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How to Deal with Changing COVID-19 Regulations

Research shows nearly half the population has reported feeling worried and stressed since the onset of the COVID-19 global pandemic earlier this year. With new health and safety measures at work to familiarise yourself with, constantly changing government regulations, and the future of the physical workplace remaining unclear, it’s hardly a surprise the mental health of both…

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Fresh Perspectives for Post-Pandemic Working

Forecasting like the weather is fraught with difficulty, but at least the Met Office has decades of data, advanced modeling technology all combined with huge experience. Forecasting the future of work, how people will work, and what the workplace will look like – in the context of a global pandemic – is completely unprecedented. A…

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How Can Oversharing in Job Interviews Damage Your Prospects?

Everybody has that one talkative friend who is always guilty of oversharing. What they did over the weekend, what they’re doing next weekend, what they had for dinner, who they’re dating – it can be exhausting hanging out with them, or even reading their social media posts, due to the onslaught of information they always…

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Workplace

Here’s How to Solve the Productivity Puzzle

All of us are born with a desire to contribute; we are hard-wired to be useful to each other and to society as a whole. If you think about it, there are few things more satisfying than a job well done. Having a sense of purpose, mastering a task, and having others approve of, or…

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Supporting Long-Term Remote Working Post COVID-19

Companies like Twitter and Square recently announced their employees could work remotely forever. But, while remote working can provide many opportunities for the companies of today, longstanding adoption is only beneficial if the transition is completed in the right way. Here are the vital steps leaders should take to ensure successful, long-term remote working: Develop a…

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Talent Acquisition

How to Hire a Data Engineer

Data Engineering is one of the fastest-growing job roles in the tech industry with LinkedIn Talent Insights categorizing demand for these roles as ‘very high’. This means that it’s harder than ever for firms to attract and retain talent in this pivotal role. Estimates on the number of unfilled positions last year range from as…

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Workplace

5 Alternate Ways to Ask Your Employees “Are You Okay?” 

As HR professionals, we’ve felt the intense impact & pressure COVID19 has had on our companies. We’ve had to re-structure and organize our operations, re-visit our strategies, put in place new training and regulations… whilst also dealing with living in a pandemic! Every news station is discussing the changing workforce, and it’s true the workforce…

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7 Crucial Communication Strategies for Working Remotely 

Unfortunately, it seems as though Australia has yet to eradicate COVID19. While we expected this, we still need to continuously review and update our business operations to ensure maximum productivity. The most significant difficulty regarding working from home is the lack of face to face interaction, which can cause communication issues. Fear not, I’m here…

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Workplace

Create a Sense of Belonging Within Your Organization

Belonging is a feeling. None of us wants to participate in communities where we don’t feel good, welcome, or appreciated. We certainly won’t invest our full effort unless—and until—we’re vested in this manner. Of course, what makes us feel welcomed differs from person to person. When possible, people leave places where they don’t feel belonging.…