Centre for the New Workforce
We investigate how to empower people and organisations as digital technologies transform work.
The Centre for the New Workforce (CNeW) works with leaders to transform their business by building sustainable workforces for their organisations and meaningful careers for their workers.
Learning and workplace wellbeing is fundamental to these objectives, even more so in these times of uncertainty. CNeW drives innovation in, and across, learning and workplace wellbeing with evidence-based approaches to enable organisations to thrive.
2022 Supplementary Report
Enabling Wellbeing through Flexible Work
Looking to implement effective flexible working practices that enable employee wellbeing? Our joint report with Deloitte provides practical guidance to organisations facing this complex challenge.
Making Fair Work FlexWork
Employees now want more than fair pay. Drive your hybrid working industrial relations strategy with world-class data from Swinburne Edge and Deloitte.
Discover how the Centre for the New Workforce is developing learning and workplace wellbeing solutions that empower people and organisations in the exponential era through its research and findings.
How to succeed in the future of work
Technology is changing the way we live and work at an unprecedented pace.
CNeW is a research facility focused on the latest and best workforce innovation practice.
We seek to answer one question above all others: how do we ensure everyone can succeed in the future of work?
CNeW shines a guiding light on succeeding in the future of work through:
- rigorous enquiry, industry collaboration and think tank analysis
- conceiving new approaches to learning that empower people and organisations for the new workforce
- insights from our engaged research that help people and organisations – locally and around the world – with their real-world challenges.
Hybrid working solutions
Co-design a hybrid workplace strategy for your organisation to optimise office space and innovation with a practical, research-informed approach.
The Centre for the New Workforce aims to bring together creative minds, visionary researchers, and industry leaders to build a strong team and advisory committee. Meet our people.
Our industry partners
The Centre for the New Workforce has developed a track record of research projects with a range of high-value industry partners to drive innovation.
Innovation in the Unprecedented Era | Live streamed event
Thursday 15 April 2021 | ACMI Swinburne Studio
Launch of Peak Human Workplace, the latest report from the Centre for the New Workforce. The report uses data since COVID-19 to investigate the influence of learning and collaboration on enabling innovation in Australian workplaces.
The Centre for the New Workforce opens to prepare Australians for the future of work
Swinburne University of Technology launched the Centre for the New Workforce in December 2019. The Centre is a new research initiative designed to support Australian businesses, organisations and their employees by developing new approaches to learning.
"Thriving in the future of work is to understand and exploit what makes us unique as humans.
Learning has to be re-imagined for the emerging futures of work."
Dr Sean Gallagher , Director, Centre for the New Workforce
Government workers prioritise wellbeing over pay
New research by Swinburne Edge and Deloitte reveals how government workers feel about hybrid work, work during the pandemic and the importance of flexibility.Monday 12 September 2022
Australia is on the brink of a wellbeing recessionLockdowns and border closures may (hopefully) be a thing of the past, but the legacy of COVID looms large over our ways of working.Friday 03 June 2022
New Swinburne Edge research shows flexible work is here to stayA new report – Reset, Restore, Reframe: Making Fair Work FlexWork – surveying 2,000 Australian workers, has found that flexible working options and a focus on wellbeing are non-negotiables.Wednesday 01 June 2022
Industry leaders to boost Centre for the New Workforce
Two of Australia’s leading experts in digital experience and industrial relations have joined Swinburne’s Centre for the New Workforce (CNeW) to lead projects on the rapidly changing future of work.Thursday 24 February 2022
Strategy absent from hybrid working approaches: new research
Swinburne’s Centre for the New Workforce has released new research into hybrid working, based on their 2021 national survey of knowledge workers.Tuesday 07 December 2021
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