Six remote working lessons for businesses on the rise

A year into the pandemic, here are some valuable lessons learned for businesses about powering on productively when you’re far apart...

Let’s Talk: The end of JobKeeper and what it could mean for your business

With JobKeeper reaching its end, Let's Talk about what this big change could mean for businesses around Australia...

Let’s Talk: How can you drive motivation and teamwork among staff?

How do you keep staff motivated and ensure you have a thriving workplace? We talk to various business leaders and find out...

The future of work is not just digital, it’s distributed

While this period can be challenging, it's also allowed for new technologies, working styles and digital operations being tried out en masse.

How Intrepid Travel was smacked with an industry-changing pandemic – and kept on swimming

Intrepid began 2020 with the biggest month of sales it had ever seen. And then the clouds rolled in...

When is an employer at risk of an unfair dismissal claim?

If an employee wants to make an unfair dismissal claim, the difference between an actual firing versus a forced resignation is significant...

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.

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...

Conquering chaos: The importance of communication & collaboration in a home/office hybrid workplace

As the pandemic continues to change how businesses manage staff, it's clear that communication and collaboration are imperative for success...

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...

Women and young adults among those hit hardest by COVID-19, Queensland survey finds

The data shows that the number of renters that have lost their jobs or worked less hours during the pandemic is almost twice that of mortgage holders.

The importance of professional compliments & recognition in the workplace

When did you last feel appreciated in the workplace? In time for World Compliment Day, here’s how you can provide genuine recognition...

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.

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...

Tracking technology in the workplace: The benefits of increased surveillance

The successful integration of tracing technology within the workplace comes down to identifying the benefits for the business and staff alike.

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.

Let’s Talk: The office vs. working from home?

Working from home is now a viable option for many businesses. So, this far into the pandemic, what do we think? Work office vs. Home? Let's talk...

[UPDATED] NSW cafes and restaurants can double capacity as COVID restrictions across the state ease further

Some good news for cafes and restaurants across NSW as COVID-19 restrictions relax further from today, Friday, following a promising month.

How your business should approach reducing headcount following the end of JobKeeper

As JobKeeper closes, businesses may need to reduce headcount to keep wage bills affordable. Here's how to approach a restructure legally and effectively...