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A Job Plan directed Nirmal on the path to success

Nirmal Singh migrated to Australia from India three years ago on a skilled migrant visa. He already had a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and some work experience. But when he arrived he found it difficult to find a job as he didn’t have an Australian qualification or work experience. (more…)

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Harmony Week brings light to solutions for skilled migrant employment

The Kaleidoscope Initiative team delivered a successful series of varied events for Harmony Week, which ran from 15 to 21 March 2018.

The program of events catered to a wide variety of audiences from the private, public and not-for-profit sectors; professional immigrant networks and newcomers; business leaders and those who are interested in harnessing the benefits of a diverse workforce.

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Understand how embracing cultural diversity can improve your productivity and bottom line

To celebrate Harmony Week the Kaleidoscope Initiative is holding a business breakfast on Thursday 15 March 2018 7.30am

Join our panel of international and national speakers in a series of events on the benefits of cultural diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Learn how we are partnering with employers in increasing workforce capacity to reap the rewards of a diverse workforce and in the process helping newcomers obtain employment. (more…)

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Free Workshop for Private Sector and Not-for-Profit/ Public Sector

Unlock your potential: building a diverse and inclusive workplace

This workshop is designed for the private sector, business owners, human resource professionals working in private organisations. There is an alternative session designed for Commonwealth, State and Local Government agencies and the Not for Profit Sector.

RSVP by 8 March – Secure your spot

Join the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) and the Kaleidoscope Initiative in an interactive workshop series designed to support organizations in building a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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Unlocking migrant and refugee potential – Mosayeb Khademi

Digital platforms, Refugee and Migrant Talent, connect skilled migrants and refugees with companies offering short and long-term job opportunities. Established in 2016 by social entrepreneurs Niary Dacho and Anna Robson, they have recently expanded into WA, offering businesses the opportunity to tap into their talent pools.
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Building a professional network – Tommy Adebayo

Tommy Adebayo migrated to Australia from Nigeria 16 years ago. Tommy arrived with an engineering degree and work experience obtained in his home country. However, in the absence of local references, professional and social networks, Tommy initially found the search for employment in Australia difficult.

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International Partnership between Kaleidoscope and the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC)

Kaleidoscope Initiative partnership with the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) to bring innovation in immigrant employment to Perth

The Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) has recently signed up as a formal partner of the Kaleidoscope Initiative. They will work with the City of Stirling and other partners to share their international expertise in immigrant employment, and workforce diversity and inclusion. (more…)

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