When flexible working makes life harder
Flexible work practices like 4/10 work weeks can cause more harm than good, particularly when mandated by an employer, University of Melbourne research finds.
Teaching the next generation of #MeToo
As movements like #MeToo gain traction, a University of Melbourne experts asks whether big business is taking sexual harassment and gender equality seriously.
A generation dislodged: Why things are tough for Gen Y
A new report from the University of Melbourne shows a combination of insecure work, long working hours and unaffordable housing makes life tough for Gen Y.
Putting doctors under a data microscope
The University of Melbourne's MABEL survey provides data on the medical workforce, including doctor's gender pay gap and attracting doctors to rural areas.
Taking the pulse of general practice
A major University of Melbourne / ANZ report into general practice in Australia reveals the number of GPs is declining in real terms and their morale is falling
A new approach to disability in the workplace
While people with disabilities can still face discrimination when job-seeking, University of Melbourne experts say some employers value a diverse workforce.
Ford workers need chance to shift gear
At an average age of 50, the Ford workers losing their jobs at Broadmeadows and Geelong have transferrable skills, but employers need to give them a chance.
Seniorpreneur: We need you
Australia needs older workers and they want to contribute, but more is needed to end age discrimination and encourage older people into business and workplaces.
Passions betrayed: The end of “doing what you love” in the workforce
Dr Miya Tokumitsu argues that young people "following their passion" into jobs and internships are more likely to be disappointed and exploited than fulfilled.
The boss’ gaze: Workplace surveillance and what it means
Management expert Graham Sewell from the University of Melbourne on the evolution of workplace surveillance, its usefulness and its unsettling effects.