Boss tells worker: Show me proof grandma died

A PLASTERER fired after his boss told him to return to work or to "show proof" his partner's grandmother was dying, has been awarded compensation.

Eight top tips for starting a new job

Financial Planning - Couple getting consulted

“Be smart and be professional until you know the culture.”

Taking a job opportunity can lead to a major move

HOME SWEET HOME: Matthew Evans and partner Yvette Espinoza-Araya with their daughter Amelia and pet dog Lucky have been warmly welcomed into Gracemere after moving from Melbourne to their new home.

Matthew said the family were settling in nicely

JOBS: How a ballerina became a haul truck driver

Paaige Tate, who is doing a WorkPac traineeship with Rio Tinto at Hail Creek, was once a ballerina and office worker.

'Don't be like everyone else - and be positive'

More than 4000 jobs disappear from CQ mines, says CFMEU

Mining equipment in amongst the heavy machinery projects DGH Engineering work on

The highest number of jobs cuts were 783 at Goonyella mine

JOBS BONANZA: Hundreds flood farm jobs website overnight

Jedaco Berries has a handful of the 6000 jobs ripe for the picking on strawberry farms this season.

6000 jobs for locals as campaign for farm workers heats up

Hiring older workers can help grow your business

As a result of Australia’s aging population, mature-age workers are set to be a rapidly growing group in the labour market.

Ageing populations present an opportunity to diversify workforces.

Union disgusted as 20 jobs lost at Hay Point

Coal ports like this one at Hay Point provide economic benefits, but residents from Mackay to Sarina are now being surveyed on another proposed port at Dudgeon Point.

BHP Billiton vows to support impacted families.

ABS offering 38,000 jobs, we have 16 more for you

Census collector Daphne Williams is one of the 28 people re-tracing their steps to collect forms around the Tweed district.

Long list of CQ jobs to apply for

Looking for a new job? Here are 3 things you should check

There are lots of things to consider when seeking a new job.

There are questions you should ask before changing careers

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40% of vocational student loans will not be repaid: report

Toowoomba apprentice Sean Leonard has won the Third Year Apprentice category in the Australian Renault Apprentice of the Year awards.

Government student loans under a cloud

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

Claims foreign aid cuts hurt girls' education

First Australian Joint Strike Fighter pilot starts training

An F-35 II Joint Strike Fighter prototype undergoes testing in America.

Australian JSF pilot to begin training on Monday

Why being lazy at work is a good thing

Most won't praise laziness for fear of being unemployable

Work starts on $15M Caloundra apartment building

Turning the first sod at the Aqua View Apartments site in Kings Beach are (from left) husband-and-wife developers Alex Yuan and Stella Sun with construction company Tomkins director Mike Tomkins and Councillor Tim Dwyer.

Developers excited about addition to Kings Beach skyline

Billion dollar plan gets RAAF base flying high

MOVING: Wing Commander Scott Winchester discusses the billion dollar developments that are underway at RAAF Base Amberley.

Work underway on the first of many key projects at the base

Iwasaki's 9 month target for state approval for new resort

The Capricorn Resort recently announced it's closure.

A new resort could be approved in nine months

Early Christmas for Kingscliff shoppers

Woolworths Kingscliff’s Vanessa Hardy, winner Alyce Kyles and Cr Carolyn Byrne.

Get in quick for Christmas.

Abattoirs need a 'rissole-led recovery' says Labor MP

Queensland’s biggest abattoir is in Ms Miller’s electorate.