It is possible to find ways to beat the back-to-work blues
The merry season is behind us and excitement hangs in the air as we prepare to return to the world of commuting, conference calls and colleagues - in other words, work.
17 December 2020
Careful thought needed before choosing present to regift
As the end of an unprecedented year approaches, you are most likely putting finishing touches to your holiday gift list before heading to your shed or garage where your collection of unwanted gifts from family members, colleague, friends and clients is kept.
13 December 2020
'Tis the season of the auto email reply
It's that time of year. Flicking off an urgent work email, you experience a heightened level of gratification when you receive an instant response.
12 December 2020
Pandemic offers WA a chance for a united reboot
Like the global financial crisis that rocked the world but left WA largely unscathed, the coronavirus pandemic has so far caused this State only minimal damage.
08 December 2020
What to do when you overstep the mark at the office party
It's time for the end-of-year workplace get-together - the day outing or night function to celebrate a year's hard work with colleagues and boost spirits ahead of the festive season.
03 December 2020
How plus-one invitations to office parties can go wrong
With the end-of-year office party in full swing, many are wrestling with a decision more difficult than buying a gift for an unpopular colleague - whether to take advantage of the plus-one option on the invitation.
14 November 2020
'Tis the season to party
Following a year of events no one predicted, at least some workplaces are still planning to officially put the past 12 months behind them with a safe but rip-roaring end-of-year office gathering.
25 October 2020
Why it's time to retire forced retirement
When it comes to employment, too often it is still a case of "out with the old and in with the new".
20 October 2020
How Facebook and Instagram are killing school reunions
If you finished high school in 1990, it is likely you would have this year weighed up the pros and cons of pausing your regular Saturday night with Netflix for a once-in-a-lifetime event - your 30th anniversary school reunion.
18 October 2020
Subsidy for the young confirms ageism
There is no doubt the Federal Government's new JobMaker package provides a cocktail of the right ingredients to give young Australians a real chance of making the transition from welfare into the workplace.