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Management Matters
News, opinions and advice on managing business systems and people.

The New Financial year also provides a perfect opportunity to apply similar strategies to ensure that your businesses health thrives with minimal to no hiccups.

Your organisation needs general managers with effective management skills, who can motivate and lead others and launch inventive business strategies.

Workplace well-being is a growing trend. When a company fully integrates a ‘domesticated’ workplace with high levels of social interaction, opportunities to relax, and amenities to eat and exercise, the increased rates of productivity, retention and satisfaction are exponential.

It was scary and exciting to do something no one else was doing. But then some other people got the same idea and suddenly there were a few people doing the same thing. But rather than freaking out and holding all my cards close to my chest – I celebrated.

Hiring the best talent straight off the mark is not easy, not cheap and it can be risky. It may be tempting to take the ‘safer’ option of hiring less experienced staff at the start with the intention of attracting more experienced talent as the business grows.

Are the words “strategic review” welcome in your business? If not, you might need to rethink why and how you’re conducting them. Whether it’s triggered by a new market opportunity, a change in leadership or if it simply serves as an annual benchmark, a strategic review provides an opportunity to step back from day-to-day operations, assess the foundations on which a business is built and chart a roadmap for its course now and for the future.

Meet Found Careers – a fast growing Australia mobile jobs platform. The new, two-sided jobs app is shaking up the way businesses hire, and the way that job seekers find jobs.

While the myriad ways of delivering information have evolved dramatically, for many organisations, the system for managing the information hasn’t changed much.

What’s not often considered is that decluttering, organising and styling an office can help facilitate greater clarity for everyone in the business, while reinforcing individual and team productivity.

The idea that older workers struggle more than their younger colleagues with technology has been debunked by a comprehensive new survey by Dropbox.

Vineet Nayar shares at least 8 simple ideas that can do wonders to your Employee Engagement scores and ensure happiness, passion and growth.

Kronos, the global leader in workforce management software launched its latest research paper, The $56billion Question which revealed the impact unnecessary administrative tasks has on Australian and New Zealand businesses.

Bringing principles from lean manufacturing and agile development to the process of innovation, the Lean Startup helps companies succeed in a business landscape riddled with risk.

Confidence steadily decreases as women age and the biggest insecurities they have about returning to work relate to balancing work and family commitments and whether their skills and knowledge are up-to-date.

When you run your own business, one of the most consistent and common causes of sleepless nights is the people you employ. But it...

When you started your business, you probably had certain ideas about how things were going to play out. The goal was a humming, streamlined...

Okay, tell me if this sounds familiar? You’re a small business operator, or maybe the CFO of a small company. It’s your job to stay on...

Dealing with taxable travel expenses - every hotel, flight, meal, taxi and Uber - can be one of the most daunting tasks at this time of the year

Most small business owners get caught up in the minutiae of a business. They become trapped like a hamster in a wheel, spinning, spinning, spinning,...

Many new tax breaks have recently been introduced and some existing ones have been turbo-charged, what tax goodies are available to your small business?

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