Employment

Dr Brendan Rynne, KPMG Chief Economist, comments on the ABS labour force survey

The ABS figures show the labour market deteriorated through May, consistent with expectations that the Australian economy was in the midst of a sharp contraction due to the coronavirus shutdown.

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The things I wasn’t told about getting the best out of my graduate program

Everyone’s graduate experience is difference but the lessons I learnt, and now see played out in others, are worth sharing.

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Seize the day: back to work incentives in Queensland suffer from lack of awareness

The state government has allocated $150m to regional Queensland and $27.5m in Brisbane and SE Queensland, for its Back to Work scheme, which follows similar moves made in recent years by other states.

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In the age of automation will jobs really matter?

In the Age of Automation: Will Jobs Really Matter? James Mabbott shifts the debate from what type of jobs will still exist in the future, to what kind of society we want to have.

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The ins and outs of internships: an important experience but be mindful of the law

“The Intern” is a 2015 movie about widowed retiree Ben Whittaker, who lands a job as a “senior intern” with an online fashion site. In true Hollywood style, Ben faces…

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