Crafting your work to increase job satisfaction
By enabling staff to take greater control over their work, job crafting can help drive greater employee wellbeing, say University of Melbourne experts
How working away is changing home
Research by University of Melbourne and Western Sydney University shows the effects on Australian households when one partner works away from home for weeks.
JobSeeker and JobKeeper in post-COVID policies
A University of Melbourne expert says now is the time to look at fine-tuning the JobKeeper and JobSeeker programs to help people, and the economy, bounce back.
Does disability policy really offer choice and control?
University of Melbourne research finds that although policy for Australians with disabilities aims to offer choice and control, there are very real barriers.
Breaking the family chain of joblessness
New University of Melbourne research finds children of parents who are both jobless can experience long-term disadvantage, but good policy can break the cycle.
My brilliant career
This special International Women's Day episode unites leading women in science to discuss the challenge of the advancement of women in medical research.
Recruit Smarter: A better way to do business
The Recruit Smarter program, by the University of Melbourne and the Victorian Government, identifies ways to remove unconscious bias during recruitment.
The grim cycle of homelessness and unemployment
Research by a University of Melbourne expert finds homelessness impairs people’s capacity to keep a job more than their ability to gain employment.
Hiring for personality, training for skill
Developing just technical skills is not enough in today’s workplace; University of Melbourne experts discuss the importance of multi-skilling for the future.
Adapting to the speed of change
As automation and technology advances changes the nature and availability of work - University of Melbourne experts look at how to prepare for unpredictability.