The Carer Payment: A Double-Edged Sword For Young Carers

September 20, 2017 . by Employment Solutions

The Carer Payment provides a valuable source of income to approximately 9,600 Australians aged 16-24 who provide unpaid care and support to a family member…

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Get Ready For The New Work Order

August 18, 2017 . by Employment Solutions

Held in November, the 2017 National Employment Solutions Conference will examine the changing face of work and the workplace and the impacts on sector professionals. Bronwyn…

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Research Finds Money Most Important for Job Seekers

August 10, 2017 . by Employment Solutions

Rising living costs and other financial difficulties are prompting Australians to prioritise salary over perks and convenience when choosing jobs, a study recently found. The…

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Shift Needed in How Young People Find Work

August 3, 2017 . by Employment Solutions

With youth underemployment at a four-decade high, career development practitioners believe young Australians need to be shifting how they find work. The Brotherhood of St…

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Australia’s Millennials Struggling on Every Level

June 14, 2017 . by Employment Solutions

The global financial crisis didn’t gut the job prospects of Australia’s millennials, the baby boomers took care of that. Australia’s 4.3 million young people aged…

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Tourism industry urged to put youth to work

Bias toward backpackers with a second language may be part of the reason Cairns’ youth unemployment is nearing 30 per cent despite a tourism boom…

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NSW Announces $10M Impact Investment for Youth Unemployment

The New South Wales Government has allocated $10 million in its 2016/17 budget for a social impact investment targeting areas of the state with high…

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Underemployment, confusing economics and a higher Australian dollar

In Australia: unemployment is 5.7 per cent; underemployment is 9 per cent and near a record high (6.6.16). What’s more, there is a strong case…

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Unemployment surges to 12-year high in Australia

6.4 per cent –  youth jobless figure hits 14 per cent Economists had expected an extra 13,000 new jobs in July, leaving the unemployment rate…

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Is graduate unemployment rate really 47%? Asia

A British Council sponsored report on graduate unemployment in South Asia, published earlier this, year has generated a media storm in Bangladesh. Prepared by the…

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