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Internships marketed as ticket out of unemployment

In the last ten or so years, internships have boomed in Australia – perhaps following the example set in America where young people routinely...

Internships: A potential minefield for employers

As the job market becomes increasingly competitive for university graduates, many students and young professionals are willing to take on unpaid internships to gain...

Media company fined for failing to pay interns

In what is being called a landmark decision, the Federal Circuit Court in Melbourne has fined Crocmedia Pty Ltd for underpaying two interns employed in the company for 20 months.

Fair Work crackdown on unpaid work and internships

Businesses that are uncertain about unpaid work and internship arrangements will be the focus of a new education campaign by the Fair Work Ombudsman.   The...

Turn your interns into killer employees

Forget fetching coffee and making copies. The right internship programs can build you a great pipeline to the best young talent.

Getting the most out of an intern: Five ways

There’s no doubt that internships are important for students, giving them the vital skills needed to survive in an environment outside of university. But internships can also be beneficial for businesses taking on students. Here's how to get the most out of any interns you bring on.

How to manage an internship

An internship, also known as work placement or work experience, is a well-established practice between university students and businesses. It’s a bridge between theory and practice, offering students exposure to decades of first-hand senior corporate experience, a way for students to choose a career path and network with people in the industry.

Solution to the skills shortage: apprentices and trainees

While lacking experience, apprentices and trainees can bring practical and financial business benefits. Dive into the recruitment pool of apprentices and trainees to quench...

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Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...