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Recruiting Staff

Mauritius has a young, well-educated, highly competent and productive workforce. The literacy rate is the highest in the region. In addition, the Government has invested massively in education and training to encourage young people to access new technologies to meet global standards. Further information on the various training and development programmes can be downloaded from the following link.

Employers recruiting local talents may use various channels ranging from government-aided mechanism to commercial channels.

Recruitment agencies
Employers may choose to outsource their recruitment needs to a recruitment agency. Some of the licenced recruitment agencies can recruit talents both locally and overseas. See list of Private recruitment agencies.

Advertisement of posts in specialized websites or newspapers
Running adverts in local newspapers and specialized websites is a popular way of attracting potential employees.

Employment Service of the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training
The Employment Service operates the Electronic Labour Exchange platform which is a free online interactive platform to enhance interaction between employers and jobseekers. Employers can register by visiting:

Work together with universities for specialized skills
If the business requires fresh graduates with specialized technical skills, the employer may choose to work with a university such as University of Mauritius or the University of Technology Mauritius or any other private tertiary education providers.

Moreover, an employer may also wish to recruit a foreign professionals.

Further information on the labour market and labour law can be consulted at the following link.