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What do you do if you hate your colleagues?

What do you do if you hate your colleagues?

Most of us spend more than half of our waking lives in the office and its unsurprising that you’ll meet someone you can’t stand. It can be a noisy eater, a complainer, or a bossy teammate. Whatever reason you may have, this can be a problem when it interferes with your work.

Understanding the benefits of offshoring

Understanding the benefits of offshoring

There are many possible reasons why offshoring or outsourcing could be for your business. Numerous case studies have proven the value of offshoring for any organisation. Some companies adapted to the remote work setup to cope with the recent pandemic and thrived in an offshoring and outsourcing environment. Zoom Video Communications is probably one of the best examples of such an organisation that utilises offshoring and outsourcing structure.

Offshoring: Why big brands are doing it

Offshoring: Why big brands are doing it

It’s no secret that large companies are utilising offshoring and outsourcing services to maintain their business operations. With the COVID-19 global lockdown demonstrating the possibility and capability to manage your workers from a remote location and keep business operations running despite the situation, we can expect a higher demand on offshoring and outsourcing services in the following years.

COVID-19: Creating resiliency through offshoring

COVID-19: Creating resiliency through offshoring

With offices in Australia and the Philippines, we also experienced sporadic periods of lockdown in both jurisdictions throughout the pandemic. During the prior lockdown, we developed some resilience to this circumstance, and used our multiple locations to ‘load-balance’ the business, re-allocating operating activities (wherever possible) to the area that was still trading.

Ensuring employee well-being

The Western Australian public is back in a (hopefully brief) period of lockdown due to Covid-19. For business, it’s a timely reminder that this epidemic is far from over yet, and that ongoing diligence is required in all workplaces to ensure the safety of employees...

Investing in your people: Benefits of micro-credentials

Investing in your people is more critical than ever. Micro-credentials have recently gained attention across all industries because of its highly-focused time-efficient cost-effective approach to learning. But before we tackle the benefits of micro-credentials in your...

Ways to show employee appreciation

There’s a secret to reducing employee turnover and its not as difficult as you think. Studies have shown that employees stay with a company when they feel appreciated and their work is tangibly recognized. Appreciated employees are also more inclined to go above and...

Tips for working from home with kids

Integrating children into your work environment has become essential during our current crisis.  Anyone who says their kids will ‘just look after themselves while I work’ has very very special children.  Most of us are trying to balance video conferences and phone...

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