TB Construction is committed to supporting a range of local community projects and sporting teams as we believe in supporting our community that supports us. This includes we incorporate Corporate Social Responsibility across all of our actions including procurement. That is why we use Helping People Achieve to provide services for logo designs and workwear for our company to support employment for people who are disadvantaged in the community.
We support the following community organisations, sporting clubs and charities:
INDIGENOUS EMPLOYMENT STRATEGIES
It is our commitment to provide employment opportunities to local Indigenous people aiming to employ 50 percent of our staff to train and work in the Construction Industry. TB Construction has invested time and resources to train and mentor our Indigenous staff through learning, motivation, personal and financial support. Sustaining employment will allow us to provide on-going work and opportunities for our Indigenous workforce.
TB Constructions seek to:
Indigenous mentoring will be provided to Aboriginal employees:
- To ensure effective employment equity and skills development in the company and its sub-contractors throughout the project;
- To create Indigenous jobs; and to build the professional skills and number of Indigenous people and Indigenous enterprises in these fields.
- To promote positive local socio-economic impact from the project to the benefit of small and medium Indigenous enterprises, the disadvantaged and youth
- To achieve effective partnerships with Indigenous stakeholders;
- Provide an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees are encouraged to achieve their full potential.
- Celebrate the knowledge, skills and history of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders and recognise the cultural diversity this knowledge brings to the workplace.
- Provide a workplace where cultural, social and religious systems practiced by Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islanders are respected.
- To ensure that a substantive proportion of the companies subcontracting, and procurement is to Indigenous enterprises;
As a mentor, we believe we have a significant role to play in shaping your mentee’s career and in contributing to the future capability of your company. There is a range of activities that frequently make up our contribution, they include:
- modelling desirable behaviours and attitudes;
- helping the mentee understand the values of our company;
- actively listening to the mentee;
- sharing your own relevant stories and experiences;
- helping the mentee to identify their goals;
- providing opportunities for learning and reflection;
- coaching the mentee to develop new skills;
- offering career advice;
- guiding the mentee to achieve objectives;
- providing insights into the culture of our company;
- offering constructive feedback; and
- providing regular encouragement.
We believe to be good mentors TBC offer support, direction, validation, motivation, and most importantly encouragement and understanding of cultural obligations. TBC believes our mentoring role is a rewarding one which we equally benefit from.