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Overcoming the hidden cost of mental health stigma: What employers need to know

Bryan McCormick, Thursday, 10th October 2019 -  As a person who spends every day working with employers and job seekers living with mental health conditions, Workways Australia CEO Bryan McCormick explores why employers can no

Young People Need a New Work Mindset

Wendy Williams, Friday, 25th November 2016 -  A “liberating” new report hopes to transform the work mindset and shift focus from jobs to skills in a bid to prepare young people for the future of work.   The New Work Mindset from the

Demand for Enterprise Skills on the Rise

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 20th April 2016 -  New analysis of 4.2 million job advertisements has shown that more Australian employers are demanding enterprising skills among young employees as the most critical skills for…

Better Workplaces Mean Less Suicides

Staff Reporter, Monday, 24th February 2014 -  The workplace plays a vital role in creating a suicide safe community, according to a new position statement released by Suicide Prevention Australia (SPA). The Statement calls…

Automotive Redundancies Too Many for NFP Services

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th February 2014 -  Australia’s publicly-funded employment services are inflexible and inadequately resourced to deal with an influx of redundant workers from the car manufacturing sector,…

Call to Give Young Aussie Workers a Chance

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th November 2013 -  Australia’s peak youth affairs body, Australian Youth Affairs Coalition, has called on employers to open up the job market to young people after new research revealed many…

Generation Y Seeks Employers with Social Conscience

Staff Reporter, Monday, 21st October 2013 -  Companies looking to attract the best Gen Y talent should consider promoting social programs that create shared values within their organisation, according to corporate leader…

Research Looks at Health in the Workplace

Staff Reporter, Monday, 12th August 2013 -  University of Melbourne researchers are working with employers, employees, unions and advocacy groups to promote positive mental health and suicide prevention in the workplace.…

Workplace Givers Want to Know Where Money Goes

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th June 2013 -  Charities involved in workplace giving programs could receive better results if they clearly communicate with businesses on where the money is being spent, according to a report…

NFP Workers Happier and More Satisfied with Job

Staff Reporter, Monday, 24th June 2013 -  Not for Profit workers are happier and more satisfied than those working in other sectors, according to a new workplace report. The report: Maxxia Workplace Insights found…

Background Checks for Potential Job Seekers Crucial- report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 24th June 2013 -  A Whitepaper has highlighted the importance of conducting background checks on potential employees after revealing close to 150 individuals with criminal records apply for positions…

HR Managers Not in Tune with NFP Employees -Study

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 20th June 2013 -  A workplace study on attracting and retaining staff in the Not for Profit sector has found
severe discrepancies between the perceptions of Human Resource managers and the employees…
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