Meet future Thiess leader, Gaby Hawthorne
Thiess’ Gaby Hawthorne isn’t afraid to be bold and lean in.
In fact, she jumped at the opportunity to join the CIMIC Group graduate program.
“Thiess and the CIMIC Group have a good reputation of being one of the leading graduate programs in Australia,” Gaby said.
“Being part of such a large and diverse company in itself was really attractive.”
With on the job training, guided learning plans and leadership mentoring, Gaby said it was the perfect fit for her career development.
“Every day is so different. It’s great getting exposure to different types of work that I haven’t had the opportunity to be involved in before.”
Gaby studied a dual degree Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Psychology at Queensland’s University of Technology.
She said the graduate program, which consists of three eight-month rotations, was the perfect next-step and would help launch an exciting career in the resource industry.
“The graduate program gives you the opportunity to continue learning and developing your skills.
“It also provides exposure and networking opportunities that can help with future job opportunities.”
Gaby has worked as a graduate in Thiess’ Human Resource department for the past six months.
She said her team’s focus is to build employee capabilities and help establish talent pipelines throughout the business.
“My team is great. Everyone is always willing to help and they all have such a breadth of knowledge.
“I’ve enjoyed learning about the different specialties including recruitment and organisational structures.”
To learn more about the CIMIC Group graduate program, visit the Thiess website.