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Unilever to trial four-day working week in New Zealand

New Zealand has been chosen for a year-long trial of a four-day working week by Unilever.

There’s serious talk about a “job guarantee”, but it’s not that straightforward

It will take a mix of measures to ensure that high unemployment is only temporary.

BP to cut 10,000 jobs globally

BP cut its 2020 spending plans after the coronavirus pandemic brought an unprecedented drop in demand for oil.

The next employment challenge from coronavirus: how to help the young

The young are always hardest hit during economic downturns – needing to make the transition from education to work at a ...

Which jobs are most at risk from the coronavirus shutdown?

"It’s reasonable to think the jobs of about 900,000 are already under threat." - Jeff Borland, Professor of Economics, U...

Woolworths to hire 20,000 staff in the next month to meet demand in stores and scale up online

Roles available across supermarkets, e-commerce, supply chain and drinks, while the Group also announces rental relief f...

The jobs market is nowhere near as good as you’ve heard, and it’s changing us

The job market is weak due to low wage growth and reluctance to switch jobs.

The 15 most in-demand skills this year

HR expert Karen Gately delves into the 'soft' and 'hard' skills that employers are looking for in 2020.

Australian workers favour praise over perks, Hays finds

Research shows workers stays in a company two to four years longer when they are recognised for a job well done.

Beautiful people don’t always win in the workplace

In the age of authenticity, beauty may be losing its cache.

Dealing with office bullying in Australia

About 10 per cent of Aussies say they've been bullied at work.

Most of us who work long hours like the jobs we are in. Those who don’t, change jobs quickly

Every year, 28 per cent of dissatisfied overworkers change jobs.

Aussies doing more overtime

Over a quarter of workers looking for new roles due to poor work-life balance.

Team-building exercises can be a waste of time. You achieve more by getting personal

A team banks on the strong connection between individuals.

Manufacturing industry reports weakest conditions in three years

Food and beverage expansion slowed with some companies reporting the drought is affecting production levels.

Our culture of overtime is costing us dearly

About 13 per cent of Australians are working 50 hours or more a week.

Woolworths strikes new agreement with retail workers union

Supermarket giant implements higher weekend penalty rates.

Aussie jobs different but no less secure

These days there's a wide array of options from full time to freelance jobs.

Deliveroo trials youth employment program amidst gig economy scrutiny

Delivery service joins Whitelion to help long-term unemployed young people from at-risk backgrounds.