Why we need dignity in the workplace more than ever

Why we need dignity in the workplace more than ever

Maintaining dignity and self-esteem in the workplace is hugely important for employees. However, sometimes progressing smoothly and with self-respect in your chosen career is not always as easy as you might think. There can be many pitfalls and obstacles along the way; and this is why both retaining and improving your self-esteem and dignity is so high on the agenda for many employees.

How to Improve Your Concentration at Work

How to Improve Your Concentration at Work

Everyone has times when they lack their usual focus - and the distractions seem to mount up around them. Fortunately, improving your concentration at work can be made much easier by adopting some or all of the following tips. As the author of Hack Your Brain, Elie Venezky says: the key to improving your concentration at work is to change the way you view it.

Tips to Prevent Heat Fatigue at Work

Tips to Prevent Heat Fatigue at Work

Dealing with excessive heat is a fact of life for many workers – especially in Western Australia where hot workplaces are commonplace. And with summer approaching, it is even more important workers are aware of the pitfalls of working in hot conditions.

Working In Confined Spaces – How To Stay Safe

Working In Confined Spaces – How To Stay Safe

Good Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) procedures are a vital component of any workplace. If carried out incorrectly, this practice can be fraught with danger and possible hazards. Many workers are injured and killed each year while working in confined spaces with incredibly, an estimated 60 per cent of these fatalities occurring among the would-be rescuers!

A confined space can be more hazardous than regular work spaces for many reasons.

Tips For Preparing For An Interview For A Labour Hire Job

Tips For Preparing For An Interview For A Labour Hire Job

Preparing for an interview does not have to be stressful. The key to success is preparation and presentation – with researching the relevant organisation at the top of the list. Today’s job market is highly competitive, especially in the labour hire area, so it is important for candidates to brush up on their skills - and to ensure they always put in their best effort before meeting potential employers.

How To Get That Job – Staying Ahead Of The Competition

How To Get That Job – Staying Ahead Of The Competition

As the competition for work grows and the job market becomes even more competitive, staying ahead of the crowd is crucial. Therefore, in order to be successful, a candidate not only has to plan and prepare better than anyone else - but also refine their social skills.

‘Demystifying’ the Job Market and the Impact of Millennial’s

‘Demystifying’ the Job Market and the Impact of Millennial’s

Today’s job market is highly complex and always fluctuating - which means keeping up with current trends can be vital to the success of your organisation.

This article aims to ‘demystify’ some of the myths surrounding the job market and labour hire industry, thus making it easier and simpler to recruit the staff you need.

The Characteristics Of A Good Labour Hire Employee

The Characteristics Of A Good Labour Hire Employee

The ability to ‘rise above’ the other applicants is imperative when applying for any sort of job.
And as a prospective labour hire employee, it becomes even more important.
This is because when it comes to hiring new staff - employers are always looking for the ‘best of the best’.
Of course, responsibilities and requirements vary based on industry, position, and company size.

The Five Best Ways To Negotiate A Pay Rise

The Five Best Ways To Negotiate A Pay Rise

Being paid what you are worth is something all employees deserve.

Unfortunately however, the reality can be very different.

Studies have shown many organisations are quick to take things away from their employees - with bonuses and vacation time often falling by the wayside.

How to Build Employee Engagement – Some Tips

How to Build Employee Engagement – Some Tips

Although it might seem obvious - trust is the foundation of a good working environment.

It is also generally acknowledged that those employees who trust their boss will work harder and be more engaged - and those without such trust will slacken off.

Trust must of course, be earned, and the beauty of it is when people trust you; they have confidence in your decisions.