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The Burden of Health & Safety?

When we think of safety at work often we may think of it as a burden, extending the time it takes to a task to do it safely, signs & notices that nobody reads… But with the shocking number of work place fatalities, work related disease and work related illnesses, it is an area which […]

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Finding the Balance between Work Life and Personal Life

Even the most organised and methodical of people find it difficult to balance their professional and personal lives in harmony. It is becoming more and more difficult to separate the two due to increasing hours, increasing commitments and increasing everyday pressures; which are leaving so many people today immobilised by stress with no tools as […]

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Resolution of workplace conflict

It would be desirable for all staff to show up to work with a professional, understanding and non- discriminative attitude but unfortunately this is not always the case.  Workplace conflict causes a great deal of stress to many people every day and can often result in lawsuits and changing of workplace; but it does not […]

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Social Media and Your Business

Social media is undoubtedly the way of the future, and can be an extremely useful tool in advertising for many businesses. Many business people are scratching their heads wondering how to incorporate this relatively new phenomenon into their marketing strategies.  There are a few pitfalls that many professionals encounter that can negatively affect the profitability […]

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Be your own Cheerleader

It can be hard to stay motivated when you have been working the same role for a long period of time, feel dissatisfied with your job history or lack the motivation to strive for higher success.  Stop doubting yourself! Set yourself some goals, and strive to make them a reality. Many have long procrastinated the […]

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Great Trainers

It is a real talent to command a room; to automatically be given the respect and attention of strangers is a rare gift few receive until they are skilled and adept.  Some trainers that we inevitably encounter throughout our lives evoke many negative emotions, although their teachings are totally forgotten.  

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Managers and Leaders

In the corporate world both management and leadership are vital to a business’s success, but is there much of a difference between the two? Undoubtedly the two are strongly linked as many people in positions of power demonstrate both managerial and leadership characteristics.

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Feeling The Pressure?

Stressed due to work pressures? Don’t worry you are not alone; almost 65% of Australians reported that they thought work contributed considerably to their levels of stress. Stress is one of those unavoidable things that affects all of us throughout both our personal and professional lives. It is a matter of how you deal with […]

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It is 2013 already…

It is time for New Year Resolutions and commitments to achieving new goals over the next 12 months. Here at The Pivot Institute we see the year in terms of how we always see it: thorough planning and preparation to ensure that we make the most of the year.

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Trainer and Assessor Qualification Requirements

The NSSC has agreed to a transition period extension to the 1 July 2013 for Registered Training Organisations (and other organisations who wish to meet these Standards) to meet the Determination which specifies the qualifications or competencies that must be held, as a minimum, by trainers, persons delivering training under supervision and assessors in the […]

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