Scott Morrison’s comments may have sparked ire in some corners, but there’s good research supporting his statement.
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Social Services Minister Scott Morrison has said that a job is a "prescription" for a young person with mental health issues. What does the research on employment and mental health show?
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Recruiters at top firms have been found to favour posher candidates. But research shows Yorkshire accents are perceived as the most intelligent.
The NHS needs the locum-otion of temporary staff.
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Spending on temporary staff sparks debate but staff shortages in the NHS means reducing them isn't a simple solution.
Career guidance can help prevent disabled children from slipping between the cracks of education and employment.
Career development is the nexus between employment and education. It can be used to bolster disabled youngsters' confidence and show them what jobs are available after school.
A coworking paradise.
Coworking is on the rise, but the jury's still out on whether or not it's a good thing.
The computer says: “I have my eye on your job.”
Up to five million Australian jobs could disappear with the next 15 years and technology advances and leads to more automation. So what should we do?
Working one day, gone the next.
The government's commitment to boosting employment is undermined by the proliferation of harsh and insecure temporary jobs with no long-term prospects.
Friend or foe to the job-seeker?
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An increasing number of high-skilled graduates, rather than technology, could be to blame for a decline in the UK's mid-paying jobs.
Beyond being told or incentivised to hire older workers, employers need to feel they are making the right decision.
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The government wants to see more older workers in the workforce, but first we need to overcome the ageist attitudes held my many employers.
Norway: a flag bearer for ethical investment?
Sovereign Wealth Funds have about $7 trillion to invest in the companies we work for -- and new research shows that the biggest of them brings some extra benefits.
New thinking the way to job creation for people in the 21st century.
The more we automate jobs, the more we need to find new jobs for people, especially if the government wants us to stay in the workforce longer. That's going to take some clever thinking.
Despite increases in education attainment, the educated youth in sub-Saharan Africa find that there are no jobs suited to their levels of education.
School enrolment rates in sub-Saharan Africa have increased markedly in recent years, but it is failing its newly educated young by not creating jobs commensurate with their education.
It might become a great engineer, but will unlikely be a very good social worker.
More STEM education isn't a bad thing, but if we want to safeguard our jobs from being taken by machines, we need more emphasis on the humanities.
Your name’s not down.
Our immigration expert evaluates the manifestos of 16 political parties, to see how their policies on immigration stack up.
Autistic people see patterns that others miss.
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Microsoft has joined those firms making efforts to hire autistic people – hardly surprising, with the benefits that could bring.
Extra services rolling out.
Measures to co-locate employment support for mental health service users in Jobcentres may be less valuable than placing them elsewhere.
Getting down to work?
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We asked two academics to check the prime minister's figures on job creation.
A Brit, a German and French person walk into a factory… who clocks off first?
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Labour's Chuka Umunna said Britain is lagging behind in terms of productivity. We got two academics to look at the facts.
Not a clear solution to young people’s problems.
Conservative and Labour proposals for young jobseekers have different rhetoric, but both miss the point.
We need a new argument to fix this.
We know they are there, beyond our borders. The huddled masses; the wretched of the earth; the refugees. We would just prefer not to see them. And when events force us to look – when ghost ships float…