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Resources for new arrivals

Resources for new arrivals

If you’re staying with Convido Corporate Housing and are new to the city, you’ll probably want to settle in as quickly as possible and then start exploring your new town – but where to begin? Read on for our top tips for making a new city home and some of our favourite resources for new … Read more

Navigating Global Transitions

Navigating Global Transitions

By Margot Andersen For those who have lived abroad, or are embarking on resettling in a new country, you will know that sometimes it can feel just plain tough. Whilst the experience of international moves are exciting, most of us are caught by surprise at just how many ‘little’ things can actually unnerve us or … Read more

Australian visa application

Global mobility and the Temporary Skill Shortage visa one year on

Guest post by Chris Spentzaris, Fragomen Challenges businesses faced in the first year of TSS visa and outlook for the future On 18 March 2018 Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa replaced Australia’s flagship 457 visa. The most significant overhaul of Australia’s principal work visa program for two decades, the new TSS regime reflects a general … Read more

Wellness and the mobile workforce

Wellness and the mobile workforce

Wellness and the mobile workforce by Dr Nhlanhla Mpofu, Medical Director of Occupational Health at International SOS WHO defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity1.” Extending this definition of health has changed the traditional societal notion of a ‘healthy person’ from … Read more

Melbourne new year short term apartment stay special

7 Nights in Melbourne New Year Special

MELBOURNE APARTMENTS FOR NEW YEAR HOLIDAY! Enjoy a 7-night Staycation in Melbourne this Summer! We have a stunning selection of 1 bedroom apartments available in the heart of Melbourne at a discounted rate of $99 per night, for a minimum 7-night stay, over the Christmas / New Year holiday period. Enjoy a ‘home away from … Read more

Convido Corporate Housing has been shortlisted for The APAC EMMA awards

Convido shortlisted for The APAC EMMAs

The Forum for Expatriate Management- APAC Global Mobility Summit brings together global mobility professionals, industry experts and HR specialists. Taking place alongside the Summit, the EMMAs (Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards) celebrate success, best practice and innovation as well as the individual who has made an outstanding contribution to global mobility in the past 12 … Read more

Understand The New Visa Rules?

Understand The New Visa Rules?

The Australian visa system was always labyrinthine in its complexity, and just when you thought you understood it, along come some dramatic changes. The immigration law firm Fragomen, are acknowledged experts in the area. Partner, Chris Spentzaris, has written the following blog for the benefit of our clients who are grappling with these changes. Thank you, … Read more

Convido Corporate Housing sponsors The Rainforest Trust

Convido Just Protected Some Rainforest

I am very pleased to announce that Convido has become a sponsor of Rainforest Trust. Rainforest Trust purchases and protects the most threatened tropical forests, saving endangered wildlife through partnerships and community engagement. Through these highly effective partnerships, they can ensure sustainable results necessary for the long-term protection of tropical ecosystems and the wildlife they … Read more