BALANCE AT WORK BLOG

What's your story?

What’s your story? #1: Dr Howard Bell

The first volunteer in our interview chair is Dr Howard Bell OAM, Principal Solicitor at WorkCover NSW. When I first…

new employees

When negotiating, who should make the first offer?

Originally published on The Conversation 10 March 2015 By Matthew Shepherd, University of Technology, Sydney We all negotiate every day….

How to make the most of your 360 degree feedback reviews

In the process of assisting clients with 360 degree feedback surveys, we are often asked ‘What comes next?’. The three videos below…

Top 10 social media tips

This post was first published in Australian Career Practitioner Summer Edition 2014. Design by the very (multi-) talented Zoe Wundenberg…

Career development and social media

This post was first published in Australian Career Practitioner Summer Edition 2014. Design by the very (multi-) talented Zoe Wundenberg…

Australia’s vocational training system continues to deliver jobs

NCVER media release  ·  3 December 2014 The results are in for Australia’s major survey of students for rating the nation’s vocational…

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

Back to basics: Work environment matters

Visits to several different workplaces during ‘Sydney Open‘ started me thinking about how the place we work – the physical surroundings –…

accountability

Have you missed the secret to career satisfaction?

If we’ve done our research, we know well what a certain career will require of us but what we require…

new employees

Empathy – Soft Skill of the Courageous

One of the traits we measure with Harrison Assessments is empathy. It’s a major contributor to success in life, at work…

10 Biggest Workplace Distractions

We all have the same number of hours each day, so how do some people seem to get more done?…

Avoiding Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying can occur in any work environment, from offices to shops, community organisations and government departments. Employers have a legal…

Latest SLICE Survey results

Our latest survey of financial planning practices was published this week… The aim of the SLICE survey, which runs 3…