Graduates in the science, engineering and technology fields enjoy an advantage in the labour market.
South Africa is producing an oversupply of graduates in fields that don't support economic growth.
Low pay for nursing home workers has contributed to high staff turnover.
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Nursing homes have struggled through COVID-19 deaths and lockdowns. Giving nurses more quality time with patients can help them win back trust.
Unwanted touching in the office is an all-too-common experience for women.
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A review of some cases offers a window into why very few civil sexual harassment claims make it to trial.
Hilton Metrotown hotel employees hold signs and posters during a news conference outside the hotel in Burnaby, B.C., in February 2021. The employees’ union urged prospective guests not to stay at the hotel as a job action after dozens of workers were laid off.
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Those who have been laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic have experienced a loss of control. Here's how some of them dealt with it.
Young people say they are concerned about their careers, with fewer opportunities for skills development and less established networks.
A year of working from home has become normalised for many jobs. We're now learning a great deal about its effects on the workforce and our lives.
Working 95-hour weeks are the result of a culture that has melded two obsessions: top employers and gratifying the self.
The coronavirus has imposed difficulties on vulnerable workers.
Ghana's early lockdown strategy impacted an already vulnerable working class.
Star and creator of hit show I May Destroy You, Michaela Cole.
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Despite repeated pledges to improve diversity, data and industry testimony shows that there are fewer people from minority backgrounds getting jobs in the film and TV industries.
It's important to get the figures right to know if we are truely out of any recession, or if we need further stimulus to help get more people into work.
The government has released the latest Tax Office breakdown of the numbers coming off the program, amid concerns its end in late March will see a rise in unemployment.
Students often cannot afford to take unpaid internships.
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With the COVID-19 pandemic making inequalities worse, has the time come to make sure all interns are paid?
Doctoral programs often prepare graduates to become professors, but those jobs are scarce today.
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Graduate programs can be rich in scholarship and still prepare students for real-world careers.
Many employers are hoping vaccines provide ‘a shot in the arm,’ but can staff opt out?
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New guidelines take a broad definition of who can apply for a religious exemption to vaccinations. A lot will hinge on what constitutes 'undue hardship' to the employer.
People queue for food aid south of Johannesburg. The impact of COVID-19 on people’s livelihoods has been severe.
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South Africa's economic recovery plan must focus on at least three areas: protecting vulnerable populations, supporting the vulnerable sectors and external trade diversification.
Formerly incarcerated entrepreneur Coss Marte speaks at a conference in 2015.
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Nearly half of formerly incarcerated Americans remain jobless for at least a year. But there are some creative solutions to this problem.
Seorang pegawai perempuan mengenakan masker saat bekerja di Dinas Informasi Komunikasi dan Statistik Riau di Kota Pekanbaru.
A woman office worker wearing mask while working in Riau Department of Information Communication and Statistics in Pekanbaru City.
Female office workers have faced a growing burden during the pandemic.
Job cuts don't necessarily mean there's less work to do. Those who are are employed may be working harder than usual to pick up the slack, with less reward for their efforts — and it's not good for their health.
While working from home can be a relief, it’s not ideal for everyone.
The most commonly requested, and rejected, reasonable adjustment is now widespread in many organisations. But does working from home really remove barriers for disabled people?
The right to flexible work should be extended to all employees from the start of their contracts.
2020 has been the greatest ever global experiment in working from home. The pandemic will be the catalyst the flexible work discussion really needed.
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Hiring ex-offenders is good for business, and good for society.