Lunch 'n' Learn @ Stone & Chalk (Melbourne)

15 Tips on Hiring Students

Monday 29 October 2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM | Stone & Chalk (Melbourne)


Ribit is a jobs matching platform for students and businesses from CSIRO’s Data61. Ribit connects entrepreneurial students with STEM and digital skills to startups and innovative businesses - for casual or part-time roles, projects and internships.

Startups and small businesses make up the the majority of small businesses in Australia. Ribit focuses on areas of skills shortages experienced by many startups and small businesses. By matching these to skills which many students already have or can easily learn, it creates an easy access pipeline for businesses to try new talent - something to help both sides in the context of a rapidly changing economy and future of work.

Ribit has developed a one hour interactive workshop that addresses the key things startup founders and business owners need to know about hiring the next generation of students. Evidence shows hiring students can help stimulate business growth and success.


If you’re an employer you will learn:

  • Labour laws and obligations
  • Pros and cons of different forms of engagements
  • How to support them and get the best out of students
  • Why engaging student talent is valuable for business growth

This interactive workshop will also cover:

  1. Writing a job description
  2. Attracting and hiring
  3. On-boarding and training

“Very informative with step by step advice on the hiring process.”

  • Elliot Miller, Hearoes (Founder & Creative Director)

“Useful information, demonstration and interactive discussion.”

  • Cate Ballantyne, Traped (Founder)


  • 12.00PM: Arrive and network over lunch
  • 12.15PM: Interactive workshop begins
  • 1.15PM: Option to have guided support and post your job onto
  • 1.30PM: Interactive workshop ends


This is a free event. However registration is essential.

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  • Startmate
  • LaunchVic
  • Stone & Chalk
  • CSIRO Data61
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