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The damaging work-life balance myth – where exactly is Australia going wrong?

In fact, of the 38 OECD countries Australia was ranked 30th for work-life balance with 13.2% of our population working very long hours. That may not sound like much, but when you compare it to the 0.5% of the Netherlands, it puts things in perspective.

Welcome to the future of work: tech trends every service business should be watching

Services firms are finding themselves needing to adapt - or risk being left behind. Reacting to the situation, services leaders are designing new operating models that allow them to better connect, orchestrate and optimise their businesses.

Brisbane to help asylum seekers and refugees resettle in Australia via technology

Some of the problem areas to be addressed include disability access and support, employment, entrepreneurship, health, housing, language, legal and migration advice, working qualifications, tracing family, and translation services.

Small businesses in Australia are not feeling so sunny in 2017, says new research

The survey of more than 600 small business owners across the country revealed that one in two (50 per cent) respondents are not satisfied with the government’s management of the Australian economy.

This new start-up is here to bring Australia’s two million career mums back to...

Start-up FlexCareers, a fast-growing network connecting career mums with progressive employers offering flexible work, has formally launched out of beta

A new job is always a challenge, here is how to make life easier...

Every year year, nearly a quarter of the working population goes through some form of career transition. However, turnover is expensive, so it’s important that...

Wellington is wooing Australian tech talent across the Tasman with its new digital campaign

A new talent attraction campaign designed to put New Zealand’s capital of cool on the radar for Australian tech talent has recently been launched,...

Your company won’t attract and keep top talent unless you are willing to invest...

Companies willing to support and invest in educating and training their employees are beating their competitors in the battle to attract and keep top...

Will this new video website change how we get hired forever?

First came the Skype interview... now the video interview revolution is fully upon us with the launch of myInterview.com, a brand new video recruitment...

Freelancing pays big: New study finds 3.7 million Australians now freelance

Ask me about freelancing. I’m a freelancer, and you’re reading these words because of Elance, the company this article is about. Yup, Anthill found...

Half your co-workers hate you. And guess what? They actually have good reason

Global workplace provider Regus recently released a new research with some rather interesting findings about the Australian workplace. The survey found that nearly half (49...

Finding IT talent will never be the same again thanks to MS Gooroo

With its vision of building a global source of IT talent using complex data science to accurately match people to jobs, careers, companies and...

Why are more Australian professionals finding it a sound choice to head back to...

With significant structural change sweeping across a number of Australian industries –manufacturing, motor vehicle manufacturing and mining to name a few – it’s little...

After conquering Australia, this 23-year-old entrepreneur is spreading her innovative recruitment start-up’s wings to...

Founded by 23-year-old entrepreneur Gen George, OneShift is an online job-matching service that is out to take the hassle out of recruitment while chopping...

“It’s not about the money money money…” Australia’s young professionals sing

Unlike their older peers who took pride in totally immersing themselves in their jobs as long as the money was right, today’s young professionals...

Your boss must NOT read this or, you will have a lot of explaining...

Are you an employee? Well, we are about to snitch you to your boss. A major survey recently released by the Australian Institute of...

From go to whoah! Less than a year old and more than 117,000 members....

Gen George had an idea about how to make it easier for casual workers to find work. She spent the time on a plane between Sydney and Melbourne pitching the idea to her father to get seed funding for the business. By the time the plane landed at Tullamarine, it was on. Less than a year later, OneShift is kicking some amazing goals.

Move over Superman… Enter working mums, the real super heroes of the economy

Global workplace provider Regus has recently released new research looking at how Australia can increase the amount of women, mothers in particular, participating in...

Stop! Do not sign yourself into an executive level contract of slavery!

The onus therefore falls on the executive employees to negotiate and customise their terms and conditions of employment. Therefore, an employment contract should be negotiated after careful consideration and scrutiny of the key terms of the contract.

Ten steps to becoming a killer in-house social recruitment ninja

When you are recruiting to fill a position, your first and biggest concern is attracting the right candidates in the first place, right? However, it’s also the most expensive. So how do you attract the crème-de-la-crème without breaking the bank, while building a strong employer brand at the same time? Spinach maybe? No, leave that for Popeye.

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