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When the time is right, launching into new markets doesn’t have to be complicated

Exporting a business leads to better growth, opens up new ways of responding to market forces and exposes a company to new ideas.

Out with old, in with new: How video resumes supplement traditional resumes

Many organisations have discovered that the majority of tasks can be completed and executed effectively within remote setting. One of the most positive elements of the COVID-19 pandemic is the opening of a global talent pool that is now accessible in ways we have never fully explored in the past.

Australian tech team helps companies worldwide switch to digital during COVID-19

Liberate learning developed software that helped businesses like Coles and NAB keep over 150,000 staff up and down the country safe while working from home or at the workplace. The people behind the technology could see the widespread benefit of the application and went a step further.

C-Suite executives’ guide to facing mental health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic

With organisations working remotely, it is hard for business leaders to feel connected to their teams - out of sight, out of mind.

Hobbies that will make you better at building a real legacy through your work

By giving back to the community, actively taking part in philanthropic causes, and providing positive social value, businesses have the power – and responsibility to make a difference and build brands that make a lasting impact on their communities and the world around them.

7 innovative businesses creating intermediate guide to social impact

Businesses have evolved multifold over a short period. This write-up presents 7 innovative businesses which are not only being creative but also creating social impact through it.

How to raise your game when the world’s energy is falling

Life is fueled by energy, frequency and vibration so it's safe to say COVID-19 is a potent energy depressant. The onus is on leaders to take this challenge head on.

Why international students are the key to stimulating Australia’s startup ecosystem

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page” – Saint Augustine.

Here are six powerful benefits that CRM automation can unlock for your business

Preparing for growth requires a combination of strategies deliberately pushing a company towards new achievements. CRM automation is one strategy that keeps showing up wherever remarkable growth is taking place.

Bringing the smarts to Australia’s catalogue industry amidst the COVID 19 pandemic

For brands and businesses of all sizes, one of the most conventional marketing staples is the print catalogue. Unfortunately for this quaint relic from a bygone era, COVID-19 has accelerated the rise of eCommerce in Australia and shifted consumer habits, moving people even further away from a tactile reading experience onto a screen-based, digital experience
CEO and General Manager MATE David and Mark Fazio

Meet the Fazio brothers – homegrown Sydneysiders taking over the telco space

‘Our motto is to treat customers how we’d want to be treated,’ he says. ‘That means giving them the products they want, at a price that works and with service that’s unsurpassed.’

How public COVID-19 data is critical to helping businesses stabilise faster

In order to succeed, will need to take full advantage of internal and external data sources, while continuing to act on digital transformation initiatives with greater agility.

As our digital future becomes our digital present, here’s why we must get serious...

Digital transformation isn’t a temporary trend but a permanent shift and if businesses can’t trust their online security, they can’t truly embrace a digital future.

What are the dangers of TikTok? Does the app really pose a threat to...

The likes of Amazon, Wells Fargo Bank, and the United States Military have all been reported to have told employees to delete the entertainment app from their devices.
Business strategies for COVID-19

Here are the top business strategies for not only surviving, but thriving throughout the...

As if building a business wasn’t challenging enough, companies are now faced with overhauling their entire marketing strategy, rethinking how they communicate with staff and stakeholders, and cleaning like they’ve never cleaned before.
One in three Australians ready to quit their job to pursue a business passion

One in three Australians ready to quit their job to pursue a business passion...

Not only do more than two-thirds (70%) of respondents believe, due to the pandemic, it’s more important today to pursue a career they’re genuinely passionate about, with respondents saying that they would be willing to forgo a third (33%) of their income to do so.
An innovative approach to energy can build unbreakable bonds with customers

An innovative approach to energy can build unbreakable bonds with customers

By using a distributed ledger to track and verify exchanges between parties and standardised contract architecture to simplify settlement, this technology has made PPAs available to customers using far less energy.

Should you work at a startup? What to consider before joining a new company

Working for startup companies sounds attractive to many people. Job descriptions often mention that there’s room for quick advancement and that the...
Business strategies for surviving and thriving throughout the pandemic and beyond

Business strategies for surviving and thriving throughout the pandemic and beyond

Answer any and all questions relating to the impact of the pandemic on your team’s job certainty and role requirements.
Tips and tricks: How to go from dad to entrepreneur in 7 Steps - Vistaprint head

Tips and tricks: How to go from dad to entrepreneur in 7 Steps –...

As a Dad first and an entrepreneur second, you are going to have to put in an immense number of hours into your business.

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How to pitch sales and marketing ideas to your boss with...

If you work in sales and marketing, part of your job is to demonstrate your value. In fact, this is a universal rule in any workplace. So, how do you get the attention of your immediate boss – team leaders, sales managers, marketing direc-tors, the CEO or even the Board – to, ultimately, make your ideas happen? Check out this FREE REPORT

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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