Business 'blown away' after 140 people apply for one job

A JOB for a casual receptionist at a Mackay business garnered more interest than it would have three years ago.

No time to respond to job applicants? Google CEO does.

Girl, 7, delighted to get personal response from Google boss

South dominates manufacturing grants applications

State Development Minister Anthony Lynham praised Maryborough's Downer Rail.

Most manufacturing grants applications from southern Queensland

New Rocky mine plans revealed, up to 500 workers needed

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS: A mine that will eventually have the capacity to employ 500 workers is opening in CQ.

BOSS OF yet-to-be-built coal mine will hire CQ workers.

'Please, for god's sake give me a job': An old man's plea

James Lindley has finished his 6th university degree and is now looking for a new project to keep him occupied.

WATCH: 77-year-old opens up about a life with no purpose

Too hot to work: apprenticeships go begging

Sunshine Coast carpentry apprentice Amelia Robertson slogs it out on the job.

Vacancies rise with the mercury

The future is bright for this husband-wife inventor duo

CLEVER GIRL: Co-inventor of CASSI (Confined Space Access Safety System Innovation), Liz Stringer and Minister for State Development Dr Anthony Lynham.

Meet CASSI, a local invention that's improving the safety of workers

Full-time employment increases for third month in row

This was the third consecutive month of increasing full-time employment.

Total trend employment increased by 8,200 persons.

Amazon's Aussie hiring spree as it prepares for local launch

Amazon warehouse

It is the global behemoth poised to shake up our retail industry

CASHED UP: The best paying jobs to chase in 2017

The IT sector is showing some big increases in wages.

They're the jobs you need to make a motza

Macadamia Operating Staff

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PE teacher going back to school for sake of his future

PE teacher Matthew Rose discusses his decision to re-train as a maths teacher with NSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli (centre) and Lismore MP Thomas George (right).

Education Minister visits Kadina High Campus.

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

Mike Baird defends new $1m job at NAB

Mike Baird has defended his decision to take a $1 million-plus job with NAB

Mike Baird has defended taking just six weeks to get back to work

Oppo unveils phone offering five times lossless zoom

Technology inspired by the idea of a periscope on submarine

First smartphones with HDR 4K screen revealed

The next smartphone wars will be over TV screen quality.

The latest smartphone battle will be fought over screens

Try living with a cut to pay packet: OPINION

HARD AT WORK: Penalty rates are out the door for some of the country's lowest paid employees.

Penalty rate cuts will result in a very big cut to some people's pay

Facing the fear and asking for help gives dream results

Don't be afraid to ask for help, is the message from Teliesha White, 22, who decided to get assistance on tackling her poor literacy skills.

Learning to read and write as an adult has allowed Telisha to bloom

Champagne flows at Potter's Boutique Hotel opening

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: At the Potter's Boutique Hotel grand opening are (from left) Peter Stronge, John Potter and John Chapman on Thursday night.

Developer John Potter hosted the event on Thursday night