Stress & Depression in the Workplace: Let’s Talk About It - August 2017

Stress & Depression in the Workplace: Let’s Talk About It

OneRoof Melbourne

One in five Australians have taken time off work in the past 12 months because they felt stressed, anxious, depressed or mentally unhealthy, and this statistic is doubled amongst those who consider their workplace mentally unhealthy. (State of Workplace Mental Health in Australia).

‘Stress and Depression in the Workplace: Let’s Talk About It’ will be a night where speakers Angie Greene (Stand Up Events), Melissa Griffiths (Transgender Equality and Inclusion Advocate), Suzanne Tonks (Oliver & York) and James Ferne (Men’s Collective) will share their stories and experiences with dealing with themselves and helping others manage stress and depression in the workplace.

TWO more speakers to be announced.

We’ll be discussing:

– How to change attitudes towards stress and depression in the workplace

– Striking it right with work/life balance

– Influencing work policy in order to reduce stress and depression in the workplace

– Finding support on how to manage mental health in the workplace

– If there are barriers in bringing up personal issues at work

– Finding the right space to speak about your issues

– Warning signs that people are displaying mental health issues and how to manage employees who are stressed/burnt out and/or depressed

This #LeadingLadies event is to share experiences and advice on how to better manage stress and depression in the workplace, we are not here to fix you but to facilitate a discussion on how to better support each other in the modern workplace and empower each other to bring the best version of themselves each and every day.

Hosted at OneRoof Melbourne, this will be a non judgemental space welcome to all, with a Q+A at the end of the session.

Catering and drinks will be provided.

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Digital CV’s and Salaries: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - June 2017

Digital CV’s and Salaries: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

A select few of Melbourne’s most talented senior leaders, more specifically, #LeadingLadies have been hand picked to share their journey of career successes, obstacles along the way, how they overcame them and inspire you to follow in their footsteps.

The very much talked about #LeadingLadies series will launch it’s first national event this month in Melbourne for the new wave of digital graduates entering the digital and digital design industry. A much talked about topic for many graduates is that when entering the workforce upon graduating their is a question mark with remuneration in the first year of employment. Also, how do you stand out from the crowd and put your best foot forward with a stellar looking CV when entering the workforce?

These handpicked #LeadingLadies will be providing no “BS” advice from their respective sectors across the digital, design, UX and development sectors and provide REAL advice about what to expect in your first 1-5 years as a new employee entering the world of digital! The good, the bad and the ugly.

This will be taking place on June 29th from 6pm – 8pm at General Assembly Melbourne.

Register for a free ticket here!