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  • February 3 2020 5 tips to attract, develop and retain the best talent in 2020

    As we settle back into the daily grind at work, businesses must prepare for a turbulent year ahead with research by Robert Half suggesting one in three (31%) employees plan to look for a new job in 2020. A competitive salary is no longer enough. Employees seek ‘work perks’ that make their lives easier, cheaper Read More…

  • January 31 2020 “I had hit rock bottom”: How Linda Monique climbed up to where she is now

    Linda Monique is the founder of ALMO milk, which is a five year old almond milk business that has a huge global presence. After overcoming some huge personal and business obstacles, Linda has persevered in making her premium brand a success.  This has included overcoming the “logistics nightmare” of being an Australian grown company, completely Read More…

  • January 29 2020 Let’s Talk: Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the power to completely transform the way we do things, personally and in business. We have seen many cases of small businesses that have used AI to deliver exceptional services and products that go on to outshine the competition, or examples where businesses have completely revolutionised an internal process. In October, we Read More…

  • January 28 2020 How to up your PR game in 2020

    Public Relations is much like many other industries in that it is constantly evolving. Yes, the old-fashioned ways will continue – creating good rapport with journalists and scoring exposure on media platforms – but new opportunities for PR consultants are set to arise in 2020. Amanda Lacey, Director at POPCOM, a communications consultancy, believes that the industry Read More…

  • January 24 2020 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs: The family duo behind Payright

    What are the best things about working alongside your brother? A “strong team dynamic” and “complementary skill sets,” according to Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs Myles and Piers Redward. The brothers work together as the co-founders and joint CEOs of Payright, which is the latest payment plan provider in the market that targets products and services with higher price Read More…

  • January 24 2020 Employers beware! Many Aussies looking to leave jobs in January

    2020 could be the year for many Australian workers to take charge of their own career. According to research, almost two in five Australian workers are dissatisfied with their current job, while a further one in three are considering quitting to start their own business this year. The beginning of this week marked the arrival of Read More…

  • January 22 2020 Let’s talk: New Year

    It’s the third working week of the New Year (at least for most of us) and now that everyone is settled back into the flow of work, it’s a good time for us to assess our goals and plans for 2020. A New Year brings new exciting vision, and the break over Christmas often provides Read More…

  • January 20 2020 Is flexible working destined to become the new norm?

    Flexible working is gaining a lot of attention in the media recently. You may have seen, for example, Microsoft Japan’s story on testing out flexibility with a four-day work week – where productivity was significantly boosted (by 40%) – or ideas of 6 hour work days that have been passed around.  A lot of employers use flexible Read More…

  • January 17 2020 “Eighty-nine per cent were negative”; How Adala Bolto defied her critics

    What do you do when you’re running your startup and 89% of critics don’t believe your business will be a success? Well this is exactly the position Adala Bolto was in when she founded Zadi – fitness gyms designed for women, and her persistence led the business to have nothing but success.  We actually previously spoke Read More…

  • January 15 2020 Small business owners raise concerns about wage theft law

    As it is seen in mainstream discussions in recent years, wage theft is the practice of denying workers their rightful wages or benefits in contemporary workplaces. It is recognised in various forms, including failing to pay wages, overtime, “off-the-clock” works and refusing employees’ entitlements such as vacation times and sick leave. Since last year, prominent Read More…

  • January 13 2020 What does an Artificial Intelligence Specialist actually do?

    In mid December, LinkedIn revealed that Artificial Intelligence (AI) Specialist was the top emerging job for 2020; this may not be of much surprise but it does beg the question of what AI specialists actually do, and what the job entails. What are the exact skills and knowledge businesses need from AI Specialists? Artificial Intelligence is a huge Read More…

  • January 10 2020 From IT man to techpreneur: Kane Sajdak

    Kane Sajdak is a three time award winner of the Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Technology) and two time winner of the Australian Top 100 Entrepreneurs.  With a bunch of accolades under his belt and a background in corporate IT and technical infrastructure, Kane is also the Director of startup BITS Technology Group alongside long-time Read More…

  • January 10 2020 Top10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs: David Fazio on the importance of customer service and staying Aussie

    We are all too familiar with the pain of trying to get in touch with telecommunications companies and their lacking customer service. From endless time spent on hold to ineffective conservations with customer service in general, Australian users are tired and frustrated from trying to find a reliable internet service provider that pays attention to Read More…

  • January 8 2020 How to propel your company to greatness in 2020

    Sabri Suby is the founder of one of Australia’s fastest growing businesses and digital marketing agency, King Kong and author of international bestseller Sell Like Crazy.  Launched in 2014 out of Sabri’s home and completely bootstrapped, King Kong has grown to become a company of over 60 employees with major clients nationally and internationally. His company Read More…

  • January 6 2020 The 6 changes in employee awards and legislation this new year

    A new suite of major changes to employee awards and legislation will come into effect this year, with payroll expert Tracy Angwin warning large organisations and SMEs that they must comply with them or face consequences by the Fair Work Ombudsman. Tracy Angwin, CEO of the Australian Payroll Association says, “Legislation and individual awards around employee Read More…