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Reducing Staff Turnover in Your Business

Reducing Staff Turnover in Your Business

Managing Staff Turnover “Clients do not come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of your clients.” Sir Richard Branson According to leading human resource consultancy firm Harrisons, depending on the size of your business, the total costs of replacing an employee varies from 30-150% of their salary. This cost includes replacement costs, re-training costs

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Strange interview questions and how to answer them!

Strange interview questions and how to answer them!

What happens though when you get asked a ‘curve-ball’ question you really weren’t expecting? The important thing to remember is that while the question may seem funny or odd, there is usually a reason behind it. Your answer allows the interviewer to get to know you better, your personality, your creativity and your ability to think on your feet. Here

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10 Steps To Personal And Professional Goal Setting

10 Steps To Personal And Professional Goal Setting

You’re probably no stranger to setting goals. Whether it’s something work related like getting a promotion, or something more personal like losing weight, we’ve all set goals at some point. Even our long forgotten New Year’s resolutions can be classified as a type of goal, as can our desire to get through our to-do list before the end of the

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7 Ways to Overcome Anxiety in the Workplace

7 Ways to Overcome Anxiety in the Workplace

With an average of one in four people experiencing anxiety at some stage in their life, it’s no surprise that Aussies are experiencing anxiety in the workplace. This has a massive impact not only on the individual, but on the business with 92% of serious work-related mental health condition claims being attributed to mental stress and one in five Australians

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5 Apprenticeships And Traineeships With Thousands Of Jobs Available Right Now

5 Apprenticeships And Traineeships With Thousands Of Jobs Available Right Now

With university degrees no longer rewarding students with a guarantee of full-time work, there’s a greater need for alternate education and employment pathways. Apprenticeships and traineeships are a great way to train people in occupations and industries that are experiencing high demand. For businesses, hiring apprentices and trainees is a great option because it involves taking on workers that are

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Ways To Cope With Sensory Overload

Ways To Cope With Sensory Overload

Open plan workplaces have boasted increased collaboration, improved comradery, greater transparency and a more productive workplace. However, it has been suggested that employees are one third as productive in open office designs as in quiet rooms. While increased collaboration and room to work together with colleagues appears to make sense on paper, there seems to be very little evidence to

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Experiencing Anxiety At Work? 5 Tips To Help You Through The Day

Experiencing Anxiety At Work? 5 Tips To Help You Through The Day

Everyone is familiar with feeling stressed at work. Whether it’s because we have a deadline looming, an important meeting coming up or a busy period in the year- feeling stressed at work is not uncommon. Most of this stress is manageable and doesn’t pose a significant problem to the average worker. However, when this stress is ongoing and excessive, or

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