Anyone who has spent much time in regional, rural or remote Australia knows the symptoms. For Sale and For Lease signs pop up in shop windows or worse, they stand empty; nothing beyond the smudged glass front but dead blowflies and dried up dreams.
With more businesses increasingly realising that working remotely is not only possible but at times preferable, we are joyfully helping hundreds of professionals and businesses connect the dots and find work and employees well outside their post code.
A key part of managing or working in a remote team is the increased importance of communication. Regular and authentic communication helps you stay on the same page and keeps teams productive, cohesive and happy.
Life is different now, particularly for working parents who were suddenly given a second full-time job when daycare and schools shut down and are still faced with uncertainty as summer comes to an end.
You are invited to participate in a research study that will explore the feasibility of the four-day working week. The aim of the project is to explore regional current work designs, employee satisfaction and attitudes towards the feasibility of a four-day working week.
Via Zoom, about 65 women celebrated International Day of Rural Women last Thursday by tuning into a virtual summit, held by Big Ideas Rural and Generation Ag. The summit aimed to connect rural women from all over Australia, to inspire them and provide a platform for them to network.
Our Hub Partners Blisspot have come through with the goods for our Pointer Remote crew!
For the month of September they're offering us a massive 66% discount to their Online Wellness membership! That's a yearly membership for $49 instead of $149 and back to $9 instead of $14 for monthly membership!
Meetings get a bad rap—for a good reason. They never start on time. Someone always dominates the conversation. Discussions inevitably go off-track. People start tracing their hands in their notebooks. And almost always, the meeting could've been an email.
Losing work is no picnic. But being stood down, let go, fired or made redundant has become a reality for many across the nation. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, at least one million Australians have lost work due to coronavirus and more job losses are expected ahead.
It’s been five months now and the vast majority of traditional office-based businesses have proven to themselves – and the rest of the world – that remote work is not only possible but that it’s probably the face of the future workforce.