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MPs are considering a change to a policy that bans asylum seekers from working for 12 months.
The CBD amenities on which tourism depends struggle to find and keep good workers because of high housing costs.
The hospitality and tourism sector is struggling to find a good supply of lower-paid workers in the CBD, because that is also where they face either high housing or travel costs.
Entrepreneur and CEO, Holly Ransom, speaking on Q&A.
Entrepreneur and CEO, Holly Ransom, told the Q&A audience that it now takes a young person 4.7 years to find employment after graduating. Is that right?
Data from a recent OECD report suggests that to increase the number of jobs, the quality of jobs doesn’t need to drop.
There doesn't need to be sub-standard jobs in order for there to be enough jobs to go around.
It depends on what you mean by ‘graduates’.
Don’t replace me!
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The global game of supply and demand that lets UK doctors move abroad for better pay is the same force pushing down salaries at home.
A precarious foot on the job ladder.
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With secure jobs hard to find, it's easier for people from higher social classes to be in temporary work.
Using your degree.
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Graduates aren't all working in coffee shops – they have fuelled growth in top jobs.
Australians are already helping to build the ‘great mall of China’.
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Most Australian exporters support the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, but it shouldn't adversely affect labour standards.
Ready to rumble?
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Uber is in a global fight to win a regulatory environment favourable to its business model. It could go one of two ways.
Is this what I studied neuroscience for?
As debates rage on whether graduates are 'over-educated', researchers have looked at what's actually happening to their jobs.
Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said there is feedback from cafes and restaurants that Sunday penalty rates are prohibitively expensive.
Assistant Treasurer Josh Frydenberg told the Q&A audience last week that a lot of cafes and restaurants are closing because of Sunday penalty rates. Is that supported by the evidence?
ACTU President Ged Kearney has warned the China Australia Free Trade Agreement could lock out Australian workers. Is that true?
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ACTU President Ged Kearney has warned the recently signed China-Australia Free Trade Agreement could lock out Australian workers. Is that true?
Worth what it’s written on?
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Gaining that required qualification to put on your CV is what counts to win a job in today’s “graduate economy”. On current trends, perhaps everyone will have a degree by the end of this century. Already…
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.
Your name’s not down.
Our immigration expert evaluates the manifestos of 16 political parties, to see how their policies on immigration stack up.
Could they be after your job?
There are very few jobs that are can't be done in principle by robots and artificial intelligence. What will you do when a robot takes your job?
Traffic congestion in the major cities is expected to cost Australians A$20.4 billion a year by 2020.
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Linking population growth with productivity and labour participation is problematic, just one of many questionable assumptions made in the Intergenerational Report.
Gemma Arterton and Dagenham veterans protest outside parliament.
News that the West End musical Made in Dagenham will close in April is disappointing on two fronts. Ignore for a moment what it says about the viability of new theatre productions in the capital, and consider…
Finding a job can be hard work – luckily, knowing which unemployment figures to pay attention to is much easier.
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Queensland unemployment recently plummeted – or did it? Whether you’re a Queenslander getting ready to vote in the January 31 state election, or simply someone interested in employment trends in Australia…