Thriving amid the rise of the machines
The impact of automation is being felt by the human workforce; but University of Melbourne experts say it's time to focus what jobs humans do better than robots
Human vs computer: Becoming more employable than an algorithm
Technology and robotics is a threat to future job security, but University of Melbourne research finds it could free us to use our uniquely human skills.
Keeping new teachers in the classroom
As new teachers leave the profession in droves, more must be done to give them the job security and resilience they - and their students - need.
Reigniting higher education admissions reform
As the school year draws to an end, so the debate around reforming the admissions process to universities needs to be reignited.
More support and less stigma for unemployed youth
Researchers at the University of Melbourne lead a public discussion on solutions to youth unemployment.
Academic underachievers make good after school
Teenagers who do poorly at school suffer no disadvantage when it comes to getting a job later on in life, the latest research shows.
Too old at 21, you’re fired!
Minimum wage policies in the Netherlands are making employees barely in their twenties too expensive to keep. Are there lessons for Australia?
Young Australians worry about job prospects
Research finds young Australians are worried about their job prospects and reluctant to join a start-up. Paul Kofman discusses the changing labour landscape.
Should we expect more from lead firms?
Shining a light on the business models of 7-Eleven and other large franchisors is the first step in encouraging meaningful reform to labour laws.