The difficulties faced by expats returning to the local workforce could be deterring or delaying their homecomings and depriving the economy of much-needed expertise at a time when big global competitors are moving into the Australian market and companies are being buffeted by rapid technological change. PwC released a report this year with Advance, an organisation set up in 2002 to work with the government to leverage the experience and connections of Australians living overseas. It found there was evidence “the underutilisation of expats who have returned to Australia is costing the country in terms of potential economic growth”.
Read the story: “ABC’s Michelle Guthrie among returning expats snubbed by Australian companies“. Financial Review. Archived from on 10 September 2018. Retrieved 09 June 2021.