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NDAs are being misused to silence people in sexual harassment cases

- March 7, 2024 4 MIN READ

Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) came into public consciousness during the #MeToo movement after multiple women spoke out with sexual harassment allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein systematically used NDAs to silence victim-survivors. It’s a major reason it took years for his behaviour to be made public. Because of the secrecy involved, it’s also how he… Read more »

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These tech jobs are paying 30% above market rates

- January 17, 2024 2 MIN READ

Australian job candidates with cyber security skills could enjoy a pay increase of nearly 30%, according to new workplace research. According to a survey by specialist recruiter Robert Half, Australian employers are willing to pay significant salary premiums to job candidates that have the most in-demand skills. The survey of 300 business leaders, including 100… Read more »

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A new report into flexible work shows employees are doing their bit, but employers need to step up to ensure their wellbeing

- November 8, 2022 3 MIN READ

More than a third of Australian knowledge industry workers are putting in extra time into their job outside of office hours, predominantly due to additional workload, but also because around 1-in-6 bosses have asked them to. A new report, Reset, Restore, Reframe – Enabling Wellbeing through Flexible Working, from Swinburne Edge and Deloitte, reveals that… Read more »

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Report: The IT sector leans too heavily on uni degrees and needs to loosen up, says ACS

- October 18, 2022 3 MIN READ

Australian employers could resolve ICT skills shortages by winding back their expectations that candidates have university degrees, according to an extensive ACS analysis that found there are more jobs posted in ICT than any other profession except healthcare. ICT job postings increased by 14% between 2016 and 2021 and have outpaced the overall employment market… Read more »