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The Do’s And Don’ts Of Coworker Chats
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The Do’s And Don’ts Of Coworker Chats

By On April 1, 2021

Having a chat with your coworker to break up the workday crunch is a great way to maintain social relationships at work. It also promotes better communication, relationship establishment and productivity boosts… Read More

Does Work Overtime Make You a Hero
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Does Work Overtime Make You a Hero?

By On March 28, 2021

Putting in the hours at the office from 9 till 5 might be what your contract states, but many may stay back in a bid to get ahead of their workload. Working… Read More

How do you know if your productivity tools are actually working
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How do you know if your productivity tools are actually working?

By On March 11, 2021

Sometimes it’s not about how to plan, it’s how to use planning tools to be productive at work. With a wealth of digital apps, websites and management systems able to be put… Read More

What is trauma insurance
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What is trauma insurance?

By On March 3, 2021

Experiencing a serious illness or injury can prevent individuals from returning to work. Trauma insurance can help support families through particularly tough times and pay for costs that may arise from medical… Read More

Dealing with job dissatisfaction
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Dealing with job dissatisfaction

By On February 24, 2021

Job dissatisfaction can have a significant impact on your life. It will affect your productivity at work and your mood both at and after work. Therefore, it can’t simply be ignored. Instead,… Read More

Effectively setting deadlines for yourself
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Effectively setting deadlines for yourself

By On February 14, 2021

Setting deadlines for yourself whether for work or for personal goals is often encouraged so that you can effectively manage your time. However, it is difficult to hold yourself accountable. You can… Read More

How to ask for a promotion
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How to ask for a promotion

By On February 3, 2021

Asking for a promotion is one of the most anxiety-inducing things a person has to do as an employee. It might help reduce some of your anxiety if you follow these steps.… Read More

How you can improve your networking skills
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How you can improve your networking skills

By On January 28, 2021

Networking and developing contacts in your field can present you with many opportunities. Although, networking is difficult because you want to maintain professionality whilst improving your relationships with your peers. You can… Read More

What to include in a cover letter
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What to include in a cover letter

By On January 13, 2021

The goal of your cover letter is to demonstrate why you should be selected for an interview, therefore always make an individualised letter for each job application. Include your relevant contact information:… Read More

Going back to work after a long break
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Going back to work after a long break

By On December 31, 2020

Taking a career break can help give you some needed time off and a fresh perspective on work, however this can make returning to work intimidating. To help you get back into… Read More

Establishing a career plan
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Establishing a career plan

By On December 17, 2020

No matter how old you are, it’s never too late to create a career plan that best reflects what you want from your professional life. Identify your career options: This includes taking… Read More

How to respond to being terminated
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How to respond to being terminated

By On December 3, 2020

Being terminated is difficult, whether you are prepared for it or taken by surprise by it. It is important, however, that regardless of how it happens, you handle yourself and respond to… Read More

Work related mental health risk factors
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Work-related mental health risk factors

By On November 19, 2020

There are over 7,200 Australians who are compensated for work-related mental health conditions. This makes up 6% of all worker’s compensation claims. In total, $543 million are paid in workers’ compensation for… Read More

Developing an investing plan
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Developing an investing plan

By On November 5, 2020

Investing can seem intimidating but creating a plan will help you find the investments that are right for you and your financial situation. Review your finances Work out what you owe (debts)… Read More

What you can do to stay updated in your field
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What you can do to stay updated in your field

By On October 22, 2020

Keeping yourself updated with current knowledge about your field can help set you apart from others. It shows current and potential employees that you are committed to your career and continuously looking… Read More

How to stop procrastinating on your phone
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How to stop procrastinating on your phone

By On October 6, 2020

Smartphones have made procrastination too easy! Luckily, you can make some small changes which might help you reduce it! Prune your notifications Notifications are designed to grab your attention. Cutting down the… Read More

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Why is diversifying your investment portfolio important?

