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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.

Money Work
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10 months ago
(Ys Comment)

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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About 1 year ago
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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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About 1 year 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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10 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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10 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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10 months ago
(Kindness)

A simpler, happier time, perhaps? Picture: Shutterstock.

Was life really any better back then?

They say that the world was a safer, brighter place ‘back then’. Tell me, are they right?

Culture Music Politics Nostalgia Australia
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Over 1 year ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
"Spring is nature's way of saying let's party.

Baby Boomer confessions: Sowing my wild oats

When I feel the sun's warmth in the spring, I flash back to my days of wagging school and having sex in the sand hills.

Spring Relationships Nostalgia
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Over 1 year ago
(Nostalgia)
Do tell! When did you get "the talk'' .

Baby Boomer confessions: The birds and bees

How and when did your parents have the birds-and-the-bees talk with you? (Warning: coarse language!)

Relationships Ageing Nostalgia Health
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Over 1 year ago
(Nostalgia)
Tell us about your all-time favourite four-legged friend.

Tell us about that one dog who changed your life

Every dog lover has had that one four-legged mate who stood out from the pack. Tell us about them.

Relationships Nostalgia Health
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Over 1 year ago
(Love & Relationships)
Simon and Garfunkel.

The Sound of Silence: are you listening?

 

The Sound of Silence, released by Simon and Garfunkel in 1964, has much to say about a world that is not delivering equally for...

Music Nostalgia
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Over 1 year ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
Not even the humble tea leaf has been safe from modernisation.

Do you remember Bushells instant tea?

This dreadful powder in a cup was the beginning of Australia's fascination with all things instant.

Food Drink Nostalgia
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Over 1 year ago
(Nostalgia)
V-Capri in their glory days.

There's nothing like an '80s crowd

Growing up in the '80s meant big cars, big hair and big hangovers.

Music Drink Nostalgia
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Over 1 year ago
(Nostalgia)
Leighton Battery at Buckland Hill.

The huts behind the hill

Athol Barrett wants to learn more of the WWII soldiers who occupied some huts he enjoyed as a young teacher. Can you help?

Nostalgia Memories Australia
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Over 1 year ago
(Nostalgia)
The Beatles, icons of the 1960s.

Do you remember the Swinging '60s?

If you are under the age of 60, you probably don't. But neither does anyone who was truly there.

Culture Music History Nostalgia
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Over 1 year ago
(Nostalgia)
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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.