August 13, 2018

Australia's population continues to increase, far ahead of schedule. In the late 1990s, even the highest growing predictions estimated our migrant population growth to accrue to perhaps 70,000 or 80,000 per year. Today, overseas migration accounts for 62% of our popula...

April 6, 2018

Financial stress, casualisation of the workforce, and digital disruption impacting how we spend our time

had a chat this afternoon with Nova’s FiveAA host, Alan Hickey, on how Australian workers spend their lunch breaks. A recent study by Quickbooks shows that 23% of...

November 22, 2017

What do Gen Z aspire to be when they grow up? I was recently asked to unpack the latest findings from the Australian Institute on Family Studies on ABC The Drum. 

Gender-based career preferences

The AIFS identified there are significant gender differences among Gen...

June 27, 2017

The Census results, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today, reveal a picture of a changing Australia. Our nation is larger, older, more culturally diverse and less religious than at any other time in history.

A nation of 24.6 million and growth of 8.8% si...

April 11, 2017

The typical Australian is a 38 year-old Gen X woman who is married with two children, lives in a mortgaged 3 bedroom home, and was born in Australia with English ancestry. Both her parents were born in Australia, too. She is working full-time and gets to work by car (l...

February 21, 2017

The year 2017 has begun in an environment of perplexed global sentiment. From Brexit to the election of President Trump, the last 9 months have been far from a smooth ride on the world stage, showing a trend towards growing isolationism and increasing uncertainty.

For m...

September 19, 2016

Analysis on new research released this week by the OECD highlights the challenge for young people entering their working years, particularly in their transition from education.

While unemployment in Australia at just 5.6% is one of the lowest in the developed...

June 8, 2016

I am often asked to deliver keynote presentations to educators, career advisors, and executives on the future job market. What jobs will remain, and which ones will soon no longer exist?

What we know is that 44% of Australian jobs (5.1 million current jobs) are at risk...

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