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Integrated approach

Have we reached the tipping point for a more integrated approach to worker health?

By guest contributor: Professor Niki Ellis, Occupational & Public Health Physician, MBBS, FAFOEM, FAFPHM, OAM I have been interested in the integration of safety and wellbeing from early in my career in the mid 1980s when this new thing, workplace health promotion, was introduced to Australia via the USA.   I …

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Career

Why a ‘one and done’ approach to training doesn’t work, and a special offer for you

We’ve all been there. Enrolling yourself in an online course, only to find yourself trawling through endless content, mindlessly racing through a host of flashy animations, and with limited or no opportunity to interact with facilitators or other students. And course follow up, what’s that?! You’re left feeling lonely, unmotivated …

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Career

There’s never been a more exciting time to launch into the workplace wellness industry

Wanting to break into the workplace wellness industry? Or searching for your dream role or client?   Workplace Wellbeing Managers were recently rated in the Top 10 best jobs in Australia for desirability and growth, driven by corporate organisations increasingly recognising that healthy employees equal a thriving business₁. As we navigate the future of work in a …

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Career

Ready to build your organisation’s wellness capability? Geography is no longer an obstacle.

The future of work is undoubtedly here. COVID-19 has resulted in an acceleration of the 6 ‘megatrends’ that were forecast to transform the workplace environment in the next 20 years.1 This includes rising workplace stress and mental health issues, rising screen time (hello “Zoomitis!”), sedentary behaviour and chronic disease, blurring of work and …

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Mental wellness

4 daily connection questions to ask a remote team

By guest contributor: Graeme Cowan, Speaker, Author and Board Director RUOK? Loneliness is a greater well being threat than the virus for the vast majority of your team. A good mate of mine, Bernie Orenstein, has been leading a remote group of developers in the Philippines. He has built great engagement …

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Wellness leadership

Leader-led wellbeing – it’s the only right and smart way ahead

By guest contributor Audrey McGibbon, Co-Founder Eek & Sense & Co-Author GLWS As a 30-year veteran wellbeing and performance coach, an occupational psychologist and an experienced behavioural change professional, my critical eye can’t help but notice there’s a lot of very slick pop psychology out there right now. I’m torn. …

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