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5 personal branding tips for women

What can we do to change the narrative and ensure our future is not only equally shaped by women, but seen to be? 5 tips for women who are ready to challenge themselves...

How to learn from the pandemic to optimise company culture

It’s more important than ever for employers to consider their company culture and how they will show employees they care as the new normal continues to shift.

Public relations: The difference between editorial, sponsored content & advertising in your SME marketing strategy

Marketing and advertising scream “look at me” and “buy me”. Whereas PR says, “I’m trustworthy, credible and an authority.”

Why 2021 needs employees that are excellent self-leaders

When life is demanding, those who lead themselves from the inside out excel. Poor self-leaders waste energy on things they can’t control...

4 tips to re-energise your workforce as pandemic fatigue takes a toll

Business leaders should try these tips to help re-energise teams, boost morale, and help avoid burnout...

3 mind hacks to help you build your dream business

Here are three steps to building your dream business: shifting your mindset, aligning your goals and implementing simple strategies. Read on...

Letting everyone work from home forever isn’t good for teamwork

While there are indeed benefits with remote work, making it the ONLY option can be a bad thing to do for most organisations and teams.

It’s time to put data science and engineering in the hands of the business

As the volume of business data available has grown exponentially, a new discipline has evolved. There is now a better way...

Digital customer experience: How Australian SMBs can up their game in 2021

For many SMBs today, finding new, digital ways to engage with customers is not merely a matter of building a thriving business, it’s about surviving...

Why a ‘people plan’ is just as important as a business plan

Your business needs a people strategy, one that covers the embedding of culture and the projection of your team members’ career pathways...

5 ways your business could benefit from open source technology

Here are five reasons why open source technologies are beneficial for businesses looking to stay competitive in digital transformation...

The changes in insolvency & restructuring rules that could catch out Australian businesses

“COVID Safe Harbour” insolvency rules have been replaced by legislation that includes a new, streamlined SME restructuring process...

6 most commonly overlooked cost savings in business

From paying more than necessary to cutting budgets on activities that bring home the bacon, here are some of the most commonly overlooked savings in business to look out for in 2021.

Three ways to ensure your employees work safely from home

When a pandemic effects a revolution, by making remote work common, employers must re-think their approach. They have to answer this question: How do you ensure a safe place of work when that place is an employee’s home? Here are three practical suggestions.

The pandemic pivot: 5 ways coronavirus shifted HR priorities

With the ups and down during the pandemic, one thing remained clear for businesses: exceptional HR is not an optional extra – it’s a necessity.

How business crisis pressures can produce disruptive diamonds

Disruption waits for no one, especially not a pandemic. Innovative thinking should be top priority during a crisis. Read on...

Seven steps to attract and hire the best staff in 2021

Now is the perfect time for businesses to re-evaluate their hiring processes. Here are tips for any business looking to land top talent...

How to keep business costs down, while still achieving your strategic goals

Making cuts to costs that are too deep can impact employee and customer satisfaction. Don’t cut costs enough, it can embed inefficiencies into the business or threaten viability. So...

Australian government opens third round of international collaboration grant: Up to $1 million for successful applicants

The third round of the government’s Global Innovation Linkages Program, aiming to provide funding to help Australian businesses or researchers collaborate with international partners, is now open for applications.