• Mental Health

    Mature age job seekers build skills with Career Transition Assistance


    First 5000 |  September 23, 2020


    More mature age job seekers are building the skills and confidence they need to be more competitive in their local job markets thanks to the Career Transition Assistance (CTA) Program.


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  • Coronavirus Remote work

    You don’t need a flexible work policy, you need this


    Nina Fountain |  September 22, 2020


    One of the most popular enquiries Nina Fountain from Transformed Teams has received from her network during COVID-19 is for advice on flexible work policies. Despite all the focus on policies, Nina explains why they don’t deliver and what you should be doing instead.


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  • Business Coronavirus

    Training for jobs of the future: NSW recovery initiative


    First 5000 |  September 21, 2020


    More than 100,000 people across NSW will have the opportunity to reskill for the jobs of the future thanks to the NSW Government’s Skilling for Recovery initiative. 


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  • Business

    Family businesses key to Australia’s recovery post-COVID-19


    First 5000 |  September 18, 2020


    Family businesses will be key to Australia’s economic recovery from the coronavirus recession, according to Australia’s peak body for family businesses, Family Business Australia (FBA), which is hosting its National Family Business Day, today 18 September.


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  • Business Mature workers

    Upholding the rights of older workers – online training


    First 5000 |  September 17, 2020


    With support from the NSW Department of Communities and Justice, the Australian Human Rights Commission has developed Upholding the rights of older workers—a free online training package on multigenerational workforces.


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  • Coronavirus

    $3 billion business support package signals confidence in business recovery after COVID restrictions


    First 5000 |  September 16, 2020


    The Victorian Government’s announcement of an additional $3 billion support package for business as they struggle through continued restrictions will spark hope for thousands of businesses.


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  • Budget

    Federal Budget must deliver for sole traders and SMEs, digitisation key to recovery: MYOB


    First 5000 |  September 15, 2020


    Federal Budget 2020 is predicted to deliver mixed results for businesses, with half of SMEs confident the Budget will deliver benefits for their business, according to a special Budget Edition of MYOB Business Monitor, in partnership with Nous Group, released today. 


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  • Have your say

    HAVE YOUR SAY: How does your business support mature workers?


    Helen Hull |  August 3, 2020


    It is important to develop strategies to ensure that older workers are being supported as Australia’s population continues to age. Have your say today!


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