Molly McDonald has been working as a Business Administration Trainee at John Cook & Sons since commencing her traineeship in November, last year. When the new social distancing laws were introduced there was concern that Molly’s hours would be reduced or she would be stood down.
Together, with Molly and John Cook & Sons, TABMA have managed to keep Molly in full time employment so she can continue her partnership.
While following social distancing guidelines, Molly has been able to work four days a week, and one day at home studying online with guidance from TABMA Trainer, Colin Taranto, via Zoom.
Molly has been enjoying learning about the timber industry and yard operations, while helping with customer service and accounts duties such as looking over invoices to match the bank statements.
Molly’s supervisor, Brittany, is a former TABMA trainee and is now passing her knowledge on. “I am very thankful to TABMA and John Cook & Sons for giving me this opportunity” says Molly “I am now looking at Certificate IV options once I complete my Certificate III”.
TABMA would like to congratulate the team at John Cook & Sons for finding solutions during this challenging time to continue investing in Molly’s future.
If you are a TABMA Employee or Host Employer and are concerned about having work hours reduced, please contact your field officer for assistance.