Brisbane Jobs and Employment Blog


Being a powerful person in the workplace

The word “power” is often associated with the idea of control, dominance, authority and sometimes corruption, depending on your experience, which obviously can have some negative connotations. The kind of power we’re referring to here, however, is quite the opposite.   Through our work in recruitment, we come across a wide variety of people; different cultures, personalities and stories, which we

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An Artificial Intelligence Future

It’s the conversation we need to be having whether we’re ready to or not. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is upon us and brings with it some very exciting opportunities and possibilities for the future, as well as inevitable challenges. We recently had a chat with Shaun Hughston, the founder of Agility Automation to talk all things AI and automation in

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Managing a Heavy Workload

The chances are that in the three minutes it takes you to read this article, you’ll receive an email adding a task to your ‘to-do’ list, a phone call needing your attention, or an internal communication with a co-worker who has a question for you. Most of us can relate to our days at work often feeling overwhelming before we’ve even sat down

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How to tackle the work-life balance

In recent years, the awareness of mental health has come to the forefront of our attention in Australia and abroad. There has been a movement towards openness and understanding of what mental health is and the value of being attentive to it, particularly in the workplace. In the wake of this movement, ‘work-life balance’ has been a

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Navigating Difficult Co-workers

Remember those dreaded group-projects in high school where you were put into groups that were not of your choosing? Sometimes walking into our workplaces can feel eerily similar. We haven’t made the hiring decision to work with the people on our team and can be startlingly aware that each co-worker comes with their own personality, work style,

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Meet Recruitment Consultant, Joeri Pohan

  Joeri Pohan (pronounced “you-ree”) is Abacus Human Capital’s newest Recruitment Consultant in our Permanent Division which means he’ll be helping you hire the best candidates on the market for permanent roles or finding you a dream accounting position. Joeri is an adventurer at heart and a huge people person which fits perfectly with his ability to

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