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It’s good to ask a few questions at a job interview and show your interest, but there is one question you should always avoid.
Employee retention – especially in industries facing skills shortages like IT – is a huge priority for organisations across Australia. There are a number of reasons for this. For one, competent employees are worth keeping and training a new person up for a role can be a pain in the neck. But the reality is younger workers generally don’t stay in their current jobs for long and it is high-time businesses start accepting that and changing up their management styles to make the most of the situation, according to a report.
This week’s KIQ will require you to do some research because some people (including myself) have confusing names that are hard to pronounce. But it’s important to get your potential new boss’ name right to make a good impression.
Do you ever have a stiff neck tingling in your fingers or forearms, lower backache or tired eyes? If so you could be suffering from an MSD or musculoskeletal disorder, the most common of which is RSI or repetitive strain injury that many people suffer from who were not taught how to touch type. Here’s how to set up a healthy, ergonomic workspace to keep you comfortable and injury-free.