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Ranking in the top 5 Best Places to Work in Australia, Intuit tells us how it’s done

The desire to be happy at work and enjoy your job is not an unreasonable one – after all, we spend the vast majority...

Getting it right: A healthy work-life balance starts with culture

If you’re a business owner who was driven to the start-up scene by the prospect of independence and a better work-life balance, then the...

How failing to hire and retain good employees can destroy your business

For as long as there is entrepreneurship, people who have taken upon themselves to do this job have searched for the recipe for what...

Your company is the sum of your people

There are two kinds of startups – those who succeed and others who constantly try. In Britain, at least half the companies fail to...

If you’re serious about a new job – you’ll find one

Trying to secure a new job opportunity can be like playing a numbers game. Feeling defeated before they even start, many job seekers tirelessly...

Recruit right: How to ensure you make the right hires for your team!

According to a report published in Harvard Business Review, out of 20,000 hires during a three year research period, 46 percent had failed in...

Getting it right the first time: The value of psychometric testing in the hiring process

It all starts with your people. The attraction, development and retention of the right people are the foundations of not only a strong culture...

Delivering Australia an alternative to the supermarket: Marley Spoon’s unique approach to international expansion

Launching your brand internationally is a growth strategy that follows from success. But success in one market shouldn’t be construed as a right of...

Millennials ambitious but not as tech dependent as employers think

A new whitepaper released by leading specialist recruitment firm, Robert Walters, has found that the majority of employers surveyed (79 per cent) believe that...

Tinder style match-making technology hits employment market

Tinder style match-making technology is set to take the Australian employment market by storm with the launch of technology driven job marketplace Likeajob. Using a...

When disruption is the only way

At the National Achievers Congress 2015 in Sydney this Week, Richard Branson said entrepreneurship was about “creating something that makes a difference to peoples...

IT recruitment on the increase

According to a recently released survey by specialist professional recruiter, Robert Walters, 39% of hiring managers expecting to increase IT staffing levels up to...

Getting real with communicating organisational values

In the 80’s and 90’s, communicating organisational values followed a similar format…the ‘Rollout’. Corporate values and mission statements were emblazoned on beautifully designed wall...

The top skill sets employers and employees need

Self-Discipline According to a recent article in Forbes, a full five out of ten of the attributes employers are looking for in 2015 are related...

Salary packaging as a business tool: Debunking the myths

Instead of just complying with the fringe benefits tax legislation, why not use it to your advantage? Salary packaging can maximise take-home pay and...

Survey reveals flexible working hours key for staff retention

According to research carried out by Employsure, Australia’s leading workplace relations specialists, over a third of Australian employers believe flexible work arrangements is the...

New industry code highlights need for national regulation of employment services

The Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA), the peak body for the private employment services sector, has released a proposal for an Employment Services...

Technology to the rescue – how to speed up recruitment

The way we do business today is almost unrecognisable compared to how we worked only a few years ago. The emergences of digital technologies...

Vulnerable working holiday makers: Blueberry farmer faces Court over alleged record-keeping failures

Sandy Beach blueberry farmer, Gurmakh Dosanjh, will face Court in Sydney over alleged record-keeping failures for dozens of overseas workers. A spot check of Mr...

Five ways to stamp out workplace toxicity

Underperforming employees, passive aggression and too much bureaucracy can all contribute to a negative working environment.