New research shows recruiting high-skilled immigrants leads to a 'meaningful' increase in innovation – and even more than spending money on research and development.
With the unemployment rate at about the lowest level in almost 50 years, how much lower could it go? An economist explains.
Tech companies that have been wary to hire anyone over 30 are missing out on skilled workers.
Many millions are in need of short-term credit to supplement poor and exploitative pay.
A new study suggests perceptions of how strongly people of color identify with their race can have a big impact on their job prospects and how much money they earn.
In April 2017 the IPSP surveyed a representative sample of US adults about what makes a job a good one. Respondents put money and atmosphere first, two very different and complementary criteria.
Increased work effort not only predicts poor well-being, it may be bad for your career.
Non-stop working cultures comes at the expense of the quality of our lives and our health.
The rise of professional couples has added to the complexity of ensuring overseas assignments are a success for both employer and employee.
The president says he's fighting his trade war because a generation of free trade has failed working-class Americans. An economist explains why tariffs will only make things worse.
New legal boilerplate in corporate merger agreements signals just how important #MeToo has become – not just as a social movement but as a business risk.
Most workers are still employees, not casuals or gig workers. So what has changed to increase the insecurity of workers?
Most Australian workers are fairly relaxed about their own job security, but they do worry about the risks of poor management and outsourcing to cheaper labour.
Schools can't equip students with all the skills they need once they start work, especially STEM and digital skills. Here's one way they can better prepare their students for life after school.
With most new jobs going to women, their workforce participation rate is growing at nine times the rate for men. But, while participation is on track for parity in a decade, pay is another matter.
As the workforce ages, it's important to celebrate age diversity. We challenge five myths about older workers.
A White House Council concluded that the war on poverty is "largely over." But, while poverty among seniors has declined, poverty among adults and children as changed little over the last 40 years.
There is very little evidence that overall labour market insecurity is getting any worse. Trends are stable for rates of casualisation, churn, self-employment and multiple job holders.
And it doesn't involve immigrant bashing. Quite the opposite.
In addition to the jobs claim, Liberal MP Sarah Henderson said 65,000 new businesses had started in the last year, compared to the closure of 61,000 businesses in Labor's last year. Is that right?