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Aussie workers fear future job prospects as employers face digital skills shortages

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.

Man meets robot: 5 ways how machine learning will turbocharge your workforce

With evolved smart machines, knowledge workers will soon find their career paths disrupted in the near future. However, this change needn’t be seen as a negative. Future-ready businesses are already recognising the value.

A fintech start-up is taking on the big banks to give more Australians their...

My Four Weeks was born out of the desire to help people break the cycle of credit card debt, teaching people that it’s simple and easy to save for the holiday that they want to take.

Time over money: Australian workers would rather have more flexible hours than more pay

Australian workers are looking to maximise their free time in 2016 by outsourcing household chores and opting for flexibility of work hours over more pay

Your employees are wasting roughly a third of their work week on status meetings

A new survey shows that Aussie workers waste an average 12 hours per week and up to 30% of the 40 hour work week preparing for and attending status meetings

Minimum wage freeze good for business?

The Fair Pay Commission froze the minimum wage yesterday for the first time since the 1982 recession, citing economic pressures on employers. Unions had sought...

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How to pitch sales and marketing ideas to your boss with...

If you work in sales and marketing, part of your job is to demonstrate your value. In fact, this is a universal rule in any workplace. So, how do you get the attention of your immediate boss – team leaders, sales managers, marketing direc-tors, the CEO or even the Board – to, ultimately, make your ideas happen? Check out this FREE REPORT

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Five essential things to get right if you want to raise...

So you’ve got a brilliant idea, or maybe you’ve even started building your nascent business, but you think it might help to bring on some extra money. You try to raise the money, but wherever you go it seems there are roadblocks and challenges, and it’s difficult to know where to start. To help tackle this tricky tropic, we interviewed Bryan Vadas. He’s the founder of iPledg (Australia’s leading crowdfunding platform for creative, commercial, charitable and community projects) and Capital Exchange Australia (an education and funding platform for startups).

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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