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An expert reveals 7 reasons why major companies get caught in employee underpayment scandals

Every few months sees a major employee underpayment scandal – companies announcing that they have made payroll errors that have impacted thousands...

How can business commercialise digital technologies

At Beca, our industrial clients are in the midst of a significant transformation thanks to digitalisation. Industry 4.0 gives manufacturers and mining...

Matching guru Hugh Williams teams up with Expert360 to develop the on-demand project matching...

Expert360, APACs leading freelance marketplace and management platform for professionals, this week announced that Hugh Williams, formerly a Product and Engineering leader...

What major tech disruption risks are Aussie and New Zealand businesses facing?

What does a boutique animation studio have in common with one of the world’s largest financial services provider? More than you would...

New HR tech platform Shortlyster raises $5M in seed round to shake up traditional...

Shortlyster, an intelligent hiring optimisation platform, that helps companies make better and more informed hiring decisions, has today announced it has successfully...

Stuck on how to grow your business? Here are the top business rules you...

Some of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs and innovative business ideas emerged from those that dared to colour outside the lines. Most business owners...

In Venture Capital, it’s all about the People

The acknowledged power law in VC suggests that only one in ten venture funded startups will achieve the 10x return profile...

Modern families are making business succession planning even harder

The complexities of modern families are making it even harder for business owners to plan for the future. With around...

Are you facing rapid business growth? Focus on your people

As an entrepreneur, it is an incredible feeling when your small business begins to succeed. Suddenly sales are up,  business is booming. It...

Global employers are increasingly using gig economy platforms despite the concerns

With the growing acceptance of the “gig economy” workforce in Australia, new independent research commissioned by specialised recruiter Robert Half ...

Old technology and death-by-meetings: Why the Australian workforce is losing the productivity battle

Organisations of all sizes, from large multinationals to burgeoning startups, are spending boatloads of cash on solutions aimed at simplifying collaboration...

Here 5 lessons from an expert on why the best entrepreneurs always experiment

Now is not a good time to be in the prediction business. So many attempts to foretell the future go horribly wrong....

Australian startups missing growth opportunities due to suboptimal boards per this KPMG and Think...

Australian startups are missing out on the potential for boards to play a transformational role in their development and growth, with only...

What every business can learn from Tinder about client relationships

Every business’s right to exist lies in the problems it solves. You have to be valuable to your target markets. Before...

How can you master the art and science of scalability to take your business...

When you start a business, chances are you are thinking that you can handle everything that comes your way on your own. After all,...

Here are five good reasons why you should let your staff use social media...

Millennials will soon become the biggest employee group in the world and they are a segment which has grown up using digital technology. Millennials communicate...

The three biggest hurdles you will face when you experience rapid business growth

While we all want our businesses to achieve measured and sustainable growth, when growth surpasses expectation it can bring a number of problems.

What exactly is Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) and how can it help your business?

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) is the most misused and least understood business phrases out there. Ask five different people what SWP is to them and you will end up with seven different answers.

The family that stays together: Why family businesses are better at employee retention

When it comes to employee retention, family businesses lead the way. According to the Harvard Business Review, the average turnover at a non-family firm is 11% per year. Family firms, however, churn only 9% of their workforce.

Why your employees’ soft skills are the key to the growth and success of...

Soft skills are the personal attributes that are needed to succeed in the workplace. They’re often related to how employees work with others (otherwise known as ‘people skills’)

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