Home Management Matters
News, opinions and advice on managing business systems and people.
How to re-engage the forgotten workforce
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.
Trends for the changing workplace in 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed us; made us question our values and re-evaluate what’s important to us.
Why businesses need to apply child’s play
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.
The conventional work to office is dead, long live the flexible workplace
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.
Thinking of selling your office space in 2022? Here’s what you must know
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.
Tips to successfully strike a balance between leadership and likeability in management
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.
How open banking offers benefits to customers, banks and cyber criminals
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.
How to choose the right compliant payroll solution for your cannabis business
Using dispensary technology designed for cannabis businesses can help stores succeed, and implementing a payroll software solution will contribute to the business’ growth.
Lessons learned as a people-first leader
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.
Aussie businesses need to embrace hybrid working in the 4th Industrial Revolution
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.
What lessons are available for corporates to learn from farming businesses?
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.
How freelancers can climb the career ladder after the COVID-19 pandemic
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.
Experimentation with adventure in creating new life designs for pleasure in work
Imagine this for a moment. Working three days a week and exploring the beauty of another State the other four.
Entrepreneurial approaches in tackling your business’ growing pains
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.
Managed IT services make the difference for Small & Medium Businesses future prospect
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.
Entrepreneurs’ Organisation Melbourne members share cutting out the middleman
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!
QR Code food ordering Aussie startup Mr Yum announces $11m post seed investment
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
It’s not us it’s you: when you think you’re a good leader but your...
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.
ORDER announces successful $5.3m capital raising and announces new CEO
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
How freelancers can climb the career ladder post-COVID
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.