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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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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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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.…

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WFH: How to Keep Your Team On Track

Working from home is great, but it also comes with many unique struggles that can impact productivity and hinder growth. According to Buffer’s 2019 State of Remote Work survey, 17 percent of respondents reported that communication and collaboration as their greatest struggle working remotely while 8 percent of workers said that motivation was their biggest…

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Talent Acquisition

A-Players Sourcing Guide: 11 Steps to Landing the Industry’s Top-Performers

The most talented people build the best companies. It’s that simple. No successful business was built purely on market fit and a ton of investments. People are the #1 asset of any company, its biggest strength or weakness. The concentration of talent per square foot determines the chances for a business to skyrocket. That’s why…

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Why the Time Has Come for a Four-Day Week

The coronavirus pandemic has changed every aspect of our lives, and it’s had a particularly marked effect on the way we work. The largest flexible working experiment ever conducted has taken place out of necessity, and the early signs are that it will leave a lasting change in work culture. More workers than ever before…