The combination of ICT and business skills has become an ideal set of qualifications for future jobs. People with ICT skills are busting out of ICT enclaves to perform vital roles across a full range of businesses, from retail and finance to agriculture, construction and mining
Catherine Armitage is ideas and innovation writer and an editorial writer at The Sydney Morning Herald. She is a highly experienced career journalist who has won multiple awards for her work across a wide range of topics including business, science, higher education, social issues, education and legal affairs. She is former higher education editor and China correspondent.
Yuan Wang, of Castle Hill, was looking for a biology tutor for her Year 12 son Benjamin Huang. Paul Leone, of Castle Hill, was a science graduate with a distinction average looking for work. It took her about 30 seconds to find him, and he lived five minutes away.
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Ella Shannon saw an opportunity in the disconnect between the demand for good farm labour and the willing supply of backpackers, uni students and "grey nomads" seeking to supplement their travel or studies with work.
"I don't think you really play Eve to have fun."
Two out of three students who competed for a Year 7 place at a selective high school this year missed out, Department of Education figures suggest.
People who are addicted to work are much more likely to have psychiatric disorders such as ADHD, OCD, anxiety and depression, a new mass study has found.
After taking redundancy at 45, educated professional Viktoria Rother was sure she'd find full-time work.
Avoid soft cheese. Avoid deli meats. No pate, no bean sprouts. Eat well-cooked meat but not burnt. Don't eat stuffing. These are just a few of the dozens of recommendations in brochures and booklets routinely given to pregnant women.
In the search for a cause, psychological, social, environmental and genetic factors have all been targeted. But what if everyone's been looking in the wrong place? What if anorexia nervosa is caused by a bacterial infection?