Workplace

According to UK research, hoarding data impairs productivity and causes stress, anxiety and disorganisation.

Digital minimalism - 9 ways to deal with virtual clutter


There is a good chance that major changes could occur in offices over the next few months as staff start to return.

How to expertly handle return-to-work for employees post-pandemic


What if you didn’t have to make more time to attend to your health because it was integrated into every working day?

Need a nudge? How to make healthy choices easy at work


If most of us agree that meetings make it harder for us to get work done, why do we have so many?

6 tips for effective remote meetings


A wi-fi analyser like NetSpot can be a big help in diagnosing connectivity problems.

7 tips for troubleshooting your remote work technology


Casual employees working regular and systematic hours with “predictable periods of working time” are likely to be considered permanent employees, regardless of what their contract says or whether they are paid a casual loading.

The casual approach: How employee-employer terms will change


Companies that once planned to uplift their digital strategy in one-year cycles must now scale their initiatives in a matter of weeks or days.

5 steps out of isolation: Business in the post-COVID recovery era


For some employees enforced working from home has been a big hit, allowing them to experience a greater work-life balance.

Post-pandemic workplace: the new look of work


With a once-in-a-century pandemic sweeping the world, Australians were understandably given very little time to adapt to the new way of working.

Safe from harm: online security when working remotely


Gratitude has several documented benefits, including helping people deal with adversity and build stronger relationships.

How gratitude can help you through tough times


Our growing sense of aloneness is strongly related to the shift towards working from home and our over-reliance on technology to communicate.

Occupational loneliness: When the home office doesn’t work


In many ways a virtual interview should be treated like a face-to-face interview - taken seriously, with research and preparation.

Direct to video: ‘the new normal’ for job interviews


Too many organisations are not taking the time to make sure their employees are developing soft skills, and too few organisations reward soft skills.

Can you learn soft skills?


Good listeners listen to try to make sense for themselves; great listeners help the speaker make sense for them.

Why the cost of not listening is bigger than you think


The firms that succeed in adopting the right technologies and adapting to flexible work arrangements are likely to be better able to weather the current crisis.

Top tech tools to help you work from home


Professionals in the US spend an average of 38 minutes in a teleconference, with 13 of those minutes wasted on unnecessary interruptions and distractions.

How to run a successful teleconference


There’s a solid and growing database of valid and reliable research that has found that happy workers are better workers.

5 ways to be happier at work


People will remember, at the end of this, how they were treated by their employer.

Controlling the message in the COVID-19 era


Does our new working-from-home arrangement spell a departure from the norm, or is it the new normal?

Home affairs: Goodbye to open-plan offices?


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


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