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How philosophy 101 could help break the deadlock over drug testing job seekers

Contributor, Friday, 13th September 2019 -  Proposals to drug test welfare recipients may be here to stay unless there is a shift in the moral frames, writes Professor Alison Ritter, in this article first published in The Conversation.

Dear Jobseeker: Do you think your cover letter is boring? This might help.

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 28th June 2019 -  Getting your cover letter right could set you up for nailing down a great job. We asked Lisa Morell, chief associate from NGO Recruitment, for her five hot tips on writing a letter that

Why Not Me?

Marilyn Jones, Monday, 26th November 2018 -  Each fortnight, experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones will be providing advice for job seekers entering and moving within the social sector. In her first blog, Marilyn Jones discusses

Budget Not Preparing Young Australians for Work

Wendy Williams, Friday, 12th May 2017 -  The federal budget contained “glaring omissions” for building young Australians’ capabilities to thrive in an increasingly complex world of work, according to the Foundation

Young People in Public Housing ‘Shout Out’ for Jobs

Wendy Williams, Friday, 10th February 2017 -  Young people living in public housing are getting a “shout out” to help them find job opportunities that are right for them. The Victorian Public Tenants Association and the Brotherhood

NFPs Launch Target 80K Jobs Campaign

Wendy Williams, Monday, 6th June 2016 -  Not for Profits in South Australia have launched a new campaign to push the government to create an extra 80,000 jobs across the state. The Anti-Poverty Network SA, with support from

Could the Idea of a Universal Basic Income Work in Australia?

Mark Liddiard, Monday, 6th June 2016 -  With Finland set to become the world’s first country to introduce a universal basic income, Mark Liddiard, senior lecturer in social policy at Curtin University, asks whether a politician

NFP Workforce Solutions Program Launched

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 20th October 2014 -  A program designed to assist refugees, asylum seekers and other marginalised jobseekers into work, and to support employers to grow and diversity their workplace, has been  launched.…

Newstart Change Will Push Under-30s into Poverty – ACOSS

Staff Reporter, Friday, 6th June 2014 -  Welfare peak body, the Australian Council of Social Service, has called on the Federal Government to drop its plan to deny unemployed people under 30 access to income support for six…

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,…

More Help for Job Seekers

Staff Reporter, Friday, 20th December 2013 -  Australian job seekers exploring their career options can get a helping hand through the upgraded myfuture website. The national career information portal myfuture was set up in…

Relocation Assistance for Jobseekers

Lina Caneva, Monday, 22nd July 2013 -  Financial and practical support for jobseekers who relocate for ongoing work or an apprenticeship outside their local area has been made available under a new Government Program…
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