Workplace

Too much work lingo can tarnish employee relationships, demoralise people, lead to higher staff turnover and drain productivity. However used in the right way, it can promote bonding and group solidarity.

Buzzwords: The ‘new normal’ of business jargon


Just as you usually would in a “normal” conference, there are opportunities to attend sessions, ask questions and communicate with peers at the virtual variety.

How to make the most of a virtual conference


Simple rituals, such as each team member stating what they are working on that day, will help keep everyone up to date, and have the added benefit of driving group accountability.

Top tips from experts on managing a virtual team


In fact, even before COVID-19, employers were increasingly adopting technologies to monitor employees’ activities.

Employee-monitoring technology: Productivity vs privacy


Are personality tests worth doing? What do they reveal, and do they improve the accuracy and validity of the recruitment process?

Should personality tests be part of the recruitment process?


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

Virtual onboarding: Top tips for engaging new employees


Managers may need to implement new systems and develop existing skills to ensure they get the most out of a more flexible workforce.

How to get the most out of a flexible workforce


Wes Lambert, CEO of the Restaurant and Catering Industry Association, confirms that many of his members are now more cautious and reluctant to hire casual employees.

‘Casual’ employment ruled a thing of the past


There are going to be a lot of practices under even more pressure because clients are going to come in early and want their tax return completed.

Heavy lifting: Why tax time this year is more taxing


Now that we can work remotely, the whole purpose of an office might change.

How COVID-19 will impact future trends in office design


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