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.
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.
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 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.
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 and Training helps low school achievers up skill and avoid disadvantage in the workplace.
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 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?
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.
One in five vice presidents becomes president. So we had scholars watching Tuesday night. Here's what they heard.
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.
Youth unemployment is a problem of demand. Cutting welfare payments merely punishes those young people who are most vulnerable to poverty.
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.
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.
In a world where robots work better than humans, how will we cope? We need to rethink our jobs-based economy.
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.
How did the Coalition go from a resounding victory in 2013 to the edge of electoral defeat?
What's in store for key policy areas, from health to education to infrastructure to asylum seekers, under a returned Coalition government?
Much of the debate about robots talking jobs focuses largely on a jobless future. But robots can deliver a host of benefits, especially for start-ups and entrepreneurs.