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Burnt-out and overworked, Australia’s nurses and midwives consider leaving profession

Peter Holland, Monash University and Tse Leng Tham, Monash University Nurses and midwives are among society’s most highly valued professionals. But a disturbing national picture is emerging of escalating levels of over-work and burnout. Nurses say their concerns are being ignored by management, amid fear of retribution for speaking out. A Monash University national survey […]

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Two Thirds of Millennials Want to Leave Your Organisation By 2020 (Study)

Two Thirds of Millennials Want to Leave Your Organisation By 2020 Deloitte has published it’s Millennial Survey 2016 surveyed nearly 7,700 Millennials from 29 countries to learn more about Millennials’ values and ambitions, drivers of job satisfaction, and their increasing representation in senior management teams.They found that two-thirds of Millennials express a desire to leave their organisations by 2020. Businesses […]

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Joking your way to the top

Why laughter is the best medicine for stressed executives Jane Lê, University of Sydney Workplaces are not generally very funny places to be, but new research has found humour can be just the thing to get an organisation off on the right foot. The ever-present need to respond to multiple stakeholders, operate in multiple markets […]

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Productivity Commission Releases Reports On Government Services

The annual Report on Government Services (RoGS) provides information on the equity, effectiveness and efficiency of government services in Australia over six departments: Childcare, education and training – includes performance reporting for Early childhood education and care (ECEC), School education and Vocational education and training (VET). Community Services – includes performance reporting for Aged care […]

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‘Transformational leadership’ curbs bad attitudes towards change

‘Transformational leadership’ curbs bad attitudes towards change University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management. It’s no surprise that a cynical attitude towards the prospect of change makes change harder to implement. But it’s important to understand that cynicism happens at an individual and workplace-wide level and both must be addressed to get employee buy-in for […]

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