24 June 2020

Ditch the stigma & embrace the jobless

There is a huge obstacle looming for the thousands of workers who have lost their jobs because of COVID-19.
17 June 2020

We can all benefit from ending the age-old era of deception

As thousands of Australians lose their jobs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, an international study has shed a powerful and disturbing spotlight on the age at which we expect our employment opportunities to dry up.
14 June 2020

As we move forward, let's stop saying it

It is a completely unnecessary, largely overworked, exceptionally annoying and mostly meaningless expression that has shot to prominence during the Covid-19 era: "going forward".
12 June 2020

Couples' cabin fever threat as workplace reality hits home

As thousands of workers create makeshift officer bunkers in their lounge rooms to flatten the corona-virus curve , many couples find themselves wading into uncharted territory.
10 June 2020

Watch out for 'eggcorns' or else the yolk's going to be on you

As we think about navigating our way back to the "doggie-dog world" called the office, many of us are on "tenderhooks" as we get used to a post-virus normal. The reality is we will not be on "tenderhooks" - but on tenterhooks.
07 June 2020

Four-day week clouds workplace reset

With many of us ending a lengthy stint of WFH, attention has turned to the new order of our working lives in the post-COVID-19 world.
03 June 2020

Call centre reliance dials up a growing form of frustration

Just as the country crushes the COVID-19 curve, a new public health crisis is emerging that threatens to put the wind up even the calmest, most considerate and courteous among us.
21 May 2020

Suddenly, getting to the office has become complicated

As the Covid-19 lock-down eases and workers begin to make their way back into the office, a dilemma looms for many commuters: how to get safely to and from work.
13 May 2020

Preparing for a return to office shows why we loved WFH

As thousands upon thousands of Aussies prepare to return to the office over the coming weeks, spare a thought for those who will make the challenging transition from their comfy couches to the cubicle farm.
11 May 2020

Reality bytes for office tech dinosaurs

With most of us heeding the advice and staying at home to help slow the spread of COVID-19, our only real window to the workplace is a decent internet connection to plug our devices into.