How does Australia’s economic growth shape up against the G7 countries?
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Ahead of the Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook, minister for defence industries Christopher Pyne said a lot of jobs were created in 2016 and Australia has the highest growth rate in the G7. Is that true?
Trump made saving U.S. manufacturing jobs, and bringing back those lost, a centerpiece of his campaign.
Trump wouldn't be the first occupant of the Oval Office to try to bend companies to his will to achieve an objective, be it economic or merely political. JFK tried it with U.S. Steel in 1962.
Job seekers wait for employers searching for casual labour on the streets of Cape Town.
South Africa's proposed national minimum wage must not be seen as a solution for all the country's economic problems but as a floor to protect the most vulnerable workers.
Lucy Kellaway is leaving the Financial Times to become a teacher.
A look at the real causes of the teacher shortage in the wake of Lucy Kellaway quitting the FT for life as a maths teacher.
A police officer escorts migrants from a train at Hyllie station outside Malmo.
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Job prospects are not good for newly arrived refugees in Sweden. But better integration programmes will help.
An industry in crisis needs a government that can deliver help where it's needed.
A report has found there are not enough job vacancies for people with limited skill, education or experience.
A snapshot of the availability of jobs has shown limited employment opportunities for disadvantaged job seekers, indicating the need for a new approach to getting these people into work.
Labor’s Brendan O'Connor said fewer people are seeking work.
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Shadow minister for employment Brendan O'Connor said the labour force participation rate was in "free fall" and that this showed "people have stopped looking for work". Is that true?
Vocational education plays a role in providing opportunities for low-achieving school students to engage further in study and get a job.
Vocational Education and Training helps low school achievers up skill and avoid disadvantage in the workplace.
Western Australia’s government hopes its workers will look away from the mining sector towards industries like tourism and health.
Mining will continue to be a dominant force in Western Australia's future but the health sector is the more likely to deliver jobs and growth than tourism or agriculture, new research shows.
We are experiencing a proportional decline of men in Australian primary schools.
We have scholarships specifically targeted at women to redress the gender imbalance in STEM subjects. So why can't we do the same for men in primary education?
Will Congress take the handoff from the Fed?
Although the economy added jobs for a 72nd month – the longest streak since WWII – growth remains sluggish. Two economists argue it's up to lawmakers and the next president to pick up the slack.
Kaine (L) and Pence, Oct. 4, 2016.
One in five vice presidents becomes president. So we had scholars watching Tuesday night. Here's what they heard.
There’s little left of the Trump legacy in Atlantic City.
A study of the three casinos Donald Trump owned in Atlantic City shows they performed far worse than their rivals, losing more jobs and revenue.
Getting a job as a young person can be like a game of snakes and ladders.
Youth unemployment is a problem of demand. Cutting welfare payments merely punishes those young people who are most vulnerable to poverty.
Tankiso Motaung, an unemployed South African university graduate, takes his hunt for a job to the street in Johannesburg.
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Many young South Africans struggle to get a job due to the high levels of unemployment. But access to information, which is influenced by race and class, increases the chances of getting employed.
In 2015, one in five Australians aged between 16 and 24 spent at least a year out of employment, education or training.
Working life is becoming more fluid, if not precarious. We need to look at how our education systems are preparing young people for a changing workplace.
Robot workforce at the ready.
In a world where robots work better than humans, how will we cope? We need to rethink our jobs-based economy.
There could be plenty of demand from the space tour guides of the near future.
Space tourists will need someone to show them around. This is just one of several jobs that currently don't exist but are expected to be a reality with in a decade.
Although Malcolm Turnbull has been returned to office, he faces considerable challenges.
How did the Coalition go from a resounding victory in 2013 to the edge of electoral defeat?