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terminating employment

Terminating employment: What you need to know

Terminating employment can be a difficult and emotional time for all parties. The employment relationship can end due to resignation, redundancy…

career help

Is the Harrison Assessment like MBTI?

This is a common question from people who are familiar with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) test.  Both systems look…

There is something worse than rejection. It’s uncertainty.

When was the last time you experienced rejection? Was it following a job application? Perhaps you put forward a brilliant…

employee engagement

Employee engagement is “everything money can’t buy”

The inspiration for this post on employee engagement came from an unlikely source – a drive in the country. We…

career assessment toolkit

CDAA Workshop: Expand your Career Assessment Toolkit

Event Details Name: NSW Event: Expand your Career Assessment Toolkit (24 Sept) Venue: UTS City Campus, Cnr Quay St &…

Employee engagement: 5 ways to kill it

Employee engagement is a favourite topic with employers and staff alike. The annual employee engagement survey always has some interesting…

The 5 Apps We Use Daily to Save Time and Money FREE REPORT

Inbox tips to change your life

Do you come back to an overflowing inbox after holidays and weekends? How does that affect your productivity? Worse still,…

Performance reviews no more? 3 things to consider!

When I first heard of big name companies like Deloitte and Accenture ditching their annual performance reviews, I have to…

NAGCAS launches 2 new awards

Rising Star Award is a new initiative of the NAGCAS Community, sponsored by Balance at Work, that recognises the work…

Managing complainers on your team

  Complainers. Whingers. How are you managing this type of employee in your organisation? Characteristics: Non-stop complaining about the company,…

Timely feedback leads to better performance

Many high-performing companies, especially in the startup and tech sectors, are happily dropping the traditional performance review. Instead, they favour…

What’s going to happen when you lift that rock?

Have you ever lifted a rock and found an ants’ nest underneath? How did the ants react? I bet they…