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Idris & Co is a leader in Indigenous recruitment and retention support.

We specialise in developing proven and innovative strategies to engage the Indigenous audience and contribute to diversifying your workforce. Our point of difference is the ability to provide a specialised service that is delivered by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander professionals, through the design, implementation and review stage of your Indigenous programs.

Employment and recruitment campaigns

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Idris & Co can help your organisation develop the right framework to ensure your Indigenous recruitment and retention measures are effective and targeted to the intended audience.

We can assist by implementing a range of initiatives, including;

Managing recruitment campaigns using culturally appropriate channels, such as community information sessions, testimonials and industry networks to attract Indigenous talent to your organisation.

Proving communications advice to tailor existing messages to reach and engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders jobseekers.

Review recruitment processes and suggest initiatives to make it easier and more personalised for Indigenous jobseekers.
      
The creation of Indigenous Employment Strategies and associated project plans.

Corporate workshops

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Idris & Co can develop and deliver workshops or training to your organisation. We apply a three-step approach to all of our corporate workshops.

1. Identifying the relevant stakeholders both internally and externally.

2. Creating a workshop on your specific Indigenous initiatives such as your Reconciliation Action Plan or Indigenous Engagement Strategy.

3. Guiding you through the process of implementing your initiatives and discussing any foreseeable issues.

Our workshops are facilitated and designed by Indigenous experts who can provide first hand knowledge and advice.

Communications strategies

Knowing how to communicate with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders is essential in attracting them to work for your organisation.

We have an experienced public relations expert and former journalist as part of our team who can create tailored communication strategies. Our services include;

Media Relations; promoting your message to the media and target publications whether that is print, broadcast or online media. We can assist at all stages of dealing with the media from preparing a media release, organising interview and briefing materials for your spokesperson and liaison with the Journalist.

Copywriting for advertising materials; We can develop the right messages and content to reach the Indigenous audience through advertising materials.  We can also provide advice on which mediums to target for your advertising campaign.

Event Management; Idris & Co can assist with all stages of your event  from planning through to implementation and evaluation. For example, we can help you promote your Indigenous initiatives through a culturally appropriate launch event.

Indigenous Talent; Idris & Co can provide high profile Indigenous representatives to deliver you message to various audiences.

Cultural Awareness Training packages

Idris & Co can create tailored packages with specific industry scenarios to increase your employees understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. We do this by;

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Developing learning forums to educate training participants on the history, culture, practices, and the issues effecting Indigenous Australians. 

Revise your existing packages to ensure information reflects current issues and trends.

'Train the trainer' to ensure your employees are fully equipped to deliver and develop cultural awareness training packages for your organisation in the future.

Our specially designed training packages vary in length and content to suit your needs.

 

 

Training support and mentoring programs

Idris & Co can help you to develop procedures to enable your organisation to support mentors, team leaders and buddies of your Indigenous workforce.

We do this by;

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Working with you to develop and deliver Indigenous specific mentoring programs.

The design, implementation and evaluation of frameworks that enhance mentoring relationships.

Create processes to ensure cultural support is provided to managers and those dealing with Indigenous staff.

Reconciliation Action Plans

Reconciliation Action Plans (RAP) are an integral part of any organisation that wants to engage with Indigenous Australians. 

It is important that your RAP is achievable, whilst benefiting both parties. Idris & Co can assist your organisation in achieving this by;

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Hosting RAP workshops that apply our three-step corporate workshop approach to identify areas of action and commitment.

Assisting in the RAP approval process from Reconciliation Australia.