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Disability Groups Divided Over Support for Australian Disability Enterprises

Luke Michael, Friday, 25th January 2019 -  Disability groups are split on whether Labor’s plan to direct government contracts to disability enterprises is a good move, with critics of the plan saying people with disability

Stone Throwing

Marilyn Jones, Monday, 10th December 2018 -  In her second blog providing advice for job seekers entering and moving within the social sector, experienced recruiter Marilyn Jones discusses how words can harm your chances.

Preventing Vicarious Trauma

Adam Blanch, Friday, 9th March 2018 -  Most people know that vicarious trauma is a problem that has a very high personal and organisational cost to human service providers and first responders – but it doesn’t have to be.

High School Grads Need Commitment and Adaptability to Succeed at Work

Luke Michael, Friday, 15th December 2017 -  Australian high school students about to graduate have been encouraged to develop financial management skills, show commitment and demonstrate adaptability, in order to succeed

New Cadetship Program To Open Doors For Disadvantaged Students

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 20th April 2017 -  The Business Council of Australia and national children’s education charity The Smith Family have joined forces on a new program to give young Australians from disadvantaged backgrounds…

Tackling the Magnification of Recruitment Risk in the NFP Sector

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 7th March 2017 -  Not for profits of all sizes can use the global online candidate referencing system Xref to protect themselves against fraud and breaches in discrimination and privacy while saving

‘Do What You Love’ Mantra Makes People Feel Like Failures

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 19th October 2015 -  When it comes to work and fulfilment, doing what you love might not make you happy after all, according Melbourne University lecturer, Dr Miya Tokumitsu. Dr. Tokumitsu, from the School…

Scrutiny On Aussie ‘Zero Women’ Boards

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 15th July 2015 -  The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) has written to the chairs of more than 30 companies in the ASX200 with poor representation of women at board level, reminding…

Disability Employment Package

Lina Caneva, Monday, 25th May 2015 -  The 2015 Federal Budget has provided $25 million over four years to start to shape Disability Employment toward a new model in 2018 in which it expects 22,000 people with disability…

Four Week Wait for Welfare

Lina Caneva, Monday, 18th May 2015 -  Welfare organisations have welcomed a major backdown by the Abbott Government that would have forced young people to wait six months for financial assistance, but some say that the…

Disability Wage Row

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 4th May 2015 -  Disability advocates say they were not consulted on an Australian Human Rights Commission decision to grant disability enterprises an exemption from the Disability Discrimination…

Man’s Best Friend Used as Workplace Tool

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 4th May 2015 -  A Queensland employment service that mentors people with disability, injury or illness into paid positions is using man’s best friend to support their development. Horizon…
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