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A Plan for Australian Jobs: The Australian Government’s Industry and Innovation Statement

A Plan for Australian Jobs: The Australian Government’s Industry and Innovation Statement | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
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Recently the Australian Government announced this $1 billion investment in supporting and creating jobs.  The Plan for Australian Jobs is a roadmap for creating jobs and lifting productivity that will:

back Australian companies to win more work at home; support Australian industry to increase exports and win new business overseas; and help create new jobs by supporting the growth of small to medium Australian businesses.

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The résumé is dead: your next click might determine your next job

The résumé is dead: your next click might determine your next job | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
The argument about whether robots will take our jobs is irrelevant: workforce science and data aggregation have already changed how we find work
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Asian Names On Resumes In Canada Less Likely To Get Callbacks Than Anglo Names

Asian Names On Resumes In Canada Less Likely To Get Callbacks Than Anglo Names | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

 

“A name matters because it draws on implicit response and activates stereotypes on what a job candidate would be when you only have less than seven seconds to look at a resumé,”

 
 
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Baby Boomers and The Rise of the Grudge Workforce

Baby Boomers and The Rise of the Grudge Workforce | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Here’s a new term for you – the grudge workforce. Have you heard of it before? I found it when I happened to run across a research report published by Suncorp in Australia which described the grudge workforce as the time when baby boomers were working between when they wanted to retire versus when they …
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Are You Being Set Up for Expat Success?

Are You Being Set Up for Expat Success? | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
If organizations want to ensure that their expats succeed, they need to gather baseline information about whether their expats accomplish their goals and objectives.
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They call it fun, but the digital giants are turning workers into robots

They call it fun, but the digital giants are turning workers into robots | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
With perfect timing, a new film highlights how employee monitoring is taking over people’s lives
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Who has the best working culture? Australia, or the rest of the world? 

Who has the best working culture? Australia, or the rest of the world?  | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
To newcomers, Aussie working culture can come as a shock. Do Australians have a unique set of rules when it comes to business etiquette?
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The question employers are wary to ask: when are you going to retire?

The question employers are wary to ask: when are you going to retire? | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Age discrimination laws have made conversations about retirement plans even trickier.
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Three Reasons Why Blue Collar Retirement Is Disappearing

Three Reasons Why Blue Collar Retirement Is Disappearing | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Working class Americans are falling behind in retirement savings and losing their grip on the American Dream
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10 Millennials share why and how they ditched their jobs and joined the gig economy

10 Millennials share why and how they ditched their jobs and joined the gig economy | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Many of us think about quitting our jobs and joining the gig economy. While it sounds great, there are some challenges. Learn why and how from some enterprising Millennials.
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The Introvert's Guide to a Confident Job Interview

The Introvert's Guide to a Confident Job Interview | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
For those who see themselves as shy and introverted, a confident job interview performance may seem impossible. Not that being an introvert mean
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Work hour limits need to change for better mental health and gender equality

Work hour limits need to change for better mental health and gender equality | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Australia needs to tackle the widespread belief that it's fair or feasible for people to work long hours without compromising either their health or gender equality.
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UK wage growth outpaces inflation

UK wage growth outpaces inflation | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

It is not the unemployment figures that are interesting these days, it is the employment figures.

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Closing the skills gap: Creating workforce-development programs that work for everyone | McKinsey & Company

Closing the skills gap: Creating workforce-development programs that work for everyone | McKinsey & Company | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
The ‘‘skills gap’’ in the United States is serious. Here is how to do better.
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A survey of three million people has unearthed worrying findings about Brexit

A survey of three million people has unearthed worrying findings about Brexit | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Brexit is already preventing UK businesses from accessing top talent from across Europe, according to new research. Britain saw a sharp dip in the number of university-educated international professionals seeking jobs in the UK immediately before and directly after the Brexit vote, according to survey from LinkedIn based on the data from more than 3 million people and published on Monday.
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Mining engineers outstrip all others for employability

Mining engineers outstrip all others for employability | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

Mining engineers have the highest graduate employability rate among all types of engineers, according to a study that tracked job placements for 34 years.

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6 Types of Employment Interviews

6 Types of Employment Interviews | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

There are various types of job interviews, and you should be aware of them before facing them.

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Why I Started Training Employees To Leave Their Jobs

Why I Started Training Employees To Leave Their Jobs | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

If you want to retain your star employees, says Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes, help them try out new roles inside the company.

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Uber has led to a 10 per cent drop in wages for traditional taxi drivers, but overall driver numbers have boomed

Uber has led to a 10 per cent drop in wages for traditional taxi drivers, but overall driver numbers have boomed | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

While the introduction of the UBER platform had not led to jobs being lost, it had caused a reduction in the income of salaried drivers.

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Five Ways That Purpose Improves Your Health

Five Ways That Purpose Improves Your Health | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Living a meaningful life makes you not only happier, but healthier.
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Rethinking Autism in the Workplace

Rethinking Autism in the Workplace | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Australia needs to “rethink” autism in the workplace, according to a not-for-profit disability employment organisation, involved in a world-first initiative to employ autistic adults in specialist animal care roles.
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The future of American jobs lies with the tech industry

The future of American jobs lies with the tech industry | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it

When Donald Trump won the election, many in Silicon Valley were flummoxed: "How could a bigoted billionaire with no government experience and a twitchy..

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Study analyzes characteristics of political science professors who earn more than others

Study analyzes characteristics of political science professors who earn more than others | Strategic Career Development | Scoop.it
Analysis of political scientists illustrates role of gender, Ph.D. pedigree, negotiations, institution type and more. Study is bad news for women who teach undergraduates.
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