Regional Talent Insights™

Tim O'Brien, our Director and Regional Talent Scout, brings you his regular insights into regional jobs, skills and talent acquisition.  

  • Opportunities, opportunities, opportunities!!!

    Posted on Sunday, September 26, 2021 by Tim O'BrienNo comments

    Thousands of jobs and more than $3 billion of procurement opportunities throughout Central Queensland will be highlighted to the state’s resource and construction supply chain at an online industry conference in November. In a first for the industry, the online Connecting Coal Conference Queensland will present decision makers from seven major metallurgical and torbanite projects based in the ...

  • Conference highlights supply chain jobs and more than $3b of procurement opportunities in Central Queensland.

    Posted on Monday, August 30, 2021 by Tim O'BrienNo comments

    Thousands of jobs and more than $3 billion of procurement opportunities throughout Central Queensland will be highlighted to the state’s resource and construction supply chain at an online industry conference in November. In a first for the industry, the Connecting Coal Conference Queensland will present decision makers from seven major metallurgical and torbanite projects based in the Bowen ...

  • How to Win the Struggle for Regional Talent in Australia

    Posted on Sunday, August 29, 2021 by Tim O'Brien (7 minute read)1 comment

    As I write this at the end of August 2021, we are in the middle of the unprecedented global COVID-19 pandemic, with lockdowns currently in place throughout NSW, Victoria and ACT. Life and attitudes have changed markedly as a result of what we’ve all endured with COVID-19. That’s as sure as eggs are eggs, apples are apples, and the star of “Skippy” was not the same kangaroo through all the ...

  • Interview with Tim O'Brien, Jobs In Central Queensland's Director, for the Connecting Industry Podcast, August 2021

    Posted on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 by Tim O'BrienNo comments

    Tim O’Brien is the Director of JobSkillsNetwork , a business dedicated to recruitment and business growth for regional areas including Central Queensland via the Jobs In Central Queensland platform. Describing himself as a Business Talent Scout, Tim assists businesses in regional areas, including within the resource and construction industry, to source and attract the right talent, for their ...