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Celebrating Drake WorkWise’s Leadership Team - International Women’s Day 2021
05/03/2021

Celebrating Drake WorkWise’s Leadership Team - International Women’s Day 2021

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.The global theme for International Women’s Day in 2021 is ‘Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World’. COVID-19 has impacted women and girls in profound ways, amplifying the inequalities they face every day. It is fundamental that diverse women’s voices and experiences are central to national and global recovery plans.

5 Ways HR Can Lead the Change in Employee Well-being
22/01/2021

5 Ways HR Can Lead the Change in Employee Well-being

Around the world, employees continue to confront emotional challenges from the upheaval resulting from the pandemic. The uncertainty of these times has increased anxiety and stress levels, as well as depression. This has heightened the focus on the health and well-being of staff, many of whom feel compelled to stay switched on at all times.

Coping with Loneliness over the Festive Period
14/12/2020

Coping with Loneliness over the Festive Period

Research from Swinburne University suggests that 1 in 4 Australians are experiencing loneliness, a condition which has been linked to poor mental and physical health outcomes. In 2020 the loneliness “epidemic” has been further exacerbated by the impact of social distancing. Added to this, we're now entering the festive period which is known for heightening feelings of isolation.