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Eligibility Requirements for JobKeeper Wage Subsidy You Must Know

Do you know the eligibility requirements for Australians to receive the JobKeeper wage subsidy? This new payment scheme will help curb the rising unemployment caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Last week, the Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, announced a new JobKeeper wage subsidy to help Australians keep their jobs. The federal government will release a support package, worth $130 billion, …

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Coles Offers 5,000 Job Openings to Those Hit by COVID-19 Job Loss

Today, Coles announced new job openings after conducting a recruitment drive a fortnight ago, which saw the successful hiring of 7,000 applicants. The Australian supermarket giant would need more hands in its stores including shelf stackers, customer service and checkout staff, as well as 100 qualified bakers for its in-store bakeshops. With the heightened demand in their supermarkets, Coles has …

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7 Jobs in Australia to Choose in Coronavirus Crisis

More people are losing jobs in Australia as the ongoing pandemic intensely affects the country’s economy. Westpac’s Chief Economist Bill Evans expects the unemployment rate to soar in this year’s second quarter with 814,000 individuals being laid off or stood down. In cooperation with the Australian government, numerous businesses have shut down operations to control the spread of the coronavirus …

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Qantas Airways Stands Down Staff, Union Leaders Furious

Qantas Airways joined other major airlines in announcing a 2-month suspension of most of its international travels, beginning at the end of this month. The decision came after the Australian government urged citizens to forego any plans of overseas travel to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus. However, along with this announcement, Australia’s flagship airline also earned the ire …

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Work From Home: 7 Tips to Stay Sane Thru the COVID-19 Pandemic

The World Health Organisation recently declared the coronavirus a pandemic event. Hence, companies are now asking their employees to work from home instead. In a recent interview this week, William Hanage, an Epidemiology professor at Harvard, encourages everyone who can to remote work as COVID-19 spreads globally. Companies including Apple, Twitter, JP Morgan, Amazon, and Microsoft, have prepared have issued …