People & Community

Remotely effective and effectively remote: the rise of the remote worker

Regardless of the type of work and workplace, COVID has provided us with the impetus to think more deliberately about how organisations structure how and where their people work.

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A creased grainy photo travelled from WWII to Timor Leste: A grandson’s memories – lest we forget

Remembrance Day allows us to stop and reflect, not only on the plight of past generations but on recent conflicts and how we pulled through, so we may heed the lessons for current global and regional security issues; it has evolved to become a deeply personal experience with individual meaning attached.

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Mental health is beyond any individual commercial agenda

If we can make a difference to the wellbeing of workers, then we can make a difference to the wellbeing of families. And if we do that, we’ve made a real difference to the whole community.

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You don’t need to do it all – you just need to do one thing. RU OK?

Each and every day, there are moments happening across all of our workplaces where things happen. Changes are noticed. People are experiencing things, but aren’t speaking up.

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Struggling with emotion? This is what you can do

Because emotion doesn’t have a language other than a personal experience, it is hard to attach some emotions to a tangible rhyme and reason. Expressing it means making something abstract and endless into a verbal language which is concrete and limited.

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Coaching through the challenges of COVID-19

Most leaders are feeling challenged right now, both in managing challenges in their own lives and in helping others to navigate their own journeys through adversity and complexity.

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Bored with wearing the same track pants while working from home: Wear it Purple

Ten years ago Wear it Purple day began as a visible way to show rainbow youth we accepted them fully both at work and as an important part of society.

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Workforce planning: when nothing is sure, everything is possible*

Around the world organisations are beginning to take a new look at understanding their future workforce. Whether they have been impacted by COVID-19, are reacting to a new economic situation or are simply accelerating planned digital transformation

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The clip show: Season one in review of What Happens Next? with Bernard Salt

Bernard Salt is joined by Executive Producer Whitney Fitzsimmons to reflect on the highlights from season one of the show.

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Finding Commonality – COVID-19 has changed us for the better

COVID-19 has changed forever the way we work and how our colleagues and clients want to communicate.

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Transforming offices: no commute, no need to wear a suit, home before it is dark

As another day dawns and I move from my bed to the kitchen and directly to my desk, I reflect on how much has changed over the past few months.

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City job – regional office: working from the farm

In the period of 2011 to 2016, over 650,000 capital city residents in Australia moved out of the city and of these over 400,000 (63 percent) chose to move to a regional area.

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What Happens Next? with Bernard Salt: Remote working and mental health during COVID-19

Bernard speaks with Deb Yates and Dr Jane Gunn to explore how businesses are embracing the remote working phenomenon in the wake of COVID-19.

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