Booming age pension bill looms

This article is authored by Bernard Salt and is originally published by The Australian. In round numbers there are 25 million Australians including four million aged 65-and-over and who are, therefore, eligible to apply for the age pension depending on individual circumstances. That’s about a fifth of the population or a quarter of all voters. … Continue reading Booming age pension bill looms

The nightmare that’s been waiting to hit Australian women

This article is authored by Jenna Price and is originally published by The Age. It isn’t very often that I start crying midway through an interview. I’ve interviewed Marian Baird, professor of gender and employment relations at the University of Sydney, so many times over the years. But those first interviews were always about how … Continue reading The nightmare that’s been waiting to hit Australian women

3 Ways to Cope with a Toxic Office Culture

Every job comes with its own challenges and occasional stressful situations, but if you find yourself getting a case of the Monday blues every single day of the week, then you may be dealing with a toxic workplace. While there are accepted cultural differences with office dynamics such as pace, punctuality, and appropriate language, some … Continue reading 3 Ways to Cope with a Toxic Office Culture

5 tips for survival when you’re in a job that is just not right for you.

This article is authored by Nina Perry, Career Coach and Director of Careerdiem, part of the Career Money Life Supplier Community. I have a confession to make. Once I was so bored with my job, I used to go into the toilet and watch the second hand of my watch tick past. For 5 minutes. Not … Continue reading 5 tips for survival when you’re in a job that is just not right for you.

How to Overcome Generation Gaps at Work!

This article is written by Rebecca Cushway of Careers Excelled, part of the Career Money Life Supplier Community. This article is originally published by GWP Magazine 2007. Imagine spending eight to ten hours every day working side by side with your parents, grandparents or children. Would it be all plain sailing? Perhaps not! We are … Continue reading How to Overcome Generation Gaps at Work!