How to learn from the pandemic to optimise company culture

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It’s more important than ever for employers to consider their company culture and how they will show employees they care as the new normal continues to shift.

Keep it human: How to boost engagement in a more digitised, flexible workplace

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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work, fast-tracking the digitisation of business and our ideas around flexible working.  While many people talk about the future of work in the context of big business, the topic is just as important for small businesses. The rise of ‘location-independent workers’ widens the talent pool for businesses… Continue reading Keep it human: How to boost engagement in a more digitised, flexible workplace

Should I ask my employees to return to the workplace?

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Many businesses are unsure about whether they should ask employees to return to the workplace. We’ve taken a look at the different approaches that some companies have taken. What are some of the current approaches to returning to the workplace? Marie-Anne Lampotang, General Manager at Stone & Chalk in Sydney, noted that many start ups… Continue reading Should I ask my employees to return to the workplace?

Mentally healthy workplace initiatives: $50,000 grants available

Projects and initiatives that help support mental health recovery in the workplace could be eligible for a NSW Government grant worth up to $50,000. Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello said the Recovery Boost program, administered by the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA), would fund projects that promote seeking assistance early, supporting an individual’s recovery… Continue reading Mentally healthy workplace initiatives: $50,000 grants available

Half of Aussies don’t feel comfortable returning to the workplace

More than half of Australians (52%) feel uncomfortable about returning to the workplace right now, with the vast majority (93%) of people saying it is important that they are allowed to work remotely at any point if they feel unsafe. This is the key finding from Qualtrics’ Return to Work & Back to Business Study,… Continue reading Half of Aussies don’t feel comfortable returning to the workplace