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  • New figures show disabled still not entering workforce by Iain Hopkins

    The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics show that since the early 80s, the number of people receiving the disability pension has increased by 280%.

  • Australia’s most attractive employers revealed by

    In the ultimate acknowledgement of an organisation having “passionate, raving fans”, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has been voted Australia’s most attractive employer at the third annual Randstad Award.

  • Inexperience+ kills work dream for oldies by External

    There is some doubt whether a newly elected Coalition Government will continue to fund the older worker initiatives; yet given the current Government's track record, they have a low bar to start from, writes Malcolm King.

  • High apprentice attrition rate cause for concern by Iain Hopkins

    Employer groups and unions are facing off over the alarmingly high rate of attrition among young apprentices.

  • Crane driver takes napping to new heights by Iain Hopkins

    A Melbourne office worker couldn’t believe his eyes when he looked outside the window to see a crane driver taking a nap on a ledge 25 metres off the ground.

  • Election battleground: workplace relations? by Stephanie Zillman

    The Labor government has flagged its intention to increase the number of employees who can ask for flexible working arrangements – are you abreast of what would change?

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