Governments face disruption by the private sector and social unrest unless they embrace new technology. Here, Prime Minster Justin Trudeau meets a robot in Edmonton last May as others look on.
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Government is about to be disrupted by technology in the same manner as major industries. It's about time.
Women shipfitters working on board the USS Nereus at the U.S. Navy Yard in Mare Island, circa 1943.
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Thousands of American women moved west to take advantage of wartime employment opportunities during WWII. For some, this version of the California dream was temporary; for others, it lasted a lifetime.
Jobs have been a constant theme of the Labor government’s campaign for a second term in Queensland.
Queensland Labor claimed it has 'created 122,500 jobs – more than four times the number of jobs created under the Newman-Nicholls government'. Is that right? We asked the experts.
High level interpersonal and problem solving skills are what will make you employable in a digital world.
Despite the hype about STEM skills, research shows interpersonal, problem-solving and entrepreneurial skills will make you more employable in the 21st century.
It is easy to forget that the James Bond franchise is firmly set in the world of work. Bond's evolution reflects changing attitudes to the workplace.
In the balance.
Employers increasingly expect employees to take responsibility for ensuring a healthy work-life balance.
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The rise of robots and new technology threatens to take over many jobs, but just how many is still up for debate.
Census figures show remote Indigenous communities are falling behind.
Looking past the headline Census figures, we see divergences between rural and urban Indigenous populations, and the young and old.
Healthcare is becoming increasingly important in a services-led economy.
Australia is increasingly a services-led economy. The health sector is not only a big employer, but health care is an important factor in worker productivity.
BMW recently opened a factory for aging workers in southern Germany.
Employers who cater for their ageing workforce will get better staff productivity and engagement levels
Harvey Weinstein (third from left) faces allegations, but it’s not just a problem in showbiz.
The nature of the entertainment industry has always made some more vulnerable.
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It's the first nationwide strike ballot since tough new legal requirements for industrial action were introduced.
Pilots are in high demand.
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There is a global pilot shortage which could soon affect all airlines.
A survey of young voters reveals a lack of engagement in politics.
Approximately 15% of employed people whose main job is in arts or recreation services industries have more than one job.
We can expect to see a rise in part-time employed people using second jobs as a solution to insufficient hours in their main job.
Ford and Dominos have teamed up to deliver pizza by driverless cars in a public test in Michigan.
Domino's Pizza and Ford have teamed up to offer pizza delivery via driverless cars in Michigan. Is it the way of the future?
Is the jobs glass half full or half empty?
Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable claims there is no evidence that immigration impacts wages. Is he right?
President Macron meets the CFTC union president Philippe Louis during talks at the Élysée Palace.
Amid wider reforms to labour law, proposals to reduce subsidised jobs for the unemployed raise concerns.
Between them, Go-jek and Uber have at least 300,000 accounts registered as freelance drivers in Indonesia.
Indonesia revised a regulation on ride-hailing services to ensure fair competition. But the government has yet to address the job insecurity issues that drivers face.
The option of “holding out” for a permanent job looks increasingly risky as these opportunities dwindle.
The costs of casual work are now outweighing the slim benefits in wages (and even those are not as much as they used to be).