By On September 24, 2020

Diversification of your portfolio means that your investments are spread out into different categories. This can mean you are investing in different industries, but also at different levels of risk. Diversification means… Read More

Finding help for your finances during the pandemic
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Finding help for your finances during the pandemic

By On September 17, 2020

You might have written off financial counselling services as something you don’t need and can probably do yourself before. But with the current financial climate, policies continually changing, and employment status constantly… Read More

Smart ways to plan your retirement funds
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Smart ways to plan your retirement funds

By On September 3, 2020

One in two Australians retire earlier than planned due to unexpected circumstances like illness. By identifying your projected retirement position and your retirement goals, you can develop strategies that ensure you have… Read More

Building generational wealth for your family
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Building generational wealth for your family

By On August 20, 2020

Building wealth to pass down as inheritance can give your family a strong financial advantage for decades after your death. Inherited wealth can help families make investments in education or property, without… Read More

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Are you prepared for illness?

By On August 5, 2020

Individuals with chronic diseases or who are at higher risk of illness may have already considered planning for illness. However, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, preparing for illness can be useful… Read More

What to consider when protecting your finances after separation
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What to consider when protecting your finances after separation

By On July 30, 2020

Dealing with the mental stress and emotional lows at the end of a relationship is never easy, let alone taking on complicated and tedious administrative tasks such as managing your finances. However,… Read More

Diversifying your investment portfolio
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Diversifying your investment portfolio

By On July 9, 2020

As a result of recent increased volatility within the stock market, investors are looking to diversify their portfolios, minimise risk and maximise opportunity. For those investors looking for something new, here are… Read More

Separation and property settlement
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Separation and property settlement

By On June 25, 2020

Separating from your partner is a painful process, and the legal and financial paperwork that comes with separation may be the last thing you want to deal with. However, it is important… Read More

Implementing a recession investment strategy
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Implementing a recession investment strategy

By On June 11, 2020

As the world braces for an economic recession, now is the time to transition into an investment strategy which is accommodating to current economic conditions. Implementing a recession investment strategy will not… Read More

Preparing for your next job
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Preparing for your next job

By On May 27, 2020

Whether you’re out of a job right now or you’re looking for a career change, applying for new jobs can be intimidating and challenging, especially if you haven’t done it in years.… Read More

How to be productive when working from home
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How to be productive when working from home

By On April 30, 2020

With so many employees physical distancing and working from home amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, there are bound to be productivity issues within businesses. Productivity issues often arise when employees are unfamiliar with… Read More

Coronavirus crisis what to do if you’ve lost your job
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Coronavirus crisis: what to do if you’ve lost your job

By On April 15, 2020

Not only has COVID-19 raised major health concerns in the community, it has also resulted in many negative economic impacts with self-isolation and social distancing regulations causing many to lose their jobs.… Read More

What COVID 19 support is there for individuals
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What COVID-19 support is there for individuals?

By On March 27, 2020

The Australian Government has implemented a COVID-19 stimulus package that aims to assist individuals and households through income support payments and temporary early releases of superannuation. For unemployed and job-seeking individuals, the… Read More

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Tips on building leadership skills and qualities

By On March 12, 2020

No matter where you are on the company ladder, having good leadership skills will always be helpful for your career, whether that means working in a team environment more effectively or earning… Read More

Have you chosen a beneficiary for your super
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Have you chosen a beneficiary for your super?

By On March 1, 2020

Superannuation usually doesn’t form part of your estate by default, meaning that you need to actively take the steps to nominate a beneficiary for your super, otherwise the trustee of your super… Read More

Bouncing back after redundancy
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Bouncing back after redundancy

By On February 15, 2020

Being made redundant is probably not something you considered in your career plan. It can be scary and disheartening, however, there are some steps you can take to turn your redundancy into… Read More

Getting hired after taking a career break
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Getting hired after taking a career break

By On January 30, 2020

Taking a career break can help give you some needed time off and a fresh perspective on work, however many work returners can find getting a new job intimidating. To help you… Read More

Are you aware of your superannuation risk profile
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Are you aware of your superannuation risk profile?

By On January 19, 2020

As you get closer to retirement, you may care to reduce the risk profile of your investments. The risk profile of your superannuation investment strategy should be determined by a combination of… Read More

How to fund parents aged care
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How to fund parents aged care

By On December 27, 2019

Finding the right aged care facility for a parent be a distressing time for families, both emotionally and financially. As costs for aged care facilities continue to rise, many individuals will need… Read More

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