“Work-life balance” is a phrase you’ve probably heard a lot. It’s interesting to consider what the phrase means to you. How does your work and the hours you work impact the rest of your life? Your hobbies, your social life, your precious Doing Nothing Time.
Work is a necessary and very big part of life, but it’s a necessity that might detract from other areas of your life. The whole idea of “work-life balance” is that you work enough to sustain yourself, but not so much that it takes up all your time.
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How do you define success? The popular definition of success is wealth, fame, material belongings. But perhaps if you choose for yourself what it means to be successful, you’ll find it’s much more achievable than you may have thought.
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If faced with the choice, would you rather a raise in pay, or the opportunity to choose when you work? In an ideal world, you could have both. As you well know, though, ideals don’t often line up with reality.
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The Instahire app is hyped to announce the details of their partnership with Sydney’s premiere hospitality and entertainment staffing provider, the Clifford Wallace Agency.
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Some people find it easy to meet new people and instantly develop a rapport with them. Others tend to be more reticent and can take time warming up. If you’re moving between workplaces all the time and doing a long of short-term, casual work, that can be a problem. Making the most of your relationship with your coworkers is making the most of your time at work.
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Just about anyone below the age of thirty who’s been through the job search wringer knows how much things have changed. It’s tough, and it’s competitive, and you’ll nearly always have a chorus of dissenters telling you how easy it was in their day – just go in and shake the manager’s hand, give them your CV, and you’ll be sorted.
Continue reading How Did We Get Here: The Revealing History of the Job Hunt
The job market is slowly seeing a shift take place. It’s a gradual but seismic transformation that in the next decade or so will see the expected norm of a “steady job” eroded and replaced with a new, more flexible, more convenient model of earning and employer-employee relationships.
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At Instahire we’re always talking about how we can shake up the ways that people find work and the way that employers and employees connect. We’re not shy about the fact that we feel what we have is a revolutionary idea that flips the recruitment process upside down. It all sounds very dramatic, but one thing Instahire doesn’t want to shake up is the lives of its users. We want our users’ lives to remain as simple and breezy as possible.
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For all but a very small percentage of the population, work is a necessity. We work to live, but we don’t live to work. It’s not possible to enjoy every moment of earning your livelihood, but there are a few things – even just small shifts in perspective – that can make your work life much rosier.
At Instahire, our goal is to make work life better for both employees and employers. Some people are living “do what you love” lives, others are living “do what you have to do” lives, but we’re hoping to help close the gap between those two categories. We think a large part of loving your work is being able to connect with it, and then disconnect when the time comes.
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The prospect of balancing work and study can be daunting, but for many it is a necessity and it is very possible. It’s never going to be easy, but here are just a few tips to help make the ride to graduation just a little bit smoother.
Be Flexible, But Have Your Priorities Right
First and foremost, your workplace needs to respect your will to study, and your aspirations – if you can get work that allows you to be flexible, then you’re already off to a great start. There are many current and former students who will tell stories of workplaces that just couldn’t comprehend their desire to study, and who therefore expected their employees to prioritise work all the time. Of course, there are times when you will need to prioritise work, but don’t hesitate to put it on the back burner when that huge essay is looming.
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