Unlock refugee potential

We match refugees with employers

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Information for Refugees

We help match you to jobs, that reflect your level of expertise and experience.

  • Gain LOCAL Experience

    Refugee talent will work with you on your journey. 

    Our team will work with you to present yourself in the best light for employers. We will review your CV, sharpen your interview skills and give you local industry insights which will aid you in getting  the right work placement.

  • Use YOUR skills

    Excel in using the skills you’ve already earned. 

    You already have the skills and experience, now we will help you use them in Australia. Getting the right job fit for you, is what we do best.

  • Improve LONG TERM prospects

    Your career journey lies ahead of you

    Each step on your career path, will lead you to your ultimate goal. Short term work placements will improve your long term career goals by giving you local experience, industry knowledge and contacts.

Information for Companies

Discover highly skilled talent, engage with global experience and add more diversity to your team

DISCOVER TALENT

Discover hidden talent, improve the skill base of your team and foster integration

EXPAND DIVERSITY

Engage with refugees who have global experience and add cultural diversity to your team

CHANGE LIVES

Improve the community outlook on refugee work opportunities

WANT TO HIRE? NEXT STEPS

  • SIGN UP
  • Sign up
    Create a profile
    Search our talent profiles
    Join our networking events & meet some of out talent in person
  • FREE
  • Temporary/Casual Contracts
  • Have a short term project or unsure of the amount of hours the candidate would work every week? Hire an On-Hire Employee and let us handle the shortlisting, contract and payroll.
    Our payroll fees include salary, payroll tax and superannuation.
  • $30-$60
    per hour
  • Permanent/Fixed Contracts
  • Hire a suitable candidate from us for a fixed or permanent placement (upto 12 months), for a fee of 10% based on the employee’s monthly salary package + GST.
    For example a 3 month fixed contract based on $50,000 per year, would be a upfront fee of $1374.
    We handle the screening, shortlisting and referee checks for you.
  • 10% Fee

ABOUT US

HOW REFUGEE TALENT CAME ABOUT

Refugee Talent founders, Nirary Dacho and Anna Robson met at the Sydney Techfugee Hackathon in November 2015. They joined together to solve the problem of refugees struggling to get jobs that match their experience in their new country. Their solution Refugee Talent – is an employment platform where companies can hire diverse talent across Australia and internationally.

Nirary Dacho

Nirary Dacho

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Nirary Dacho has a Masters in Web Science and more than 8 years experience in networking in the IT field. He was a lecturer at university in Syria and also worked as Manager for the Assyrian Human Rights Network.

Anna Robson

Anna Robson

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Anna Robson has a Bachelor in Sports Coaching/Bachelor in Sports Management. She previously worked in the Nauru detention centre for Save the Children and has worked for Queensland Police Service and the Canberra Raiders.

Our Advisory Board

Jason Li

Jason Li

Chairman of Vantage

Jason has over 20 years experience in law, corporate finance, general management and politics in Australia, the USA, Europe and China. He is the Chair of Vantage Asia Holdings, an investment and advisory group with interests in financial services, resources and technology businesses in Asia.

Chris Bennett

Chris Bennett

CTO of Dolby

With over 30 years of technology commercialisation experience, Chris has had a number of executive and investor roles both in Australia and internationally. Chris is actively involved in both global technology strategy and bootstrapping new ideas for Dolby Laboratories.

Lynda Ford

Lynda Ford

Director, iGen Foundation

As an internationally acknowledged specialist in community development, and Intercultural Cities Expert appointed by the Council of Europe, Lynda’s experience spans non-government, government, industry and public research organisations.

Nareen Young

Nareen Young

Professor of Indigenous Policy UTS

Nareen is one of Australia’s leading and most respected workplace Diversity practitioners and thinkers and managed two Diversity peak bodies, with enormous success, for over 15 years. Nareen was CEO of Diversity Council Australia (DCA) from 2007 to 2014.

Graham Willis

Graham Willis

Managing Director of Watermark Search

Graham has been in the Executive Search Profession for the past 14 years. He previously worked with one of the premier global search firms, initially as a consultant with a focus on the Technology and Professional Services sectors and he also had the opportunity to work with a number of Chairs in helping fill their board vacancies.

Tania Hyde

Tania Hyde

Strategic Advisor - Taylor Street Advisory

Tania is an experienced management consultant and communications professional with over 15 years’ experience as a leader and facilitator. Prior to TSA, Tania was at The Nous Group, BRW’s 2012 Best Management Consulting Firm, advising clients in strategic planning, organisational design and business improvement.

David Pattinson

David Pattinson

Business Director at Energizer

David is an experienced leader in FMCG, having spent over 20 years in marketing and commercial leadership roles within the sector across the Australian, New Zealand, Asian and European markets. He is currently the Business Director for Energizer Holdings, a global leader in the portable power and automotive sectors, for Australia and New Zealand.

Hichame Assi

Hichame Assi

MD APAC for KAYAK

As CEO of HotelsCombined Hichame led HC through its journey from start-up to scale-up and to a recent acquisition by Booking Holdings. Following the integration, Hichame is now Managing Director for APAC and Global Hotels within the KAYAK group. Hichame is a Third Culture Kid who is half Syrian and is particularly passionate about helping refugees, and young Syrian entrepreneurs.

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