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The World’s Workplace Is Broken — Here’s How to Fix It

By Business, People & Culture, Workplace

Improving life at work isn’t rocket science, but the world is closer to colonizing Mars than it is to fixing the world’s broken workplaces.​

Stakeholder capitalists think they have the solution. Using environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics, they encourage companies to report on their impact on everything from the environment to their workforce.

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7 Strategies To Retain Culture In A Downturn

By Business, Leadership, People & Culture, Personal

We are in uncertain times. It is normal to look within your business, and start thinking about the future. Culture should be the number one thing, you look to bolster during challenging times.​

A global health crisis has exposed outdated economic, political and social systems – not least within the workplace. And now? We find ourselves staring down the barrel of a (potential) recession.

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How to Stop Procrastinating: 14 Practical Ways for Procrastinators

By Business, People & Culture, Personal, Work-Life Balance

We are all familiar with the procrastination phenomenon. When we procrastinate, we squander away our free time and put off important tasks we should be doing them till it’s too late. And when it is indeed too late, we panic and wish we got started earlier. Don’t let procrastination take over your life, these 14 tips will overcome this issue.

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7 Biases That Drive Your Decisions At Work

By Business, People & Culture

One of the things that impacts our ability to connect effectively across cultures is unconscious bias. It affects who we are as individuals and the decisions we make.

Since individuals make up systems – and by extension institutions and policies – it is imperative that we commit to being aware of our biases so they don’t limit our thinking.

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Community sector forced to carry the costs of the crisis

By Operations, People & Culture, Programs & Services

​This report involving over 1800 community sector employees highlighted acute funding shortages; increased difficulties in securing funding; a reliance on short-term contracts; opaque and problematic contract renewal processes; contracting arrangements constraining or influencing advocacy; high amounts of unpaid work; concerns about job security; and recruitment and retention challenges.

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JBWere Corporate Support Report

By Business, People & Culture

The latest JBWere Corporate Support Report has just been released. 

The report covers:

  • The evolution of the corporate-community relationship; 
  • The scale and shape of corporate Australia;
  • The broad range of assets and capabilities corporates can bring to impact focused partnerships;
  • Considerations for corporate community investment initiatives; and 
  • Considerations for community and the for-purpose sector. 

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Vulnerability and resilience in the social sector: what we learnt through Covid-19

By Business, People & Culture

The social sector is increasingly becoming focused on outcomes. Government departments, philanthropists and consumers of social services are encouraging a shift towards an outcomes-focused approach. 

Service providers are responding in a range of ways to help them secure funding, or to help them improve their capacity to achieve positive changes for their stakeholders.​

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