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  • January 20 2020 Is flexible working destined to become the new norm?

    Flexible working is gaining a lot of attention in the media recently. You may have seen, for example, Microsoft Japan’s story on testing out flexibility with a four-day work week – where productivity was significantly boosted (by 40%) – or ideas of 6 hour work days that have been passed around.  A lot of employers use flexible Read More…

  • January 17 2020 “Eighty-nine per cent were negative”; How Adala Bolto defied her critics

    What do you do when you’re running your startup and 89% of critics don’t believe your business will be a success? Well this is exactly the position Adala Bolto was in when she founded Zadi – fitness gyms designed for women, and her persistence led the business to have nothing but success.  We actually previously spoke Read More…

  • January 15 2020 Small business owners raise concerns about wage theft law

    As it is seen in mainstream discussions in recent years, wage theft is the practice of denying workers their rightful wages or benefits in contemporary workplaces. It is recognised in various forms, including failing to pay wages, overtime, “off-the-clock” works and refusing employees’ entitlements such as vacation times and sick leave. Since last year, prominent Read More…

  • January 13 2020 What does an Artificial Intelligence Specialist actually do?

    In mid December, LinkedIn revealed that Artificial Intelligence (AI) Specialist was the top emerging job for 2020; this may not be of much surprise but it does beg the question of what AI specialists actually do, and what the job entails. What are the exact skills and knowledge businesses need from AI Specialists? Artificial Intelligence is a huge Read More…

  • January 10 2020 From IT man to techpreneur: Kane Sajdak

    Kane Sajdak is a three time award winner of the Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Technology) and two time winner of the Australian Top 100 Entrepreneurs.  With a bunch of accolades under his belt and a background in corporate IT and technical infrastructure, Kane is also the Director of startup BITS Technology Group alongside long-time Read More…

  • January 10 2020 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs: David Fazio on the importance of customer service and staying Aussie

    We are all too familiar with the pain of trying to get in touch with telecommunications companies and their lacking customer service. From endless time spent on hold to ineffective conservations with customer service in general, Australian users are tired and frustrated from trying to find a reliable internet service provider that pays attention to Read More…

  • January 8 2020 How to propel your company to greatness in 2020

    Sabri Suby is the founder of one of Australia’s fastest growing businesses and digital marketing agency, King Kong and author of international bestseller Sell Like Crazy.  Launched in 2014 out of Sabri’s home and completely bootstrapped, King Kong has grown to become a company of over 60 employees with major clients nationally and internationally. His company Read More…

  • January 6 2020 The 6 changes in employee awards and legislation this new year

    A new suite of major changes to employee awards and legislation will come into effect this year, with payroll expert Tracy Angwin warning large organisations and SMEs that they must comply with them or face consequences by the Fair Work Ombudsman. Tracy Angwin, CEO of the Australian Payroll Association says, “Legislation and individual awards around employee Read More…

  • January 6 2020 Digital transformations hindered by cyber risks

    Global cybersecurity company, Forcepoint, has recently unveiled the results of an Australian study conducted by IT analyst firm Frost & Sullivan. Half of the respondents believed that digital transformation is hindered by cyber risks. The findings show that Australian businesses of all sizes have a concerning approach to digitalisation – in that they don’t involve Read More…

  • December 20 2019 Make Christmas season the most wonderful time to win customers

    For retail, November to December is typically the most wonderful time of the year, from a revenue point of view! On average, Australians spent $375 each during the recent Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales period, equating to total sales of around $1.3 billion . Next up is Christmas, with Roy Morgan predicting that Australians Read More…

  • December 20 2019 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs: Yanir Yakutiel, Founder and CEO of Lumi

    Yanir Yakutiel is one of Dynamic Businesses’s Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs for his role as the Founder and CEO of small business lender, Lumi. After seeing a gap in the market for services that gave financial aid to small businesses, Yanir launched his fintech Lumi in October 2018, despite regulatory uncertainty with the Hayne Royal Commission.  Read More…

  • December 20 2019 2020 workplace predictions: Expert

    Dynamic Business recently asked Aaron McEwan, a Top 100 Global HR Influencer, about what he sees happening in the world of work for 2020. As a millennial workforce starts to take over, as digitalisation becomes the new norm for businesses and as wider trends and concerns such as climate change start to shape employee’s attitudes Read More…

  • December 19 2019 How will chatbots transform customer engagement in 2020?

    2019 has been the year of customer empowerment. The days of struggling to get hold of a customer service agent are over. Due to the proliferation of technology, streamlined communication between consumers and businesses has never been so strong. As part of this advancement to bring customers and agents closer together, conversational interfaces, such as Read More…

  • December 18 2019 Let’s talk: End-of-year sales

    As the end of the calendar year approaches, and we are faced with the Christmas and New Year period, we are sharing how small businesses can bump up their sales and take advantage of this high spending time. With the The National Retail Association (NRA) reporting that Australians are set to splurge $14 billion nationwide Read More…

  • December 17 2019 New neobank, Volt, onboards their 40,000 pre-launch waiting list

    Neobank, Volt, has a waitlist of 40,000 people ahead of its launch in early 2020, following its recent announcement of a ‘no catches’ ongoing base interest rate of 2.15 per cent on savings. Neobanks are digital banks that rely on smartphone banking apps or websites for the processing of payments, rather than through the use Read More…