Finding gold in your apprentices
Talented apprentices are like gold. Finding and training them is key to striking a balance between running a business and leading a healthy life.
With the Commonwealth Games being held in the Gold Coast from 4-15 April, now is the perfect time to think like an athlete. We are not talking about jumping over hurdles, or achieving your best 100 metres – we are talking about how to manage your time like a professional athlete would.
According to the State Government of Victoria the stages of development are the same for every child, however the time it takes for them to get to each stage may differ. In this blog post, we’ll cover everything from what the different stages are to whether you should send your child to school early.
When you think of Christmas in Australia, you probably think about BBQs and sunscreen, playing backyard cricket or heading down to the beach with your boogie boards. That’s right, Christmas in Australia is pretty unique compared to most places around the world.
Christmas is that one time of year, where you can take a good break from work, reflect on the year that was and catch up with your loved ones. While it’s a great time to come together as a family, for some it can also be a stressful time of year. In fact, according to a survey by Relationships Australia, it’s actually considered as one of the six most stressful life events, along with divorce, moving house and changing jobs.
We take it for granted that celebrities weren’t just born into fame and fortune. In fact, more often than not, actors and singers struggle for years to support themselves while waiting to be discovered. Who knew that learning a trade could be a great foundational career for the arts?
A big consideration for people when they’re moving to a new home is whether they should hire a removalist company or rent a van and do it themselves. Here we’ll look at the pros and cons of both sides so you are more informed to make the decision when it’s your turn.
Most people understand that life insurance is a type of cover that provides for your loved ones in the event of your death, otherwise known as a death benefit. But according to statistics, the majority of claim payouts are, in fact, made whilst someone is alive. This is known as a living benefit.
For many of us, energy bills are an expense which only seems to increase. However, there are some simple, cost-effective steps that can be taken to help reduce the money spent on your energy bills, whilst also doing your bit for the environment.
Isn’t it weird that death is the only guaranteed event in our lives, but one of the least talked about topics? Yet it’s one we can all benefit from being more comfortable with. To help get those conversations flowing about what happens next, we’ve gathered some of the most interesting talks on the subject from across the web.
Life insurance helps to provide for your loved ones, should you die in an accident or from an illness. It’s a way to protect the people who depend on you to look after them. Here are the top 9 considerations when thinking about life insurance.
Helen wasn’t about to be told what she could and couldn’t do, and she’s now the owner-operator of Brisbane-based firm the Tradettes, which she started in 2013. Here’s how she’s built her dream career over the past seven years in spite of some gender-based hurdles.
For Penny Petridis, tinkering with race cars turned into a multi-faceted career in the trades. She explains why being a female tradie means you need to work twice as hard as the men and what drove her to start her company, The Female Tradie.
After spending a few years slogging through the 9-5 in unfulfilling office jobs, Sally Liddell decided to take matters, quite literally, into her own hands. And now, nine years after she first took a punt on a trades apprenticeship, her Melbourne-based company Right Connection Electrical is kicking goals state-wide.
Grief is a complex and individual experience. It’s a process to work through, for both you and the person you care about. Just as grief involves stages, so too does learning to communicate about it. We look at the grieving process and a few simple ways you can support someone who’s suffering.
Feeling a little flat after the wedding hullabaloo? Hold up – there’s still heaps more to do after you’ve said ‘I do’. From changing your name to planning your future together, here are some tasks and considerations to keep newlyweds busy.
It’s not difficult to find parenting advice on the internet. In fact, just searching ‘parenting tips’ brings up more than 53,200,000 results in less than a second. We waded through the best of the internet’s child rearing related talks and podcasts to bring you the best of the best on the web
Life is busy, and life insurance can easily end up in the “too hard” basket. But thinking about your family’s future and providing for them in unforeseen circumstances could mean there’s one less thing to worry about. We look into what life insurance is and how it could benefit you