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Getting Back To Nature

Many of us have spent the last year largely disconnected from nature, locked down and unable to travel – this is coming to an end. In this edition of Wellness Matters, I’ll share some of the benefits of getting back into nature for your physical and mental health. Happiness and Mental Health Spending time in…

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Labour Force Snapshot – October 2021

HOBAN Recruitment’s National Sales Manager Andrew Green reviews the state of the labour market for October. The unemployment rate increased to a six-month high to 5.2% Thousands re-enter the labour market looking for work as lockdowns ease  Victoria had almost 50,000 job losses in September October was the month for records, good and bad. Whether…

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The First Swim of Summer

As the summer months arrive, you’re probably waiting for your first swim of the warm months. Or maybe you aren’t lucky enough to – we can’t all live in Bondi or Brighton!  Either way, we’ve compiled a great list of our favourite outdoor pools, aquatic centres and swimming holes that are close enough to the…

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Morning Rituals

Have you noticed your morning routine slipping away recently? While I am definitely not a morning person, I do normally take pride in being productive and organised. I find the snooze button is getting a lot more action lately! And when that happens, usually I find that I end up having a less-considered breakfast and…

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Summer Park Games

Summer is approaching and what better way to spend it than in the park with family and friends. Basking in the sunshine on a warm summer’s day has many benefits provided it’s done safely. I’ll share some fun park games from around the world that will help create great summer memories. Croquet Hailing from France,…

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How Great Are Pets?

Not only do pets make us happy and give us something to look forward to, they can also help to promote stability, provide companionship and reduce stress. In this edition of Wellness Matters we decided to pay attention to our furry friends, and explore the mental health benefits our pets afford us every day. Pets…

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Labour Force Snapshot – September 2021

With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions across the country in sight Andrew Green, HOBAN Recruitment’s National Sales Manager reviews, the latest trends in the Australian labour market. Unemployment rate increases for the first time in almost 12 months to 4.6% NSW recovery drives national job growth  The number of people looking for work continues to…

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Harnessing the Power of Positive Messages

Marie Kondo will not be impressed but my house is strewn with post-it notes containing positive messages. It started after I texted a friend when I was having a particularly bad day and had run out of ice-cream. She responded with a photo of a note that read “No feeling is final”. She’d placed the…

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Exercise For The Mind

The benefits of physical activity on your mind and body One of the best ways to improve your mental health is by building a routine of regular exercise. It’s helped me greatly during some of the more stressful points in my life, and I believe staying fit is equally important for both body and mind….

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