A woman who knows exactly what it feels like to be denied a job because of her disability is now working to help other people with disability enter the workforce.
It’s just as important for an interviewee to uncover the true culture of a business and the personality of a potential new boss, writes Alex Malley, Chief Executive of CPA Australia and a LinkedIn Influencer, in this article that first ran on LinkedIn.
The world of iron ore mining might seem like it is light years away from the world of Indigenous health and education, but CEO of the Murlpirrmarra Connection Darren Patten is bringing them together. Patten is this week’s Changemaker.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s election promise of creating two million jobs over a decade is actually promising to do slightly worse than what has happened in the past, writes Fabrizio Carmignani, Professor at Griffith Business School at Griffith University, in this piece first published on The Conversation.
Years of experience in the Indigenous health field will guide Romlie Mokak as he establishes himself in his new role leading the Lowitja Institute, Australia’s national institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research. Mokak is this week’s Changemaker.
The Federal Government’s welfare system reforms must pay more attention to addressing barriers to employment faced by refugees and humanitarian entrants, says the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA).
The appointment of Dianne Jackson as Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) is among the many recent executive moves in the Not for Profit sector.
Indigenous youth are failing to realise their career aspirations due to a perceived lack of educational and employment opportunities, new research out of welfare Not for Profit Mission Australia has revealed.
A passion for diversity has led Lisa Annese to lead Diversity Council Australia, a Not for Profit that works as a workplace diversity advisor to business in Australia. Annese is this week’s Changemaker.
A research study has found that managers within the NFP sector are more likely to leave than their counterparts in the broader workforce. Understanding how to retain the best leaders will help NFPs increase staff satisfaction across the organisation.
A senior corporate executive is to head one of Victoria’s largest fundraising appeals - the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
School-aged cyberbullies could become victims themselves in the workplace, while those who are bullied at school are also at risk of being bullied as they enter the workplace, a new report has revealed.
People from Asian backgrounds are significantly under-represented in leadership roles, representing an enormous waste of talent, says the latest research by the Diversity Council Australia.
After a career in engineering and many years volunteering with under-privileged communities, Alexie Seller has now embarked on a new journey - as the National Manager of Business for the social enterprise - Pollinate Energy. Seller is this week’s Changemaker.
The Australian Council of Social Service has called on businesses, communities, unions, social services and governments to unite in tackling unemployment in Australia after recent unemployment figures showed a spike in the unemployment rate for 15 to 19-year-olds, from 17.8 per cent to 20.4 per cent.
After a 50-year stewardship, Helen Macpherson Smith Trust Chairman Darvell Hutchinson will be stepping down from the top board position in November.
Community services peak body, the Australian Council of Social Service, has welcomed the emphasis on early learning and demand-led employment in Andrew Forrest’s Review of Indigenous Training and Employment Programmes, but cautioned against some of its radical measures.
Passionate about advocating for the “forgotten disease group”, Lung Foundation Australia Chief Executive Officer Heather Allan is committed to ensuring lung health awareness is on people’s radar. Allan is this week’s Changemaker.
While many aspects of working life have changed in recent decades, the inequality of outcomes experienced by male and female employees has been remarkably resistant, writes Liz Temple, Lecturer in Psychology at Federation University Australia, in this piece published on The Conversation.
A scoping project to review national programs and create better employment outcomes for young people with disability after they complete school is now underway.
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