Future of work in Australia: preparing for tomorrow's world

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This report examines the way in which the organisation of work is changing - from workforces to workplaces - and the implications of these changes for Australia. With alternative forms of employment, freelancing and the gig economy on the rise, the traditional notion of holding down a steady job or two for an entire career is receding fast. As new technologies and automation take over some of the tasks previously performed by human labour, and industries move offshore, the service sector continues to forge ahead as the major player in the future of work. The authors ask if we are placing...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Tertiary education; Career development; Technology; Gender

Keywords: Future; Work organisation; Employment security; Employment opportunity; Job satisfaction; Job requirements; Working conditions; Quality of working life; Work life balance; Wage; Education and training needs; Institutional role; Career planning; Career choice; Low skilled worker

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Bentley, Western Australia: Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre, Curtin University, 2018

Physical description: xii, 108 p.

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http://bcec.edu.au/publications/future-work-australia-preparing-tomorrows-world/

Series: Focus on the States series; no. 6, April 2018

ISBN: 9781925083651

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 132.242

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