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Fun Activities for the School Holidays!

School holidays have arrived and for many, it’s earlier than planned. Whether you have 10 minutes or a few hours, there are plenty of exciting and even educational activities for the kids.

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R U Really OK?

R U OK? Day is a celebrated day which reminds us to empower everyone to meaningfully connect with the people around them. This year’s key message is to double check – are they really ok?

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Why Being Kind is Good for You

Studies have shown the positive effects of being kind include improved mood, increased happiness and calmness as well as many positive health benefits.

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Labour Force Snapshot – July 2021

HOBAN’s National Sales Manager, Andrew Green, reviews the state of the national labour force for July 2021. Australia’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.6% in June 2021, reports ABS The lowest unemployment figure in almost 13 years More people giving up on finding work due to ‘economic reasons’ It’s that time of the month again where…

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One Simple Step You Can Take To Significantly Improve Your Mood

Whether you are feeling upset, angry, sluggish or down – getting outside and going for a walk is an easy and effective way to lift your mood!

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Ditching the Digital to Get Hands-On

It has been quite easy to slip into a lazy spiral of gaming and binge watching movies and TV shows while we’re mostly stuck indoors. Sometimes we need to pull ourselves away from the digital and try something different, stimulate our brains and try something hands-on.

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How to Be at Home like a Boss

There’s a lot of uncertainty floating around at the moment, so we thought it would be useful to focus on some helpful tips and tricks to make the most out of staying at home! If you’re like me and enjoy the outdoors, adventuring or simply taking in the sights, staying home might seem a little…

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Some Light Reading

More and more organisations are implementing strategies to ensure they are providing a happy, healthy place to work for their employees. Despite this emphasis on wellness, many still neglect one of the most important – and easily accessible – tools for vitality: sunlight.

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Labour Force Snapshot – August 2021

Unemployment rate Decreased to 4.5% Employment Decreased to 13,022,600 Participation rate Decreased to 65.2% Monthly hours worked Decreased by 66,000,000 Underemployment rate Increased to 9.3% Employment to population ratio Decreased to 62.2% Data obtained from ABS ‘Labour Force, Australia August 2021’ Released 16th September 2021https://www.abs.gov.au/statistics/labour/employment-and-unemployment/labour-force-australia/latest-release Andrew Green National Sales Manager andrewg@hoban.com.au | 0434 306 138

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Finding a Balance With Social Media

If you’re like me, social media has been a bit of an escape during the past couple of years. It was the last thing I would do before I went to bed, and the first thing I did when I woke up. Whenever I had a moment not filled with some kind of tangible stimulation,…

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Things You Can Do to Build Resilience

The last couple of years have been among the most difficult in recent times. Collectively, we’ve experienced changes to our daily way of life, the way we interact with others, and how we work. For some, the isolation of working from home and living alone has been hardest. Others have lost their job and the…

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