Forcing universities to only serve the needs of the labour market undermines their abilities to educate students and conduct research.
Volunteering can help people gain soft skills, improving their labour market prospects.
The silver lining to recent tech giant job cuts could be more skilled labour for Irish tech and better options for women and older workers.
Contrary to anti-work narratives in the news media, a survey of employees in the United States and Canada has found that most employees like their bosses.
Skills training in Zimbabwe excludes students from poor backgrounds. The informal sector should be used as a training ground for them.
One crucial element of the regional jobs discussion is the need for a redefinition of ‘work’, to include community responsibilities, care and caring for land and Country.
Young workers are particularly vulnerable in the workplace because they tend to do short-term work, often lack training and safety education, and may see injury as just “part of the job.”
A significant employment gap exists between Swedish-born and immigrant job seekers.
How do businesses get employees back into the office when they want to work from home? Research shows the solution could be a blend between the office and home.
Boosting income support payments beyond their current austere levels remains a crucial pillar of policy for governments genuinely committed to reducing persistent disadvantage.
Feudalism has been replaced by capitalism, and the new villeiny — or neo-villeiny — has emerged to reflect a relationship between a worker and an organization.
A tighter labour market than in the past is now needed to drive real wages growth.
There is enough momentum for Australia’s unemployment rate to go lower than 4.2% in 2022. Keeping it low is another matter.
Rates of full-time employment and pay relative to other workers have fallen for the latest generation of new workers. Yet the HILDA Survey shows their reported job satisfaction has risen.
Even now much of the recovery in employment seems to be happening without big wage increases.
Although Latinos are present across all Canadian labour markets, they are lagging behind the Canadian median total income. What does that mean for their economic integration?
Our work suggests we could have achieved much lower unemployment than we have in recent years, without driving up inflation.
Unless we’re careful the damage will be long-lasting — especially for younger Australians.
The pandemic has heightened existing weaknesses in South Africa’s skills training regime.
If the best people management practices of the formal economy were to be deployed in the informal economy, new avenues of stimulating economic and life empowerment may be opened.