Helloworld Campbelltown Mall is a family owned store that has been established for some 15 years. The Temple Family are from Macarthur. They employ a staff of seven and specialise in both Domestic and International Travel.
Management at Helloworld has been offering one week work placements to Macarthur young people since 2001. The students are studying Tourism as part of their HSC and Helloworld Manager, Vanessa Baxter, enjoys giving them an opportunity to learn about her industry in a hands-on environment.
The Year 11 and 12 students get to put in place what they have learnt in the classroom. Duties include mail, ordering brochures, data entry, issuing insurance policies, collating documentation and using specific holiday IT systems.
Vanessa encourages other Macarthur businesses to join the MWLP program. She says “Get behind the young ones. They have got to learn. I love it – especially sharing the knowledge of the industry.”
As this month’s outstanding winner, Helloworld will receive profiling in the Campbelltown, Camden and Wollondilly editions of the Macarthur Chronicle, one month’s free advertising on C91.3FM, exposure on www.mwlp.com.au and thanks to United Cinemas Narellan, Grand Seating movie tickets.
To find out how your business can become involved in hosting HSC students for week-long work placements, please phone Peter Miller at MWLP on 4625 1863 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Areas of interest other than Tourism are Automotive, Business Services, Construction, Entertainment, Hospitality, Information Technology, Metal & Engineering, Primary Industries and Retail.
It’s a great way to showcase your business and it’s free. Business of the Month – helloworld