Conflicts in the workplace are numerous, too numerous to count. And with conflict comes a conflict of interest. From the perspective of the employers, when there is a member of staff who is struggling, performance wise, when they didn't before, it's their responsibility to get to the bottom of this. But what if the underlying issue is, not just a personal problem, like stress, but it's something that’s incredibly damaging, like substance abuse?Read More
Broaden Your Knowledge Base and Skill Set
A collection of guest contributor and collaborative posts on work, career and business topics.
When you’re at work, it’s easy to be caught up in a whirlwind of trying to impress the boss. You want to be good at what you do, while building up to that elusive promotion, and sometimes that means you feel like you need to say yes to everything that is asked of you. Here’s a secret for you: you don’t. Sometimes, you need to say yes. You say yes to a new office. To new promotions. To new pay rises. And then there are other times that saying ‘no’ is the best thing that you could do for yourself at work.Read More
Is the idea of having it all a myth? This is a hot topic of debate at the moment, with many women feeling as if they have been mis-sold the idea that a fulfilling, successful career, a happy relationship and healthy, well-adjusted children can co-exist. And while you may be able to have it all, it's very hard to have it all at the same time - unless you have extensive support from family or paid staff. However, there are definitely steps you can take towards improving your work-life balance as a busy mum.Read More
When you’re a busy mom and you are working, there are a lot of things to do and to organise. Without careful planning, your days can feel like they are running away from you, and can make you feel a little overwhelmed with all that needs to get done. Because the work doesn’t stop when you get home from work. The good news is that there are so many things in this day and age that we are blessed with, and one of those things is technology. We can really use it to our advantage to make sure that we are able to get a better work and life balance.Read More