Talent & Immigration
Are you candidate rich, or candidate poor? Recruiting in 2021 – Part 2
What happens when you’re overrun with high quality candidates for the role you're recruiting? While the temptation might be to assume you simply cannot make a bad decision (so why run the full suite of selection steps); in order boost confidence and likely long term success, testing is in fact critical to add as much information as you can to the decision making processes.
Recruiting in 2021: Are you candidate rich, or candidate poor?
Recruitment is back on the agenda in 2021. However 2020 has created two seemingly opposite, but deceptively similar scenarios: some are overrun with high quality candidates for their roles, while others are experiencing a talent drought. In part one of this blog series, we discuss what happens to the recruitment process if there’s a talent shortage & the importance of psychometric testing & a consistent selection process.
The Global Talent Independent Stream
Over the years our Migration team have assisted eligible applicants who have an internationally recognised level of outstanding achievement in a sport, the arts, a profession or in academia & research, receive permanent visas. The Global Talent Independent stream was launched to invite highly talented, entrepreneurial applicants to Australia. Mapien’s approval rate success is an indication of our expertise in this area & puts us in a strong position to assist potential candidates for the GTI visa.
Immigration Matters: Labour Market Testing Requirements for permanent employer sponsored visas
With unemployment at an all time high, the Australian Government has now introduced an additional advertising requirement for applications being submitted for permanent employer sponsored visa applications.
Immigration alert | Labour Market testing changes and new PMSOL for travel exemptions
A new Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List (PMSOL) has been announced, designed to assist with priority processing of visa and travel exemption applications for key health workers and specified skilled migrants.
Are you recession proofing your internal development?
Don’t want professional development opportunities to grind to a halt from recession driven belt-tightening? One option that can recession proof your organisation’s internal development offering is formal mentoring. If you want to maintain a strong employee value proposition & retain strategically valuable knowledge in a highly cost-effective way, it’s time to give mentoring another look!
7 Focus Areas to Strengthen Culture
COVID-19 has tested the strategies of organisations across the world, exploiting fragilities and vulnerabilities in every industry. Our recent webinar brought together expert thinking and experiences to explore ways leaders, HR leaders, and business owners can recognise opportunities to strengthen their culture in today’s marketplace. Here are 7 relatable and helpful focus areas to help shape your team’s culture.
How’s your team’s culture?
What is making the difference between teams strengthening vs struggling through the various changes we’re navigating in our economy, workplace, and workforce? We’re constantly talking to leaders, business owners, and teams across industries and what we’re hearing is that some individuals and teams are feeling disconnected from the overall organisational culture.