IWI News


The latest news from Ralph Hunter on the international recruitment topics that apply to you.


Recruiting Overseas Skilled Technicians

In my previous article, I discussed how Australia’s significant skill shortages in the automotive trades evolved. In this article, I will discuss the implications of skills shortages for the industry and a solution to address those skills shortages. Typical responses...

Speed V Quality

I am constantly being asked to coach tradesmen on this ever present issue. Employer: Tradesman is not working quickly enough, therefore costing me money. Me: How long has he been working for you? Employer: 3 maybe 4 weeks? Me: Does he know that you would like him to...

Why are there skills shortages in the Motor Trades?

The Motor Trades Association of Australia in August 2017 released a report indicating that Australia had significant shortages of motor mechanics (over 16,500), diesel mechanics (over 2,500), plant mechanics, panel beaters…Many dealers must be wondering how did we get...

In Work International

Australian Recruitment

We work with international partners located in The United Kingdom, Europe, Malaysia, The Philippines, The United States of America and Korea to recruit workers and specialists to Australia.