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6 Things To Check On Your Trial Shift

May 23, 2024
2.5 minute read
So, you’ve smashed the interview and been asked to come in for a trial shift. Amazing! But before you start your trial, there are a few things you really should check first. Find out what they are in this blog.
May 13, 2024
2 minute read
If you didn’t already know, your employer is responsible for your health and safety at work – including risks to your mental health.
April 24, 2024
3 minute read
Wage theft is rampant in Australian workplaces with young people who are already disproportionately struggling through the cost-of-living crisis are often the most affected.
April 19, 2024
4 minute read
If you’ve ever worked in hospitality or retail, we all know more than we’d like to about roster fails…
March 27, 2024
2 minute read
Instagram's broad definition of 'political content' makes it difficult for accounts to reach people and for users to stay informed. Read now for a step-by-step guide on how to change Instagram’s new Limited “Political” content feature.
March 25, 2024
7 minute read
Payslips aren’t just visual clutter. They’re proof of your earnings and entitlements. They might be dull, but payslips are important. Here’s why…
March 20, 2024
2 minute read
Research suggests Australia’s entrenched ‘wage-theft culture’ – that benefits bosses – is what makes it ‘acceptable’ to pay young people less for doing the same jobs as their co-workers.
March 20, 2024
3 minute read
Wage theft is far too common in Australia and young workers are some of the most exploited. It’s finally illegal, but it will take a long time for the culture to change.
March 6, 2024
3 minute read
The Albanese government is finally looking into making tertiary education more affordable for students. Recommended changes to HECS and student placements will mean more money in the pockets of students juggling work and study.