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'I just couldn't turn my brain off': NSW lawyers get a mental health lifeline
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'I just couldn't turn my brain off': NSW lawyers get a mental health lifeline

The NSW Law Society will for the first time provide the state's 35,000 solicitors with a mental health support service in response to pressures including the coronavirus pandemic, bushfires and floods.

  • by Anna Patty

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Working from home can stifle sexual harassment complaints
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Working from home can stifle sexual harassment complaints

The isolation of working from home can heighten the risk of bullying and harassment going undetected, researchers warn.

  • by Anna Patty
No longer business as usual
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No longer business as usual

Workers have had a taste of a new work order and cannot be expected to give up all the benefits.

  • by Jim Bright
Maybe we needed a pandemic to address mental health
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Maybe we needed a pandemic to address mental health

The coronavirus pandemic has led to more discussion about the connection between unemployment and mental health.

  • by Jonathan Rivett
Preparing for the future of work a team effort
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Preparing for the future of work a team effort

Career education at school should be a collaboration between careers staff, students, parents, teachers and employers.

  • by Gina Driscoll
Training sector calls for $5 billion to bring thousands of apprentices out of hibernation
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Training sector calls for $5 billion to bring thousands of apprentices out of hibernation

The vocational training sector is asking the federal government for support to create opportunities for thousands of Australian apprentices in 'hibernation'.

  • by Anna Patty
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Managing the post-COVID return to the office
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Managing the post-COVID return to the office

While no-one could have foreseen how life and work would play out at the start of the year

  • by Alexandra Cain
No late calls, fewer Friday meetings as consultants tackle stress
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No late calls, fewer Friday meetings as consultants tackle stress

Consulting giant Accenture has asked employees to end conference calls by around 5:30 pm each day and limit the number of big meetings on Fridays as it's trying to help its workers understand the science behind stress.

  • by Jenny Surane
When you haven’t yet found your career path
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When you haven’t yet found your career path

If you’ve woken up one day with the sudden realisation that you’re in the wrong job, you’re not alone.

  • by Amy Cooper
One in four international students earn less than half the minimum wage
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One in four international students earn less than half the minimum wage

A new Australian study has found three in four international students are paid below the minimum casual wage.

  • by Anna Patty
The long, unhappy history of working from home
Workplace culture

The long, unhappy history of working from home

Three months after the coronavirus pandemic shut down offices, the corporate world has concluded that working from home is working out. Many employees will be tethered to Zoom and Slack for the rest of their careers.

  • by David Streitfeld