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It really is different for young people: it’s harder to climb the jobs ladder

Catherine de Fontenay, University of Melbourne Our memories of the job market prior to COVID have become rosier: the last decade was a period of fairly low unemployment, even if wage growth was less than stellar. But that perspective may not be shared by people under 35. For that age group, the past decade has [...]

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Career guidance for mental health

Being unemployed tends to be bad for your mental heath. We know this from long-term studies which show that people’s mental health often deteriorates when they become unemployed and can improve when they get a new job. It can be a vicious circle, since people with mental health difficulties can also struggle to get hired. [...]

Student Wellbeing Program A Review

Generation Next ‘s first Student and Youth Wellbeing Program of 2019 was a huge success. The beautiful creative confines of the Casula Powerhouse Performing Arts Centre provided a backdrop for a day of wellbeing education. It wasn’t just the excellent students from local schools that got to participate, but also more than ten thousand teens [...]

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