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Taking care of yourself

Taking time out for yourself is key to keeping a healthy body and mind. Don’t let the information overload on COVID19 overstimulate or consume you… Trust me, our minds are powerful. If we don’t take the time to acknowledge and process our thoughts our bodies will find other ways to release that pressure. I just hope it is not as drastic as my experience.

14 Top Questions to Engage Your Remote Workers

“Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.” - Stephen R. Covey Don’t let remote working distract you from your core values, vision and mission. It is now that they should be at the forefront of your leadership and embedded...

How to Identify Communication Styles Virtually

Your office is empty, the world has been thrown into working remotely and leaders now have to lead virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Understanding the styles of your colleagues, team, clients and prospective clients is vital to the successful transition and...

What is the JobKeeper payment?

The Federal Government has proposed a $130 billion stimulus package aimed at keeping workers with their current employers, named JobKeeper.  NextGen HR breaks it down for you. Before we go anywhere with this, it is important to note that the scheme is a proposal at...

Working From Home Effectively – 8 top tips

We will be seeing an unprecedented number of employees working remotely from now on, and for who knows how long? Even though working remotely is nothing new, it will be for many of the workforce. At first it will be a novelty, trust me I thought it was when I first...

FAQ’s – Leave & entitlements during COVID-19

The Fair Work Ombudsman has released advice for business owners. As the Victorian Andrews Government has just announced a lockdown of all non-essential services from Tuesday 24th March - press release – here is what you should know about your employee entitlements....

Leadership Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

As leaders, we are being called upon for advice, support and guidance more so than ever right now. Even when most of us have never lived or worked through a crisis such as the Coronavirus pandemic which is affecting businesses, individuals and economies all over the...

Small Business COVID-19 Resources and Help

As business owners and leaders, the more we know, the better equipped we are to make great decisions. As Brian Tracy says, "The true test of leadership is how well you function in a crisis" and we are being tested now that's for sure, but we can't panic. We must...