Employment

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The following is a list of all the news items that are associated with Employment.

Targeted skills program a boost for mature-age people looking for work

News | 11 December 2018

More than 18,500 mature-age people seeking work across five locations around Australia can now access extra help to become more competitive in their local job market.

Careers in caring - increasing demand for workers

News | 5 December 2018

Many Health Care and Social Assistance related jobs are growing strongly as Australia’s population ages and the National Disability Insurance Scheme rollout continues.

Youth employment program working on the Gold Coast

News | 3 December 2018

Kaileb McKenzie is at the start of an exciting new career as a chef, following his participation in a successful Transition to Work program on Queensland’s Gold Coast.

Record numbers at jobs fairs around the country

News | 22 November 2018

Six jobs fairs across Australia from July to October this year attracted close to 13,000 participants. The jobs fairs were held in regions impacted by change, where large-scale redundancies had affected local job markets.

Job ads continue strong growth in regional areas

News | 21 November 2018

Job advertisement growth over the past year was faster in regional areas than in capital cities, according to the latest data from the Internet Vacancy Index (IVI). This reflects a trend towards stronger growth in regional areas since June 2016.

Career Transition Assistance (CTA) Request for Tender released

News | 16 November 2018

The Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations, and Minister for Women, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer announced the Australian Government is seeking applications from organisations to deliver Career Transition Assistance 2019–2021.

Awards for people launching into business

News | 16 November 2018

The 2018 NEIS Awards were recently held in Coogee, New South Wales. The awards recognise the outstanding successes of small businesses established with help from New Business Assistance with NEIS.

Monthly Leading Indicator of Employment Latest Release

News | 14 November 2018

Department of Jobs and Small Business releases the November edition of the Monthly Leading Indicator of Employment.

Increasing job opportunities for Indigenous Australians in Brisbane

News | 12 November 2018

Concentrix Services in Brisbane, Queensland, has worked with Matchworks and the Department of Jobs and Small Business to increase employment opportunities for Indigenous Australians.

Feedback invited on premier jobs publication

News | 7 November 2018

'Australian Jobs', one of Australia’s foremost jobs publications, is collecting feedback to make the next edition better.

Australian Government to provide more support for farmers and regional economies

News | 6 November 2018

Providing advice for starting a business

News | 5 November 2018

Starting a business can throw up lots of unexpected challenges, so getting great advice is key. 

Young Broome man finds PaTH to a creative career

News | 1 November 2018

Indigenous young man, Adam Dann, had always had an interest in photography and media. But as he lives in a remote area—Broome in Western Australia—there weren’t a lot of opportunities for careers in this field.

Perth partnership is increasing diversity in the mining sector

News | 30 October 2018

Link2Opportunity is an initiative connecting interested young people, women and Indigenous Australians to jobs in mining.

Employers say ex-offenders are some of the hardest workers

News | 25 October 2018

The majority of employers who have hired an ex-offender have reported a positive outcome, with some saying they are the ‘best workers’.

Help us improve Australian Jobs

News | 24 October 2018

Australian Jobs, one of the country’s foremost job publications, is currently under review to ensure it continues to match the needs and expectations of its readers.

Employers lead the way in socially responsible restructuring

News | 22 October 2018

The Australian economy is transitioning to new sectors of growth. This process of transition helps to drive business to be more innovative and competitive, generates new products, services and employment, and can provide consumers with better value for money.

Explainer: Work for the Dole

News | 18 October 2018

Long-term unemployment remains a challenge in Australia. ...

A PaTH internship leads Janaya to her dream job as a mechanic

News | 16 October 2018

Janaya Paul, a young Indigenous woman from the Gold Coast, is excited to have landed a job as an apprentice mechanic with the help of the Youth Jobs PaTH program.

Future jobs growth to favour skilled workers

News | 16 October 2018

Employment projections indicate that over 90% of new jobs over the next five years will require post-school education.

Turn a hobby into a career

News | 8 October 2018

Wednesday 10 October is National Cake Decorators’ Day which seems as good an excuse as any to talk about cake.

Linking businesses with ready workers in Grafton

News | 4 October 2018

A jobs expo held in Grafton in late August connected people looking for work in the Northern Rivers region with potential employers seeking motivated staff.

Persistence pays off for Neil

News | 2 October 2018

Self-motivated and determined, Neil Jameson, 59, is an inspiring example of a mature-aged person who persisted and didn’t let himself be discouraged in his job search. He’s now reaping the rewards.

Employers offer advice for mature age workers

News | 26 September 2018

The advice from employers for mature age workers is to not hide their light under a bushel.

On the PaTH to a hospitality career

News | 23 September 2018

Young people are getting more opportunities for employment with the Youth Jobs PaTH program as businesses tailor the program to suit their recruitment needs.