Australians work the longest hours in the developed world, with an average of 1855 hours at work each year, which is 200 hours more than employees in other countries, according to a study by the Australia Institute.
Long-term retention of good staff should remain a priority for employers, even during economic downturns.
An ageing workforce in the education sector may mean upcoming skills shortages at schools and TAFE institutions.
A review of our higher education system is set to be released for public discussion in mid-December – and it could revolutionise the way we view TAFE institutions and universities.
Retrenchment, redundancy and recession are the three buzzwords that have thrown the \'work–life\' balance, which we have been enjoying over the prosperous last decade, off its throne.
Julia Gillard has introduced Labor\'s new industrial relation laws to parliament – spelling the end of the Howard Government\'s Work Choices.
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LCPs (Local Community Partnerships) across the country are showing their commitment to getting top-quality career resources into secondary schools, with many purchasing sets of Career FAQs books for each school in their region.
When it comes to determining exactly what the global financial crisis will mean for Aussie jobs, the figures are conflicting. Despite doom and gloom predictions, the figures from October were encouraging with an increase of 34 300 jobs
In this climate of economical uncertainty it\'s nice to know there\'s something you can count on. Career FAQs books still have industry-specific advice on your ideal job, as well as the career insights of 25+ people working in the field.
The glass ceiling is still present in Australian companies, with a new report showing the number of women in executive positions is in sharp decline.
This week is the perfect time to become water wise, as Australia\'s most precious resource continues to battle drought, population growth and climate change.
With redundancies on the rise due to the global financial crisis, nearly half of Australians say they would take a voluntary redundancy if the price is right.
The Reinvent Your Career Expo is coming to Sydney. The expo is a great opportunity for people thinking about or making a career change.
The turmoil on Wall Street has heavily impacted mortgage repayments and petrol prices, and now the financial crisis is hitting Australian employment. The economic slowdown is expected to put pressure on the jobs market with the Reserve Bank predicting a j
Kurt Fearnley, who was recently interviewed on the Career FAQs site, has won the Gold medal in a close finish in the wheelchair marathon.