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Australian Recruiters Reveal The Most Outrageous Lies Spotted On Job Applications

4 min read

As Donald Trump deals with a top employee who lied on her resume, Australian recruitment experts have revealed the worst porky-pies they’ve spotted on job applications and how they catch people out.

Jim Mitchell

Jim Mitchell

Bosses Need To Hire More People With A History Of Mental Illness

7 min read

Would you employ a person with a mental illness?

National

National

These Are The Aussie Jobs With The Biggest Salary Growth This Year

3 min read

A new employment report shows the number of job ads has dramatically dropped in recent times, while essential industries are those enjoying the greatest pay rises over the last year.

News

News

Why Older Aussies Are Staying Working Longer And Not Retiring

3 min read

A growing number of older Australians are bucking the trend of retirement, and having a career resurgence later in life.

Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford

The Gig Economy Is So Much Bigger And More Complicated Than You Think

5 min read

Great attention and concern has been generated in recent years about the ‘gig economy’: the many thousands of individuals who perform various tasks and jobs for pay (‘gigs’), organised through web-based apps and platforms.

National

National

Skills Humans Will Need To Get A Job In The Robot Age

3 min read

Experts agree if you want to compete in the job markets of the future you have to soften up and be human.

Career

Career

Why Building Your 'Personal Brand’ Is The Key To Career Success

3 min read

What do these people have in common: Waleed Aly, Michelle Obama and P!nk?

Career

Career

This Is The Top Reason People Quit Their Jobs

2 min read

There are many factors that prompt people to throw in the towel when it comes to their job but now we know the main reason that workers walk thanks to employment site SEEK.

Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford

Sorry, ScoMo, But A Million Jobs Ain't What They Used To Be

5 min read

A million seems like a big number.

National

National

'We Are All Normal': Burger Shop Hits Back After Customer's Thoughtless Insult

3 min read

A business that employs people with Tourette's and Asperger's has hit back at a customer who made an insensitive comment to staff.

National

National

Aussie Businesses Struggle To Combat 'Ghosting' In The Workplace

3 min read

Until recently, ghosting was almost exclusively used to refer to one person disappearing from a romantic relationship -- but the act has made the leap from the bedroom to the boardroom.

Career

Career

An Expert's Guide To Lying On Your CV

3 min read

Ever looked at everyone else's LinkedIn bio and wondered if it was all true?

Good News

Good News

A Big-Hearted Cafe Is Serving Brunch With A Side Order Of Social Conscience

3 min read

A new social enterprise is giving a major tourist hot spot a new heart.

Career

Career

How To Get A Payrise In Five Easy Steps

3 min read

Sometimes you need to ask for what you think you deserve. You've got this...

Career

Career

Why Do People All Quit Jobs At Once?

4 min read

After three of Harry and Meghan's staff all quit their jobs at once, people are sensing a trend... and it's actually pretty common.

The Project

The Project

Are Unpaid Internships Ripping Aussies Off?

2 min read

Where’s the line between work experience and exploitation?

Politics

Politics

PM Compares Labor's Negative Gearing Changes To Failed Mining Tax

2 min read

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Labor's plan to limit tax breaks for negative gearing will take a "sledge hammer to people's home values" and will have a short shelf-life like their mining tax.

National

National

A New World Of Old Jobs Awaits Our HSC Students

4 min read

As the HSC exams kick off, industry research group IBISWorld has released its forecast of which industries are set to add the most new jobs to the Australian economy in coming years.

Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford

Abusing The Rights Of Casual Staff Is Becoming The Full-Time Job Of Big Business

6 min read

Casual work has become a pervasive feature of Australia’s labour market.

National

National

Casual Workers Now Have The Right To Ask Bosses For Permanent Position

2 min read

If you're a casual who has worked regular hours for at least the past year, you now have the right to ask your boss for a permanent position.