Offshore Recruiting Presentation June 2008

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Offshore Recruiting Presentation June 2008

  1. 1. OffshoreRecruiting The Solution to Australia’s Skilled Labour Shortage
  2. 2. The Purpose of Offshore  Recruiting: • To Provide A Good Solution to Australian Businesses’ shortage of professional and skilled labor by recruiting Professional and Highly Skilled workers from the Philippines
  3. 3. Why Should You Hire Workers From  The Philippines? • 3rd Largest English‐Speaking Nation in the  World (next to the UK and the USA) • Filipinos are highly sought after worldwide as  professionals and skilled workers • Strong Work Ethic • Highly adaptable to different countries,  cultures, and work situations
  4. 4. What Are The Benefits of Hiring  Workers from the Philippines? • Adds long‐term value to the client • Productivity Gains • Significantly reduced attrition rate • Absenteeism in existing workforce  decreases • Having a 4‐year commitment to  the employer or sponsor means  having a stable workforce
  5. 5. What Kind of Skilled Professionals Are  Available for Recruitment? • Welders • Shipwrights • Boilermakers • Architects • Machinists • Engineers • Carpenters • Geologists • Mechanics • Metallurgists • Panel Beaters • Draftsmen • Spray Painters • Accountants
  6. 6. How Do We Know If The Filipino  Workers We Hire Are Qualified? • 3 Skill Assessment Centers • Thorough testing and strict evaluation process • Free Training and Development Courses • DIAC does own reference checks • Filipinos Are Known Worldwide for being  skilled, professional, and highly adaptable  workers (11 Million Filipinos Live and Work  outside of the Philippines)
  7. 7. Why Should We Use The Services  of Offshore Recruiting?  • 18 Years of Extensive Experience • Successfully placed Filipino workers  in many workplaces in Australia • Workers Employed Queensland, New  South Wales, Northern Territory, and  Western Australia
  8. 8. Why Should We Use The Services  of Offshore Recruiting?  • Directly Employs Internationally  Qualified Welding Inspector (CSWIP) • Employs Australian Standard 1796  Certificate #10 Welding Supervisor • Employs QLD Workplace Health &  Safety Officer
  9. 9. Why Should We Use The Services  of Offshore Recruiting?  • OR is A Strategic Partner of  Commerce Queensland – QLD’s  Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  10. 10. 3 Steps to a Qualified and Skilled Workforce Offshore Recruiting follows 3 Simple Steps in providing you with a skilled and qualified workforce. OSR pools qualified OSR coordinates OSR conducts applicants to undergo with pre-departure face to face interviews, licensed migration seminars and OSR skills tests, English agents and monitors both the exams, prepares employer and medical checks, and for application for employee identification or sponsorship and satisfaction. background checks. Visa application. English Proficient Highly Trained Qualified Worker Health and Physical Requirements Visa Requirements
  11. 11. Allegations and Concerns  about Hiring Overseas  Filipino Workers (OFWs) – And The Truth
  12. 12. Are Overseas Workers Exploited? • ABSOLUTELY NOT.  • They are paid the same as Australian  Workers • They are subject to the same awards • They work the same hours • They work in the same conditions • All legal papers are in order (457 Visa, etc)
  13. 13. Will Australian Workers Lose Their Jobs  to OFWs? • Australia currently has a 4%  unemployment rate • In some cases there are more jobs than  there are workers! • This forces some employers to employ  under‐qualified Australian workers • Aim is to train Australians whilst utilising OFWs in short term (4 years)
  14. 14. Will the influx of OFWs erode pay and  conditions in Australia? • Strict Immigration Controls • Minimum Wage Requirements  Strictly Followed • 38 Hour Week
  15. 15. Will OFWs Bring Diseases into  Australia? • NO. DIAC requires Tuberculosis Checks • In Addition, We Do Basic Medical Checks • Hepatitis A & B checks • AIDS Checks
  16. 16. Is There A Potential For Racial Tension? • Overseas Filipino workers are welcomed  by the majority of workforces • Development of friendships between  Australian and Filipino workers as  relationships become established in work  places
  17. 17. Conclusion • Australia needs OFWs to meet economic  demands • They are Professional, Highly Skilled, and  Committed • They are not exploited and are not taking  Australian jobs • Everything is done legally and according to the  law
  18. 18. The Bottom Line: 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!
  19. 19. Terms and Conditions • 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.
  20. 20. • 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.
  21. 21. • 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 workquot; overseas or in the  assigned position, immediately upon arrival in  Australia to commence work;
  22. 22. Tap the Best Skills for the Future Contact Offshore Recruiting Today www.osrecruiting.com.au evan@osrecruiting.com.au Australia Phone: +61 (7) 3503 6741 Fax: +61 (7) 3161 0565 Mobile: 401 648 846 Perth Phone: +61 (8) 6430 1825 Philippines Phone: +63 (2) 910 7920 Fax: +63 (2) 637 4820

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