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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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Promoted to manager?

Here are 3 things you should never forget John Rice, Professor of Management, University of New England and Nigel Martin, Lecturer, College of Business and Economics, Australian National University Researchers at the London School of Economics have for many years been tracking the performance of managers, as rated by the people they manage. And the […]

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Social connections keep workers on board

New study shows social connections keep workers on board Contrary to popular belief, new research suggests that some employees adapt well to pressures caused by changes in the workplace. Pay cuts, reduced working hours, fewer training and promotion opportunities are just a few of the measures organizations employ to combat economic downturn and industry competition. […]

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The Scientific Power of Naps

Do you hit the afternoon tired, using caffeine, sweet treats and energy drinks to bring you back to life? Have you thought of sleeping on the job? Ok, let’s rephrase – have you thought about napping in your lunch break? There is compelling scientific evidence on how taking ‘power-naps’ help you get the most energy […]

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The Happy Secret To Better Work

We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity. Shawn Achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular […]

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