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Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

What is emotional intelligence? 💡 First, let’s get a baseline on what emotional intelligence actually is. Emotional intelligence (EI) can be defined as someone who has the ability to perceive, understand and manage their own feelings and emotions. Once we have a clear grasp on what EI …
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The Effects of Occupational Stress

Occupational stress is a huge concern across every business in Australia. Untreated mental health conditions cost Australian workplaces an estimated $10.9 billion per year. Broken down that’s $4.7 billion in absenteeism, $6.1 billion in presenteeism and $146 million in compensation claims. Every business should be diverting a significant amount of energy towards ensuring …
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Flexible work is becoming incredibly popular and businesses of all sizes are looking to keep up with the trend. Flexible work policy refers to programs and processes that allow employees to have some control over when, where and how work gets done. Some examples of flexible work include reduced working …
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Create A Employee Wellness Strategy That Works

Here at Employment Hero, we know employee wellness in the workplace is important. We divert a significant amount of energy towards ensuring our workplace and culture is healthy and have definitely seen the fruits of our labour. Think happier employees, increased productivity and less turnover and absenteeism. We’ve written …
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When it comes to incentives and rewards for employees, every company takes a different approach. There are some similarities, but ultimately, a company’s unique culture and values will dictate how reward and recognition plays out. What’s most important is that reward and recognition actually occurs. This was the …
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Employee Benefits Every Company Should Provide

Employee benefits are an elusive term here in Australia. They can mean anything from a fancy coffee machine to discounted or even subsidised health insurance. It can therefore be frustrating for employers to constantly read that employee benefits are on the rise without a clear indication of what benefits are …
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8 Tips For Asking Colleagues, R U OK?

Employee wellbeing is one of the most important factors in creating a company culture. Treat people beautifully. That is at the cornerstone of my people and culture philosophy. Treating people beautifully also means treating yourself beautifully. And so today, before you ask if someone else is doing OK, take a …
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