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Surviving workplace bullying: 5 steps to success

I’m a former victim of extreme workplace bullying. For more than three years, I worked in the global resources industry in Australia, running health and...

Making teamwork work

Team days often have a poor reputation and, because it is so hard to get it right, allocating time and effort to team effectiveness...

Three steps for HR leaders to capitalise on their moment in the spotlight

It’s a pivotal time for HR leaders in Australia. There is a growing understanding within the C-suite that employees are at the heart of how...

Why competition is killing your business

Byline: Wendy Born Any kind of competition within an organisation limits the ability for that organisation to reach its full potential. There is no...

How to boost your productivity in 2-hour blocks

How do you currently spend your workday? Like most people, the first thing you likely do is open your email and see what pops...

Lack of corporate expertise a risk to not-for-profit organisations

There’s almost $140 billion floating in the Australian economy through the not-for-profit sector, yet a lack of corporate expertise has been identified as a...

Why this entrepreneur believes character outweighs IQ in business

Byline: Jim Penman, the founder of Australia’s largest home-service franchise, Jim’s Group. Change character, and I believe you can change the world. I strongly believe this...

Global employers increasingly using gig economy platforms despite concerns

Global business leaders forecast one in three of their employees will be temporary workers by 2023. 94% of global business leaders are currently...

Working from home just got trickier

Employees who work from home to look after family, a sick child, to manage long commutes or to juggle other commitments is fairly common practice... but that...

How to choose the right person to run your business

Business owners that are looking to take a step back from their business need to find the right person to run it, which can...

7 steps to better data management

Managing data correctly and as efficiently as possible is crucial for all businesses as data is the very basis of what organisations are built...

The four leadership “blind spots”

A recent Dale Carnegie survey of over 3,300 employees has identified four leadership “blind spots” – the aspects of leading that are currently not...

Let’s talk: Generational Gap

How can we show the value that millennials bring to the work place? With millennials (currently people aged around 23-37) starting to fill up the...

Why businesses must embrace automation for future success

Automation is a driving force behind a changing workforce in which mundane tasks are no longer part of most job descriptions and workers are...

Why SMEs need to get smart about corporate travel

Do you know how much time and money you are spending on business travel? For many businesses the answer is no, and they’re missing...

How millennials are changing talent

Data indicates stereotypes of millennial talents are not true.

Remote employees: How to prepare for the Remote Revolution

The need for flexibility in the workspace is growing – sometimes even as far as to a workspace on the other side of the...

Ten easy steps to avoid unexpected downtime

In an era of digital connectivity and data dependency, continuous access to electricity has never been more critical for Australian small businesses. Yet, many...