Home Management Matters
News, opinions and advice on managing business systems and people.
In recent years, companies have narrowed their attention to managing remote or hybrid workforces — looking at mitigating burnout from long hours, the ergonomics of work-from-home setups, video conferencing fatigue.
The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed us; made us question our values and re-evaluate what’s important to us.
How many times over the past week have you read, seen or heard the words “The Great Resignation”? Employee engagement is at an all time low, people are tired and people are walking out.
Companies have come to embrace hybrid work as a permanent fixture of Australia’s future professional landscape. But reengaging a workforce in 2022 after almost two years of turbulence remains a key challenge.
If you’ve spent the last two years back and forth between the office and home, you might be wondering whether you need a physical office at all.
Being a leader means making some hard decisions. It means making some tough choices. Sometimes it means not being liked. Those in leadership positions, whether that’s formal leadership or informal, presidents or CEOs often have to make unpopular decisions for the benefit of the business.
The Big Four banks, CBA, Westpac, ANZ and National Australia Bank introduced open banking in July 2021, and other banks and financial services are expected to follow in 2022.
Using dispensary technology designed for cannabis businesses can help stores succeed, and implementing a payroll software solution will contribute to the business’ growth.
Thomas Jensen is not a typical CEO who has made a career by climbing the corporate ladder. “I didn’t have the cynicism it takes to get to the top,” he says of himself.
According to a study by Slack, 1 in 2 workers would quit their jobs if employers provided no hybrid work offerings and forced full-time office work on them.
Typically, you’ll see this mindset passed down from generation to generation, with decades or even centuries of constant care and consideration. For the truly successful farming businesses, a farm, brand or food product becomes a household name that lasts for decades.
Industries hit hard by COVID shutdowns are drastically reducing their headcount and with the end of JobKeeper last month another 150,000 jobs are at risk of disappearing. In response, millions of workers around the world began freelancing for the first time, as a way to insulate themselves against the economic uncertainty.
Imagine this for a moment. Working three days a week and exploring the beauty of another State the other four.
Successful growth comes down to five important traits: people, process, training, culture and technology. If you can get these five in place, you’ll be well on your way to true, sustainable growth.
However, the demands of managing an IT department may be too much for SMBs to handle. These businesses usually have a small number of workers. The budget allocation is also limited, and workspace too.
Switching to D2C can not only help boost online sales, but allows a brand to take greater control of their communications strategies, supporting customers with greater empathy, managing their expectations better and learning what their customers want!
an Australian tech start up that specialises in QR Code food ordering at pubs and restaurants has received $11m in funding from some very high profile investors
People don’t change jobs, they change leaders. When our habits are unproductive, the people influenced by them will form their own unproductive habits to survive in that environment. This stifles innovation, productivity and commitment.
The funding provides the capital to diversify our operations into the content and lifestyle space, while continuing to attract the best operational talent to support our aggressive growth strategy
In times of economic stress the freelancer economy expands, bringing with it new opportunities to reimagine your career. In response, millions of workers around the world began freelancing for the first time, as a way to insulate themselves against the economic uncertainty.