Recruiting for diversity
RMIT University is an inclusive university, which makes its student population highly diverse. For businesses with an inclusive employment strategy, a diversified workplace can only bring new perspectives and greater awareness of business opportunities in an increasingly diverse market place.
Just as RMIT provides programs and support to a diverse group of students, here are some links to help your organisation move towards inclusive recruitment.
Department of Immigration and Citizenship information for employers
Diversity@Work.com.au provides strategy, consultancy, education and advice on diversity dimensions including age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, socio- economic background, culture, faith, ethnicity and language
Business in the Community is an independent UK business-led charity that engages businesses to have a positive impact on society through diversity and a range of activities and research projects. The site contains resources, case studies, statistics and other publications related to diversity and corporate social responsibility.
The Overseas Qualifications Unit provides advice on Australian recognition of qualifications gained overseas.
The National Indigenous Cadetship Project (NICP) is an Australian Government initiative that improves the professional employment prospects of Indigenous Australians. Employers in both large and small business can access a wide range assistance to employ Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders.