Alarming fall in printing apprentices

By Print21 A dramatic decline in printing apprenticeships in Victoria is a threat to the future of the industry, according to Chris Gander of leading printing recruitment firm JDA. The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) says in the 12 months to March 2016, the number of printing apprentices in training in Victoria was…

Are you ready for 2016?

Despite what we read in the Trade Media (sometimes we are our own worst enemy when it comes to promoting Print), here at JDA we have been very busy, and great employees are still hard to find. The disappointing trend, is so many of our good operational employees are looking outside our industry. Here are…

Time to Walk or Stay?

Are you Ready? In the process of de-cluttering, I came across an industry directory from 2008. Upon flicking through this, it was interesting to observe that five years on, a large percentage of the Employee’s named as Contacts, (key managers) in the Directory are no longer associated with the same Companies. So what does this…

“Easy ways to get more sales”

Easy ways to get more sales Sales Reps – who “owns” the customer?  It is fair to say, many companies are keen to find the Sales Rep that can “hit the ground running”, has an existing client base and huge network of prospects, thousands of dollars of business, and their only objective is to “get…