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Supporting carers in the workplace

One in eight people in Australia (2.7 million) provide unpaid care, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The replacement value of this care is $1.1b per week. National Carers Week, 15-21 October, is an annual campaign to raise awareness of these carers by highlighting the challenges face and recognising the contribution they make to …

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What elite athletes teach us about stress

what can elite athletes teach us about stress

If you want to learn how to keep your cool under pressure, the best place to start is the sports arena. Between the pressure of competing and demanding training regimes, elite athletes experience stress on a regular basis. A great deal of research goes into developing ways to help them cope with that stress: specifically, …

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How to manage your workload before and after a holiday

Can taking a holiday from work feel like too much work? If you’re delaying your well earned break because you can’t face the prospect of an over-loaded email inbox when you return and all the emergencies that have festered in your absence, then this article is for you. The following to-do list will guide you …

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Four ways to help your team bring their best selves to work

‘Bring your best self to work’ is a phrase we hear often in news articles, motivational podcasts, on the recruitment section of company websites. But what does it actually mean?  Far from being a mere nostalgic nod to the days of Oprah, the concept of ‘our best self’ reveals a significant shift in the way we …

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