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

Alongside internships, Outcome.Life help their clients to choose the right Professional Year provider, ensuring that students not only kickstart their career, but also achieve permanent residency status where appropriate.

Like it or not, believe it or not, the new era of business is as much about feeling as it is about thinking. As much about trusting as it is about testing. As much about emotion, intuition and instinct as it is about listening, learning & leveraging.

Better preparation through immersive VR Training allows trainees to understanding escalating situations and work out in complete safety strategies to avoid violence.

Culture Amp bagged the EOA ‘Best Small to Medium Enterprise Succession Plan’ award at the Employee Ownership Australia Awards.

In business, we often call someone a “romantic” if we view them as utterly naïve or overly idealistic. We also use the term to dismiss all-too-optimistic outlooks or ideas that appear foolish. Sometimes, in meetings, we are told to “stop romanticizing.” So we do.

Furthermore, the fact that around one quarter of business owners don’t know where to start with their planning process is damning. A simple framework can be built around the basic premise of “Now, Where, How”

A MetLife study shows almost half of small business owners are exposing themselves, families and employees to the financial impact of illness, injury or even death through lack of insurance.

Building a collaborative, productive workplace requires more EQ than IQ – and technical proficiency alone won't cut it. Sean Seamer, MediaCom CEO for Australia and New Zealand, shares his insights.

According to the latest research commissioned by HR and recruitment specialists, Randstad, more than half of Australian workers don’t think they have the digital skills to guarantee future employability.

Making progress is all about taking risks and learning from these risks, whether they pay off or not. However, there are certain mistakes many business owners are still making unnecessarily, perhaps without even realising it.

We are living in a world where the most powerful people are not necessarily the smartest or the most experienced. Change is happening and it will not wait for you to get used to it.

Compliance training may not currently be the top priority on your HR to-do list, but it’s one of the most important things to account for in your business.

Did you attain your financial goals, and ready yourself for the New Year? If not, incorporating a business goal into a resolution is a great way to maintain good financial health.

In a fast changing society it is crucial that businesses acknowledge and embrace the younger generation - allowing them to cut through the clutter and become relevant in a period of innovation and disruption.

Of course, when it comes to attracting the very best of the best to your company, you could throw a lot of money at a person and hope that solves any concerns. But there are other perks that don’t cost a ton of money and still hold the potential to retain your best people.

Such ‘key people of influence’ are able to pitch ideas successfully and build the reputation of their companies. They become thought leaders and innovators, whose presence enhances an entire organisation.

We get so many people who ring every year just before Christmas worried about security over the holidays. However criminals work all year round. Security is just as important in February as it is in December.

When you have both a niche product and a niche market it’s crucial to understand what and who your market is, so you can target your niche market properly. Don’t just look at their demographics, but understand their psychographics too.

Working with on demand workers, particularly experienced C-suite executives, is a great way to bring in best practice from outside your company and upskill your existing talent in a way that fits with your business.

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