Life is full of options. Our final school results do not dictate what we become, writes the chief of YMCA NSW.
Tackling stagnant wages and the underpayment of workers through industrial relations reform has emerged as a key priority for a future Labor government.
Fair Work inspectors are raiding restaurants and cafes in Melbourne CBD's Degraves Street and Hardware Lane dining strips.
The country's biggest union and the peak employer group are pleading with Australians to be nicer to retail workers over Christmas.
A new comparison has found Australia's gender pay gap and rate of underemployment is worse than the average for developed nations.
World renowned chef Heston Blumenthal is running his international restaurant empire through notorious offshore tax havens while underpaying Australian staff
Former ACTU president Sharan Burrow has been re-elected as the head of the international trade union movement for another four-year term after surviving a challenge to her position.
A series of mishaps has served as a potent reminder of well-kept secrets in career development.
When Australian universities began offering online courses nearly 20 years ago, there was more than a degree of trepidation.
No more dinners with female colleagues. Avoid one-on-one meetings. Men are adopting controversial #MeToo strategies and making life even harder for women.
It's back, one of the greatest traditions in the history of written communication, the Annual Benign to Five End-Of-Year Party Survival Guide.
Woolworths wants staff to pack shelves on Christmas Day, sparking a row with the union representing retail, fast-food and warehouse workers.
Birth doula Amanda Bernstein, owner of birth services company Essential Me, says there is always more to learn in her profession.
Teaching scientists to see the value of their work - and learn how to explain it - is helping create some new career pathways, writes Sue White.
The end of life is at the centre of this educator’s body of work, writes Kristie Kellahan.
Cancelling the office Christmas party is a decision that would make Ebenezer Scrooge proud - but it may represent a greater risk than staging the event itself.
The relaxed environment in a hair salon can be the perfect place for some therapy.
Declan Myers has been looking for full-time work since he finished school half way through year 11 last year.
Uber will provide free accident insurance cover to its drivers as part of a multimillion-dollar initiative amid debate over the lack of security for workers in the gig economy.
It is a myth that some people are just good at interviews. There are some simple skills that can be acquired, writes Jim Bright.
A senior court judge has described the use of defamation action as “the worst possible way” for sexual harassment complaints to be investigated.
Independent economist Saul Eslake warns the business sector that slow wages growth could make its economic reform agenda more difficult to accomplish and lowering company taxes will not help that goal.
Au pairs come to Australia expecting a cultural exchange, but the reality for some is long hours of housework.
On his last day on the job, Mark Luckie sent an internal memo that was scathing of the company's culture.
Want to change the world? Be prepared to put in more than 40 hours a week, says entrepreneur.
Working in an IVF clinic requires dispensing large doses of empathy.
Greater efficiency for marketers who adopt marketing automation.
Radiation oncology specialist Raghav Murali-Ganesh helps patients manage cancer with mobile phone apps, writes Joshua Jennings.
Stephanie Salazar wants to encourage, support and empower teachers who are new to the profession.
The oft-repeated idea overlooks the fact that they are in just about every case more enjoyable to be around, more dependable and generally better than adults.