So what does your online presence say about you? A study commissioned by Microsoft surveying 1,200 HR professionals and 1,200 consumers showed 70% of hiring managers have rejected candidates based on what they found online. Find out more about the role social media websites and online reputation … Read more about Online Reputation Management
Studies show that Australians work longer hours than all other OECD nations and do not use their full annual leave entitlement. Signs of obvious workplace stress include headaches, increased anxiety, high blood pressure, depression, increased drinking and reduced work performance and productivity. … Read more about Stress in the Workplace
There is no doubt that stress starts to play a role when our busy schedules get on top of us. Effective time management can help you keep on top of your workload and keep the stress at bay. Here are seven of our top tips for time management... To Do Lists – Don’t avoid the ugly tasks Do the work … Read more about Seven Time Management Tips to Keep you Ahead of your Workload
Early this week, Channel 7 did an interview with an analyst for Macquarie Private Wealth and David Kiely, was filmed in the background looking at emailed pictures of Victoria Secret model Miranda Kerr. The banker is now in ‘discussions’ with Macquarie executives to discuss his future. With the … Read more about Email Etiquette (Netiquette) – the Dos and Dont’s
Your long term dream may have been to work from home but reality has hit, you are suffering from a severe case of cabin fever and you keep refreshing your email every five seconds, desperate to connect with someone. You are decidedly lonely and miss having lunch with your colleagues, Friday night … Read more about Working From Home – How to Avoid Social Isolation
At first you were excited about your job but the honeymoon period has well and truly ended and disillusionment and resentment has started to settle in. Before you know it, you’re starting to look at career websites and flirting with the idea of moving on and finding another job you think you can … Read more about How To Fall Back in Love With Your Job
You may meet the love of your life at work which may end in a happily ever after or it could be your worst nightmare and you may have to transfer to another department or leave the company. Relationships at work are fraught with problems. Here’s a breakdown of the five possible stages an office … Read more about Are Office Romances Ever A Good Idea?
One of the biggest costs in any business is the cost of labour - the amount you have to pay to have somebody perform a job. Many of the things which harm productivity and therefore bump up spending can't even be measured. These include poor training, a dysfunctional working environment and … Read more about How to Motivate Employees Without Breaking the Budget