5 BENEFITS OF EMPLOYING INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS
ADDRESS LABOUR SHORTAGES
there are skill shortages or it is expensive to fly staff in and out, employing local indigenous people to fill jobs is a positive.
REPRESENT THE COMMUNITY
helps develop trust, better engages indigenous customers and will likely lead to deeper relationships where customers’ needs are better met.
DIVERSITY IN THINKING
unique skills and knowledge of indigenous Australians can add value in the marketplace.
government departments and corporations ask for evidence to show how a company is investing in greater equality for indigenous people. Holistic employment strategies will help win these tenders.
employment outcomes for indigenous jobseekers is a key element in providing economic independence, which addresses the longterm disadvantage many face.