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How to be a more socially responsible small business

Small businesses may struggle to have a distinct cooperate social identity. But it doesn’t always have to be this way.

10 tasks you can outsource to boost your productivity

If outsourcing still sounds controversial for you, you’re way behind the global trends of the workforce market. Millions of companies decide to hire outsourcing...

How to keep employees accountable without causing conflict

How can your employees be kept accountable?

Anxiety in the workplace is estimated to cost businesses up to 100,000 hours of lost time

Last week I received a call from a CEO overseas who had slipped into a very dark place. He had acknowledged that his levels...

New survey reveals remote work is on the rise

Globalisation and technological advancement has fuelled the emergence of a mobile workforce with almost 70 per cent of Australians working remotely each week. According to...

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...

It’s time to cultivate corporate wellbeing and GROW productivity

Work-life balance is a term that is often bandied around the office, yet there’s no doubt mobile technology is one of the leading factors...

Why promoting your employees to partners in your business is great way to ensure retention

Retaining key employees can be a struggle, particularly when they are talented and experienced. Research from the Australian Human Resources Institute Pulse Survey on...

The mistakes small businesses make when recruiting and how to avoid them

Every small business understands the key to growth lies in its people – the driving force. By hiring the best talent, small businesses know...

What’s that, you say? Entrepreneurs don’t have time to be healthy? Think again!

Do you produce your best work when you have the flu? I didn’t think so. When your body is worn down, it makes it...

Why employee engagement is crucial

"At the end of the day people won't remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel" ― Maya Angelou A...

How to increase productivity at work?

The world is driven by competitive industries that are constantly reaching for the next best worker to drive production and increase profits. This hyper...

Mature age workers: the talent pool that will help boost your business’s bottom line 

Just as Australia’s population is ageing, so too is the nation’s workforce, with an increasing number of workers seeking to remain in employment longer....

Cost-effective, hassle-free, fruitful: what recruitment must be for Australian SMEs

Since launching in July 2015, the Federal Government’s employment services program, jobactive, has helped employers from across Australia recruit more than 400,000 suitably skilled workers....

The highest minimum wage increase since 2011… what does this mean for small businesses?

The Fair Work Commission today delivered its annual wage review. This decision will have a significant impact on all businesses and industries and over 2.3 million employees...

National minimum wage to increase by 3.3%

The 2016-17 Annual Wage Review has been handed down, with the Fair Work Commission determining the national minimum wage (NMW) should be increased by...

Bad hire, big cost: how to find employees who are a good fit

Employers seeking staff to grow their business have numerous options available, including recruitment agencies and online employment marketplaces, but many would argue it is...

Fear not; technology creates jobs and millennials are riding the wave

Millennials have their whole working lives ahead of them, but they’re staring down the barrel of automation as new technology threatens to eliminate more...

LinkedIn reveals ‘most sought-after’ companies

PwC has topped LinkedIn’s list of top 25 Australian companies for 2017, with second, third and fourth places going to KPMG, Westpac Group and...