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Is the heat coming off the job market because of war in Ukraine?

Posted on Mar 22, 2022

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which began over three weeks ago, has had a devastating impact on the Ukrainian people. Now, the economic ramifications on the rest of the world, including Australia, are beginning to unfold. The most obvious impact on Australia so far has been the rise in petrol prices which have soared to all-time […]

Are the requirements for Residential Valuers about to change?

Posted on Mar 9, 2022

The valuation industry has been experiencing a skills shortage, particularly in the area of residential property, where there is the highest demand. So what is being done about it? There has been a push for change within the industry for some time but now it seems to finally be on the horizon.  We’re hearing on […]

NSW & QLD Floods: A list of where & how you can help.

Posted on Mar 3, 2022

We’ve all watched the news of the floods in QLD & NSW evolve with a sense of horror and sadness over the last few days and like so many other Australians out there who haven’t been directly impacted, want to know what we can do to help those who have. 10’s of thousands of people […]

Is the anti-work movement growing?

Posted on Feb 3, 2022

We’ve all had those days when we’re not feeling motivated for work. Even if you’re fortunate to be employed in an area you enjoy, with nice colleagues at an organisation that values you, it’s normal to experience occasional dips in enthusiasm. The ebbs and flows of job satisfaction are to be expected over the course […]

9 out of 10 of Hiring Managers Look for this Trait in an Interview

Posted on Jan 24, 2022

  When it comes to interviews, there is a lot of advice out there. We have personally written upwards of 30 articles around interview tips and tricks, how to answer common interview questions, rocking phone interviews and so many more. Let’s simplify this for you. Glassdoor did a survey of 750 hiring managers last year […]

Are Australian Salaries Set to Rise?

Posted on Nov 15, 2021

Australian employees have been experiencing declining wage growth since the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC). However, the housing market, utilities and the overall cost of living continues to rise so there has been accumulating pressure applied to workers. The current candidate shortage within the Australian job market could be a major contributing factor in forcing […]

Should COVID-19 Vaccination Be a Condition of Employment?

Posted on Nov 2, 2021

Australia is establishing a new normal in the midst of a global pandemic. As a society we’re adjusting to living with COVID-19 and numerous restrictions have been lifted to the relief of many, especially Australians who endured long lockdowns.  A number of workplaces now require a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. Some within […]

Does Coffee Help You Reach Peak Productivity?

Posted on Jul 29, 2021

Coffee is a bit of a national obsession in Australia. Our coffee culture developed after the post-war European immigration boom, when cafés owned by Italian and Greek migrants started appearing. Now, around three quarters of us will have at least one cup a day, collectively spending around 3 billion dollars a year on coffee.  So, […]

Dexus / Atlassian Deal: Impacts for Office Valuations and the Future of Work

Posted on Jul 21, 2021

There is no doubt that COVID-19 has altered the nature of work for the majority of us. Some commercial spaces have continued to thrive, whilst others took an obvious knock.  Industrial buildings have remained resilient to the pandemic. There has been continued and increased demand for these spaces, due to the fact that they are […]

The 5 Skills Employers are Looking for Post Covid.

Posted on Apr 13, 2021

There is no denying that the onset of Covid-19 has changed the way we work, when we work & where we work. It has also impacted the sorts of skills that employers are looking to find in potential hires. As the Australian job market starts to pick back up (and at quite a rapid pace), […]