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How do you attain a work-life balance?

Wendy Williams, Friday, 17th June 2022 -  A good work-life balance means you have harmony between the different aspects of your life. But while there are obvious benefits to achieving this, in practice it can be hard to put

New hub to care for the carers in response to sector burnout

Danielle Kutchel, Thursday, 9th June 2022 -  A new wellbeing hub will provide a central library of resources tailored to the needs of social sector workers. Action on burnout and mental ill-health in the social sector is one step

Is being a perfectionist harming your career?

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 21st April 2022 -  According to the experts, it might be At surface level, being a perfectionist in your work doesn’t sound so bad. If it means picking up on little mistakes, being thorough and delivering

How to bring constructive optimism into each day – despite the avalanche of devastation and painful news

Kirsty Robertson, Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 -  Kirsty Robertson, CEO of Caritas Australia, shares some advice for those in the social sector on how to acknowledge the hardships going on around you, while recognising that you are

Opportunities, costs and sustainability

David Crosbie, Thursday, 26th August 2021 -  There is an opportunity for charities to be more involved in addressing challenges across our communities, but we need to acknowledge that taking on new challenges is not a cost-free

Don’t expect ‘more’ anything this year

Julia Keady, Wednesday, 4th August 2021 -  Julia Keady reflects on the social sector’s tendency to strive for “more” and how this plays out when there is widespread burnout. While preparing to speak about NFPs and innovation

Funding for impact and wellbeing

Julia Keady, Monday, 31st May 2021 -  Julia Keady, CEO and founder of The Xfactor Collective, looks at the connection between wellbeing and the systemic issues that led to widespread burnout across the social sector.

Putting people first post COVID-19

Kate Larsen, Tuesday, 4th May 2021 -  The panic and pivots of COVID-19 have depleted our sector and left us all exhausted. As we start to return to our offices, Kate Larsen explains why it’s important not to go back to the

How to avoid job hunting burnout

Luke Michael, Friday, 5th February 2021 -  We look at ways to stay fresh and motivated during a long job search It’s no secret that trying to land a job can sometimes be just as tough as the job itself.  And with research showing that

Pre-pandemic working conditions contribute to mass burnout and fatigue

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 1st December 2020 -  One in five NFP workers were not taking good care of themselves before the pandemic, new research shows   Burnout and fatigue among social sector workers has steadily risen during

Charity workers – the heart of future Australia

David Crosbie, Thursday, 29th October 2020 -  At a time when we know some charity workers are struggling, it’s more important than ever to acknowledge how critical charity workers are to our future, writes David Crosbie. Many

Early survey insights reveal a social sector facing severe burnout

Luke Michael, Thursday, 22nd October 2020 -  Social sector organisations are being urged to participate in the sector-focused survey Staff and volunteers across the social sector are feeling anxious, stressed and overwhelmed
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