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Embrace training to stay relevant in an ever-changing workplace.

How to stay relevant at work

 

Companies are moving toward automation over human skills. Here's what you need to do to stay relevant at work.

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8 months ago
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Discussion of the week

Do you have a canny tip for saving money.

Share your money-saving hacks here

Everyone loves to save a dollar or two when they can. Do you have any money-saving tips to share with your YsFriends?

Money
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11 months ago
(Money & Business)

Your Memories

I hated school, but felt free during the daily walk there and back.

Do you remember walking to school?

Walking the few kilometres to and from school used to be a favourite part of my day. That's not the case for today's kids.

Culture Community Nostalgia
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11 months ago
(Nostalgia)

Your Stories

Cows enjoying the breeze from fans.

Wind turbines keeping cows cool, and other tales

My wife has a habit of putting her foot in it and it can be so funny, I have to share.

Domestic Travel Relationships Community Australia
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8 months ago
(Travel)

Your Rants

Who's worse, member unions or business? Picture: Supplied.

Are unions as bad as business?

Employer unions, employee unions or unethical business. Who's worse?

Money Work Politics
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8 months ago

Your Causes

photo credit @geoff.

Why invest in women and girls?

As we celebrate International Women's Day today, we'd love you to ponder this Desmond Tutu quote, which we totally agree with.

Support a Cause Kindness Community
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8 months ago
(Kindness)

Nation's oldest European relic returning to Australia

A pewter dish believed to be the nation's oldest known artefact of early European contact is headed back to Australia.

Hartog Explorer Dutch History
Originally from abc.net.au
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Lower House welcomes first Aboriginal woman

They don't often sing songs from the public gallery in the nation's Parliament; speakers don't usually wear kangaroo-skin...

Aboriginal Parliament History
Originally from watoday.com.au
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(Headlines)

What does the song Auld Lang Syne actually mean?

Historians call it “the song that nobody knows.” And yet, we’ve all tried to sing it.

Music History
Originally from rd.com
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(Entertainment & Culture)

2500-year-old Chinese sword still looks and cuts like new

There are many distinctive swords throughout history, but few are as renowned as the Sword of Goujian.

China International Travel History
Originally from mymodernmet.com
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How I got rich beating men at their own game

Not many professional gamblers are bipolar women, but Cat Hulbert was one of the best - and she delighted in winning money from...

Relationships History Hobbies
Originally from bbc.com
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(Money & Business)

Man uses life savings to buy field, unearths lost city

A massive leap of faith has paid off for a history buff - now that he's unearthed a medieval city.

Property History
Originally from telegraph.co.uk
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X-ray needed to reveal secrets of tiny 16th century carvings

Stunned researchers found joints in the inner layers so small, that only a microscope or an X-ray can detect them.

Culture Art History
Originally from boredpanda.com
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Such sadness in Michael Chamberlain's eyes .

Rest in peace, Michael Chamberlain

The treatment of Michael Chamberlain was absolutely deplorable and far from Christian, despite him living as one in a Christian...

Social Issues History
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About 2 years ago
(Headlines)

As Hills Hoist is sold, we look back on a national icon

I remember the Hills Hoist in my Queensland yard when I was a child: the rusted creak as it went with the wind, the grease in...

Business Property History
Originally from bbc.com
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Your Great Australians

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(Entertainment & Culture) Almost 2 years ago
They may be hideous, but geez, some toby jugs are valuable.

Is your toby jug worth a fortune?

Did you know that some of...

(Nostalgia) 8 months ago
JB Hi-Fi is on the money when it comes to customer service.

JB Hi-Fi Vs Harvey Norman

When it comes to comparing...

(Money & Business) About 2 years ago
The Australian Car.

Remembering the mighty Holden EH

While the EH Holden, even...

(Pastimes) 8 months ago

Ripper dad jokes get a laugh

Here's my pick of some of...

(Love & Relationships) Over 2 years ago
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It's 35 years since the Ash Wednesday bushfires in South Australia and Victoria claimed 75 lives and more than 2500 buildings.