Thu, 23 Sep | Online Event

New ways to solve the skills shortage in Australian retail

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New ways to solve the skills shortage in Australian retail

Time & Location

23 Sep, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Online Event

About the Event

The retail industry is facing a skills shortage, brought on by a lack of international migration and a dwindling international student workforce.

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Join HR Evangelist, Andrew Banks and ARA CEO, Paul Zahra in this live webinar as they cover:

  • The state of the industry – why are we facing this hiring crisis?
  • How to attract high-quality employees in the retail industry
  • Why your candidate selection process is the wrong way around
  • How to leverage technology to make better hiring decisions
  • The benefits you can realise in speed-to-hire, cost reduction and employee engagement

What’s more, you’ll also have the opportunity to ask Andrew and Paul your most burning hiring questions.


Andrew Banks, HR Evangelist

Known as one of the ‘sharks’ on television series Shark Tank, Andrew is a serial entrepreneur with over 40 years experience in HR and a wealth of knowledge.

Paul Zahra, ARA CEO

Paul Zahra is a leading figure of Australian retail having worked in the industry for more than 35 years in senior executive and non-executive roles, including as former CEO and Managing Director of David Jones. Paul has also advised companies and boards on a range of areas including leadership, disruptive change, digital transformation, and diversity and inclusion.


Fleur Brown, ARA Chief Industry Affairs Officer

Fleur leads the Industry Affairs portfolio for the ARA. With an entrepreneurial background, Fleur was founder of Launch Group and the Nine Network’s Entrepreneurs TV and Founding team for TEDxSydney. Fleur is author of The Business of Being YOU - Personal Brand Secrets of Celebrities and CEO's.

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