With most of our major economies facing a workforce crisis by 2030, the Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) visa program is helping to plug the labour gap in the Australian market. Since it was introduced last year, there are more temporary visa holders than ever Down Under - in fact it's the seventh most popular destination for travelling talent. Here's what else is happening in the Australian TSS visa landscape one year in.
More people on more short-term visa types means greater difficulty managing your business’s compliance obligations. We take a look at how the temporary visa landscape has changed over the past year since the 457 Visa was abolished in Australia.
As of 1 July 2019, Australia’s transition to Single Touch Payroll is complete. But do you know why employers who aren’t vigilant about visa checking could run into serious trouble?
Hoping to work or study in the United States? You might like to think twice about your social media posts because now, all visa applicants are required to disclose their social media user names.
Daniel Chilcott, General Manager of Learning and HR Services at Programmed, has some crucial advice on how companies can manage their risk appetite with new hires. Implementing a standardised approach to screening in your workplace can significantly minimise the risks associated with recruiting.
You do your due diligence by conducting the necessary background checks on incoming employees, but do you routinely re-check them post-appointment? If not, you could be putting your business, staff, and customers at risk.
Single Touch Payroll is an important weapon in the Australian government’s fight against illegal hiring practices. Here’s how to keep your business out of the firing line.
Holcim’s National Recruitment and Retention Manager Garth Quinn reveals his strategies when it comes to hiring for a global leader in the building and construction sector.
Brooke Irvine, Senior Manager Club Services at Gymnastics Australia, explains how CVCheck's background screening solutions help them find appropriate and qualified people to build a strong support team for their athletes.
Searching for a job even when you’re gainfully employed can be disheartening, but if you’ve been out of the workforce for a while, job seeking is a much more daunting task. Here are our top tips for those getting back to work after a hiatus.
Many professionals want to gain work experience abroad, and teachers are no exception. Find out how your Australian teaching degree could land you a teaching job overseas.
The new TSS working visa comes with strict regulations and a higher chance of penalties. Immigration law experts explain how sponsoring businesses can establish compliance processes to protect themselves against legal liability.
The 457 working visa has been abolished, and the rules are changing for businesses that sponsor foreign workers. Along with stronger enforcement of the new regulations, fines for non-compliance have increased. Here's what every recruiter needs to know to avoid breaching the laws.
As the body responsible for staging Australia’s greatest horse-racing event every year – the Melbourne Cup – Racing Victoria needs to make sure everyone they employ is made of the right character.
If you’re a business owner or hiring manager who employs foreign staff, you’re responsible for your staff’s compliance, and are at risk of heavy fines if you don’t follow the new regulations.
Australia is home to five of the top 20 most liveable cities in the world. This makes it an appealing destination to people from all around the world. So what do you need to know if you've just moved here? Find out here.