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Jobless rate soars among migrants

Middle Eastern migrants are piling on to the dole queue, according to the latest figures. MIDDLE Eastern migrants are piling on to the dole queue — with a 33 per cent jobless rate during their first five years in Australia. The Daily Telegraph can reveal the unemployment rate among recent …

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How to get noticed on LinkedIn

Top tips for getting noticed on LinkedIn How to get noticed on LinkedIn THE start of the year is a peak time for both job seekers and employers on LinkedIn as you have companies looking to execute their new year strategies and individuals looking for a new career challenge in …

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Why you need to be computer literate

Criminology and IT student Thomas Spalding knows digital skills are in demand. Picture: Claudia Baxter INFORMATION technology professionals are not the only workers who need digital skills, with forecasts 90 per cent of the workforce will require at least basic computer literacy within five years. The New Work Order, a …

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Mum paid to clean houses naked

Emily Nikols earns $73 an hour cleaning men’s houses while completely naked. Picture: Caters MEET the 25-year-old mum who gets paid $73 an hour to clean men’s houses — completely naked. Emily Nikols helps provide for her baby daughter by stripping completely starkers save for rubber gloves to scrub bathrooms, …

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‘Please, for god’s sake give me a job’

77-year-old James Lindley is unable to find work despite having six university degrees. Video: Chris Ison James Lindley with a photo of himself during his speedway riding days. Picture: Chris Ison JAMES Lindley used to live an active life. His modest Berserker home is full of mementos of his past …

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Janitor earning $327,000 ‘slacking off’

What was high-earning janitor Zhao Zhang doing in this closet? Picture: KTVU THIS janitor clocked so much overtime that he took home $327,000 in a single year — but was allegedly caught out hiding in a closet for hours. Liang Zhao Zhang earned a base salary of $75,874 ($US57,945) in …

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‘No bogans’ job ad is just fine

Gumtree ad given the all-clear. JOBSEEKERS wanted — but bogans need not apply. A Perth small business has ignited debate about workplace discrimination by advertising an administration role but stipulating “no bogans need apply”. “We are seeking an international student for admin and driving role for family business,” read the …

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Markets

Dollar holds steady against US

THE Australian dollar has been one of the best performers overnight and is virtually unchanged against its fellow strong currency, the US dollar. At 0635 AEDT on Tuesday, the Australian dollar was worth 76.63 US cents, hardly changed from 76.64 US cents on Monday. The Aussie dollar has mirrored the …

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Answer to Trump’s 3am question

U.S. President Donald Trump says the U.S. supports Japan “100 percent” after North Korea’s test launch of a ballistic missile. No, this picture is not of Donald Trump on the phone to his security adviser at 3am. But you get the drift. Picture: AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File IT IS one …

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Aussie dollar rises with iron ore

THE Australian dollar is higher against its US counterpart as the price of iron ore lifts. At 0635 AEDT on Monday, the Australian dollar was worth 76.80 US cents, up from 76.40 on Friday. The US dollar rose about 0.2 per cent against a basket of currencies following US president …

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