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Volunteering Boosts Employment Opportunities – Study

Staff Reporter, Monday, 24th June 2013 -  A new US report from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has found unemployed people who volunteer have a better chance at job opportunities. The study, Volunteering

Changemaker- Catherine Brown

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th June 2013 -          Catherine Brown is the CEO of the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation.  This week the Foundation is celebrating its 90th anniversary. The…

Workforce Innovation Network to connect Aged Care Workers

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th June 2013 -  A new aged care workforce network has been formed to look at better career paths and the changing roles of carers, community workers and nurses in the aged care sector. The Federal Government…

Focus on South Australian Mature Age Workforce

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th June 2013 -  Mature age workers were in the spotlight at a recent Corporate Champions breakfast held in Adelaide to promote the benefits of employing older workers. Employment Participation…

Young job seekers favour companies that support NFPs

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th June 2013 -  Job seekers aged 30 years and under are more likely to seek out employment opportunities with companies that make a significant contribution to charity, according to new research.…

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Changemaker- Tim Silverwood

Staff Reporter, Friday, 7th June 2013 -    Tim Silverwood calls himself a reluctant environmentalist. The passionate surfer is committed to working towards practical solutions to prevent plastic pollution in our…

Job creation still strong in entrepreneurial circles

Staff Reporter, Friday, 7th June 2013 -  Women global entrepreneurs are more likely to recruit new staff in their home markets than men, according to a survey of 200 entrepreneurs. The survey: Global Job Creation, conducted…

Search For Volunteering Australia CEO

Staff Reporter, Friday, 7th June 2013 -  Re-establishing peak body, Volunteering Australia has begun the search for a new Chief Executive Officer to be based in Canberra. Maureen Cane from Volunteering ACT has been in the…

Funding Will See More Women Fitted for Work

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd June 2013 -  Women in priority employment areas in Sydney and Melbourne will be better equipped for work following the latest Federal Government funding for the employment-ready Not for Profit,…

Bank Offers Domestic Violence Support for Workers

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd June 2013 -  National Australia Bank (NAB) will provide counselling and additional leave for its workers who experience domestic violence, under a new domestic violence support policy. Under…

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Changemaker- Jane Burns

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd June 2013 -  Associate Professor Jane Burns is the founder and CEO of the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre, having established the $100m initiative in 2010. The organisation brings…

Women making a mark on global business

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd June 2013 -  A new generation of Australian female entrepreneurs are making their mark on the global stage, according to research by the University of Melbourne and Women in Global Business (WIGB).…
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