Australians are longer harder and longer, with the trend set to continue, according to the latest findings by the Australian National University (ANU).

The Federal Government has introduced legislation that it promises will help more Australians into work by providing greater incentives and support for jobseekers.

The Federal Government has announced it will be injecting $6.1 million into the newly developed National Career Development Strategy aimed at helping students find rewarding careers.

Accenture Australia has been named the nation’s top Employer of the Year for 2013 of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community by Pride in Diversity.

Australia has cultivated an isolated sense of corporate success, with those trying to climb the greasy pole often forgetting that working well in a team is the quickest way to identify you as an asset to your employer, according to the latest Hays Journal.

Queensland businesses will pay the same 1.45 per cent in workers compensation premiums, with WorkCover Queensland’s average rate remaining at $1.45 per $100 of wages paid for the 2013-14 year, representing the second lowest average premium in the country.

Overt racism may well be on the decline around the country, but it still remains part of daily life for all too many Victorians according to a new report released by the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission.

While work is often blamed for detracting from family life, new research from the Australian National University (ANU) is turning that notion on its head, showing that better jobs often equate to happier families.

Implementing a sound succession plan is important for all levels of management and types of businesses, not just the ‘big end of town’ according to a new report released by international recruitment specialists Hays.

The latest early trend estimates for trade and non-trade commencements show fewer people are starting an apprenticeship or traineeship.

The Federal Government has revealed the full extent of its $1 billion jobs package, which it says will support an ‘innovative and dynamic economy’ and will produce more Australian jobs.

The proportion of employees who were trade union members in their main job has been steady at 18 per cent for the last three years, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). 

The Federal Government has announced $300 million in budgetary funding for three new measures to help job seekers transition into work.

The Federal Government has flagged $47.2 million in funding to tackle workplace bullying and to help ensure employees and employers have access to information about their rights and obligations.

The Federal Government has announced $45 million in funding for a new Skills Connect Fund, which aims to provide industry with a single point of access for skills and workforce development support.

The Northern Territory Government has slated $106 million out of the Territory Budget for workforce development initiatives, a $6 million increase over last year.

The Fair Work Commission has launched three new initiatives aimed at improving access to justice for self-represented parties who appear before the Commission.

Recruitment giant Hays has issued a blunt message to the hordes of job seekers out in the Australian market: Keep your message relevant.

Business confidence has taken a battering over the past month, with conditions remaining very difficult and the tentative signs of a return to form all but drying up.

Annual spending on mental health has topped $28.6 billion, according to a new report released by health insurance company Medibank.

Australia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was estimated at 5.5 per cent in April, as announced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today.

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