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atWork Australia supports young people facing mental health challenges to secure meaningful employment

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Navigating the employment landscape can be challenging for many people, particularly young people. atWork Australia is now shedding light on the pressing issue of youth unemployment, specifically among those who are experiencing challenges with their mental health and wellbeing, which can add another layer of difficulty to their job search.   A recent report from … Continued

NSW energy workers to strike for fair pay

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More than 1,000 workers across energy generator TransGrid and distributor Endeavour Energy will on today walk off the job for 24 hours in separate industrial action, to demand a fair pay rise. Electrical Trades Union members will rally at Parramatta Square for a wage deal that keeps pace with living costs that have skyrocketed since … Continued

The four-day work week: 30% of Australians predict it being the norm

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New research reveals that one in four Australian workers believe it will be normal to have full flexibility over hours in five years 11% of Australian workers say their employers now offer a four-day week to help support mental health in the workplace Major changes to workplace entitlements like annual leave is also anticipated    … Continued

Matching jobseekers with Home Care jobs

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Jobseekers looking for a career in Home Care have the chance to meet employers in person in the one location and land a role on the spot at SydWest’s Employment Accelerator event next week. This is suitable for you if you already have a Certificate III or IV in Individual Support – Ageing or you’re … Continued

The top five things you need for an efficient payroll

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In the wake of COVID-19, companies the world over are renewing efforts to improve operational efficiency and cut costs. Under performing payroll processes are often top of the list. And for good reason. A disjointed, error-ridden payroll process can seriously hinder any company’s speed to market, undermine growth strategies and impact revenue targets.  The pandemic … Continued

CALLS TO BRIDGE THE DIGITAL GENERATION GAP

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New research shows the pace of the evolution of technology is leading to generational division in Australian workplaces. Since 2020 digital adoption accelerated with digital transformation witnessed in operations, customer interactions, cyber security and collaboration platforms. Now as Artificial Intelligence seeps into industries and hybrid structures take hold, experts urge companies to bridge gaps to … Continued

Child employment watchdog hits the Surf Coast

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Officers from Wage Inspectorate Victoria are hitting the Surf Coast this week, inspecting cafes and takeaway businesses from Lorne to Torquay to monitor compliance with the state’s child employment laws. Summer holidays are in full swing and the child employment watchdog is concerned seasonal demand in the holiday hotspot may mean some businesses have overlooked … Continued

‘2024 flexidus’ – will demands to return to the office see a mass exodus of staff?

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A business and psychology expert comments on whether increased calls to return to the office will be the start of a mass exodus of staff.  Dr Melissa Wheeler, Senior Lecturer, Business Administration  Topics: flexidus, working from home, work flexibility  “Four out of five flexible workers want work-from-home flexibility, but many employers have begun demanding people return … Continued