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Whether you're a jobseeker or employer, the Robert Half blog is your one-stop destination for tips, advice and insight you can use to hire engaged and productive workers or land a challenging and fulfilling job. We also offer new research about the workplace and the latest insights into the Australian employment market. Learn from Robert Half’s expert recruiters about how you can build a talented team of employees or advance your career forward.

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10 pieces of bad career advice

It's important to differentiate between disastrous career advice with misguided attempts to point you in the wrong direction and good career advice built on sound logic. With this in mind, you want to be alert to the common pieces of bad career advice people could offer you.

Office Christmas party dos and don’ts

The Christmas office party is around the corner. While it's certainly a time to celebrate a wonderful year with your colleagues, it's not an excuse to break professional protocols. Here are a few tips on how to enjoy your office celebration with dignity (and job) intact.

How to be productive by doing nothing

Trying to do more doesn't always work, so why not take your foot off the gas and try the 'less is more' approach to boost your productivity? Here's how to be productive by doing nothing.