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How to Plan a Successful Intern Orientation

Tweet Internships are a popular way for businesses to engage with new potential employees, access inexpensive labour, and promote their business to potential recruits. Having engaged some new interns for your business, you might be wondering just how to initiate them into your business successfully. A good orientation program helps your intern settle into their […]

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Christmas Gifts Your Millennial Employees Will Love

Tweet When it comes to Christmas gifts, Millennials can be a challenging generation to cater for! The typical millennial employee (18-34 years old) prefer gifts that are personalised, express validation, and respect for work-life balance, as opposed to traditional Christmas gifts for employees. Putting extra thought into your millennial employees’ Christmas gifts means that they are likely […]

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Creating and Managing Diversity in the Workplace

Tweet Diversity in the workplace was once thought of as simply gender equality or affirmative action, however today, it’s a much broader concept that can encompass everything from work styles, to sexual orientation and cultural backgrounds. Diversity can be about unleashing the full potential of all your employees and encouraging peak performance, as well as […]

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How to Design Your Office for Communication and Collaboration

Tweet If you’re thinking of increasing productivity your workplace, consider redesigning it. The design, form and function of an office space plays a huge role in how your employees approach their work and their colleagues. The layout needs to encourage work with a touch of fun and freshness, a place where anyone would enjoy spending […]

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How To Effectively Resolve Workplace Conflict

Tweet It’s almost guaranteed that during some stage of your life you will experience conflict in your workplace – whether it’s between you and a business partner or colleague, or between others. With such an eclectic mix of personalities, opinions and ideas in one space, there’s bound to be times when people simply don’t see […]

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12 Of The Best Pieces Of Team Building Advice You’ll Ever Hear

TweetWorkplace productivity and success is often trialled and challenged by a number of things; outdated technology, big competitors, small budgets … the list goes on! So what makes the difference between a team that meets and surpases thoses challenges – and a team that doesn’t? A team that communicates well, understands what each person’s role […]

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10 Stretches To Do At Your Desk

Tweet Many of us spend our days sitting at a desk, staring at a computer all day. Unfortunately however, working a desk every day can have serious consequences for your health and wellness. Sitting at a computer is not a natural position for the human body, so it can get stiff, sore, or even injured. […]

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9 Signs Your Workplace Culture Needs Changing

Tweet There’s nothing worse than working in a negative environment. Who wants to spend eight hours or more each day having the life sucked out of them? Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon. It’s how many employees feel these days, and why more people than ever are venturing into entrepreneurship. If people were happy at work, then […]

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Personality Types and How They Come Together in the Workplace

Tweet Workplace culture can be a fragile thing. When so many different personalities come together in close quarters, they can clash and it can cause problems. Being a good manager often means managing those different personality types to make sure your workplace is running at its peak efficiency and productivity. It’s important to be aware […]

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Avoiding Employee Burnout In Your Workplace

TweetThere is a mantra is at the forefront of many Australian’s minds every day: you must work hard or you won’t succeed. This pressure is perfectly encapsulated in a quote by renowned American author and poet, Maya Angelou“Nothing will work unless you do.” With those six words, Angelou has hit at a universal struggle. On […]

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