Category Archives: Social

Milestones and mentors

April 2016, marks Pertrain’s 35th anniversary and my 25th year with the company. During this time I have had some incredible experiences and been involved with some very talented people. So I thought I would share some of these experiences and acknowledge those people who helped shape this company and the type of Director that […]

Silly Season Safety

It’s that time of the year – the silly season. Aptly named, because this is often the time when safety takes a backseat to festive frivolity. Christmas lights come out, we eat too much, drink too much, spend too much and drive too far, often when we are tired and stressed. Keep your family, your […]

The doctor is in (Part 2)

Twelve months ago our boss had a big wake up call. He attended a free health check up and was told that he should go and see his doctor – ASAP. The diagnosis was high blood pressure and cholesterol. So the boss started a ‘get healthy’ journey and took our workplace with him. We were […]

Sunshine Coast Business Awards 2014 (Finalists)

Last Saturday the Pertrain Team attended the Sunshine Coast Business Awards as finalists at the Sunshine Coast University’s Innovation Centre. This was the 20th anniversary of the local business awards. While we didn’t win, it was great to see the award for our category (Knowledge Industries & Professional Services) going to another organisation focussed on […]

Creating a mentally healthy workplace

Creating a mentally healthy workplace

As an organisation, we are supporting Heads Up a workplace mental health initiative. Here are a few interesting facts and figures from them. 3.8 million employees in Australia regularly skip their lunch break with half claiming they are too busy. But research tells us that lack of personal time will actually reduce productivity in the […]

Moe-ning tea for mens health

Magnums, moe-iced cakes and frothy, moustache making milkshakes will be the order of the day at Pertrain’s moustache-inspired moe-ning tea, to raise money for Movember. Pertrain has been a proud supporter of Movember for a number of years and this year we are aiming to raise at least $1000 to support prostate cancer and men’s […]