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Sydney Meeting


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Betina Szkudlarek, Associate Professor, University of Sydney Business School

Topic:       Expanding your talent pipeliine through refugee recruitment

In this interactive session, Betina will share best practices and insights about refugee recruitment from a diverse set of Australian businesses. She will discuss avenues for employers facing the war on talent who are interested in hiring refugees to fill current skill gaps as well as entry-level roles to build a highly reliable and committed workforce. Participants will gain in-depth insights into the opportunities of refugee recruitment as well as learn what steps to take towards sustainable workforce integration of refugee jobseekers.

You can find the Employers’ Guide to Refugee Recruitment published by Betina and her team here:

https://www.sydney.edu.au/content/dam/corporate/documents/business-school/research/international-business/employers-guide-to-refugee-employment.pdf

About the speaker

Betina Szkudlarek is an Associate Professor at the University of Sydney Business School. Betina’s core research interests lie at the intersection of cross-cultural management, international HRM, and management of diversity. She has extensive experience publishing and consulting on the topic of refugee recruitment and workplace integration. Betina has worked with numerous multinational corporations and not-for-profits on fostering global leadership excellence. Beyond her academic commitments, Betina holds the post of Strategic Sustainability and Growth Consultant with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC).

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