Longevity of the construction tradie: the role of ageing and masculinity

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
With Australia’s retirement age set to rise to 70, will older tradies be able to keep working? A 2012 federal government skills shortage report highlighted only three trades to be in short supply as a result of the ongoing economic climate. Academic literature, furthermore, tends to focus on the retention and training of younger workers […]

Injecting marketing skills in to more degrees

Professor Evan Douglas, new Head of the School of Marketing
Griffith University has plans for a new course in entrepreneurship to help introduce young professionals to the world of small-business management. Physiotherapists, engineers, doctors, lawyers and artists all study intensely in their chosen field but often move into small-business after graduating. The course would provide the knowledge and skills needed before starting a business or […]