Workplace Update #18

January 22, 2021

Welcome to our first Workplace Update for 2021! We look at the current state of play regarding COVID-19, and how it is affecting life in WA, travel, and a few things here at Curtin. We also take a quick... Read More

Industry Q&A

December 1, 2020

We recently spoke in-depth with Zachery Nielson from Bruno Health. Their app aims to provide flexible support and therapy to clients in their own homes. Zach discusses the drivers behind creating Bruno, how it... Read More

The gig economy in action

November 26, 2020

You may have heard a little about the gig economy lately - especially if you’ve already read our article on it. Maybe now you would like to see an example of how the gig economy is manifesting itself? Well... Read More

Welcome to the gig economy

November 25, 2020

You may have heard talk of a ‘gig economy’. You’ve probably been hearing it a lot more lately. But what is it? And why is it named after a term used by musicians? Well, there’s an answer to both those... Read More

Numbers count

November 24, 2020

You may know someone who works as a tutor, or maybe someone who writes articles for a website. ‘Pretty simple stuff that second one’, you may think. Sit down at computer; write; publish; make moolah. And,... Read More

Workplace Update #17

November 23, 2020

This is our Workplace Update for November, and the current lay of the land around the ongoing effects of Covid-19. We touch on the impact on international students and international travel. Then we look at the... Read More

Going it alone

November 19, 2020

If you’ve been following the recent gig economy, you’ll know a great deal about ABNs, gigging, and some of the companies that are involved in it. If you’re just tuning into this one, keep an eye out as... Read More

Insights into industry

October 22, 2020

Looking around on social media, I’ve got the impression that the best and worst thing about university is that no one tells you what to do. That’s a bit of a misrepresentation though - assessment-wise,... Read More

Workplace Update #16

October 7, 2020

This is our first Workplace Update in a month, and we’ve been hearing a lot about the further impacts of COVID-19. We consider where we’re at with all things Coronavirus and the WA Roadmap Phases, any... Read More

Rights at the workplace

September 21, 2020

International students are, understandably, not always across a new country's work practices. Or, their rights in the workplace. Employment law and what's the norm in the workplace can differ from country to... Read More