An article I read this week highlighted the way successful people think differently to most and how changing the way you think could be the secret to success in your career and other pursuits. It highlighted 9 key beliefs common to successful people…
The February jobs figures released today were another injection of good news, with 71,500 jobs added in February (compared to market expectations of around 8,000 jobs). This is the biggest monthly gain for 12 years. Most of the rise was in part time positions which is in line with what we are seeing across the sectors we work in at u&u with a growing appetite from our clients for temporary and contract employees.
Ratings Agency Standard & Poor’s latest report and analysis of the Australian credit rating has predicted steady growth for the economy, being “on a sound path”, justifying the triple-A rating from all three major rating agencies.
We live increasingly stressful lives and technology means that work pervades our lives more than ever. So too does the stress that comes with it. It was at an event that our team at u&u hosted this week where the keynote speaker, Paul Taylor, discussed the “Neuroscience of Leadership” that a few parts of his presentation really struck a chord with me. A few basic things can make big difference, some you might already do but realising their benefit is the key to managing stress day to day.
There has been quite a lot of positive news around at the start of 2013 and I read an article this week in the BRW which outlined a number of reasons why there are “clear signs that the economy – both globally and locally – is gaining momentum”.