The latest labor figures are less encouraging than they might seem.
More Australian employers are keen to employ Indigenous workers, but a large-scale analysis of job adverts shows a mismatch between demand for and supply of Indigenous talent.
Research shows nearly 20% of the poorer mental health reported by young adults with disability could be alleviated by helping those who want to work into jobs.
The Treasury and RBA believe Australia’s sustainable rate of unemployment is above 4%, but Australia’s leading economists think 3.75% is possible long-term, and have ideas about how to achieve it.
Wildfires on Maui are a crippling blow to the island’s tourism industry, which generates half of its jobs. But New Orleans and Kauai show that comebacks are possible.
An expert explains what she learned from analysing 10 books on the future of work.
We need to be mindful of the potential short- and medium-term risks of AI.
A review of government services has found that autistic people are being failed in health, education, employment, poverty and housing.
New digital technologies have been a constant for workers over the past few decades, with a mixed record on the economy and individuals’ daily lives. AI’s effect will likely be just as unpredictable.
Software you may already use every day can track your productivity for your employer.
Studies from multiple countries have found that long COVID is linked to an increased likelihood of not working. Here’s what’s happened in the UK.
The numbers seem to be going in the ‘right’ direction for the Fed to pull off a soft landing – and avoid a recession – but the picture remains murky.
The Fed’s campaign of rate hikes is showing more signs of having the intended effect of slowing the economy – but that may be bad news for those who lose their jobs or have a harder time finding one.
The AI is not a major threat to human employment.
Women are severely underrepresented in tech. Strength in numbers – communities for women and women mentoring women – can counter tech’s sexist culture and help retain women in the field.
Automation may not reduce our workloads as much as we’d hoped.
The pandemic affected working women in several spheres of life.
ParentsNext requires the parents of very young children to perform monitored activities in return for Centrelink payments. Eve Vincent talks to single mothers about ‘the indignity of investigation’.
Urban expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa and the need for daily mobility
Dealing with stressful environments is too often left in the hands of employees.