It's estimated that most kids growing up now will hold 13 different jobs in their lifetime, a much higher number than in the past. Find out about the role technology is playing in changing the face of the job market and the approach young people are taking to their careers.
Why do some business qualify for a government bailout when they begin to lose money That's the question we examine here as we talk about the rationale behind government bailouts and some of the reasons others oppose them.
The difference between private and public companies is explained using a Mac v PC type parody that highlights some of the pros and cons to both approaches, as well as explaining why some public companies opt to go private.
What do you want to be when you grow up That question might be harder than it sounds because the truth is, we don't know what the job market will look like by then. Find out more about the ways technology and robotics are influencing the jobs of the future and hear from kids who share what their dream future job would be.
Just because you have some stuff that you don't use anymore doesn't mean that someone else might not like to have it which is where Op Shops come in handy. Find out all about these secondhand stores and meet a volunteer that has come across a few less appealing donations during her time there.
As trends and technology evolve, some jobs and industries start to become less relevant. In the town, when they closed the coal mine, they essentially shut down the town's entire economy and the town itself closed. Hear from some of the kids who lived there about how they feel about having to move under such unusual circumstances.
When you think of a businessman, you may think of an adult, somebody middleaged in a suit. But that's not always the case. Lachlan is just 14 years old and already runs his own business, selling Tshirts, hats and other clothing that he's helped design in stores and online. It's no easy task figuring out all that goes into running a business but he shares with us what he's learned.
Behind The News visits a mail centre to see how letters are sorted and delivered, learns what impact the internet is having on the postal service, and how online shopping is increasing package deliveries.
With the release of the new five dollar note, we learn about some of the new security measures that have been taken to discourage counterfeiters. We also meet Connor, a young man that successfully petitioned the RBA to add tactile markings to Australia's currency for the blind and vision impaired.
This is a story of a sweatshop scandal told with the use of a hidden camera. China Blue makes a stronger case against worker exploitation than any news item could, simply by showing the everyday lives of some Mainland China factory girls.
Filmed over a one year period, this program takes a look behind the scenes of one of the most exclusive and luxury hotels in the world. Renowned for its clientele, Claridge’s is favoured by royalty and celebrities.
It's mid-summer and thirty delegations from around the world are arriving for the Olympics. Stephen, the butler, prepares a suite for one of the hotel's most regular guests, bringing his furniture and 20 suits out of storage, all for one night.
The Crown Prince of Yugoslavia returns to stay in the suite where he was born in 1945. Other guests who make an appearance include Joan Collins, Stephen Fry and Gerry Parker, who has breakfasted at Claridge’s every day for the last 40 years.
Alan Khan migrated to Australia from Bangladesh in the 1970s. He came to Australia to get a pilot's licence and stayed to become the 'king' of Sydney's wedding photographers. Alan is charming, egotistical, charismatic and a cutthroat businessman.
When TerraCycle's corporate partner, The Naked Grape, wants to highlight their partnership by selling upcycled and recycled wine-related products, Tiff and Stephen get to work. Al, along with Albe's support, revisits his old hobby, stand-up comedy.
Electronics Store - Self-proclaimed business expert Nathan Fielder helps real small businesses turn a profit with marketing tactics that no ordinary consultant would dare to attempt. In this episode, Nathan tries to leverage Best Buy's price-matching policy by advertising a deal on TVs that's too good to be true. (S.3 Ep.1) (From the US) (Comedy Series) (class. tba)
In early summer the fields of west Suffolk blaze with yellow rapeseed flowers. This episode, Cyrus and Tony discuss the virtues of rapeseed oil. They then use it to cook Cinnamon, Ginger & Red Chilli Chicken Wings.
This episode goes inside the Obama White House, telling the story of how a newly elected president, with a mandate for change, inherited a financial crisis that would challenge his administration and define his first term.
Features a card creator whose intricate origami jumps off the page, a chef who surprises diners with meals served in secret locations, and a former fashion designer who stages one-night-only art shows in the most unexpected places.
As the world suffers the effects of unbridled western capitalism, this two-part series is a timely look at the rise of Islamic finance and banking as ethical alternatives. An accessible exploration of the deepening influence of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) economies and Islamic banking in Malaysia.
Shaolin Temple is the birthplace of kung fu and Zen Buddhism. For 1500 years Shaolin has managed to adapt and survive but the wars and upheavals of the 20th century nearly finished the temple off. Then in the early 1980s the temple was reborn thanks to two men: Deng Xiaoping, who encouraged Chinese enterprise, and the other was Jet Li, who starred in the 1984 box office hit Shaolin Temple. Today the temple has multimillion-dollar investments in property, media, health care and tourism. Shaolin Inc is now a commercial force to be reckoned with.
Willie is working hard to fulfil a large order placed by Selfridges department store. But will his enthusiasm to throw an opening party at the factory get in the way of production and potentially delay his in-store launch?
In a week of appalling weather and even worse catches for the skippers of the pair trawlers, Sunrise and Ocean Dawn, John Stevenson and Ian Ritchie find themselves blown clean across the North Sea and forced to take shelter in Bergen, Norway. And their trip from hell is about to get a whole lot worse with a catastrophic engine failure for one of them and a dramatic mercy dash by the other.
The average American family today carries 10 credit cards. Credit card debt and personal bankruptcies are now at an all time high. With no legal limit on the amount of interest or fees that can be charged, credit cards have become the most profitable sector of the American banking industry, more than $30 billion in profits last year alone. We examine how the credit card industry became so pervasive, so lucrative, and so powerful.
On tonight's episode, Willie's Devon based chocolate factory is up and running with the arrival of his final piece of equipment from Spain. Unfortunately an accident with a forklift delays its installation significantly, maybe even permanently. Willie's luck isn't all bad though as his friend and legendary chef, Marco Pierre While gives his chocolate some positive feedback and puts it straight on the menu at his Yew Tree pub.