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Record high Australians have never been wealthier

‘Record high’: Australians have never been wealthier

Growth in household wealth is booming. This is no surprise given house prices and the stock market have surged to record highs with the gains overwhelming what is in comparison a tiny level of household debt. Importantly, Australians have never been wealthier. While there are important issues associated with the distribution of that wealth which can and arguably should…
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Why were quitting Inside Australias Great Resignation

Why we’re quitting: Inside Australia’s Great Resignation

Like millions of other Australians, Ana* is on the hunt for a new job. A 26-year-old solicitor based in locked-down Sydney, Ana is looking for ways to leave the state government legal agency she’s worked for since early 2018. After doing years of work she didn’t really enjoy and having to fight repeatedly to get…
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8 ways to futureproof your success

8 ways to futureproof your success

Before you start trying to be ‘successful’, one important thing to consider is what ‘success’ means to you. Success means different things at different times to each of us; it is highly personal. Put simply, it is important that you create a vision of where you are heading and identify what needs to be done for…
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60 day eviction freeze What it means for landlords and tenants

60-day eviction freeze: What it means for landlords and tenants

NSW renters will be offered protection from being evicted as the locked down state battles to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Announced on Tuesday as part of the state’s COVID-19 economic support package, renters who lose more than 25 per cent of their income will be offered a 60-day eviction moratorium for their rental arrears. This means…
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Australias rebound under threat as economists U turn on GDP forecasts

Australia’s rebound under threat as economists U-turn on GDP forecasts

Commonwealth Bank economist Gareth Aird said positive outlooks on Australia’s economic growth in 2021 “has always been predicated” on the assumption that COVID-19 outbreaks are contained. But with NSW’s lockdown – which will enter its fourth week of lockdown on Thursday – now being extended until the end of July, Australia’s economic rebound is under threat. “The…
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Less meetings more likeable How emojis changed the vibe at work

Less meetings, more likeable: How emojis changed the vibe at work

Love dropping an emoji in the team chat at work? So does pretty much everyone else, and for good reason: the use of emojis makes remote work easier, makes you more likeable, and can even get you out of meetings, a new study has revealed. The majority of workers around the world (69 per cent) use…
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Surprising reason 7 in 10 Aussies would reject a promotion

Surprising reason 7 in 10 Aussies would reject a promotion

Would you accept a promotion, if you knew your job was about to get way more stressful? If your answer to this question is yes, you’re in the minority: 69 per cent of employees would knock back a promotion in order to protect their mental health, according to new research by Atlassian. After 18 months…
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How safe is your job A shift in Australias workforce is well underway

How safe is your job? A shift in Australia’s workforce is well underway

Australia’s workforce is set to become more insecure than ever as the pandemic encourages large enterprises to hire less permanent staff and more contractors, new research has revealed. According to the Global Workforce Agility Report 2021, which surveyed more than 1,000 senior executives across 13 countries by outsourcing and staffing firm KellyOCG, Australian business leaders are…
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