Advice

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...

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 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...

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...

The fitness franchise that’s punched up during the pandemic

Boxing and strength-focused fitness franchise 12RND Fitness has 18 more locations set to launch in 2021. We chat to Co-Founder Tim West...

How to manage and thrive during remote working

Around the world, millions of people are attempting to slow the spread of COVID-19 by implementing social distancing measures such as remote working. While Australia...

Why document management is critical for small business growth

Byline: Scott Crosby, CEO, Upstream The merit in going paperless for small and medium businesses (SMBs) is clear: digitally stored documents, information, and files save businesses...

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....

Getting ready for the EOFY: A how-to-guide for businesses

By Mark Chapman, Director of Tax Communications with H&R Block With just a few weeks remaining until the end of financial year, many businesses will...

Combatting work stress

Byline: Amanda Gordon, Director of Armchair Psychology Work stress is inevitable, right?  We need some stress or we’d find a way to play solitaire all day...

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...

What Single Touch Payroll means for your employees

Have you taken the next step and started reporting through Single Touch Payroll (STP)? Employers with 20 or more employees should have already started...

What job interviewees are looking for

It’s easy to feel like the odds are stacked against you in an interview. Even the most talented people succumb to nerves and struggle...

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...

CV hacks that work

Adding digital evidence, putting yourself in the thick of the action and using a professional summary to highlight your unique selling proposition are three...

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...