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Cutting penalty rates was supposed to create jobs. It hasn't, and here's why not

Using a variety of statistical analyses, the authors have found no evidence of more employment in hospitality and retail because of reduced penalty rates.After three years of submissions, hearings and deliberations, Australia’s workplace relations umpire, the Fair Work Commission, decided i...

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Campaign highlights importance of life-saving skills in memory of late student

Public Relations students work with St John Ambulance NSW on teaching every student First AidIn emergency situations, every minute matters.That was the message put forward on Wednesday (8 May) when Public Relations students from the University of Wollongong (UOW) came together...

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UOW students recognised among nation’s best young leaders

Engineering student Samantha Law named a winner in annual AFR GradConnection Top 100 Three University of Wollongong students have been recognised among the nation’s brightest young minds, as part of GradConnection’s 2019...

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Business graduate recognised for outstanding PhD thesis

Dr Nadeera Ranabahu’s research focused on helping female entrepreneurs in Sri LankaUniversity of Wollongong PhD graduate Dr Nadeera Ranabahu has received international recognition for her research, which has examined how female entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka use microfinance to get their ideas ...

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Future leader discovers unexpected path in accountancy

Madeleine Harmer loved every minute of her five-year degree at UOWMadeleine Harmer never imagined that she would become an accountant.The graduate had planned on studying marketing and economics at the University of Wollongong, but within the first year of her commerce degree, she was drawn to th...

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Business on The Stand

The (lost) art of listening

The (lost) art of listening

People are crying out to be heard. How learning to listen is a vital part of developing good leaders and better workplaces.

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Making an impact in 2018

Making an impact in 2018

As a Google Cloud Customer Engineer, Natalie Piucco works with a range of clients from start-ups to large enterprises...

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