Hunter Region Virtual Jobs Fair

The Hunter Region Virtual Jobs Fair was held on 24 September 2020, where job seekers, employers and employment service providers were able to network and interact about the jobs on offer in the Hunter region.

Date: Thursday 24 September 2020
Time: 9.30 am – 1.30 pm AEST
Location: On your computer or tablet. It’s all online!
Register: Registrations have now closed

The virtual fair allowed you to chat with businesses online and discuss job opportunities and career options in the Hunter region. There was also a number of online presentations throughout the day to help you get job ready and secure your next role.

Representatives from businesses were online throughout the event to answer questions about the jobs on offer.

Exhibitor list

  • ABBTF - Bricklaying Apprenticeship jobs 
  • Aboriginal Employment Strategy
  • Academy Sheetmetal
  • Access Industries
  • Adventist Senior Living
  • Aged & Community Services Australia
  • Allambi Care
  • Amanda’s On The Edge Restaurant
  • Andor IT
  • APM Employment 
  • Apprenticeship Support Australia
  • Apprenticeships Are Us
  • Aruma Supported Employment (formerly House with No Steps)
  • ASA Mid-Career Checkpoint Program
  • Australian Unity
  • BAE Systems Australia
  • Boeing Defence Australia
  • breakthru
  • Brighter Access
  • Career Transition Assistance
  • Central Coast Group Training 
  • Compass Housing 
  • CozWine
  • Defence Force Recruiting
  • Dress for Success
  • Estia Health Tea Gardens 
  • HammondCare At Home
  • Hunter New England Local Health District 
  • HVTC Skills Highway PaTH Program 
  • IHG - Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
  • Interview & Resume Services
  • Joblink Plus
  • LabourCo
  • Lake Macquarie City Council
  • Maroba Caring Communities
  • MAX Employment
  • Mercy Services
  • Naval Shipbuilding College
  • NovaCare
  • Novaskill
  • RSL Lifecare
  • Skillsroad
  • Songbird 
  • SYKES Australia
  • TABMA Apprentices & Trainees
  • Teralba Bottle Shop
  • The Royal Freemason's Benevolent Institution 
  • The Salvation Army Employment Plus
  • Uniting
  • Youth Express (KauKan)

Workshop schedule

Time Workshops
10:30 am Are you thinking of starting a Business?
Find out what The Business Centre offers, how to connect and how they support people thinking of starting a new business.
11.00 am Getting yourself work-ready
We’re all for the S-word. Like, Skills (sharpening them). Strengths (our sources of success). Space (to explore and survive as many experiences as possible). Soul-searching (to find out what makes you tick). Skillsroad wants youth to flourish.
11.00 am Give yourself the competitive edge
Position yourself a step ahead of the rest by understanding what local employers are looking for and maximising opportunities that came your way.
11.00 am CozWine Harvest job opportunities and application tips
Hear in more detail about current harvest job opportunities in the Hunter region with CozWine along with job application tips for the industry.
11.30 am Searching for jobs online as a mature-age job seeker
Learn about digital job search processes including tips on video interviewing and how to stand out in a competitive environment. The Career Transition Assistance program supports job seekers 45 years + to build skills and confidence to gain a competitive advantage in the job market.
12.00 pm 30+ home businesses you can easily start
Learn the pros and cons of working from home, along with a few ideas to get you started
12.30 pm Create your own job – what you need to know to start a business
Designed for people who want to explore what it takes to start their own business.