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A lack of job applicants has left the social sector struggling to fill roles

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 4th November 2021 -  Ahead of the “Great Resignation”, recruiters and HR managers talk to Pro Bono Australia about the state of the recruiter market.

These are the in-demand roles for 2021

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 19th August 2021 -  We take a look at the top roles for 2021 and what impact the pandemic has had on this 

The future is female… and remote: How virtual workplaces are rewriting the narrative

Lex LaSala, Tuesday, 27th July 2021 -  COVID-19 gave Lex La Sala the confidence to move into a remote role despite the stigma around working-from-home. Now, she says, we’re in an environment where virtual workplaces are not only the norm but provide grounds for women to thrive.

Analysis

Backgrounds and bonuses: What do we know about not-for-profit leaders?

Tracy Qu, Tuesday, 1st June 2021 -  Dr Alexandra Williamson and Dr Tracy Qu explain what the 2021 Salary Survey tells us about the experiences and education that not-for-profit leaders bring to their roles, and whether their experience and qualifications are reflected in their salaries

Opinion

Online platforms need to change. Here’s how.

Jordan O'Reilly, Monday, 29th March 2021 -  Hireup’s CEO Jordan O’Reilly weighs in on the debate around the treatment of people working through tech platforms and offers a glimpse of how regulated, flexible employment could work across the board. 

People with disability turn to entrepreneurship

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 2nd June 2020 -  Researchers say entrepreneur and start-up communities must be more inclusive 

Ten social innovators receive $50,000 fellowship to invest in their leadership potential

Contributor, Monday, 9th March 2020 -  Ten extraordinary Australians have been recognised for their leadership potential in driving social impact in Australia, with each receiving a fellowship of up to $50,000 from Westpac Scholars Trust to invest in their personal and professional develo

What’s important in your job?

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 16th December 2019 -  A new study reveals most people want meaningful work, not just a pay rise 

Corporate foundations unite to create more jobs in the Illawarra

Contributor, Monday, 18th November 2019 -  Illawarra-based social enterprise, Green Connect, is the fifth organisation to benefit from a new collaborative funding approach led by Westpac Foundation which aims to create more jobs for vulnerable Australians. 

The ripple effect of job creation

Contributor, Monday, 26th August 2019 -  Social enterprises can help some of the most marginalised people in our society not only to gain employment but stay in it, but social enterprises also need to be supported, writes Lisa Waldron, who leads Westpac Foundation’s Employment Partnership
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