Workplace

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?


Just as your body benefits from working out, your brain also needs regular exercise. “Cognitive fitness” optimises our memory, focus, ability to reason, how to respond empathically to people and feel calm.

7 ways to manage work anxiety


Too many businesses have simply swapped their poor meeting culture from physical offices to the online environment.

Why workplace collaboration starts with people


One of the major benefits of hiring outside your industry is the “breath of fresh air effect” – the ability of the incoming hire to inject new energy and thought into a workspace.

Why recruiters are looking for transferable skills


The remote working environment has introduced a different dimension to appropriate workplace attire.

The new look of workplace dress codes


Even the most diverse and modern of multicultural teams can face misunderstandings and friction, despite the best intentions of staff and leaders.

How to handle cultural misunderstandings at work


Parting ways with your employer gracefully and on good terms is much more beneficial for your professional reputation and career prospects.

How to quit your job and keep your reputation


When faced with a career setback, first ask whether it was due to factors outside your control.

5 ways to overcome a career roadblock


Common sense management has three main pillars: the ability to be vulnerable, the ability to create a strong sense of purpose and the ability to create a collaborative environment.

Making common-sense management common again


Leaders have had to step up in a big way, and with the end to disruption and uncertainty nowhere in sight, the only way forward is to learn to live with – and lead through – fear.

How to make decisions in times of fear and uncertainty


People want flexibility, and they want to be able to work from home where they can.

How to structure and manage flexible teams


It’s important to have a reality check and do a self-assessment as to what your skills are, your level of competence and level of workplace enjoyment.

How to handle being sidelined for a promotion


Unlike regular meetings, however, hybrids require additional preparation – and special etiquette, starting with the planning stages.

How to run a successful hybrid meeting


Working from home presents plenty of other challenges, chief among them is how to maintain employee engagement and measure productivity while empowering employees to achieve goals and stay connected.

Ending presenteeism through flexible working


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


Despite their inexperience, fresh graduates might come in with some new tools and technologies and educate the team on how to use that piece of software to help drive future productivity gains.

How to run a successful internship program


Many companies are moving away from performance review dependency to an informal check-in culture, which boosts performance by more than 60 per cent.

Checking in: The power of constructive feedback


Decades of research have consistently shown that brainstorming groups think of far fewer ideas than the same number of people who work alone and later pool their ideas.

Is there a better way to brainstorm?


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


Procrastination can stem from indecisiveness, avoidance or thrill-seeking.

Just do it: How to beat procrastination


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