Monthly Archives: October 2016

Preparing Young Workers To Lead

The vast majority of employers believe their companies will be in good hands when it’s time for the next generation of leaders to take over, new research finds. A study from the staffing firm Robert Half revealed that 85 percent … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Quotes: Prayer Unites Us

A quote from Pope Francis: “Dear friends, one of the most effective ways we have to help is that of prayer. Prayer unites us; it makes us brothers and sisters … and reminds us of a beautiful truth which we … Continue reading

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Young People Worldwide Fear A Lack Of Economic Opportunities

What is the one thing that makes young people everywhere the most anxious? According to the Global Youth Wellbeing Index, it’s a lack of future economic opportunities. Data from both the OECD and the Youth Wellbeing Index show Australian youth … Continue reading

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Mary Didn’t Just Listen, She Acted: Pope Francis

Through Mary, “we learn to open our hearts to obey God; in her self-denial, we see the importance of tending to the needs of others; in her tears, we find the strength to console those experiencing pain,” Pope Francis said … Continue reading

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Young Workers More Prone To Stress Than Their Older Colleagues: Survey

The 2015/2016 report found 45 per cent of Generation Xers, born from the early 1960s to mid 1970s, and 35 per cent of baby boomers, born during the post–World War II, are more affected by workplace stress than their older … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Praised For Their Treatment Of Workers

Just 10 of McDonald’s 100,000 Australian workers were found to be underpaid over two years, prompting the workplace watchdog to laud the fast food giant’s compliance record. Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James said her agency received just 33 requests for … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment An ‘Everyday Occurrence’ For Young Australian Workers

Young women are being solicited for sex at work and face alarmingly high levels of sexual harassment and bullying from their supervisors, co-workers, customers and clients, new research reveals. Surveys and interviews with 1000 Australian workers, aged 15 to 24, have … Continue reading

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Work-Life Balance Top Of Young People’s Worries

Thin-skinned young employees are much more likely to be hit by workplace stress than tough older colleagues, with junior staff most likely to worry about work-life balance, according to a new study. Research by consultancy Willis Towers Watson found that … Continue reading

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Are You Stressed Out By Smartphones?

Smartphones have become an essential part of Americans’ lives. According to a new Vox/Morning Consult poll, 78 percent of American adults have smartphones — the vast majority of them either iPhones or running Google’s Android. The survey, conducted in late … Continue reading

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Young People Delay Getting Mental Health Treatment, “can’t be helped”

Half of young people wait six months before getting treatment for mental health issues, new research released by Headspace has revealed. The study, undertaken in 2015, asked over 2,200 young Australians between the ages of 12 to 25 why they … Continue reading

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