Permanent recruitment has risen in the last three months from four per cent to seven per cent of recruitment agency jobs, with engineers topping the skills shortages list.
The boundary between work and personal life has become blurred – and with the rise of social networking sites that line has become very blurred indeed.
The popularity and ubiquity of social networking is forcing businesses to think hard, not only about how to regulate its use by employees, but how to take advantage of the business opportunities it presents.
Have you ever had a dream that seemed impossible? Have you ever wanted to solve the energy problem, or walk on water? Even translate your dog’s barks? Well, this is where Engineers Australia steps in.
Some of Australia’s highest profile businesses are leading the march towards creating gay-friendly workplaces.
If you’re feeling a bit long in the tooth, then there are other problems to deal with than just memory loss and false teeth. Retirement is also on the agenda.
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With talk of climate change and carbon taxes on everyone\'s lips, awareness of green issues is at an all-time high. But look around your workplace – are green practices an integrated part of your organisation’s culture?
Whether you are exploring new opportunities or brushing up on old skills, distance education and flexible learning courses can be a great way to advance your knowledge and career opportunities.
The Australian job market is in full recovery mode, with the total number of advertised jobs rising by 19.1 per cent in February – the biggest monthly jump in job ad numbers in 11 years.
Australia may see the creation of up to 9.3 million new jobs over the next 15 years, according to projections set out by Skills Australia in a recent report.
Fruit-picking is the backpacker’s rite of passage. It’s hard, sweaty work and is not highly paid, but under the right circumstances it can be a fun and quintessential part of the Australian working holiday experience.
The Government’s recent announcement of significant increases to medical training places is welcome news for medical students, pre-vocational doctors and specialist trainees, as well as those aspiring to a future career in medicine.
The search is on for Australia’s next top businesswoman as the 2010 Telstra Business Women\'s Awards open today for nominations and entries.
If you have a disability or mental illness, entering the workforce can present tricky challenges.
A new program has been launched to help transport and logistics workers in Queensland gain vocational advice and recognition of their skills and experience to boost their careers.