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Finding a job is now twice as competitive, new study finds

A new study has shown that finding a job in Australia is twice as competitive as the beginning of the year, despite the job...

Skills shortage in Australia

There is a shortage of skilled managers in the hospitality and retail industries, with advertising and sales managers also in short supply, a new report has revealed.

The changing supply and demand for jobs

Demand for skilled labour across all of Australia’s primary professional occupations has increased, showing the first signs of an across the board positive movement in 12 months.

Six ways to prepare for LAFHA changes

If you have staff from overseas claiming a Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA) you need to get up to speed with some changes coming on 1 October.

LAFHA changes: What they mean for SMBs

As of 1 October, the provision of a Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA) will be treated as income to employees and businesses will need to assess entitlements and employment terms and conditions under the new rules. Here's what you need to know about managing the allowance.

Tax break loss may force foreign professionals abroad

The career choices of international professionals working in Australia may be affected by the Government’s decision to abolish the Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA).

Over half of workers looking to change jobs: Report

Two-thirds of local employees intend to secure positions with another employer within the next 12 months, according to a new report, while the remaining third seriously consider resigning from their current role.

Facebook warns employers against asking for employee passwords

Facebook has threatened to take legal action against employers who demand current staff or prospective employees hand over passwords to their Facebook accounts.

Australians happy about jobs and employment ambitions

New research shows local employees have lofty career ambitions, with many hoping to get a promotion, work abroad or completely change industries and careers.

Candidates seek long-term career development before money

Jobseekers in the finance industry are placing more emphasis on long-term career development than on monetary gain, suggesting the job market isn’t enjoying the same stability it did last year.

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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...