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Now we’ve worked from home, do we want to keep doing it?
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Now we’ve worked from home, do we want to keep doing it?

Whatever side of the fence you fall in the working from home debate, it is clear that the pandemic has put much more attention on how we work.

  • by Jim Bright

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TAFE students recruited to help vaccination rollout
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TAFE students recruited to help vaccination rollout

TAFE students are helping health professionals deliver COVID-19 vaccinations around the state.

  • by Anna Patty
People-pleasers take note: saying no is good for your mental health

People-pleasers take note: saying no is good for your mental health

Trying to please everyone in the office can lead to frustration, anxiety and stress. Striving for authenticity can be better for your mental health.

  • by Jonathan Rivett
Why saying you’re doing your best is hardly ever good enough
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Why saying you’re doing your best is hardly ever good enough

Can one ever say faithfully ‘I am doing my best’? The phrase smacks of absolutism, that a ‘best’ exists. There is no open mind to work on improving your performance.

  • by Jim Bright
You don’t want to be called ‘teacher’s pet’? Don’t act like one

You don’t want to be called ‘teacher’s pet’? Don’t act like one

We teach people how to treat us. If you’re being called nicknames in the workplace you need to immediately cease answering to it - and make sure there’s no truth to it.

  • by Jonathan Rivett
Pacific island meat workers on $9 per hour after wage deductions

Pacific island meat workers on $9 per hour after wage deductions

Contracts between Pacific islander meat workers and labour hire firm Regional Workforce Management Pty Ltd show some workers are left with just $310 from their weekly pay of $753.

  • by Richard Baker
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How medical geology can improve health - and even romance

How medical geology can improve health - and even romance

Medical geology? I’m glad you asked. The field looks at the impact of the natural environment on health.

  • by Madison Howarth
Sometimes workplace training can be ridiculous
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Sometimes workplace training can be ridiculous

Many hours of productive work may be lost on training courses based on potential hazards that have a low risk of eventuating.

  • by Jim Bright
StarTrack postal workers vote in favour of strike action: union

StarTrack postal workers vote in favour of strike action: union

The TWU said 90 per cent of StarTrack union members voted in favour of a strike but the company said less than one-third of its workforce supported the action.

  • by Sarah McPhee
Sydney University denies full-time work to thousands of casuals

Sydney University denies full-time work to thousands of casuals

The University of Sydney has offered permanent employment to 69 of 4173 casual staff it assessed for conversion under the Fair Work Act.

  • by Anna Patty
‘Hard to look away’: Steve Baird’s fight against modern-day slavery

‘Hard to look away’: Steve Baird’s fight against modern-day slavery

He left marketing to fight slavery. Now he is pushing the state government, once led by his brother Mike, to get its ‘world-leading’ legislation out of limbo.

  • by Anna Patty