Learn, work and live locally

The Swan Hill Connect U website also includes the Swan Hill Regional Joblink portal, connecting local employment connecting local employment opportunities to local job seekers. As a critical part of the Connect U initiative it is seen as a vital link in ensuring that current and projected economic growth can be translated into ongoing meaningful employment for local job seekers.

Seek the benefits that this initiative provides by joining the community here.

For Job Seekers

It is estimated that between 2,900 and 4,400 jobs will need to be filled in and around Swan Hill by 2020. These jobs are said to be predominantly in the areas of horticulture, agriculture, hospitality and tourism, construction, manufacturing, transport, logistics and automotive, retail and health and social assistance. (Source: Victorian Skills Commissioner. 2017 Regional Skills Demand Profile. The Mallee.)

The Swan Hill Regional Joblink is a one-stop-listing of jobs advertised in and around Swan Hill. By becoming a member of the Connect U community you can:

  • Find local jobs quickly and easily
  • Receive local job alerts
  • Create or upload your resume on the AirCV located within the portal, allowing you to apply for jobs from any mobile device - anywhere, anytime
  • Keep up to date with education and training opportunities, job expos and available job search support
  • Share jobs and opportunities you find with your friends and family via social media

To find out more and connect with local businesses and industry sectors join here.

For Employers

Swan Hill and the region is poised for growth, requiring a supply of locally skilled workers to underpin this growth. It is estimated that that the future taskforce demand will require between 2,900 and 4,400 new workers from 2017 – 2020. If these estimates are realised, the Region is likely to face significant labour shortages. (Source: Victorian Skills Commissioner. 2017 Regional Skills Demand Profile. The Mallee.)

The Swan Hill Regional Joblink is a smart, cost free way to recruit quality local staff to meet the job shortage demand in your industry. Using this easy online system all you need to do once joining the community is to simply upload your job advert onto the portal (using easy copy and paste functionality) and your job will be advertised to all local jobseekers.

What are the advantages of employing local talent?

  • Value adds to the local economy, strengthening your business brand
  • Reduces travel times, delivering employees who are more consistently on time
  • Local employees show much greater loyalty to their work place
  • Value adds to the workplace through local networks
  • Maximises use of local knowledge for your business

To find out more and connect with local businesses and industry sectors join here.


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