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Helen Hawkes

Helen Hawkes is one of Australia's foremost lifestyle journalists, having written for newspapers and magazines from Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and The Australian to “Life & Leisure” in the Australian Financial Review and INTHEBLACK. She lives in Bangalow with her West Highland Terrier, Bruce Lee, and works as a happiness coach as well as a writer and editor.

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It is now possible to sign up for short courses in almost anything, from risk management in banking to how to become a CEO.

How to choose the right micro-credential to build your career


All employers need to have better visibility over working times to enable employees to be paid correctly.

Record-keeping: The new normal for fair pay


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How Winson Woo FCPA protects clients from cyberattacks


Some large corporates and philanthropic organisations may be able to dig deep during these difficult times to support NFPs and supplement government aid.

Australian not-for-profits kept at a distance


Setting small, achievable goals, such as eating more healthily, can help mental health. Achieving even one goal can boost our confidence and sense of self efficacy.

Post-crisis psychology: Staying calm during the storm


Workers want to work in an environment in which their need for leadership, connection and, yes, self-care, is taken seriously.

The pros and cons of corporate wellness programs


Making staff wellbeing a priority is a mark of all good organisations, and part of that is regular communication around relevant issues.

Mental health in a roving workforce


“I am a strong believer in innovate or die, but innovation doesn’t necessarily start with an idea, it starts with a problem to solve,” says Evette Cordy.

5 ways to nurture business innovation on a global playing field


In 2013 Swastika Devi joined ANZ Pacific, where her challenge has been the enormity of the role.

Many countries, many duties: inside the role of ANZ Pacific financial controller


People line up to cast their votes at Moonee Ponds West Primary School, the electorate of Maribyrnong,, on May 18, 2019 in Melbourne.

What does it take to run federal elections? A lot, it turns out.