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Alcohol and Drugs Costing Workplaces Billions

Staff Reporter, Monday, 15th July 2013 -  Alcohol and drug use is costing Australian businesses $5.2 billion a year in hidden lost productivity and absenteeism, according to a report prepared for the Australian Drug Foundation.…

Funding for Migrant & Refugee Job Seekers

Staff Reporter, Monday, 15th July 2013 -  Funding is available for community organisations and employment services providers to create innovative employment projects for underemployed migrant and refugee job seekers.…

Disability Rights Advocate Sets Big Employment Goals

Staff Reporter, Monday, 8th July 2013 -  Disability rights advocate, People with Disability Australia has launched a campaign to create 200,000 jobs for people with disability. People with Disability Australia has called…

Initiative to Create Mentally Healthy Workplaces

Staff Reporter, Monday, 8th July 2013 -  Workplaces have been urged to share their strategies on creating a ‘mentally healthy’ workplace culture as part of a national initiative launched to improve mental…

Indigenous Job Opportunities Following Agreement Expansion

Staff Reporter, Monday, 8th July 2013 -  Indigenous Australian job seekers will receive increased employment opportunities under a renewed and expanded National Partnership Agreement on Indigenous Economic Participation.…

World Still Not Optimistic About Job Hunting

Staff Reporter, Monday, 1st July 2013 -  The emerging markets of Thailand and Saudi Arabia led the world on job optimism last year, with a large percentage of residents believing it was a good time to find a job- but the majority…

Demand for Community Services Critical -Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 1st July 2013 -  A major survey of Australia’s community services sector reveals that frontline agencies are under enormous strain and unable to meet the growing demand for help, according…

Conference looks at Gen Y Employment

Staff Reporter, Monday, 1st July 2013 -  The myths and realities of employing Gen Y will be on the agenda at the Investing in Youth Employment conference in Sydney in August. Yfoundations, a NSW body which focuses on youth…

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Changemaker- Catherine Keenan

Staff Reporter, Monday, 1st July 2013 -  Catherine Keenan is the co-founder of the Sydney Story Factory. She made the career change in February 2012 to work as executive director of the creating writing centre for…

Changemaker

Changemaker- Jodie Willmer

Staff Reporter, Monday, 24th June 2013 -  Jodie Willmer is the CEO of Travellers Aid Australia. She took on the role in 2006, overseeing a period of continued consolidation and growth. This week we profile Jodie in Changemakers…

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…
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