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.
This is the cornerstone of every organisation. The holy grail to relationship success. The yin to profitability yang. And interestingly, not the same thing as talking. We all know someone who loves to talk but isn’t a great communicator.
Disrupted operations and fragmented environments that have scattered the workforce are creating a very different dynamic for leaders. It’s raised the bar, compelling you as a leader to adopt a more personal style of management.
You reach the end of your workday and glance down at your (now coffee-stained) to-do list. You’re immediately overcome with frustration as you realise that barely half of the items are checked off. Seriously, what happened? You were here for eight hours, so why didn’t you get more accomplished?
If there's one thing high-performing teams are built on, it's effective communication. It doesn't matter how disruptive your technology is or how grand a vision you hold — if your team doesn't communicate well, you're going to be fighting an uphill battle.