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Social Activists A Force To Be Reckoned With

Social Activists A Force To Be Reckoned With

Think about some of the big social issues that have been at the focus of the past few years here and around the world. Marriage equality, climate change, gun control- even the plastic bag bans in supermarkets. No matter what your opinion is on these matters, it’s undeniable that young social activists have had a huge role in catalysing some

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Australia’s unemployment rate the lowest since April 2012

Australia’s unemployment rate the lowest since April 2012

Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) yesterday have shown an increase in 5,600 jobs from August to September, contributing to the lowest unemployment rate in over 6 years. The 0.3 per cent decrease in the seasonally adjusted figures brought the unemployment rate down to 5.0, with the labour force participation rate standing at 65.4 per cent after

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Staying Alive – The Best Christmas Parties In Oz

Staying Alive – The Best Christmas Parties In Oz

As the end of the year approaches it’s easy to get excited about the upcoming silly season. Eventbrite have reported that Aussie businesses spent an average of $9,722 on their Christmas celebrations last year. On the more decadent end of things, 13% of businesses were said to have spent between $10,000 and $100,000, while 4% dropped more than a whopping

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Can you be asked to do that? Reasonable requests in the workplace and when the line has been crossed

Can you be asked to do that? Reasonable requests in the workplace and when the line has been crossed

An inherent part of any employment is the duty for employees to carry out a lawful and reasonable direction from their employer. A lack of knowledge on the details of ‘lawful and reasonable’ can make it difficult for employers to know exactly what they can ask their employees to do, as well as making it hard for employees to recognise

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It’s time to change mental health perceptions in the workplace.

It’s time to change mental health perceptions in the workplace.

Today is World Mental Health Day, and this year’s theme ‘Do you see what I see?’ aims to challenge the perceptions about mental illness around the world. With one in five Australian’s living with mental health conditions, it’s time we start looking at mental health in a more positive light. One place we must start to look at changing perception

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Struggling With Casual Employment Rules – Top 5 Tips To Get You On Top

Struggling With Casual Employment Rules – Top 5 Tips To Get You On Top

With the rise of insecure work arrangements and the gig economy it’s becoming more and more important for employers and employees to understand where they stand when it comes to casual work. One in four Aussie employees is a casual worker however, there is still a range of myths and misconceptions that can confuse the process for everyone involved. Casual

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Toxic Team? 7 cool team building activities to bust bad dynamics today.

Toxic Team? 7 cool team building activities to bust bad dynamics today.

Team building exercises can often fall flat; they run the risk of being lame, employees feel uncomfortable and even some of the best team building days can be forgotten about as soon as they’re over. That’s not to say that team building isn’t worth investing it- it is an important part of any business and it can mitigate conflict, build

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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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