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The Work Experience

Go Home!

The Australia Institute celebrates Go Home on Time Day today November 19. This is certainly something that my partner would hope that I take part in. Their report has found that: “The average full-time worker is doing six hours of unpaid overtime each week worth an estimated $9471 a year…” Ouch. For more information, or […]

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Are we switching off after hours? Adam Turner reports from SMH

A new survey from Human Resources vendor NorthgateArinso claims that Australians are actually getting better at saying “no” to work. According to the survey results;  – Fewer workers make work-related calls from home this year (24%) than last year (36%) – Fewer workers check emails at home this year (38%) versus last year (46%) – […]

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The Work Experience

How To Manage Your Emails

The writers over at IT Pro at SMH have delivered another article to help us all manage our email inbox. They offer tips to effectively manage the stream of communication, many of which will be familiar to you (such as switching off auto alerts). Its worth a read to see if there are any new […]

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The Work Experience

Email after hours? It’s overtime by law for some

Workers who find themselves answering work emails on their smartphones after the end of their shifts in Brazil can now qualify for overtime under a new law. The new legislation was approved by President Dilma Rousseff last month. It says company emails to workers are equivalent to orders given directly to the employee. via smh.com.au […]

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The internet the world

New evidence links Cisco to jailing and torture of Chinese

“The amended claim quotes a Cisco engineer describing the all-encompassing monitoring Cisco’s technology allowed the Chinese government to conduct.