Employment

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There are key reasons why Australia's largest-ever spike in job vacancies does not mean employers are able to fill vacancies, says a UNSW Business School expert.

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The federal government should focus on specific measures that will boost employment and stimulate growth and productivity, says UNSW Business School’s Gigi Foster.

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Labour market scarring can have a lifelong effect on people’s earnings and their ability to climb the employment ladder, says UNSW Business School's Richard Holden.

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Respectful and consultative decisions between employer and employee are needed in the coming months, and this approach will minimise potential OHS legal risks in the process.

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A UNSW Economics expert examines flaws in the JobKeeper scheme and explains what should be done.

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The inequality gap could widen to the ‘deserving’ and ‘undeserving poor’ if leaders aren’t courageous, says Centre for Social Impact CEO.

Working from home

Increasing productivity is a win-win for businesses, but with many Australians being ordered to work from home to try to stop the spread of COVID-19, this move could change how we work. 

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Despite modern laws and changing attitudes, the gender pay gap can start when women first enter the workforce.

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Randstad's Employer Brand Research Report ranks UNSW as the 15th most attractive place to work in Australia. 

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Australia's trend unemployment rate remained steady in April 2019 at 5.1%, according to the latest information released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

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