• Jumping on the career carousel

    Open Forum     |      October 1, 2022

    Young people will need skills in IT and other high-tech areas if they are to forge careers in tomorrow’s fast changing job market.

  • Summit fever

    Michelle Grattan     |      September 3, 2022

    Labor’s much-hyped Jobs and Skills Summit has proved a political success, but will it produce practical benefits for Australia’s labor market?

  • What’s hot and what’s not in the jobs market

    Janine Dixon     |      August 30, 2022

    Victoria University has created a model to predict which jobs will be in demand over the next two years in the run-up to this week’s jobs summit.

  • Just the job

    Open Forum     |      August 7, 2021

    New QUT research offers answers on why some job applications are met with silence and illustrates how much first impressions, credentials, and external recognition matter when it comes to standing out to a future employer.

  • Fighting climate change could tackle Australia’s job crisis

    Victoria Tichá     |      July 19, 2020

    Business leaders can mitigate the adverse impacts of climate change by generating thousands of jobs in renewable energy and building more sustainable communities.

  • Breaking the chain of joblessness

    Irma Mooi-Reci     |      January 6, 2020

    New research finds children of parents who are both jobless can experience long-term disadvantage, but targeted policy can break the cycle of despair.

  • Unlocking big data to find your vocation

    Open Forum     |      December 18, 2019

    Social media traits and values help provide an understanding of the hidden personality dimensions of different roles that could be the key to matching a person and their ideal occupation.

  • 4 ways to wreck your own job interview

    Janina Steinmetz     |      January 11, 2019

    Sidestepping some common traps when trying to make a good impression can help interviewers see you as a more competent, motivated, and likeable potential employee.

  • The value of leadership courage

    Gabrielle Davies     |      March 24, 2017

    Today’s leaders need to be skilled in navigating economic benefits, social values, shareholder expectations, obligations towards their employees and many more. Gabrielle Davies says the one constant in leadership is the need for courage.

  • Xanax or fingertips?

    Gabrielle Davies     |      July 17, 2015

    New technologies bring about major changes not only in our social and family interactions, but also in healthcare. Gabrielle Davies allows us a glimpse into a future of a healthier and better informed community.