Two things are certain in life, and one of them is taxes. But in this unpredictable year even taxes can surprise you, as LinkedIn’s job posting data suggests: Over the past month, demand for Tax Specialists spiked by nearly 600%. That’s just one of the many insights you can find in this month’s readout of […]
If the economic crisis unleashed by COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that what you know matters a great deal, but not as much as a willingness to learn. Reports about the changing nature of work have been coming in thick and fast for some time. We have heard about automation, augmented workforces and hybrid […]
A Harvard Business Review Articleby Ryan Smith Business leaders are justifiably focused on the here and now of the Covid-19 pandemic, but there’s a looming second-order mental health crisis that is only beginning to emerge as a result of global quarantines and a massive, sudden shift to working from home. Since the outbreak of the […]
Written by CEO of Jobscan I won’t go into details about the virus, social distancing, or toilet paper madness, but on how this economic impact could affect our employment and income. Some economists are noting we’re heading into a deep recession, if we haven’t already. Not to be pessimistic — I’m generally an overly optimistic […]
According to ABS data, 268,000 working-age Australians were made redundant in the 12 months to February 2018, and in an age of automation, company cost-cutting and artificial intelligence, many in the workforce will be affected at some point in their career.
Being made redundant can leave you wondering – what do I do now? We asked two career coaches for their best advice on the next steps you could take. For most people, the initial wave of emotion that follows a redundancy can be pretty overwhelming, says Karen Thomas, Co-Director of Transition Hub. “Shock, anxiety and […]
Kerina Alter was invited to give consultation to the establishment of the National Skills Commission.
Those that know me, know that I’m not a coffee drinker. I am, however, a fan of the ‘coffee catchup’ and good networking. It’s why I host the annual ‘coffee lucky dip’, pairing up people for random coffees across Australia.And for those seeking ideas on what to do next with their careers, networking is my […]
As the CEO of Guide Dogs Victoria, Karen Hayes AO is leading the charge on transforming the well-known and loved organisation into one of the most innovative charities of our time. She’s this week’s Changemaker.
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