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  • July 5 2019 How to use your previous job to map your next business move

    By: Glenn Cochran, Regional Director at RB Australia and New Zealand Research by McCrindle [1] shows that the average tenure within a job in Australia is 3.3 years, which is significantly less than in the 1970s when average job tenure of people aged over 45 years old was 10 years. With the same research showing that Read More…

  • July 3 2019 Three steps to writing job descriptions that work

    By Jay Munro, Indeed Employer Insight Strategist, ANZ More than a third of recruiters would rather be spending less time on writing and posting job descriptions, even though on average, only 11% of their day is spent on this task [1]. But when 62% of job seekers say that a job description that fits their Read More…

  • June 28 2019 Thinking of starting a podcast? Here are the need-to-knows

    Thinking of starting a podcast? While it has never been easier to launch one – here’s the secret to making it thrive. People tell me all the time that they’d like their own podcast. When I ask why, people will often say they get together with their mates and that their chat is so good Read More…

  • June 26 2019 Let’s talk: Late payments

    Late payments: Top mistakes small businesses make when dealing with late payers A new report from Xero, the global small business platform, revealed for the first time the magnitude and impact of late payments to Australian small businesses, putting the value of outstanding, late payments at $115 billion a year. The research found that half Read More…

  • June 26 2019 The fusion of CEO and CFO is the future of HR

    Byline: Alicia Roach, Director of QHR and Creator of eQ8 With so much buzz around “The Future of Work” it seems only natural to think about “The Future of HR”.  Certainly, it feels like there is a shift occurring in the field. The external imperatives are there with, technology, globalisation, growth, change and consolidation. The Read More…

  • June 24 2019 The five keys to a successful business partnership

    Byline: Ak Sabbagh Nothing is of more importance to a successful business than working with the right people. When it comes to partnerships, that’s even more crucial. The person you work with can make or break your business, your prosperity, and by extension, your wellbeing. So, the stakes on picking the right business partner are Read More…

  • June 24 2019 Trust and the role it plays in creating strong customer relationships

    Byline: Charles Heunemann, Managing Director, VP Asia Pacific for Natterbox Limited Acclaimed American author Dr Stephen R. Covey argued that in all our relationships we have an “emotional bank account” and our interactions either increase or decrease the balance of trust and connection. “When the trust account is high, communication is instant, easy and effective,” Read More…

  • June 21 2019 Julie Hirsch and Nicole Lamond: The new 2-woman business that just raised $1m capital and won over Woolworths

    Julie Hirsch and Nicole Lamond have founded Eloments, the world’s first organic tea enriched with plant-based vitamins and minerals, designed to give consumers a natural and enjoyable way to take their daily vitamins. This small company – comprised of just Julie and Nicole – is celebrating a big win this month with entry into the tea Read More…

  • June 19 2019 Let’s Talk: Leadership

    This week for our Let’s Talk discussion we ask the experts about leadership, and the one business rule they swear by concerning it. At recent interviews, Dynamic Business has explored the idea that soft skills may be more relevant than ever in the leadership game. The ability to listen as a leader, to empathise and Read More…

  • June 19 2019 Science, art or corporate fad? What does an executive coach do… and do you need one?

    In 2005 I received a call from my best friend who was attending a Coaching Psychology Conference held at the University of Sydney. She said “I have just discovered what you have been doing all your life … it’s called Executive Coaching.” I have to be deeply honest here. I told her that I thought it Read More…

  • June 18 2019 Putting your money where your audience is – online

    Byline: Karen Lewis, Head of Digital and Ecommerce, Salmat While online sales might count for a fraction of your total sales, the influence the internet wields in consumer purchase decisions is too powerful to ignore. Regardless of whether they buy online or in-store, consumers are going online to be inspired, to do research and to Read More…

  • June 17 2019 4 ways new workplace technologies are helping leaders build more productive communities

    By Luke McNeal, Director, Workplace by Facebook A successful business is a business that gets the most out of its prized assets – its people. As a result, productivity is a primary focus for any leader of a business, large or small. With 77% of companies believing email is now an ineffective form of communication and 45% of employees Read More…

  • June 14 2019 Failure will help us win

    Byline: Petr Adamek, CEO of Canberra Innovation Network In Australia, we love to celebrate success. Whether it’s kicking a goal on the football field or passing a final exam at school, we hold winners in high esteem. Same applies in the business world. Those who succeed are lauded at awards and in media while those Read More…

  • June 14 2019 7 social media fails businesses need to avoid

    Byline: Nicola Moras We all know that the best way to ‘be out there’ these days is to be on social media – after all, all publicity is good publicity, right? Not so much. We’ve even seen platforms take a huge hit when they’ve misused their platforms without realising the negative impact that a misguided Read More…

  • June 12 2019 Use it or lose it! Top tips for maximising your remaining marketing budget this EOFY

    By Garth Anesbury, Owner, Kwik Kopy Hilton As EOFY looms, it is important to use up your marketing budget to ensure you aren’t shortchanged next year. While you might have executed all of your marketing strategies, you still may have a little in the pot; perhaps squirreled away for emergencies or because you made cost-effective Read More…