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  1. 1. Offshore Recruiting The Solution to Australia’s Skilled Labour Shortage
  2. 2. The Purpose of Offshore Recruiting: <ul><li>To Provide A Good Solution to Australian Businesses’ shortage of professional and skilled labor by recruiting Professional and Highly Skilled workers from the Philippines </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why Should You Hire Workers From The Philippines? <ul><li>3 rd Largest English-Speaking Nation in the World (next to the UK and the USA) </li></ul><ul><li>Filipinos are highly sought after worldwide as professionals and skilled workers </li></ul><ul><li>Strong Work Ethic </li></ul><ul><li>Highly adaptable to different countries, cultures, and work situations </li></ul>
  4. 4. What Are The Benefits of Hiring Workers from the Philippines? <ul><li>Adds long-term value to the client </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity Gains </li></ul><ul><li>Significantly reduced attrition rate </li></ul><ul><li>Absenteeism in existing workforce decreases </li></ul><ul><li>Having a 4-year commitment to the employer or sponsor means having a stable workforce </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Kind of Skilled Professionals Are Available for Recruitment? <ul><li>Welders </li></ul><ul><li>Boilermakers </li></ul><ul><li>Machinists </li></ul><ul><li>Carpenters </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanics </li></ul><ul><li>Panel Beaters </li></ul><ul><li>Spray Painters </li></ul><ul><li>Shipwrights </li></ul><ul><li>Architects </li></ul><ul><li>Engineers </li></ul><ul><li>Geologists </li></ul><ul><li>Metallurgists </li></ul><ul><li>Draftsmen </li></ul><ul><li>Accountants </li></ul>
  6. 6. How Do We Know If The Filipino Workers We Hire Are Qualified? <ul><li>3 Skill Assessment Centers </li></ul><ul><li>Thorough testing and strict evaluation process </li></ul><ul><li>Free Training and Development Courses </li></ul><ul><li>DIAC does own reference checks </li></ul><ul><li>Filipinos Are Known Worldwide for being skilled, professional, and highly adaptable workers (11 Million Filipinos Live and Work outside of the Philippines) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Why Should We Use The Services of Offshore Recruiting? <ul><li>18 Years of Extensive Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Successfully placed Filipino workers in many workplaces in Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Workers Employed in Queensland, New South Wales, Northern Territory, and Western Australia </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why Should We Use The Services of Offshore Recruiting? <ul><li>Directly Employs Internationally Qualified Welding Inspector (CSWIP) </li></ul><ul><li>Employs Australian Standard 1796 Certificate #10 Welding Supervisor </li></ul><ul><li>Employs QLD Workplace Health & Safety Officer </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why Should We Use The Services of Offshore Recruiting? <ul><li>OR is A Strategic Partner of Commerce Queensland – QLD’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry </li></ul>
  10. 10. OSR pools qualified applicants to undergo face to face interviews, skills tests, English exams, medical checks, and identification or background checks. OSR coordinates with licensed migration agents and prepares for application for sponsorship and Visa application. OSR conducts pre-departure seminars and OSR monitors both the employer and employee satisfaction. <ul><li>English Proficient </li></ul><ul><li>Highly Trained </li></ul><ul><li>Qualified Worker </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Physical Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Visa Requirements </li></ul>Offshore Recruiting follows 3 Simple Steps in providing you with a skilled and qualified workforce. 3 Steps to a Qualified and Skilled Workforce
  11. 11. Allegations and Concerns about Hiring Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) – And The Truth
  12. 12. Are Overseas Workers Exploited? <ul><li>ABSOLUTELY NOT. </li></ul><ul><li>They are paid the same as Australian Workers </li></ul><ul><li>They are subject to the same awards </li></ul><ul><li>They work the same hours </li></ul><ul><li>They work in the same conditions </li></ul><ul><li>All legal papers are in order (457 Visa, etc) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Will Australian Workers Lose Their Jobs to OFWs? <ul><li>Australia currently has a 4% unemployment rate </li></ul><ul><li>In some cases there are more jobs than there are workers ! </li></ul><ul><li>This forces some employers to employ under-qualified Australian workers </li></ul><ul><li>Aim is to train Australians whilst utilising OFWs in short term (4 years) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Will the influx of OFWs erode pay and conditions in Australia? <ul><li>Strict Immigration Controls </li></ul><ul><li>Minimum Wage Requirements Strictly Followed </li></ul><ul><li>38 Hour Week </li></ul>
  15. 15. Will OFWs Bring Diseases into Australia? <ul><li>NO. DIAC requires Tuberculosis Checks </li></ul><ul><li>In Addition, We Do Basic Medical Checks </li></ul><ul><li>Hepatitis A & B checks </li></ul><ul><li>AIDS Checks </li></ul>
  16. 16. Is There A Potential For Racial Tension? <ul><li>Overseas Filipino workers are welcomed by the majority of workforces </li></ul><ul><li>Development of friendships between Australian and Filipino workers as relationships become established in work places </li></ul>
  17. 17. Conclusion <ul><li>Australia needs OFWs to meet economic demands </li></ul><ul><li>They are Professional, Highly Skilled, and Committed </li></ul><ul><li>They are not exploited and are not taking Australian jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Everything is done legally and according to the law </li></ul>
  18. 18. The Bottom Line: <ul><li>Your business will benefit and you will be contributing more to Australia’s economy when you hire committed, professional, and highly skilled workers from the Philippines through Offshore Recruiting. You Can Start Now! </li></ul>
  19. 19. Terms and Conditions <ul><li>The AGENT guarantees that they will replace (one time only) a worker who is found to have performed serious form of misconduct that led to his immediate repatriation back to The Philippines or for those workers who on his own accord decided to resign and return to the Philippines within the probationary period of the worker. This is provided that the COMPANY is not at fault and that due process was strictly observed. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>The AGENT does not accept responsibility for the work performance of the worker if the worker has been selected by the COMPANY or its representative, however the AGENT will replace the worker if the worker is unable to carry out the duties for which he was originally recruited by the AGENT within the first three (3) months of employment. The AGENT will replace the worker free of charge. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>The AGENT shall pay for the airfare of the worker back to The Philippines where the worker is declared by the authorized Physician to be &quot;unfit to work&quot; overseas or in the assigned position, immediately upon arrival in Australia to commence work; </li></ul>
  22. 22. Contact Offshore Recruiting Today www.osrecruiting.com.au [email_address] Australia Phone: +61 (7) 3503 6741 Fax: +61 (7) 3103 4588 Mobile: 401 648 846 Perth Phone: +61 (8) 6430 1825 Philippines Phone: +63 (2) 910 7920 Fax: +63 (2) 637 4820 Tap the Best Skills for the Future