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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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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)

Could the rotary engine live again?

With the slow but eventual death of Mazda’s RX-8 in 2012, the Wankel rotary engine fell out of use in road-going production cars.

Auto Technology
Originally from gizmodo.com.au
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Phone app connects people with disabilities to carers

People with a disability are gaining greater control over their care thanks to a new phone app and the National Disability...

Disability Lifestyle Carers Technology
Originally from abc.net.au
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(Kindness)
That old smartphone you have that nobody uses could transform a life.

Donate your old smartphone + transform a life

 

Instead of throwing your old phone to landfill, donate it to help someone reconnect with their community.

Smartphone Inspiration Technology Kindness
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Over 2 years ago
(Kindness)

'Don't feed the trolls' really is good online advice

Almost half the population of the planet now has access to the internet, with about one in three of those people regularly...

Relationships Technology
Originally from abc.net.au
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Levitating turntable gives retro tech a sci-fi spin

Who says that listening to vinyl has to be old school? Holographic records and vertical players have shown us that the medium...

Music Technology
Originally from mentalfloss.com
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(Pastimes)

Google Pixel review: pure Android at its best

With the Pixel, Google stepped up to bat, called its shot and knocked it out of the park.

Google Mobile Phone Technology
Originally from cnet.com.au
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(Pastimes)

Electric cars may force oil giants into investor death spiral

Every global automaker is furiously working on a lineup of electric vehicles.

Business Transport Environment Technology
Originally from businessinsider.com
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(Money & Business)

CBA uses blockchain in 'world first' transaction

Blockchain, the technology behind digital currency bitcoin and now being used to simplify secure financial transactions, has...

Banks Blockchain Technology
Originally from businessinsider.com.au
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(Money & Business)

Paypal CEO sees the phone transforming commerce

The digital-payments company sees the phone eliminating the distinction between online and in-store commerce.

Shopping Technology Retail
Originally from cnet.com.au
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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
The author believes the merger of many charities would be in the best interests of the needy.

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Should charities exist for...

(Kindness) Almost 2 years ago

Ripper dad jokes get a laugh

Here's my pick of some of...

(Love & Relationships) Over 2 years ago
These shelter pups can now wait for new families in style.

Good news to restore your faith in humanity

With all the negative news,...

(Kindness) 11 months 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.