• Can we trust the banks again?

    Andrew Godwin     |      February 1, 2020

    On the first anniversary of the findings of the banking Royal Commission into misconduct, what’s actually being done to restore public trust in Australia’s chastened and tarnished banking sector?

  • How lifelong learning can help people adapt to workplace change

    Open Forum     |      January 8, 2020

    Benedikte Jensen, First Assistant Secretary of the Department of Employment and Skills, delivered a keynote address at GAP’s 10th Annual Economic Summit which outlined a range of federal measures to support worker retraining.

  • Work smarter, not harder

    Ebony Stansfield     |      January 7, 2020

    Managers want productive employees now the holiday break is over, but micro-management and work pressure are not the solution.

  • Lying on your resume could land you in court

    Emi Berry     |      December 30, 2019

    The new year might encourage plans for a fresh career, but while everyone paints a positive picture of themselves on their resume, actual lies about qualifications and accomplishments can constitute fraud and invite criminal sanctions.

  • How green is sustainable fashion?

    Rimi Khan     |      December 9, 2019

    Can the trend towards buying sustainable fashion really help at a time of climate crisis, or should we simply be buying less clothing?

  • Let’s stop overpaying under-performing CEOs

    Mathew Hayward     |      December 1, 2019

    Accomplished leaders are invaluable, and in short supply, in business as in other spheres.  When they perform well, they deserve to be rewarded, but when they fail they should pay the price.

  • How do you deal with jerks at work?

    Open Forum     |      November 28, 2019

    Is there that one person who talks over you in meetings? Or maybe you’ve had your lunch pinched from the communal fridge? University of Queensland School of Psychology PhD candidate Mylyn Dat is studying how people deal with office scoundrels.

  • Do Australia’s ‘dumb’ exports matter?

    Adam Triggs     |      November 25, 2019

    Australia’s reliance on raw mineral exports to China and the rest of Asia has been criticised, but countries naturally specialise in what they do best, and this country is no exception.

  • Closing the gender pay gap

    Ebony Stansfield     |      November 22, 2019

    Despite modern laws and changing attitudes, the gender pay gap can start when women first enter the workforce.

  • Job satisfaction is the key to longer working lives

    Andreas Cebulla     |      November 21, 2019

    Josh Frydenberg and the federal government should look beyond their narrow focus on education and training to help older Australians remain in the workforce to encourage better working environments for everyone, regardless of age, gender or occupation.

  • A foot in both camps

    Dawn Lo     |      November 12, 2019

    From an initial interest in optometry to managing a start-up to joining one of the world’s biggest tech giant – UNSW Business School alumna Jenny Chu has tried it all in the pursuit of a fulfilling career.

  • Setting the scene for innovation

    Graeme Lofts     |      November 7, 2019

    Graeme Loft’s new book, Family Business Success Stories, published by Major Street Publishing, tells the stories of eight family businesses who have operated continuously for more than 100 years.