Before deciding what to study at which university, high school graduates should consider the drop-out rates, early-career employment prospects and lifetime earnings their program is likely to yield.
When it comes to tackling unacceptable forms of work, lessons can be learned from the global South.
Isolation at work can be unhealthy. But it can also be a good thing – as this researcher found out when he walked solo from Melbourne to Sydney.
The system of welfare conditionality that underpins Universal Credit is ineffective at moving people off social security and into work.
While many jobs are being replaced by technology, those that participate in the making of (good) social experiences for people are bucking the trend.
Research suggests that 70% of people will experience an illogical sense of being a phoney at work at some point in their careers.
Tips help, but government policy should focus on progression and skills first.
Urban growth has had much less impact on commuting distances and times than media reports would suggest. The explanations include jobs being widely dispersed and residents' adaptable decision-making.
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?