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Stretch Your Way to Productivity

April 27, 2017 | Jo Cordell-Cooper

If you have busy times at the desk where you are super focused and industrious you are probably not paying too much attention to your posture.  Typically when we are in the highly productive work mode we adapt a posture of slightly sitting forward, perhaps rounding over the keyboard, chin jutting slightly forward.  However, with […]



Tips and Devices That Could Keep a Lid on the Water Utility Costs in Your Office

April 24, 2017 | Guest Blogger

Article written by: Quintin Bentley Crevling  The world is changing to a more environmentally conscious society that understands the effects we have on the world around us. Part of this movement is people conserving water and thus consuming less of a precious commodity. Even if you don’t think that humans contribute to climate change, you […]



5 Productivity Improvement Methods While Working As A Freelancer

March 28, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

Working in Coworking

The freelance economy is certainly gaining ground in the U.S. and across the globe. According to a recent workforce study on “Freelancing in America: 2016,” the freelance sector now represents 35 percent of the U.S. workforce. The independent study also shows that there is indeed a market for this type of work, and over the […]



Woman as Leaders: 6 Tips For High Performance Team Building

February 17, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

team building activities, work in team, women team

As a woman in leadership, you have the rare opportunity to chart not just your own career course, but pave the way for a whole future generation of aspiring women leaders. In this post, learn six key tips to build high performance teams that will benefit you and everyone you work with. Tip 1: Know […]



4 Working Skills Employers Are Looking For in First Jobbers

October 21, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

Getting your first job can be stressful. When you don’t have the experience to appear competitive to the job market, you can feel like you’re never going to get hired. But employers are looking for more than just a background of employment when they’re deciding who they should hire. When attempting to land your first […]



Managing Conflict in the Workplace: How Women Do It?

August 29, 2016 | Fonthip Ward

Workplaces are becoming increasingly more fast-pasted and globalized, which increases the opportunities for professional development, but also increases the likelihood that conflicts will occur within the workplace. Conflicts are difficult challenges women face in the workplace because of how men and women approach conflict situations. But there are constructive ways that conflict can be managed […]



Why The ‘Work Anywhere’ Movement is a Pain in the Neck?

July 12, 2016 | Jo Cordell-Cooper

woman holding her sore neck

I’ve been working in the fitness industry for many years now and I have seen a worsening in neck and shoulder muscle health.  Could it be all the portable hand held devices that are making us look down far more than we used to?    The head is heavy – it is designed to sit on […]



Learning’s From The 7 Eleven Franchise Scandal

May 10, 2016 | Simone Pentis

The convenience chain 7-Eleven franchisee employee wage scandal arguably rocked the franchising industry when it was brought to light and continues to have material implications on the franchising industry. As a result of the media investigation that very publicly brought to light that numerous Australian franchisees within the 7-Eleven chain were underpaying their workers, members […]



Are You Programming Yourself For What You Want…or Don’t Want?

February 11, 2016 | Sue Lester

Whether you are aware of it or not, every moment of every day, with every thought and feeling you have, you are programming yourself.  Consider for a moment what you’ve been thinking or feeling about already today… whatever you were focussing on is on it’s way. (‘Oops!’ or ‘Yay!’ ?) So were you focussed on […]



LinkedIn Does The Hardwork For You

December 3, 2015 | Robyn Henderson

I love LinkedIn – they are continually sharing information based on analysis of their data. As you know data is only useful if you can translate it into useful information. According to the Weekend Australian October 24-25, 2015 – LinkedIn’s 2015 job switchers’ survey has found 39% of professionals are unsatisfied with their work environment […]