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Nicola Heath

Nicola Heath writes about arts and entertainment, business and the workplace, health, parenting, and sustainability for a variety of titles including INTHEBLACK, SBS Life and Broadsheet Sydney. She was previously Lifestyle Producer at Yahoo7 and Digital Editor of Leadership Matters. She lives in Newcastle with her husband and their two children.

37 per cent of Australian workers cite flexibility as the critical factor in their search for a new job.

What’s on the post-pandemic job-hunting checklist?


We need to become more efficient with how we deal with email, so we can get our heads out of our inbox and focus on what’s important.

How to declutter your work day


Without trust, it is impossible to build the influence, make the difference or achieve the success you aspire to.

Top tips from experts on building trust at work


High performance is about sustainability. If you think you’re an overachiever, it’s possible that you need to schedule time and learn habits... to give you balance.

Are you a high performer or an overachiever?


An inclusive workplace is one in which people are accepted for who they are.

Disability employment: The cost of exclusion


In this unpredictable environment, the onus is on organisations to implement new ways of working and the cultural change necessary to achieve strategic goals.

5 ways to maintain positive culture change


The standout performance of female leaders in 2020 has led some commentators to suggest that women are well-suited to leadership roles in the current environment.

Top leadership traits to suit the new normal


In a period of uncertainty, timing is critical. The middle of a lockdown, for example, might not be the best time to assess performance.

Performance reviews: The art of feedback


It is critical for employers and managers to understand “the landscape of fear that people are working through…so that we can start to put people’s minds at ease”.

Internal communications in uncertain times


To be effective, remote onboarding must consider both the cultural and technical aspects of work.

Virtual onboarding: Top tips for engaging new employees