Careers

Thu 30 May 2019

City kid takes agriculture by the horns

City kid takes agriculture by the horns

If it wasn't for local shows, Melissa would likely be on a different career pathway

Wed 22 May 2019

Man sacked after three days sick leave

Man sacked after three days sick leave

Cancer patient Chanintorn Siri took three days off work. Soon after, his bosses made the “extraordinarily heartless” decision to dismiss him.

Thu 9 May 2019

Insane job that will pay $1800 a week

Insane job that will pay $1800 a week

It’s been dubbed one of the “best jobs in the world”. To sail around the world and be paid for it. So how can you get the gig?

Mon 6 May 2019

Now’s the time to ask for more pay

Now’s the time to ask for more pay

IT takes a certain skill to be able to successfully ask for a pay rise – but it is a skill that workers can learn, and now may be the best time for them to make...

Mon 8 Apr 2019

Employer’s interview rule sparks uproar

Employer’s interview rule sparks uproar

An employer has sparked a furious backlash after she revealed the one “simple rule” she swears by when it comes to hiring people.

Thu 21 Mar 2019

Millionaire offers ‘job of a lifetime’

Millionaire offers ‘job of a lifetime’

Sydney success, Matthew Lepre, 26, is offering someone an extremely desirable gig — with a salary of $52,000.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Tone's tips for aspiring young truckies

Tone's tips for aspiring young truckies

“THE transport industry is ‘absolutely screaming’ for young people to come up through the ranks,” he said.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Microsoft debunks myth about girls working in STEM

Microsoft debunks myth about girls working in STEM

MICROSOFT has released research showing a serious obstacle to diversity and effectiveness in STEM fields.

Sun 24 Feb 2019

World reacts to claims about Gen Y’s ‘inflated view’

World reacts to claims about Gen Y’s ‘inflated view’

The world has reacted after claims emerged from the boss of Muffin Break that Gen Y are too obsessed with social media to work for free.

Fri 22 Feb 2019

‘Pornstar’ CV: Job interview disasters

‘Pornstar’ CV: Job interview disasters

Naked photos, “porn star” emails and threats of broken legs are just some of the bizarre things Aussie companies have to deal with when trying to hire staff.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Jobseeker’s ‘inappropriate’ text

Jobseeker’s ‘inappropriate’ text

A Melbourne recruiter has revealed the “shocking” moment a female candidate sent him a text message offering a sexual favour.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Sad reason woman rejected from 1000 jobs

Sad reason woman rejected from 1000 jobs

A woman says she has been knocked back from 1000 jobs for a cruel and discriminatory reason.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

What should you never say in a job interview?

What should you never say in a job interview?

A prominent career coach has revealed the five things employers hate hearing in a job interview — and number one might be controversial.

Retail group underpays staff $32m

Retail group underpays staff $32m

Super Retail Group admits letting team members down by underpaying managers for the past six years.

Sun 10 Feb 2019

How to ruin your career in seconds

How to ruin your career in seconds

UNDER the endless scrutiny of the public, celebrities and politicians sometimes make ill informed decisions and ruin their careers in the process.

Sat 9 Feb 2019

Cafe boss’s brutal text to worker

Cafe boss’s brutal text to worker

Victoria Atkins couldn’t make it to a trial shift at a cafe. The owner has been called “Britain’s worst boss” thanks to his savage response.

Fri 8 Feb 2019

This could be the best job in the world

This could be the best job in the world

It’ll pay around $40 an hour, but applications for the “World’s Best Job” are open — and the best part is you don’t need any experience to apply.

Thu 31 Jan 2019

Aussie beauty icon Napoleon Perdis facing ruin

Aussie beauty icon Napoleon Perdis facing ruin

One of the country’s biggest success stories — and one of our leading makeup and beauty brands — has collapsed.

Wed 30 Jan 2019

Big mistake Aussies are making at work

Big mistake Aussies are making at work

While it may seem like Australians have their work life balance in order, more and more of us are failing to take leave for one big reason.

Thu 24 Jan 2019

This test could earn you more than $100k

This test could earn you more than $100k

IT'S a six figure salary job from the get go, but you’ll need to pass this test first. Here are four sample questions. Can you answer them?

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