Talent & Immigration
Client Alert | Migration Update
CLIENT ALERT! It has been a big year for migration updates and changes to the migration program. Our latest migration update discusses the announcement removing the requirement for advertising on Workforce Australia and provides an overview of the key focus areas from the Government’s Migration strategy.
The test-taker is always the highest priority
It can be easy to forget the enormous amount of power we wield when using psychometric tests in any context. That is why, in any assessment process, the test-taker is always the highest priority. Find out the importance of a simple and ethically administered testing process here.
FAQ | Migration Matters
While there will be multiple changes made to the skilled migration program prior to the end of 2023, one of the imminent confirmed changes relates to an increase in the minimum salary level for the Subclass 482 and 186 visas, effective from 1 July this year. Our Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) provide some further clarification on both changes.
Migration Reforms May 2023
Late last week Minister Clare O’Neil gave an address to the National Press Club, outlining the Government’s proposed changes to Australia’s skilled migration framework. The proposed changes will represent a once in a decade overhaul of a migration system that is currently failing to deliver for Australia and its skilled migrants.
Immigration Update January 2023
It is no surprise that 90% of businesses expect to be affected by the staffing shortages in 2023. We continue to hear from clients across a broad range of industry sectors that they are struggling to fill their vacancies. The Australian Government is focusing on improving the temporary and permanent skilled migration programs in support of industry and reduce the impacts COVID-19 had on skilled migration programs. Here are some immigration updates from the last few months.
Global Talent | The Coveted Visa
The Global Talent Independent (GTI) continues to be an attractive option for applicants who fall within the scope of the target sectors and the salary required for this visa. However, there is another lesser known option under the Global Talent visa which embraces talent in all its forms and does not require an applicant to meet the strict sector and salary requirements of the GTI option.
Are you getting the most value out of your psychometric assessments?
Are you getting the most value from your psychometric assessments? When we talk about maximizing value, it’s not just about gaining the most out of the assessments during the selection process, or using testing as a section tool in the most efficient way possible, it’s also about saving big money down the line by protecting yourself from a costly bad hire.