Entries by Talent Nation

Solar Thermal Power Plant Supporters and Locals Welcome Greenlighting of Port Augusta Project

The Port Augusta community and its clean energy supporters have welcomed the news that the world’s largest solar thermal power station will be built in the region. It was announced yesterday that US operator Solar Reserve would build the 150 megawatt power station known as the Aurora Solar Energy Project at Carriewerloo Station, about 330 kilometres north […]

$1.76M Offered To Increase Energy Efficiency

On Friday, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, announced the funding for owners and tenants to make their commercial buildings more energy efficient. Applications are now open from building owners, agents, tenants and facilities managers for the first round of the Better Commercial Buildings initiative. A grant could improve a building’s rating […]

#Blog: Exploring Impact in The Sustainability and Social Space

An update from Senior Consultant, Maxine Bazeley. Lately I’ve been working to expand my network at industry events and introduction meetings in search of the real impact roles within property. Early last month Richard and I headed to Sydney, where we connected with engineering, asset management, property fund and real estate clients. We spent this […]

#Blog: Thank You For The Thankless Jobs!

Thank you for the thankless jobs! Article by Richard Evans.  Earlier this year I came across an article that highlighted the most in-demand jobs in Australia for 2017. This list of top jobs stimulated a lot of discussion amongst our team here at Talent Nation. In particular we found one job, a Payroller, a little left […]

#Reflections: Being Bold for Change – An Evening with Tracey Fellows

Reflections by Maxine Bazeley. Last night I attended the CBRE offices in Melbourne for an International Women’s Day event organised by the YAICC. This group of young professionals had gathered to hear insights from the CEO of REA Group, Tracey Fellows. The interview led by YAICC’s Jodi Weinberg, began with some quick preference questions designed […]

#Blog: The SDGs and You.

The run into Christmas seems to be getting busier by the year and the phrase “limping to the finish line” rang true with a majority of people we were chatting to in 2016’s final weeks. We were no different at Talent Nation and it was a welcome relief when 5:30pm on December 23rd came around […]

Market pulse: Talent Nation reveals the sustainable job hot spots

Property infrastructure, energy and social enterprises are hot spots in sustainability, according to sustainable, environmental and energy recruitment specialist Richard Evans. Evans, who is managing director of Talent Nation and chair of the Banksia Foundation, says the consultancies are currently very busy. “They have been recruiting pretty heavily over the last six to 12 months […]

The Search for Purpose.

Now more than ever people are looking for more out of their careers. Employees want to work for purpose-driven organisations who are socially, environmentally & economically responsible and companies that value their people and their purpose, as well as their profits, are pulling ahead of the crowd. Every day we are seeing this more and […]