Clinton talks about how the introduction of iPad really changed the game and the research he did to find options that could be combined with the iPad to build a solution that could simplify the paper-based administration into a digital solution that helped their Tradie business save time, money and a new way of doing business.
WE WANT TO SEE MORE FEMALE TRADIES. THAT’S IT. SIMPLE RIGHT?
Females make up less than 2% of Tradespeople in the Construction Industry. We partner with training providers and employers to help women enter into a trade role, become qualified and be supported on their journey. We are Tradeswomen who are here to support our current and future Tradeswomen.
The Vaccaro group are leaders in electrical, Air Conditioning and Security. We have a great discussion about the importance of business process, digitisation, operating systems, technology, communication flow, efficiencies, operations and job management. We then move onto the importance of being a family business, people, culture, motivation, performance and rewards
In this show Ash & JW are joined by Renee Boardman, The Founder and Director of Trade-O. We get to hear Renee’s journey and experiences as an automotive refinisher Tradie in New Zealand and the move to travelling and living in many parts of Australia before identifying the opportunity to improve the Tradie recruitment process and the launching of Trade-O to help Tradies connect.
In this show Ash & JW are joined by Tracey Wyber, Managing Director of Trackie Industries.
We start out by getting an understanding of Tracey’s journey in becoming part of the Tradie world and now the Managing Director of Trackie Industries.
In this show Ash & JW are joined by Rex Redden, Founder and Director of Groundplan. Rex takes us through Groundplan from start to finish and explains how Groundplan enables Tradies to simply and easily design, measure and estimate their plans online, collaborate with their team online to create visually stunning takeoffs, while Groundplan accurately estimates materials and labour.
In this show Ash & JW are joined by Bruno Efoti, Founder and Director of Tradies in Sight. Bruno is an inspiration as you will hear in this show. Bruno is a Tongan born and moved to Australia from a small village of 200 people to be now based in Dubbo, Western NSW. Bruno shares a very personal family story, becoming a chippy and the amazing contribution he and his wife have made in caring for kids.
In this show Ash & JW are joined by Chris DeVoy, Founder and CEO of Contraco. Chris shares his journey from the Tamworth to Canberra to study business management before working in a large commercial furniture company in the procurement, importing and exporting of furniture.
In this show Ash & JW are joined by Kimberley Smyth, Founder and Director of Hey Sista Plumbing. Kimberley shares her journey from a night shift machine operator to Tradie and her fascinating commitment to achieve this dream of being a Plumber. We talk about the early challenges and experiences of being a female apprentice moving into in a male dominated industry. Kimberley also describes her experiences in the juggling of family and career in the ambition in becoming a Tradie.
In this show Ash & JW are joined by Steven “Bomber” Hamilton, Founder and Director of Honeyweb. Steven starts by talking about his career and experiences as an AFL Footballer prior to starting on his journey into the world of social media and on-line marketing.
In this show Ash & JW are joined by David Palummo, Executive Account Manager at BizPay. David talks about his time in recruitment consulting and specialising in SME Tradie businesses and the construction industry, during that time he noticed their need for more flexible purchasing options in making payment for those type of services.
In this show Ash & JW are joined by Eliza Carbines, Founder and Director of Tender Relief. Eliza is located in Karratha in the Pilbara region of Western Australia and brings a wealth of experience in sales, business development and has spent many years in big industrial industries with vast experience in tendering and bids of $750M plus contracts.
In this show Ash & JW are joined by Matthew Cooper, Business Development Manager, Medibank.Matthew is a health insurance expert with many years experience within the sector and a fitness fanatic, particularly running and has a passion for health and wellbeing. Matthew shares how health insurance is important to business owners in looking after the needs of their people, used to engage, attract and retain as well as support their employees.
In this show Ash & JW are joined by Clint Hewish, Director and Founder of Concept Electrical Estimating with Jack Clarke, Director of CEE. They share their stories from stonemason and landscapers to Sparky’s to master estimators. They talk about their experience in working with large Tradie businesses and the expertise they developed in electrical estimating and structured processes during that time.