Tag: NWDA

NWDA on hunt for potential interns

NWDA on hunt for potential interns

| 29/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The National Workplace Development Agency is looking for people to join in its National Internship Programme. The NWDA said this initiative provides opportunities for unemployed young adults to get practical experience and develop their skills. Launched in 2014, the programme has had a nu [...]

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Rivers urges tourism sector to give locals jobs

Rivers urges tourism sector to give locals jobs

| 28/08/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The employment minister is urging employers in the tourism industry to offer real job opportunities for local people and remove any artificial barriers preventing them from being employed. Speaking at a recent networking drive organised by CITA and the NWDA, Tara Rivers also told would-b [...]

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NWDA calls for Wine School applicants

NWDA calls for Wine School applicants

| 12/06/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Future sommeliers or people interested in the hospitality industry will soon be able to take part in a wine training programme offered by the National Workforce Development Agency to learn all about the art of wine. The NWDA has partnered with Wine School 3 to offer several schola [...]

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Job agency introduces specialist accounts training

Job agency introduces specialist accounts training

| 11/11/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): As local people continue to face an uphill struggle to find work, fourteen job seekers completed a Colour Accounting training course recently via the National Workforce Development Agency, which experts say will help them in their job hunt.

Described as a “revolution [...]

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NWDA must send suitable candidates for jobs

NWDA must send suitable candidates for jobs

| 12/08/2014 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): There have been too many instances where candidates who are ill-equipped for the position are sent to the local businesses by the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA), according to Chamber of Commerce President Johann Moxam. It’s important to ensure that suitably qu [...]

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Employment agency looks for accountability from job hunters

Employment agency looks for accountability from job hunters

| 23/07/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Job seekers registered with the NWDA who appear to have trouble holding down a job will now be accountable and employers will be required to say why they did or did not hire an applicant sent to them by the National Workforce Development Agency, according to Employment Minister Ta [...]

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Technology improvements at NWDA

Technology improvements at NWDA

| 21/07/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): There have been significant improvements to the technology to support the system at the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) regarding both the website as well as the various database interfaces, according to Employment Minister Tara Rivers, who said that improvements woul [...]

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National Internship Programme launched

National Internship Programme launched

| 14/07/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): The target group for the National Workforce Development Agency’s new National Internship Programme is college students studying locally or abroad, according to Employment Minister Tara Rivers. However, she said it is also open to others who may want to “try before the [...]

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‘Vast improvements’ at NWDA

‘Vast improvements’ at NWDA

| 14/07/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Generally the feedback about the changes that have happened at the National Workforce Development Agency have been positive, according to Employment Minister Tara Rivers, who said that a number of clients have noticed the vast improvements from where the agency was [...]

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