With many men 'missing' from the population in the aftermath of the 1918 flu, women stepped into public roles that hadn't previously been open to them.
New research reveals a happy work force is likely to increase a business's profitability.
Robots could free human carers to focus on the more personal parts of the job.
Welcome to your future.
If leaders of educational institutions are concerned about the employability of graduates, they should avoid over-investing in STEM subjects and stop snubbing liberal arts.
As artificial intelligence technology becomes more capable, it threatens more types of jobs – like lawyers, bureaucrats and managers. What social upheaval will happen if those people can't find work?
Instead of trying out for band or the hockey team, adolescents might do better to choose a part-time job as an extracurricular activity. Research shows it pays big dividends later in life.
The benefits of a sugar tax go beyond mere health savings when obesity rates drop. Our new research predicts wider economic benefits due to more, healthier people in work.
Even though the shift towards part-time employment has actually been happening for many years, it now appears to be slowing.
The US government has long shown a hiring preference for veterans. But because of the demographics of the US military, this has limited the federal workforce's diversity.
A lack of "breakthrough" moments in innovation may be caused by the increase of specialised workforces.
Older workers are feeling discriminated against in the search for work, in their jobs and even in retirement, a new survey shows.
Research demonstrates the younger generation do see the older generation as competitors but we can change this adversarial relationship in the workplace.
Australian sport will never have the commercial clout to bring the economy out of recession or solve a regional unemployment problem. But it is more than a fringe player in the economic game.
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.
Business Briefing: what to do about low incomes.
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Australia needs to increase productivity in different ways because at the moment living standards are low compared to past years.
There is an ongoing trend of low workforce participation among Indigenous people, research demonstrates eight ways to improve this.
The new regulation will allow millions more U.S. workers to qualify for overtime pay. Our experts assess the impact.
A Universal Basic Income is essentially free money for everyone, no strings attached. And it could be the perfect response to rising unemployment due to automation.
Health and local employment prospects both play a part in whether older workers stop working.