Keeping busy helps out-of-work Aussies avoid the dole trap

February 19, 2018 . by Employment Solutions

Young people should do whatever work or training they can to avoid “doing nothing’’ and becoming trapped in chronic unemployment longer term. A report by…


3 charts that suggest Australian unemployment and economic growth will improve further in 2018

February 12, 2018 . by Employment Solutions

Of all the business indicators in Australia, few are as influential as the National Australia Bank’s (NAB) Business Confidence survey, especially the quarterly report which is…


49,000 extra jobs in regional QLD

February 5, 2018 . by Employment Solutions

Toowoomba is a shining example of how regional Australia will form the future of the nation and fuel its economic growth and jobs creation. From…


Health sector leads as Sunshine Coast jobs surge

January 29, 2018 . by Employment Solutions

A surging health sector led by last year’s opening of the Sunshine Coast University Hospital led job creation on the Sunshine Coast last year, keeping…


New Hub to Support Students with Autism into Employment

January 18, 2018 . by Employment Solutions

Students with autism, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and other neurodiverse needs will soon have greater access to employment opportunities through a new Queensland hub….


Breaking the Cycle of Intergenerational Unemployment

December 13, 2017 . by Employment Solutions

Hundreds of women have started work for the first time with the help of a jobs program designed to help them break the cycle of…


Why Coaching, Not Gadgets, is Key to Getting The Most Out of Employees

December 5, 2017 . by Employment Solutions

Forget the gadgets and “lifehacks” to increase productivity, my research with Julia Milner shows that managers need to become coaches to get the best out of their employees. Coaching…


LinkedIn Launches Campaign Encouraging Aussies to be More Open at Work

November 14, 2017 . by Employment Solutions

LinkedIn has launched a campaign encouraging Aussie employees to #BringYourWholeSelf to the workplace. Since “kids are never afraid to be themselves”, the campaign was launched with…


What’s Age Got To Do With It? Towards a New Advocacy on Ageing and Work

November 9, 2017 . by Employment Solutions

Get in quick and secure your seat for next week’s 2017 National Employment Solutions Conference! Professor Philip Taylor, Research Fellow at Per Capita will be…


The Workplace and the Law in Age of Social Media

November 7, 2017 . by Employment Solutions

Many of us love social media. As of August this year, in Australia Facebook had 17 million monthly active users (with 12 million logging in…