RECRUITMENT FIRM RECOGNISED FOR WORK IN INDIGENOUS BUSINESS
Written on the 22 April 2015
SUNSHINE Coast company John Pearson Consulting has taken out top honours in the Indigenous Business category at the Australian Small Business Champion Awards.
The awards celebrate small businesses and how they contribute to their local community, as well as the country's economic development.
Finalists in the Indigenous Business category must be either owned, or must provide products and services for, Aboriginal people.
John Pearson Consulting was selected as the winner for providing training programs in remote areas, assisting business owners and providing professional opportunities for Indigenous Australians.
Director John Pearson (pictured) says it was a testament to the team and their commitment to achieving client success.
"We are determined to assist our nation's first people to realise their full potential and work together to achieve these dreams," Pearson says.
"This award is very important to us as a company and we are very proud to be acknowledged in an area we are truly passionate about."
One of the company's key initiatives, Indigenous Workstars, aims to match Indigenous job seekers with employers across Australia.
The recruitment program has placed more than 650 people into employment since 2010.