University students experiment with human-robot interaction and autonomous manipulation, two elements of manufacturing’s future.
Today, the U.S. is leading the robotics revolution. But without timely investment, China will overtake us, and could permanently put Americans out of work.
US President Donald Trump argues manufacturing jobs are being lost to imports and multilateral trade agreements.
A border adjustment tax would raise government revenue and boost jobs in export-driven industries, which tend to concentrate in the embattled manufacturing sector.
Western Australian Labor leader Mark McGowan on the campaign trail.
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In the lead up to the state election, Western Australian Labor leader Mark McGowan said WA has the highest unemployment rate in Australia. Is that correct?
Getting asylum seekers into jobs is the number one concern for Sweden.
Sweden is not suffering a crime wave because of immigrants, but there are real obstacles to overcome in getting refugees into employement.
Hanging by a thread?
Psychologists rank job insecurity as one of the most stressful things about work – new research uncovers why.
The Turnbull government should be focusing on giving new businesses, not small businesses, a tax cut if the aim is ‘jobs and growth’.
Based on evidence, policies which seek to encourage job creation and innovation via a tax cut should preference large or new businesses, rather than small ones.
It may look like a game of Lego, but it’s a serious exercise in innovation.
We're living in a time of rapid transformation in terms of what's required for a country's workforce. Design thinking is one way to prepare graduates for these changing times.
Hot-desking tends to affect different employees differently – it tends to produce winners and losers.
Building a great big wall will not close the gap.
The answer to job losses is not economic protectionism, but a strengthening of workers' rights.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull used part of his address to the national press club to sell the company tax cut.
The federal government is still trying to convince senate crossbenchers to pass a company tax cut but tax experts and economists dispute all of its supposed benefits.
Labor will be looking to Bill Shorten’s speech to the National Press Club to reinforce the momentum that has seen the ALP ahead in the polls.
Bill Shorten will put creating new jobs, sustaining existing ones, and training and retraining Australian jobseekers at the heart of his economic agenda in a major speech on Tuesday.
A flooded labour market is forcing more students to take up extracurricular activities in the hope of getting a job, but what does this mean for the TEF?
Young Australians are in need of government policy reform if they are to find stable jobs in the future.
Young Australian jobseekers are facing a difficult future due to the loss of many traditional entry-level positions to automation. A solution may lie in bold policy ideas.
When it comes to the speed of their company’s growth many CEOs are fearful of making wrong decisions.
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Money alone will not create the numbers and kinds of jobs required to boost the economy.
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.