth).

Transition is bigger than we thought it would be. The RTO is going 'gangbusters' (and poaches staff !), we are signing new trainees with gay abandon (can you still say that?) there's a website to be developed, new courses coming on scope, a compliance audit, we're going to offer some superb programs towards the end of this year and in 2009.....

Actually, I think this might be the Pom in me. We've had worse. We've been through 2 recessions, struggled through 1m unemployed and fended off lunatic policy.

These aren't problems - this is a great time to be part of NOVA!

I'll keep you informed.



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