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How to Give the Best Business Gifts

Posted on Dec 7, 2021

Choosing a gift can be challenging under any circumstance and doing so for business associates can be even more difficult. This is perhaps why many companies decide not to give presents to clients. But don’t be put off, because giving a valued client a gift this festive season is a great way of showing that […]

Do you know what your required notice period is if you quit?

Posted on Dec 3, 2021

The time between when you hand in your resignation and when you finish up at an organisation is called the ‘notice period’. The notice period you give is determined by federal legislation, your employment type and the contract you have signed with your employer.  How much does it vary? Most people consider a four-week notice […]

What to Include in Your Resignation Letter

Posted on Nov 19, 2021

A resignation letter is the most professional and appropriate way to officially terminate your employment. Using proper resignation etiquette will help you to leave your job on the best possible terms.  You want to ensure that you maintain good relations with your soon-to-be former employer. This is important because you might wish to utilise them […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]