About TEMI

The Employee Mobility Institute is Australia’s peak industry body specifically focused on global workforce management, including talent mobility. Its mission is to advocate, promote, represent and support the growth of the Australian / New Zealand Talent Mobility Industry.

Australian Working Holiday Visa Age Limit Increases

By |2018-12-05T12:28:38+00:00December 5th, 2018|Australian immigration, Compliance, Duty of Care, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Strategy|

Australian Working Holiday Visa Age Limit increases for citizens of Canada and the Republic of Ireland Working holiday visas allow people aged between 18 and 30 from certain countries to holiday and work in Australia. The visa is valid for an initial 12-month stay in Australia from the date of arrival. The visa holders can [...]

Topia’s Asia Pacific presence continues to grow

By |2018-11-27T09:53:46+00:00November 27th, 2018|Mobility, News, Talent Management, Technology|

TOPIA grows its APAC presence. Topia is thrilled to be steadily growing its presence in the APAC market, with our new Customer Success Manager, Chantelle Perez, joining Rebecca Applewhite and Nick Martin in the Melbourne office. Who is Topia? Topia is the unifier of your global mobility ecosystem, by providing a software platform that powers [...]

Assignment Experience Redefined – Hannah Richardson Reveals BGRS’ Ambitious Plans

By |2018-11-16T16:57:14+00:00November 16th, 2018|Assignment Experience, Case Studies, Expatriates, industry trends, Policy, Strategy, Talent Management, Technology|

BGRS identifies the juxtaposition between the ‘on-demand culture’ and ‘experience personalisation’ as a future mega trend set to influence the Talent Mobility Sector.   Hannah Richardson is a respected leader in the global employee mobility sector. Based in London, Hannah holds the role of senior vice president and general manager for EMEA and APAC. She [...]

Nicola Milks Mobility Opportunities For Fonterra

By |2018-09-19T12:47:45+00:00September 19th, 2018|Aligning Global Mobility, Career, Case Studies, Coaching, Cultural Diversity, Duty of Care, Expatriates, Global Mobility Professional, Global Talent Pipelines, Mentors, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Remuneration, Strategy, Talent Management, Technology|

When an opportunity to move to New Zealand to accept a role with global dairy giant Fonterra came up, Nicola Spencer didn’t look back. It was a far cry from the HR role she held for a Sydney engineering consultancy in various human resources roles and was ready for a fresh challenge. The Sydneysider has [...]

Labour Market Testing Exemption

By |2018-09-07T10:42:30+00:00September 7th, 2018|Australian immigration, Compliance, Duty of Care, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Strategy|

Australian Immigration Update TSS Visa & Labour Market Testing   The good news is that there are now more exemptions to Labour Market Testing. The Labour Market Testing (LMT) requirement is mandatory under the Temporary Skilled Shortage Visa (TSS) visa subclass 482 unless the applicant is exempt. This exemption has been expanded and now, for [...]

Australia – New TSS Visa

By |2018-09-07T10:22:00+00:00September 7th, 2018|Australian immigration, Compliance, Duty of Care, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Strategy|

The long anticipated TSS (Temporary Skilled Shortage), subclass 482 visa comes into force on 18 March 2018. Say Goodbye to the 457 Visa!   A quick recap on what we are currently working with: - The Short-term stream, under which overseas workers whose occupations are on the Short-term Skilled Occupation List will be able to [...]

Skilling Australians Fund – Commenced Sunday 12 August 2018

By |2018-09-07T10:07:50+00:00September 7th, 2018|Australian immigration, Compliance, Duty of Care, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Strategy|

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has advised that the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF) will commence this coming Sunday 12 August. What is the SAF? The nomination training contribution charge offsets expenditure from the Skilling Australians Fund (SAF). The SAF is a training fund administered by the Department of Education and Training. The SAF will [...]

The Changing World of Work

By |2018-06-19T17:32:38+00:00June 19th, 2018|Cultural Diversity, Global Talent Pipelines, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Skills, Strategy, Talent Management, Technology|

In this issue, Deborah de Cerff, TEMI Founder, talks with Brynne Kennedy, Topia CEO, about the opportunities and challenges global mobility has for today’s changing workforce. Brynne Kennedy, Founder / CEO Topia Three major trends have changed the nature of work today: (1) an increasingly global and complex inter-dependent economy, (2) changing demographics [...]

Top 3 things To Look Out For When Responding To Recent 457 Visa Program Changes

By |2017-06-26T12:22:28+00:00June 26th, 2017|Aligning Global Mobility, Australian immigration, Expatriates, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Remuneration, Risk, Strategy, Uncategorized|

By Amanda Tinner June 2017 With so many changes to the Australian visa program already implemented and further changes to be implemented over the next nine months, what should HR people now be asking themselves, what should they be planning for and what should they be telling the business? Longer Lead Times Looking at the [...]

Overcoming The Repatriate Challenge

By |2017-05-01T16:35:32+00:00March 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

In today’s economy the need for businesses to develop a global mindset in their leaders is no longer a luxury but rather a competitive necessity. As a result the percentage of Australian companies offering their employees the opportunity to live and work overseas continues to increase even within these volatile and uncertain times. However expatriate [...]

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