Anything but Ordinary: Four Unique Ways Aussie Professionals Got Fit in 2017

Getting (and staying) fit can be a tricky business – and often it comes down to motivation. We chatted to some 2017 Tour de Office riders to find out what they did differently this year to spice up their exercise routine. Read on for some gems we found among our Tour de Office riders – the [...]

By | November 30th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

1 Minute with a Tour de Office Host

So, you’ve heard of the corporate fundraising event, ‘Tour de Office,’ and you want to learn a bit more... You may know Tour de Office as simply the ‘corporate bike event’ or ‘charity cycling relay’ – but these words only capture a small part of what Tour de Office is all about. Tour de Office brings [...]

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

You and Your First Commuter Bike – 3 Steps to the Perfect Romance

The sun is rising earlier every day and thermometers around Australia are reaching 30 degrees by noon…Yes, it’s almost summer and it’s time to make the most of the stunning morning sunshine. If you’re ready to spice up your morning commute but aren’t sure where to start, you’ve come to the right place. We’re here to [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tour de Office 2017 – Highlights

In Tour de Office 2017, over 1,100 riders raised more than $160,000 for 19 Australian charities. Congratulations to PwC Melbourne who took out the title of Tour de Office Fundraising Champion 2017, having raised $18,995 for the Starlight Children's Foundation. A special mention to Kristy Whitnell who raised from the team who raised $8,100 for Starlight! Well done PwC [...]

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

How did they do it? Our top fundraisers tell all!

For many, fundraising can take them out their comfort zone. We understand! But fundraising doesn't have to be a hassle-a-thon of your colleagues, friends and family. Far from it. With the right attitude, fundraising is fun, brings people together and of course, will make a real change to the lives of those in need. Read on for [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Case study: How to fundraise as an entry to mid-level professional

Fundraising can wrongly be perceived as difficult for junior staff members, who don't have as many so-called 'friends in high places' than their senior counterparts. Yet, the following case studies from two fantastic staff members at Employment Office, a long-term participant of Tour de Office, reveal that you don't have to be a Founding Director or [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health and Wellness, and Your Employer Brand

70 per cent of Australians consider health and wellbeing as one of the three most important factors for a good workplace, reported a 2015 Medibank Private study. In fact, one in two professionals would leave their jobs if their wellbeing needs were not met, found a study of 2400 Australian professionals conducted by Robert Walters. Crucially, [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Your 3pm Craving and How to Fight It

We all know the feeling. It’s past lunch, but not time to clock-off just yet. The whistle of the coffee machine, the crunch of a chip packet or the sight of an unassuming chocolate bar can be enough to set anyone off. You glance at your watch - it’s choc-o-clock. “Oh, I might just have a [...]

By | September 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tour de Office and Chobani ‘Flip’ Competition – Ts & Cs

Tour de Office and Chobani Australia have joined forces for to deliver Australian workplaces yogurt with a crave-worthy crunch, helping our riders to keep their energy levels up throughout their ride.  WIN a Chobani Flip prize pack plus a TDO shirt and water bottle! To enter: 1)Take a photo of yourself eating Chobani Flip Yogurt with [...]

By | August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Power of Team Fundraising

Year after year since the first Tour de Office ride in 2011, healthy rivalry between Australian organisations has encouraged staff members to go above and beyond... jumping on the bike with crazier costumes, inviting special guests such as the police to ride, and finding creative ways to raise every dollar possible (one rider promised to wax his [...]

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments