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Hiring Outside the Box – Build your recruitment toolkit – Learn about DEWR's latest – Webinar Series

This story was first published on Monday 9 October 2023. If you wish to use this content, please contact media@dewr.gov.au to confirm that the information is still current.

Our new series Hiring Outside the Box promotes building diverse and inclusive workplaces.

In August 2023 the department launched a new series, Hiring Outside the Box.

These short, 30-minute webinars profile different recruitment strategies to help businesses develop inclusive and diverse workforces.

Helping employers and businesses improve their hiring practices ensures a broader pool of talent is considered for jobs across the country.

Initial feedback from the first webinar, which featured industry experts such as Diversity Council Australia, included:

  • “Love the short sharp format and real-life success stories”
  • “Loved this webinar, seriously inspiring and has got my mind ticking!!”
  • “Everything was explained really well”
  • “Thank you very much for the excellent information”, and more!

The next webinar will focus on tips and benefits to hiring mature age workers on Wednesday 11 October at AEDT 1 pm. There are a range of benefits to hiring a mature age worker, such as increased productivity, experience, and reliability.

If you’re a business or employer looking for practical tips to build your recruitment toolkit, and looking to hire diverse candidates for a more inclusive workplace, tune into one of the webinars or visit the links below for more information:

Correct at time of publication.