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    10 Awesome Things To Do In Sydney This Long Weekend

    What’s on!!! From the best things to do and eat locally; to keeping things effortlessly dialled across travel, style, health, sustainability, entertainment, career and finance, we filter the good from the great so you spend less time researching and more time living. https://www.theurbanlist.com/sydney/a-list/things-to-do-sydney-weekend...
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    Temp of the Month

    Congratulations Temp of the Month – Luiz De Souza, he describes his current assignment as the best job since arriving in Australia. ‘’I absolutely love working here, everyone is extremely friendly & attentive and help me when needed. I thank you so much for connecting me with them. I look forward to helping them for...
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    Australia’s unemployment rate falls to 5.5 per cent as end of JobKeeper has ‘no discernible impact’

    Australia’s unemployment rate has fallen to 5.5 per cent as the nation records an unprecedented return from the economic damage wrought by COVID-19. New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows between March and April the nation’s unemployment rate fell by 0.2 percentage points. It’s the sixth consecutive fall in ...
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    National Volunteer Week (NVW)

    National Volunteer Week (NVW) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteers. From Monday 17th to Sunday 23rd May 2021, NVW will celebrate the significant contribution of Australia’s almost six million volunteers. Each year these volunteers dedicate over 600 mi...
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    Make a positive start!

    Does your Monday bring a new beginning, or an end to your free weekend? Check out how one persons journey to bring calm energy and optimism to the start of the working week by remembering the simple things we all know. Mondays are so unforgiving. I used to think my commute and job were to...
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    Temp of the Month Award

    Congratulations Cynthia and Lisa, you’re both doing outstanding work and we are very thankful as are our clients. Cynthia Lam – April 2021I really enjoy this role the environment is easy going, the management team are great to work with very helpful and very understanding. I have also become more experienced with xero and been...
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    Careers in Aged Care: Your Guide to Succeeding in the Industry [2021]

    Taking care of older people in the aged care services industry may be one of the most demanding and challenging jobs within the health care sector. It also comes with plentiful rewards and opportunities that can lead to a gratifying career. If you are passionate about helping people, moving into aged care is your chance...
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    Expenses ATO will target in 2021 tax return

    An expert has revealed what the ATO will be looking out for on your tax return this year – and there’s a warning for those who like to get sorted early. Scrutiny of individual’s tax returns this financial year will include work-related expenses, rental deductions and capital gains from cryptocurrency, property and shares, the Australian...
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    Future of work: how today’s iso babies will work and learn in 2038

    Futurists, researchers, and training experts predict very different jobs and skills will be in demand when today’s newborns finish high school in 2038. Pause. In about 18 years, today’s newborns – dubbed the iso babies – will be entering the workforce for the first time. The jobs they do, the skills they need, and the...
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    3 Crucial Elements That Drive Employee Success

     The employee experience is the way in which employees perceive and are impacted by their work, their supervisors and leaders, and the other various touch points they encounter within and around an organisation. There are three, vital interrelated concepts, of which the employee experience is just one component. These three elements are: Culture ca...
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    Senate passes casual worker definition

    Legal Definition of Casual Worker A stripped-back version of the government’s industrial relations reforms has passed Federal Parliament last week, triggering changes for the rights of casual workers. The legislation change will create a legal definition of a casual worker for the first time, quashing so-called “double dipping” claims for bac...
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    10 ways to assist you, when asking for a pay rise

    1. Ask yourself why you deserve a rise – Firstly, reread your job description. If you can show your boss you’ve gone beyond the call of duty by taking on extra work and responsibilities then you stand a much better chance of winning them over. 2. Know your worth – Do some research to establish...
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    26 Years on the Beaches

    Whether you need permanent, part-time, contract or on-hire casual staff, our team work hard to match the right person to the right job by getting to know your business ‘inside and out’, being accessible, creating relevant role profiles, sourcing and vetting the best fit candidates and providing current, viable advice on salary expectations. For job...
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    NSWGrants for Small Businesses Affected by COVID Lockdowns

    In NSW, the new $3,000 and $5,000 hardship grants will be available to small businesses in Sydney’s Northern Beaches that were affected by COVID-19 restrictions over Christmas last year. Northern Beaches The $3,000 grant is for small businesses that have suffered at least a 30 per cent decline in turnover due to the lockdown, while...
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    Can Employers Force Workers To Get Vaccinated?

    As the Australian Government plans to start rolling out vaccinations against COVID-19 from March 2021, many employers want to know if they can force workers to get vaccinated. The answer to this question will depend on a number of factors and your individual business circumstances. Lawful and reasonable direction At the core of any employment...
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    January Temp of the Month

    A big congratulations to Melinda, Temp of the Month, January 2021! Melinda: I would like to thank you for this placement as I really feel like I’ve found my tribe. I have never felt so accepted. I was part of the team from day one. The company is amazing and I’m loving my role. Host...
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    Find out your skills and work style

    You’re most likely to do well in a job that you enjoy. A good way to identify jobs that you enjoy is to think about your work style. How do you like to work? Do you enjoy tasks that are: Practical Analytical Creative Helping Enterprising Administrative? Chances are you like to work in a range...
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    Jobkeeper 2.0

    Businesses are reminded that as of 4th January, 2021 the Jobkeeper payment to eligible employees has now reduced. Josh Frydenburg confirmed that the payment will end on 28 March 2021. The new jobkeeper payments are as follows: 4 January 2021 – 28 March 2021 Tier 1 Eligible Employee $1000 per fortnight Tier 2 Eligible Employee...
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    The Gift of Giving

    This year has been a tough one and I am sure we are all excited to see the second hand tick into a new year, 2021. This time of year is also a time to realise others are a lot less fortunate and finding it tough. With the help of clients, candidates and those in...
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    November Temp of the Month

    Congratulations Becky, PP’s November Temp of the Month. You have been such a valued temp, we are honoured to have you. Congratulations! Feedback from Becky: I trained the new team up this year as I have experience of previous campaigns. It can initially be a bit overwhelming for someone new but it was executed and...
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    Changing your habits

    Your habits can change, It’s possible. Keep it simpleHabit change is not that complicated. While the tips below will seem overwhelming, there’s really only a few things you need to know. Everything else is just helping these to become reality. The simple steps of habit change: 1. Write down your plan. 2. Identify your triggers...
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    Melbourne Cup Day

    Race Day Ready! The day a race stops the nation. It is a great opportunity for us as a community to gather together and unite. #peninsulapersonnel #keepingitlocal #melbournecup #raceday #australia #community...
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    How a global pandemic is affecting the lives and work priorities of Millennials & Gen Z.

    For our Millennials (born 1980-1994) and Gen Z (born 1995-2009), the ripple effects of COVID-19 are already having a profound impact on their ways of living. Lifestyle satisfaction and their ‘enjoyment’ of the social aspects of work have always been seen as ‘essential’ in both online and offline contexts. Under the backdrop of a global...
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    October Temp of the Month

    Congratulations Ali, PP’s October Temp of the Month. You have worked so incredibly hard and we are so proud of you! You deserve it! Feedback from Ali: I really like working here, the environment and people are great it’s a really good Company to work for. Thank you for finding me this role PP. I...
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    25 in 2020 Challenge

    As we continue to celebrate 25 years in 2020 we want to share this milestone with you! Each Tuesday we will post a question and encourage you to send your best responses via the post directly (you can also DM or email photos to us)! We will share the top responses via our socials each...
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