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People & Human Resources

Turn anger into good energy

You are churning inside - no-one realises how angry you are You’ve exploded in a team meeting and everyone's ducking for cover You’ve just received a...
training

recruitment and hiring

VET failures blamed as NSW caravan business struggles to fill 30 jobs

A Sydney caravan manufacturing business is struggling to fill 30 trade-focused vacancies and experts say failures in the Vocational Education and Training system are to...

professional development

There’s comfort in not risking success

The football team I have supported since childhood has always felt like a safe choice, but not in a way that you might expect....
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professional development

Quit multi-tasking and try the three A’s of productivity

The world is changing, and faster than it ever has before, and so the demands to do more with less time and resources continue....
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recruitment and hiring

Energy drink company raises eyebrows with search for unpaid intern to work 200+ hours

A job ad for an unpaid intern at an Australian energy drink company has once again highlighted the gray area of internships in Australia's...

professional development

Don’t get left on the shelf: Nine personal branding tips

Brand is just as important for individuals as it is for products. Without a strong personal brand, you’re bound to be left on the...
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professional development

Can an app help us find mindfulness in today’s busy high-tech world?

By Rafael A Calvo, University of Sydney and Dorian Peters, University of Sydney With the release of the latest Apple Watch this month came a new...
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leadership

The most “powerful” Australians on LinkedIn revealed

Two pioneers of the Australian e-commerce sector are among the most influential chief executives in the country, according to LinkedIn. RedBalloon founding director Naomi Simson...

leadership

Organisation, brand and the Gordian Knot

Sometimes the deep work and everyday actions and decisions needed to build a brand can feel like a modern day equivalent of the Gordian...

People & Human Resources

When unpleasant customer service is worse than the initial problem

I took two colleagues to lunch to an upmarket wine bar café in South Melbourne where the atmosphere is excellent and food usually good....
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