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Dude you’re wasted! Can you stop your workers hitting the pub at lunchtime?

Dude you’re wasted! Can you stop your workers hitting the pub at lunchtime?

In Australia it’s not uncommon to have a couple of drinks before heading home from work at the end of the day. For corporate industries, it’s normal to have meetings over drinks and employees across the board are happy to knock off and have a couple of beers after work together. Companies like Atlassian even offer free beers to employees

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Full-time work continues to rise in Australia

Full-time work continues to rise in Australia

Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) this month have shown that seasonally adjusted employment has increased by 44,000 jobs, with 33,700 of those positions being full time. This rise in jobs has meant that full time employment has increased by 202,100 since August 2017. The Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP, said

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5 Tech Tools That You Can Employ To Make Your Business Run Better Today

5 Tech Tools That You Can Employ To Make Your Business Run Better Today

We’re all looking for ways to make our businesses run that little bit smoother and, thanks to new technology emerging every day, it has never been easier to find the tools to help you out. Slack Slack aims to improve collaboration between staff members and is the perfect tool for internal communication. Classified as a messaging app, this tool allows

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Got a toxic work place? How to change culture from within.

Got a toxic work place? How to change culture from within.

Workplace culture plays a massive part in the productivity of a company. Unhappy employees have lower productivity levels, are more likely to make mistakes and to look for a new job. It also has a domino effect on co-workers and, on a larger scale, can damage the reputation of your company for future employees. For individual employees, a toxic workplace

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From Twitter to Twired – Social Media Posts That Got People Fired

From Twitter to Twired – Social Media Posts That Got People Fired

With the rise of social media, we all know nothing is ever really private on the internet, not even if you try. Even if you block certain people from viewing your posts there is always a chance that somebody else in the workplace will see it, and it can easily be brought to your boss’ attention. This can be enough

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Part time positions fall, but full time work is on the rise.

Part time positions fall, but full time work is on the rise.

The latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has slightly dropped to 5.3 per cent, with the participation rate also decreasing to 65.5 per cent. From June to July seasonally adjusted employment decreased with the number of jobs falling by 3,900. Part time employment dropped by 23,200, while full time positions

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Torres Strait Islander mum of 3 overcomes employment barriers  to change her family’s life forever.

Torres Strait Islander mum of 3 overcomes employment barriers to change her family’s life forever.

Six months ago, Torres Strait Islander woman, Nancy Pilot would never have believed that she would hold the confidence and skills required to land a job at an award winning hotel chain and tourism hot spot. Today, Nancy, who has always been a stay at home mum to her three children, broke the cycle of long term unemployment and achieved

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Are you chucking it? The top industries for sickies in Australia

Are you chucking it? The top industries for sickies in Australia

According to some experts, Australians are some of the worst in the world when it comes to chucking a sickie and data reveals only 52% of workers were genuinely sick when they took their sick leave. The average Aussie worker takes 9.7 days of sick leave per annum and absenteeism directly costs organisations approximately  $3,608 per worker per annum. It’s

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Six Indigenous Australians have been given a life changing opportunity to alter the course of generational unemployment that is so significant in their community.

Six Indigenous Australians have been given a life changing opportunity to alter the course of generational unemployment that is so significant in their community.

The six young job seekers have landed sought after traineeship and apprenticeship positions at The Mossman Gorge Centre, one of Australia’s leading eco-tourism and culture centres located in Far North Queensland. Lucille Kennedy and Deschell Hayward will commence a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery with Nancy Pilot, Jonnika Braico, Fernanda Temple and Nakita Czygan set to begin their Certificate III

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What can google tell you about your potential new recruit?

What can google tell you about your potential new recruit?

Finding the right person for a job is an important part of any business. The recruitment process itself is time consuming and choosing the wrong person can lead to even more costs to the business. Choosing the wrong candidate is expensive and research suggests it can cost up to 150% of a departing employees salary to replace them. On top

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