It takes the right person with the right attitude to succeed in the trades. Someone with grit, determination and endurance. These are the kinds of strengths that women have and that the industry needs.
If opportunity doesn’t knock, build the door. To help, we’re running BCITO & Mitre 10 Building Women Nights to introduce women who want to get into the trades, to local employers, who are all about the right attitude apprentice.
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If you’re changing career or returning to work as a mum, building and construction is a career that’s mentally stimulating, financially rewarding and flexible for raising a family.
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Sofie always knew she’d do something different. Now she gets to mix it up, outside of work
Victoria feels she can do anything. Maybe that’s because she can.
Martin puts his employees’ families first, which seems to be why his company’s thriving.
Steph never dreamed she’d employ this many people. But there’s a reason she keeps growing.
Jake’s a walk-the-walk type of boss, when it comes to hiring women.
Keith says the key is finding good attitude people. He’s found that with Chloe.
Greg and Matt have been employing women for over 15 years, for good reason.
Holly’s painting homes, and a pretty awesome picture of her life.
Rachel reckons it takes a certain strength of will to be in the trades.
Carpentry is Chloe to a T. But she’s had to be strong to stand up for it.
Rachel and Mike Thurston own RMT Builders. But the impact they make isn’t only on clients.
Chelsea’s a can-do sort of person. And wants every other woman to realise they can too.