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How Mental Health Affects Your Performance at Work (and How to Talk about It with Your Boss)

How Mental Health Affects Your Performance at Work (and How to Talk about It with Your Boss)

Take a moment to look around your office. Do you think you could identify which colleagues are struggling with mental health issues, if any? Most people would answer ‘probably not’. Surprisingly, almost half (45%) of all Australians will be affected by mental illness at some point in their li..

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10 Signs You’re Ready for a New Job

10 Signs You’re Ready for a New Job

There was a time, not so long ago, when it was commonplace for a school leaver to choose a career and stick with it, often within the same organisation for the next half century. Go back even further and your life’s work was set from birth, enshrined in your surname. If you were a Tailor, Miller, ..

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Looking past the Resume: Using Profiling to Build Your Perfect Team

Looking past the Resume: Using Profiling to Build Your Perfect Team

How do you build the perfect team? Traditionally most organisations will identify an empty role, post a job ad, scour through resumes and interview the candidates who seem to bring the skills and experience they need. However, traditional methods don't always guarantee the best outcome. What i..

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Employee Churn Is like Ice Cream: Good for You in Moderation

Employee Churn Is like Ice Cream: Good for You in Moderation

Employee churn is bad… is what we’ve always been told. It’s expensive, it’s inconvenient and it's not a good look externally.  But is it really?  Sure, sourcing, securing, onboarding and training new employees is a process that takes time and money, but the result is inevitably a car..

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Inclusivity and equality in the workplace: An interview with Laila Billberg

Inclusivity and equality in the workplace: An interview with Laila Billberg

ACT General Manager Laila Billberg In recognition of International Women’s Day in 2021, we recently interviewed our ACT General Manager Laila Billberg to gain some insights into what equality and inclusivity means to her, as well as her journey to leadership at Ignite. What is your view on..

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The IT Skills Gap: Expectation vs Reality

The IT Skills Gap: Expectation vs Reality

On the one hand you’ve got what an organisation needs or wants their employees to do. On the other you’ve got what the employees are in fact capable of doing. Sometimes the two will align perfectly. At others time they won’t, forcing the organisation to track down workers who are capable of..

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