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‘De facto’ lockdown crippling small businesses as sector pleads for help

‘De facto’ lockdown crippling small businesses as sector pleads for help

Small businesses are struggling for survival under the strain of the Omicron virus outbreak.

  • by Anna Patty

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Why we need more ‘me’ time at work

Why we need more ‘me’ time at work

The “always on” work culture was already a problem before the pandemic. Now it’s been exacerbated.

  • by Conor Sen
The smart companies that avoided RAT trap by bulk ordering kits last year

The smart companies that avoided RAT trap by bulk ordering kits last year

Many Australian companies are at least six months ahead of everyone in preparing for the rush on rapid antigen tests which have played a key role in keeping their businesses operating.

  • by Anna Patty
If I get COVID on annual leave, can I use sick leave instead?

If I get COVID on annual leave, can I use sick leave instead?

After an exhausting year fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, many Australians were looking forward to switching off for a summer break. Omicron had other ideas.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Unhappy at work?  The problem might be within yourself
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Unhappy at work? The problem might be within yourself

When we think changing jobs will make us happier, it might help to first consider if the source of unhappiness is within ourselves.

  • by Jim Bright
How to go for a new job without running into trouble with your boss

How to go for a new job without running into trouble with your boss

It may be useful to ask a prospective employer what information they would require from your referees to help you select the most appropriate people from your professional network.

  • by Jonathan Rivett
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Sparking a love affair with maths

Sparking a love affair with maths

Keiraville Primary School teacher Kelly Russell is an unlikely maths specialist – and one who’s convinced that “numbers people” are just as readily made as born.

  • by Kelly Russell
Don’t forget the danger of fresh infections when trying to ease food supply

Don’t forget the danger of fresh infections when trying to ease food supply

Some further measures might be needed to keep the economy turning over but allowing bar staff to turn up for work sick with COVID-19 is not one of them.

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AMA and police oppose repealing workers’ compensation cover for COVID

AMA and police oppose repealing workers’ compensation cover for COVID

The AMA and NSW Police Association have called on the NSW government to reverse its decision to repeal legislation which provides automatic workers’ compensation cover to essential workers infected with COVID-19

  • by Anna Patty
Working from home shouldn’t hinder promotion chances

Working from home shouldn’t hinder promotion chances

The pandemic has made it easier to work from home, but chances of promotion may still be hindered for some who don’t return to the office.

  • by Anna Patty
‘Skills are the new oil’: Why resumes are on the way out

‘Skills are the new oil’: Why resumes are on the way out

The ‘great resignation’ we saw in the latter half of 2021 is expected to take a different shape in 2022, says Reejig chief executive Siobhan Savage.

  • by Jessica Yun