Sarah Fitzgibbon, Author at AVTES

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Attracting and Retaining Hospitality Workers

An Industry in Crisis: Attracting and Retaining Hospitality Workers How You Can Have A Great Team And Profit Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ll know there are skill shortages across the entire hospitality industry. And it isn’t going away. Attracting and retaining hospitality workers continues to be an urgent and important issue for […]


Plan Your Way To Success In 5 Steps

How To Plan Your Way To Success In 5 Steps Why Plan Your Way To Success? If you don’t have a plan, it’s like you are going to an unknown destination without a map… We have worked with over 800 hospitality businesses in Victoria over the past 20 years and in our experience we’ve found […]


Apprenticeships and Traineeships Made Simple

Apprenticeships and Traineeships Made Simple If you’re like most hospitality business owners and managers, when someone starts talking about apprenticeships and traineeships you tune out. Sure you’re keen to train your staff, but it all seems too complicated… Wouldn’t it be great if you knew the basics so you could confidently find and implement training […]


Happy 20th Anniversary AVTES [Lessons For Life and Business From My Parents…]

Today is the 20th Anniversary of AVTES. On 12 December 1997 Chris and Louise Fitzgibbon registered the company Australian Vocational Training and Employment Services. It’s been a long journey. And while they are very modest and would never make a big deal about it, I think this achievement should be celebrated and congratulated. Since I’ll […]