Finding A Perfect Work-Life Balance Is Impossible, And That's OK

We’d all like to think there’s a model of perfect work-life balance: you’re killing it at the office, then continue to be a rockstar when you come home. But that frantic, unbalanced feeling you get when you constantly stumble? That means you’re doing it right.


Being A Generalist Could Make You A Better Employee

It’s often thought that having a precision focused skill set is the way to get ahead, because you can show off how clever you are, but those with a wide spread of skills may make better employees.


Don't Avoid Asking Questions At The End Of An Interview

When you’re going for a job, it’s important to realise that it’s not just you being interviewed.


Build A Rapport To Negotiate More Effectively

Negotiating isn’t easy, and it takes a fair amount of social skills. Getting to know the person you’re negotiating with can make a big difference in closing a deal.


Talk Out Loud When Answering Interview Questions

If you’re hit with a Killer Interview Question as part of a job interview, the temptation is to clam up in order to stop making an idiot of yourself. What may be more productive in terms of securing a new job is to keep talking out loud.


Which State Has The Biggest ICT Jobs Growth Rate?

The Australian Computer Society (ACS) has released new research that breaks down the yearly ICT jobs growth rate per state between 2014 to 2020. While NSW currently has the largest ICT workforce nationally, employing 215,576 people in the ICT sector during 2014, it’s projected ICT job growth rate per year is just 2.1 percent, which is under the national average of 2.5 percent per annum.


I'm Spandas Lui, Lifehacker's New IT Reporter

Greetings! I’m the brand-spanking new journalist for Lifehacker’s IT Pro section. I’ll be dedicated to bringing you news and advice across all things enterprise IT, plus pieces here and there for the Work and Life categories. But first, let me tell you a little about myself.


Killer Interview Question: How Do You Deal With A Bomb With 90 Seconds On The Timer?

Another entry in the list of killer interview questions: You work on the 60th floor of 100 story building. You walk into your office and find a bomb sitting on your desk. It reads 90 seconds and is counting down. What do you do?


Which University Degrees Chart To Higher Salaries?

Plenty of folk attend University for the glory of intellectual pursuits. Which degrees should you chase if what you’re after instead is cold, hard cash?


Cupertino Nightmares: 15 Apple Business Practices To Avoid

Apple is one of the most reputable tech companies in the world with some of the highest paid interns. Working there must therefore be a dream job, right? Wrong. Over on the career community site Glassdoor, there are plenty of complaints and horror stories from current and former Apple engineers, developers and project managers. Here are some of their chief bugbears that other businesses would do well to avoid.