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.
14 October 2020

Those workplace nicknames can be hurtful and unkind

The use of nicknames is again surging in popularity including in the least likely of "playgrounds" - the workplace.
11 October 2020

Swiss ruling could end the WFH movement

A rare winner from the COVID-19 pandemic has been the movement known as "work from home". Thousands of workers roll out of bed each day and into makeshift offices in their kitchens, living areas or home-theatre rooms to start a work from home (WFH) shift.