Australia’s businesswomen are more positive about their business prospects and are more likely to be anticipating significant business growth in 2011 than their male counterparts, according to research conducted for the quarterly Sensis Business Index.
Mums who are planning to re-enter the workforce after taking time out to look after children face a dilemma explaining their employment gap – but don’t worry, there are ways around it.
Many people feel pressured to put in long hours, whether to get that sought after promotion or to ensure job security. But at what cost is this at? Take a look at just how detrimental overtime can be for your health and weigh up whether it is worth it for you.
With Celebrity MasterChef set to hit our television screens next week, reality TV fans, foodies and ordinary Australians are eager to see how a politician, news anchor, beauty queen, journalist and fashion designer handle the heat in the kitchen.
Managing a team is an important position in any business and one that comes with a degree of power. How you use that power will determine what type of manager you are. Find out what traits make for a good manager, and what traits to avoid to put you on the road to success.
All workers retrenched during the economic downturn will now be eligible for government-subsidised training, under an agreement that will be announced at today’s Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting in Darwin.
Whether you're leaving on great terms or can't wait to get the heck out of there, here are the big Dos and Don'ts everyone needs to know when resigning. From giving the required amount of notice to tidying your desk before you go, these tips will help you leave with professional relationships intact!
One toxic personality or underperformer can bring the whole team down. It's your job as a leader to deal with a bad employee quickly (and legally!) before things spiral out of control. Check out our tips for dealing with the trouble maker or poor performer in your team.
Your degree or technical experience is only part of the puzzle in building a stellar career. Soft skills are the intangible qualities that help you communicate and work with your colleagues, teammates and clients effectively. Here are 8 of the best soft skills for your career.