Abstract submission opens March 2018
Individuals and organisations are invited to submit an abstract to deliver a:
- 30-minute oral presentation
- Visual poster presentation
- 90-minute Panel presentation
- 60-minute workshop presentation
All presentations need to address one or more of the Conference topics.
The abstract should be no more than 300 words and outlines the aims, contents and conclusions of the presentation. Abstracts should not include tables, figures or references.
All proposals will be reviewed by the Conference Program Committee. Presentations will be selected to provide a program that offers a comprehensive and diverse treatment of issues related to the Conference theme. Authors will be notified by e-mail of the outcome of their abstract.
Government policy and initiatives
- Parents Next, Transition to Work, Youth Jobs Path
- Regulation of sector, is it working?
The changing face of work and the workplace
- Transferable work skills
- GIG, challenges (temporary, short term work)
- Co-working (share workspace, not same employer)
- Non-traditional, hot desking (desk allocated to employees on rota basis)
Employee performance, engagement and retention
- Organisation culture
- Recruitment and retention
- Melding four generations working in a workplace
Overcoming barriers to employment
- Disability employment, implications of NDIS
- Migrants and refugees, CALD
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
- Low-socio economic job searchers
- Mature aged workers
- Models and programs, assisting the unemployed
- Internships, unpaid work
- Returning to work, injury, women and long term unemployed
- Coaching and skilling young people
- Job guarantee, how to be employable
- Career management skills in a digital age
- Engaging with youth and understanding changing needs
- Looking toward 2050, skills for the future
Vocational Education and Training (VET)
- Apprenticeships and Traineeships
- Skilling for employment
Mental health and wellbeing in the workplace
- Work Place Design
- Case studies, what works?
- Support in the workplace
Employment opportunities for rural and regional areas
- Decentralisation of government departments
- Telecommuting ( working from a space outside the traditional office)
Era of the entrepreneur
- Creation of jobs
- What skills are important?
Flexible employment arrangements
- Person centred
- Employer agreement & employee choices, work undertaken, hours works
- Age specific practices
- Dynamic work life, embracing flexibility
Terms and Conditions - National Employment Solutions Conference
All presenting authors will be required to register and pay in order to ensure their abstract is included in the final program. A discounted registration is available to all presenters. The deadline for presenting author registration is Friday 17 August 2018.
By submitting an abstract you give consent to publication of the abstract in Conference materials, including but not limited to, the Conference Blog, Book of Abstracts, Association Journal and Social Media.
All abstracts must be original work. The author is responsible for the accuracy of the abstract. All submissions must be completed electronically via the online submission form. If you are unable to submit in this manner, please contact the Conference Secretariat for further information.