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Innocent Managers Take the Blame – Survey

Staff Reporter, Monday, 14th October 2013 -  A third of senior managers said they have accepted the blame in the office for something that wasn’t their fault, a recent survey showed.

Workers Suffer Discrimination Due to Mental Illness – Study

Staff Reporter, Monday, 7th October 2013 -  More than one in five Australians have experienced discrimination in the workplace due to mental illness, according to a study by the Mental Health Council of Australia (MHCA).

Vision Australia Axes Jobs for Disabled

Staff Reporter, Monday, 7th October 2013 -  Vision Australia will close down its employment enterprise, Vision Australia Enterprises, leaving 71 people, some of which are blind or have low vision, out of work.

Tips to Improve Mental Health in the Workplace

Staff Reporter, Monday, 7th October 2013 -  Improving mental health in the workplace can save organisations from the direct and indirect costs of mental health problems, according to mental health Not for Profit beyondblue.

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Gen Y & Not For Profits: The Win-Win Situation

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd October 2013 -  Not for Profit Boards can benefit from appointing GenYs to their ranks, according to one ‘twenty-something’ Not for Profit Board member and tax consultant, Marija Vijovic who describes the volunteer experience as a win-win situation.

Richard Branson’s Top Tips on Hiring on Personality

Staff Reporter, Monday, 30th September 2013 -  As part of LinkedIn’s How I Hire series, Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson explains why he hires employees on personality.

Volunteers Get Behind Asylum Seekers

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th September 2013 -  Australia’s hard-line approach to ‘boat people’ has seen increasing numbers of volunteers putting their hand up to help asylum seekers.

Interim CEO Takes Over Reins of Learning Links

Staff Reporter, Monday, 23rd September 2013 -  After 12 years at the helm of Learning Links, a Sydney-based service for children with disabilities, Chief Executive Officer Warren Johnson has stepped down from the top job.

Less Time at the Desk Can Alleviate Depression – Study

Staff Reporter, Monday, 23rd September 2013 -  Researchers have found that spending less time sitting down could improve symptoms of depression.

Changemaker

Personal journey leads Collin to top job

Staff Reporter, Monday, 23rd September 2013 -  Emma Collin has hit the ground running since taking over the reins of Parkinson’s Victoria as CEO in May. She is this week’s Changemaker.
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