Advice

Matt Davidson

Work jargon

Is it time to buck the buzzword trend?

The modern workplace overfloweth with irritating jargon and impenetrable management speak but there are benefits for those brave enough to give them a swerve.

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Job hunting

When the computer says 'no'

Most large employers in use so-called applicant tracking systems to find qualified candidates, but some experts blame these systems for eliminating qualified candidates and for contributing to a shortage of skilled workers.

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Office antics

Dumb things smart people do

Okay, it’s not something that we like to admit, but the truth is we all do dumb things at times … even the smartest people we know.

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Emotional rescue

Anger on the job

Do you secretly daydream about kicking your supervisor or swearing at an annoying co-worker?

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Email society

Work-life balance a growing struggle

We can email, text, Facebook and tweet anywhere, any time. But have smartphones and tablets made it easier to juggle work with the rest of life?

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Work matters

Workplace bullying: it's a bad business

It is the silent epidemic that claims billions of dollars in revenue each year, but the biggest cost by far for a company that hires a bully is the trauma experienced by staff in the firing line.

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