Not just for the workless.
MPs will vote Monday on a welfare bill which imagines a world where work is a gilded path away from poverty.
The US minimum wage is currently US$7.25 an hour, but workers are fighting for it to be US$15.
Australia doesn't have many of the employment problems still troubling OECD countries, but structural unemployment is one.
The computer says: “I have my eye on your job.”
Up to five million Australian jobs could disappear with the next 15 years and technology advances and leads to more automation. So what should we do?
There are a lot fewer workers on the assembly line today. And it’s not just car manufacturing that has seen jobs lost to automation.
If you leaving school today to embark on a career, what should you study to protect your job from automation and outsourcing?
Humiliating psycho-group activities won’t get people into jobs.
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Psychology can't be used to diagnose and treat unemployment.
New thinking the way to job creation for people in the 21st century.
The more we automate jobs, the more we need to find new jobs for people, especially if the government wants us to stay in the workforce longer. That's going to take some clever thinking.
Unlike the brain, the unemployment rate is fairly simple.
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Economics isn't brain surgery, so why is a neurosurgeon-turned-presidential candidate dismissing the latest unemployment report?
Treasurer Joe Hockey must weigh all aspects of Australia’s economy in his budget.
As we head into the federal budget tonight, all eyes will be on how the Coalition government might tackle some challenging economic data affecting Australia's economy.
It might become a great engineer, but will unlikely be a very good social worker.
More STEM education isn't a bad thing, but if we want to safeguard our jobs from being taken by machines, we need more emphasis on the humanities.
Policing the jobless.
Labour's Jim Murphy and the Conservatives' Ruth Davidson clashed over targets for sanctioning people on benefits. Who was right?
Youth unemployment is on the rise, while wages have been falling below average.
New research shows there's no evidence to justify blaming high youth unemployment on high wages.
Nigeria’s president elect, Muhammadu Buhari has much to do.
Back at the helm, Muhammadu Buhari must turn his attention to corruption, unemployment, infrastructure and the economy.
The demand for jobs among Australia’s young people is far outstripping supply.
We need different solutions to help Australia's unemployed young people get on a pathway towards working or learning.
Few are happy with Work Capability Assessments.
The UK's "Work Capability Assessment" is a disaster, but other countries show us how it can be fixed.
Are graduates getting value for their money?
US colleges are failing to prepare students for life in a competitive, globalized economy.
Australia’s labour market is weakening, but the Shadow Board recommends no change to the cash rate.
Weak labour market data has confirmed a soft economic outlook, but our Shadow Board experts believe a rate cut isn't the answer.
The current scandal involving jobsearch providers covers a range of practices and claims – some new, some old.
The ABC's Four Corners program has revealed unemployment services providers are rorting the system, with jobseekers the losers.
A little employee love goes a long way. Southwest Airlines shows how a company can be rewarded for valuing its workers.
The economy is creating the most jobs in 15 years, but only a substantial investment in our crumbling infrastructure and underpaid workforce will ensure they last.
Uncertainty, stress and worse conditions are part of the story.
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An important study that examines the social costs of the 2008 banking crisis and the economic recession it created has just been published. The analysis, carried out by Carlos Nordt and colleagues at the…
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…