Articles by Lucy Killip

Lucy Killip

Lucy Killip is an Australian journalist and University of the Sunshine Coast graduate. Lucy is based in Munich, Germany, where she writes articles on business and career related subjects. Previously, she worked as a journalist in Australia for the NewsMail and the Western Star, reporting on topics such as news, business, entertainment and sport. Her interests include blog writing and photography.


How to manage Millennials
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Managing the Millennial Generation

Mind the Gap

Millennials are now America’s biggest generation – isn’t it time we started paying more attention to the way we manage them? According to information collected by the US Census Bureau, millennials, who are categorised as being born between 1982 and 2000, now exceed 83 million, outnumbering baby boomers by more than 13 million. We spoke to career and…

Benefits of Meditation at Work
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World Relaxation Day: Benefits of Meditation at Work [VIDEO]

Did you know the average person has more than 50,000 thoughts each day? Back to back meetings, endless emails, countless phone calls, the commitments of our daily professional and personal lives can send us into overload. The good news is we have a secret weapon at our disposal. It has been around for thousands of years and the positive effects are wide…

work the job industry works
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Behind The Scenes: How The Job Industry Works

A lot has gone on behind the scenes before you find a fitting job advertisement and start preparing your application. More likely than not, you used a job portal to find the new position you are planning to apply for. But have you given much thought to how a job portal actually works? Like many people,…

Benefits of an International Workplace
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Olympic Special: Benefits of an International Workplace

We all know two heads are better than one. But what happens when these two minds are the product of completely different countries, backgrounds and cultural upbringings? If the research is anything to go by, diversity helps a company to perform even better. A report by McKinsey titled Diversity Matters uncovered that ethnically diverse organisations are 35 percent more…

11 Habits of Successful Leaders video
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11 Habits of Successful Leaders [VIDEO]

Anyone can be a manager, but not everyone can be a leader. Today we take a look at the 11 habits of highly successful leaders, the things that great leaders do every day, which set them apart and contribute to their ongoing success. They Eat the Frog – Successful leaders eat the frog at the start…

Tips for Tackling Employee Disengagement as a Manager
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Tips for Tackling Employee Disengagement as a Manager

What do you do when an employee comes to you with a valid criticism – but you can’t do anything about it? We put this difficult question, and others, to Quantum Workplace president and CEO Greg Harris, who shared his insights. Disengaged employees are the bane of every workplace, posing particular challenges to managers and executives. The good…

Tips to Nail a Perfect Elevator Pitch
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Tips to Nail a Perfect Elevator Pitch

You are standing in line for your morning coffee and who should be behind you? None other than the CEO of the startup you have been dying to meet, where you see yourself in your dream job. What do you do? Panic and freeze? Trip over your own feet and spill your coffee down the front…