The gender pay gap is closing so slowly that women will not receive pay parity with men for another 118 years, according to the World Economic Forum.
Keeping older people working for longer would be good for Australia, according to the country’s Age Discrimination Commissioner.
The rapid pace of technological advancement is set to drastically change the traditional jobs landscape and will have a polarising impact on society, the Many Futures of Work conference heard.
Despite a life working in the Not for Profit sector and helping children in need, Jayne Meyer Tucker considers stepping down as CEO as one of the most important things she has done. She spoke to Xavier Smerdon.
Australian workplaces are worse for discrimination than global averages, according to data covering 34 countries.
As the CEO of an organisation that has giving and recycling at its core, Jessica Macpherson loves making a difference in the quality of life for the families throughout Victoria. Macpherson is this week’s Changemaker.
Limited resources are the main barrier for companies in implementing employment initiatives for people with disability, according to new figures from the Business Council of Australia.
With the right support, Australia’s refugees have significant entrepreneurial potential as well as the ability to contribute to the economy, according to a new report.
Skilled asylum seekers who obtain protection under Australia’s humanitarian program face greater uncertainty in the job market than other migrant groups, writes Brotherhood of St Laurence Senior Research Officer, John van Kooy, in this article originally published in The Conversation.
An ability to bring people together, and possibly a background working in politics, has seen Krystian Seibert become a key player in the growth of Australia’s culture of giving. Seibert is this week’s Changemaker.
One in four young Australians have not attained a Year 12 or vocational equivalent by age 19, according to a landmark national study.
As the founder of an innovative Not for Profit crowdfunding platform that has helped raise millions of dollars for worthy causes, Prashan Paramanathan, feels that his greatest achievements are yet to come. Paramanathan is this week’s Changemaker.
When it comes to work and fulfilment, doing what you love might not make you happy after all, according Melbourne University lecturer, Dr Miya Tokumitsu.
Australia needs a jobs plan to create sustainable employment for people who are falling through the cracks, according to the St Vincent de Paul Society.
Disability advocates are calling on employers to recognise the skills, talents and contributions that people with disability can bring to the Australian workforce.
Seventy per cent of people on unemployment benefits have been without a job for more than a year, according to Australia’s peak welfare body.
A passion to see his children reach their full potential as Aboriginal Australians is what drives Jeremy ‘Yongurra’ Donovan to push for change. The CEO of GenerationOne is this week’s Changemaker. He spoke to Xavier Smerdon.
The Federal Government led by Malcolm Turnbull has reintroduced legislation into Parliament that would see young people refused income support for four weeks, just one week after the same measures were voted voted down in the Senate.
The CEO of Not for Profit, Engineers Without Borders, announced she has stepped down from the top position to lead the organisation’s new pro bono initiative.
One third of Australian workers have very little or no ability to effectively interact with people from Asian countries or backgrounds for work purposes, despite seven out of Australia’s top 10 export markets being in Asia, a new report has found.
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