The Abbott Government is claiming it will create up to 200,000 training places for Australian workers with the launch of its $476 million Industry Skills Fund.
A major Australian bank has signed a contract that will see it employ at least 400 indigenous Australians.
Job creation is lagging behind the Abbott Government’s own targets, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures.
National mentoring specialist, McCarthy Mentoring, has launched its Executive Not for Profit Mentoring Scholarship for 2015.
Foresters Community Finance has announced the appointment of a new CEO, Ashley Hood, following the departure of long-time CEO Belinda Drew.
New Social Services Minister Scott Morrison has been urged by peak community welfare organisations to make 2015 a positive year for employment, with a particular focus on the disadvantaged.
It is becoming more difficult for new higher education graduates to secure full-time employment while the number that are settling for part-time work is increasing, a new report has revealed.
Former Labor Prime Minister Julia Gillard is to join the Board of national mental health Not for Profit beyondblue, which was founded by former Victorian Liberal Premier Jeff Kennett.
A western Sydney school principal and passionate refugee advocate Dorothy Hoddinott AO has been honoured with the 2014 Australian Human Rights Medal in a field of finalists from the Not for Profit sector.
A lack of investment in professional development opportunities for employees means the Not for Profit sector is not having as great an impact as it could, according to a new major report.
Australian employers have been urged to offer more opportunities to people living with disability following the defeat of a controversial Bill in the Senate.
The overall Australian Youth Mentoring of the Year 2014 award has gone to Alan McConachie, a youth mentor with the Standing Tall program in Hamilton, Victoria.
NFPs may have difficulty holding on to young employees with a new study revealing that job loyalty is falling.
Male hiring managers prefer male job candidates and female hiring managers prefer female job candidates, but when it comes to making the final hiring decision a man is more likely to be hired, a new study has revealed.
Two hundred and thirty job pledges for Indigenous Australians were received from 16 employers in just 90 minutes at a breakfast in Sydney recently.
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick has been named as Australia’s top Woman of Influence for 2014 in an award ceremony overnight that also saw honours awarded to two Not for Profit leaders.
Keeping a Not for Profit’s core mission both sustainable and proven drives Melanie Raymond, the Chair of Youth Projects, an organisation that provides health and outreach services to people experiencing disadvantage. Raymond shares her insights in this week’s Evolving Chair.
Investment adviser, Daniel Madhavan has been appointed as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of Impact Investing Australia - a newly established Not for Profit set up to develop the market for impact investing.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has cracked down on employers in a South Australian community, after an investigation found one quarter of them had been underpaying their staff.
A program designed to assist refugees, asylum seekers and other marginalised jobseekers into work, and to support employers to grow and diversity their workplace, has been launched.
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