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Maintaining a work-life balance is easy when you’re smart, right? Wrong. Despite working harder and smarter than ever, most of us struggle to balance work and home life. This wasn’t always the case. In previous decades, there was a clear separation between life at the coalface and life back at home. But these days, with […]

Why motivated workers work The traditional workplace model is changing. With the economy shifting from established corporations to a culture of start-ups and leaner companies, it’s important to recognise the ways in which we work differently in these newer, more experimental spaces. Employee relations, peer rapport, and good communication across the hierarchy: skills essential for […]

What does performance management look like? At its simplest, performance management is the method of structuring daily activities and developmental tasks in order to achieve a set of clearly defined goals. In a traditional workplace environment, this is often represented as a quarterly or yearly meeting between an employee and their superior. This discussion often […]

When thinking of open plan offices, you may think they’re a phenomenon of the last decade or so. When you picture multiple employees sitting around a large, shared table with their laptops, bouncing around ideas, a millennial startup culture comes to mind. However, the first open-plan office space was actually created in 1906 by US […]