Workplace Ethics

When can I start work?

When can I start work?

A big part of growing up is starting work. It can be great to have some extra money for yourself, feel more independent, as well as learning the skills you’ll need in the workforce for the rest of your life. But before you get too keen, there are some things you need to know before …

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Are You Summer Work Ready?

Are You Summer Work Ready?

If you’ve decided to go ahead and find a summer job, once you’ve organised your resume and started applying for jobs, you’re already halfway there. There are just one or two other things you might like to organise so that you’ll be ready to start work as soon as you get the call.   Are …

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Know Your Rights at Work

Keen to start your first job? Before you dive right in, there are some important things you should know first. The ACTU’s Worksite is packed with information about your rights at work, including wages, leave, safety, bullying and more. They have worksheets, videos, quizzes, articles and more for you to access. Take a look here: …

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How to Build a Strong Work Ethic – new microprogram from Grandshake

Grandshake has launched a brand new online microprogram for young job seekers and students called “How to Build a Strong Work Ethic”. The 40-minute microprogram lays out the foundations of having a solid work ethic. Participate in exercises to pinpoint your values and find a career that embodies them. Pick up accountability techniques and interview …

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Writing Activities Study Work Grow

Career Lesson Writing Activities

We’ve put together a range of writing prompt worksheets for you to use with students in class. Use them to start a discussion amongst students, or insert them into your career lessons. Each activity is structured to get students thinking about one of the key Careers and Work Studies topics. Students are prompted to think …

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MyFuture – Resources for Teachers

MyFuture is a national career information service that helps guide young people towards their path to the future. They have a huge variety of resources available for teachers and careers advisers to support their students. Here are some of their useful resources: Explore the future of work School to work pathways infographics Teaching resources Discover …

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UN Youth | NSW Young Leaders Summit

This November, our Young Leaders Summit will be focusing on Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethical Industries. This is our final summit for the year – so don’t miss out on this opportunity! Get ready for a day of workshops to learn about all the different ways companies and similar organisations affect the world around them, …

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Human Right to Work

Your Human Right to Work

Did you know that access to work is one of your basic human rights in Australia? The Australian Government is a party to seven international human rights treaties, and one of them covers your right to work. This means that everyone in Australia has the opportunity earn a living through any kind of work they …

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Family & domestic violence leave | Fair Work Australia

Did you know that ALL employees, including part-time and casual employees, are able to take 5 days of ‘family and domestic violence leave’ each year? The leave is unpaid, and you may also be entitled to other paid or unpaid leave under your own agreement or award. You also don’t have to ‘build-it-up’, you can …

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