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Business owners need to be ready for wage rate increases and Award changes, as well as penalty rate changes coming into effect on 1 July 2017.

Productivity is now looked at as overall human capital productivity. It has become the assessment of human and business efficiency – and, in particular, the focus is on workforce productivity.

StartupAUS, Australia's peak advocacy group for startups, acknowledged support for fintech in the 2017-18 Federal Budget, but noted there was a lack of focus on innovation or entrepreneurship.

With 22.3% of students at Australian universities being international students, it’s important that they aren’t disregarded for employment, especially if they are receiving the same education as local students.

The good news is that the ability to lead through uncertainty is a learnable skill. In fact, it is perhaps the most important skill for leaders today to master. And the place to start is to become expert in managing ourselves.

All industries bring new products to market – whether they be new product categories, markets, segments, or industries. But not every company gets it right.

Who can justify having Australian businesses pay over $22 billion annually in payroll tax to the individual States for the sole reason that they are employing 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.




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