Sick workers who turn up at the office are costing the Australian economy $34 billion a year. So why don't we take sick days? Is it as simple as our boss makes us feel guilty? Or is the real sickness stopping us taking a day off a sickness in our hearts?
What is it that you spend your waking hours doing? How do you normally describe your daily labour? Do you call it a job? Perhaps it’s a career. Or maybe even a calling. How you answer that question has a profound impact upon how you view both yourself and your work.
Wish every day at work was a great day? Is it possible? How the wisdom from one author, infused with a healthy dose of the Gospel, might just change everything about how you work.
Do you remember your first day of work? The stress, the excitement...and the pay cheque, trying to figure out what to do with all that money! Hear from a Chartered Accountant about how to get more bang for your buck for God's kingdom.
How do I handle job requests that challenge my ethics as a Christian? Is some compromise necessary? Or do I always say no? Andrew Laird considers these questions in light of Romans 12:1-2 and the instruction for Christians to be people who "do not conform to the pattern of this world".
Do you think about the future? Your retirement? Where am I going when it comes to my occupation and life after work? An interview with Dr. David Knox (Mercer Superannuation expert) considering these questions.
How much do you get paid? Do you get paid what you're worth? Listen to Dr. Jenny George (Melbourne Business School) talk about money, how we feel about money and why we want to earn more.
What do you do for work? How much do you let that define you? Listen to Life @ Work director Andrew Laird being interviewed about why identity is so important, and how tying our identity to our work can be dangerous, disappointing and ultimately unfulfilling.
Why is work so frustrating? Listen to Life @ Work director Andrew Laird interviewing Kara Martin (Ridley Marketplace Institute) about this topic.