Health and Wellbeing

COVID-19 – Getting Back to Work

Businesses across Australia are gradually getting back to work and starting to open their doors for business as restrictions begin to ease and we cautiously begin to get back to normal. But many of us realise that there will be a new normal moving forward. Now, more than ever, none of us can afford to be complacent.

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How to Navigate the Office Romance

People spend a majority of their day at work, which is why roughly 40% of people have dated a colleague and a whopping 16% of people met their spouse or partner at work. Yet workplace romances do not always have a happily-ever-after ending. So how do you navigate the office romance minefield without harming your career or suffering serious emotional damage?

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Does Technology Control You, Or Do You Control It?

The advent of new technology has transformed our lives in ways we can barely comprehend, and at the same time, in ways we take completely for granted. Your humble laptop desktop PC or Mac is a tool so powerful it would be unfathomable barely a generation ago. But is it all too much technology? Do you feel that you are in charge of the technological marvels at your fingertips, or do you have a sneaking suspicion that technology controls you?

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New Year’s Career-Based Resolutions That Work

It is the season of New Year’s Resolutions. Regardless of whether you skipped or staggered across the 2019 finish line, we all have an opportunity to set new goals for 2020. This is the perfect moment to start or restart moving your career in the right direction. Whether a pay rise, promotion, or a new job are among your career-based resolutions, the following tips may serve as useful in your quest to make 2020 the year for your career!

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The Facts About Mental Health Days

Whether mental health days are seen as an added incentive to workers by employers identifying a need to be seen as an attractive proposition to employees, or recognising that the need for change around workplace mental health has been long overdue, the mental health day is here to stay.

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Working Longer Hours

Working Longer Hours Does Not Make You More Productive

Well, according to Elon Musk, the difference between a ‘manageable’ work schedule and an ‘insane’ one is somewhere between 80 and 120 hours of work per week. “There were times when, some weeks … I haven’t counted exactly, but I would just sort of sleep for a few hours, work, sleep for a few hours, work, seven days a week. Some of those days must have been 120 hours or something nutty.”

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