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Full-time work continues to rise in Australia

Full-time work continues to rise in Australia

Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) this month have shown that seasonally adjusted employment has increased by 44,000 jobs, with 33,700 of those positions being full time. This rise in jobs has meant that full time employment has increased by 202,100 since August 2017. The Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP, said

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5 Tech Tools That You Can Employ To Make Your Business Run Better Today

5 Tech Tools That You Can Employ To Make Your Business Run Better Today

We’re all looking for ways to make our businesses run that little bit smoother and, thanks to new technology emerging every day, it has never been easier to find the tools to help you out. Slack Slack aims to improve collaboration between staff members and is the perfect tool for internal communication. Classified as a messaging app, this tool allows

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Got a toxic work place? How to change culture from within.

Got a toxic work place? How to change culture from within.

Workplace culture plays a massive part in the productivity of a company. Unhappy employees have lower productivity levels, are more likely to make mistakes and to look for a new job. It also has a domino effect on co-workers and, on a larger scale, can damage the reputation of your company for future employees. For individual employees, a toxic workplace

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Are you chucking it? The top industries for sickies in Australia

Are you chucking it? The top industries for sickies in Australia

According to some experts, Australians are some of the worst in the world when it comes to chucking a sickie and data reveals only 52% of workers were genuinely sick when they took their sick leave. The average Aussie worker takes 9.7 days of sick leave per annum and absenteeism directly costs organisations approximately  $3,608 per worker per annum. It’s

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Six Indigenous Australians have been given a life changing opportunity to alter the course of generational unemployment that is so significant in their community.

Six Indigenous Australians have been given a life changing opportunity to alter the course of generational unemployment that is so significant in their community.

The six young job seekers have landed sought after traineeship and apprenticeship positions at The Mossman Gorge Centre, one of Australia’s leading eco-tourism and culture centres located in Far North Queensland. Lucille Kennedy and Deschell Hayward will commence a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery with Nancy Pilot, Jonnika Braico, Fernanda Temple and Nakita Czygan set to begin their Certificate III

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What can google tell you about your potential new recruit?

What can google tell you about your potential new recruit?

Finding the right person for a job is an important part of any business. The recruitment process itself is time consuming and choosing the wrong person can lead to even more costs to the business. Choosing the wrong candidate is expensive and research suggests it can cost up to 150% of a departing employees salary to replace them. On top

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Unemployment rate lowest in half a decade

Unemployment rate lowest in half a decade

The latest labour force figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has revealed the trend unemployment rate was 5.4% in the month of June 2018, making it the lowest rate in over five years. Chief Economist for the ABS, Bruce Hockman stated “over the year to June, the unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage points. This continues a

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Top Tips To Reduce Manual Handling Injuries

Top Tips To Reduce Manual Handling Injuries

Almost every workplace involves performing some sort of manual handling task to get the job done. Moving stationary supplies in an office, stacking shelves in a supermarket or carting a wheelbarrow on a job site might not seem like a particularly dangerous task, when performed incorrectly or with poor technique, manual tasks like these can become hazardous and cost businesses

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