A social enterprise and online platform that connects refugees with businesses

  • Refugee Talent is a social enterprise and online platform that connects refugees with businesses.

  • It aims to ease the difficulties faced by many refugees who struggle to gain their first local work experience in a new country, despite their qualifications and transferable skills.

  • Refugee Talent offers a digital platform that connects skilled refugees with job opportunities in such a way that benefits both.

  • The philosophy of Refugee Talent is simple. Gain local experience; Improve your long term prospects

  • Refugee Talent assists refugees at various stages in the employment process; reviewing resumes, preparing refugees for interviews, giving local industry insights, matching refugees with businesses and supporting them after the placement.

  • Refugee Talent also coordinates and hosts , speed dating events in which companies have the opportunity to meet refugee talent from a range of industries and backgrounds.

  • Community or refugee organisations can refer refugees in the community to Refugee Talent.

  • Refugee Talent also gives presentations around the country to help people sign up.

  • The organisation now has 50 employers on board, and has 160 clients.

  • Refugee Talent is self-funded. It receives a commission from long-term employment contracts which funds their services. It also plans to expand into other parts of Australia and even New Zealand.