Pay equity and gender inclusivity still a long way off in business

- February 28, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, SEEK has revealed data on job seekers’ perceptions on gender balance and equal opportunity, and some of the results may surprise. While women stepping into leadership roles is becoming more commonplace, gender balance and wage parity are still an issue at many companies. Similarly, many job seekers… Read more »


What to wear to work is stressing Aussie employees

- January 29, 2019 2 MIN READ

According to a recent survey by SEEK, almost half of Australia’s employees who don’t wear a uniform to work report feeling stressed about unfair expectations surrounding their clothing choices. Currently, four-in-ten Australians wear a uniform for work, with those in health care, retail and consumer products most likely to wear a uniform or company-branded clothing.… Read more »


Upskilling and reskilling important to Aussie employees says SEEK

- January 16, 2019 2 MIN READ

Nearly two-thirds of Australian employees are looking to upgrade their job skills in the next twelve months according to a survey conducted by SEEK. The report revealed upskilling was particularly important to millennial employees, with 72 per cent of those surveyed suggesting they were likely to upgrade their skills this year compared with 39 per… Read more »


Planning on recruiting staff? Avoid these illegal questions

- November 29, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Recent research by SEEK has found an alarming four in ten job candidates have been asked illegal question during an interview. The research revealed 18-35-year-olds were most likely to be the target of illegal questions, which included being asked about their ethnicity and marital status. Those least likely to be asked illegal questions were candidates… Read more »


Job growth rises nationwide, with Tassie tiger leading the way

- August 23, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Seek’s latest job ad data reveals a record year-on-year rise in job growth of 8.7 per cent across the nation. The mining, resources and energy, animals and conservation sectors are leading the high growth. Both sectors have reported a 37 per cent increase in job opportunities since 2017. When it comes to employment opportunities, Tasmania… Read more »


SEEK aims to remove unconscious bias from the employment process

- June 21, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

In an effort to remove bias from the hiring process Aussie employment marketplace, SEEK, is launching ‘Hide Names’ today. This feature will remove a candidate’s name from their profile to allow hirers to focus on potential employees’ experience and skills. The tool aims to reduce unconscious bias. A name can indicate both gender and ethnicity,… Read more »


SEEK study finds gender leadership gap still an issue

- March 8, 2018 2 MIN READ

Despite close to 50 per cent of women expressing interest in becoming leaders in their chosen field, a new study commissioned by SEEK, released to coincide with International Women’s Day, has found gender parity in leadership roles is still a big issue in Australian business. 65 percent of the participants surveyed said they would like… Read more »