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Six Tips for Getting the Best Out of Recruiters

Posted on Oct 29, 2021

Working with a recruiter is one of the best ways to get the job you want. However, some people aren’t fully across how to make the most of recruiters. Here are six helpful points to help you better utilise the relationship. 1. Be clear about your expectations It’s important that you are clearly communicate your […]

Help Employees Find Purpose at Work or They’ll Leave

Posted on Oct 28, 2021

We spend an average of 40 hours every week working, so it makes sense that our wellbeing is improved when we have a strong sense of identity and purpose at work. In the past, many companies weren’t concerned with their employees’ sense of purpose – they instead saw themselves as purely transactional. Staff were simply […]

Burnt Out or Back to Business as Usual?

Posted on Oct 26, 2021

Yesterday, school children across NSW returned to the classroom after more than 100 days of lockdown. A big step towards a new normal and a relief for parents who have been juggling the demands of home learning alongside their work commitments.  With the kids back at school, will parents who had been tasked with doing […]

How to Help LGBTIQ+ Employees Feel Comfortable at Work

Posted on Oct 21, 2021

In a country as diverse as Australia, it’s a given that our workplaces will reflect a large variety of human demographics. However, recent research has found that a majority of LGBTIQ+ employees still aren’t comfortable being open about their identity at work.  The findings of the latest Indeed/YouGov survey into workplace diversity indicate that there […]

The Future of Work – How Companies Need to Adapt

Posted on Oct 20, 2021

Businesses across the world are currently adjusting to changes in employee attitudes as a result of COVID-19. The majority of office workers no longer accept the former norms of white-collar life, where they were mostly required to be in the office from 9-5, Monday-Friday. Even before the pandemic, these changes were afoot, but now the […]

Tips for Job Seeking Introverts

Posted on Oct 15, 2021

Looking for a new job can be a hassle. First, you’ve got to find the time to apply for jobs and later there’s the stress of interviewing. For even the most confident of extroverts, an interview can be quite intimidating. However, if you’re an introvert for whom selling yourself doesn’t come naturally, going on a […]

Is the Legal Profession Immune to ‘The Great Resignation’?

Posted on Oct 14, 2021

There are a multitude of reasons why employees choose to leave their jobs, some of which are very specific to the individual. Occasionally, a paradigm shift might influence a large number of people to take action and quit their jobs around the same time. COVID-19 has brought this about in the United States and other […]

The Pros and Cons of Leveraging Personal Contacts to Get a Job

Posted on Oct 13, 2021

We’ve all heard the expressions “never mix business with pleasure” and “don’t go into business with friends”. But what about leveraging friendships to get a new job? This is a tricky one and it depends on the situation. Let’s look at some of the common positives and negatives. Pros 1. If you’re genuinely a good […]

Have the boundaries between our work and home life become too blurred?

Posted on Oct 11, 2021

The majority of people who have experienced a shift to more flexible work arrangements as a result of the pandemic want to continue to enjoy this flexibility. But what are the ramifications of this blurring of boundaries between our work and home life?  It has been good news for us and our economy that we’re […]

How to Resign

Posted on Oct 7, 2021

Even though we all have to do it at some point, resigning can be stressful. It’s an awkward conversation to have with your boss and you can never be sure how they’re going to react. The best way to help alleviate the stress of resigning is to be well informed on the process. Here are […]