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How to attract, retain and cultivate a new breed of IT professional

By Simon Horrocks, Regional Vice President ANZ, AppDynamics The technology skills gap is impacting Australian organisations across almost every industry, with businesses struggling to find...

Combatting work stress

Byline: Amanda Gordon, Director of Armchair Psychology Work stress is inevitable, right?  We need some stress or we’d find a way to play solitaire all day...

Surviving workplace bullying: 5 steps to success

I’m a former victim of extreme workplace bullying. For more than three years, I worked in the global resources industry in Australia, running health and...

Why is data ethics important to data analysts?

With data management and analysis becoming such an integral part of a business’ success, it’s easy to solely focus on the exciting aspects of...

CV hacks that work

Adding digital evidence, putting yourself in the thick of the action and using a professional summary to highlight your unique selling proposition are three...

Global employers increasingly using gig economy platforms despite concerns

Global business leaders forecast one in three of their employees will be temporary workers by 2023. 94% of global business leaders are currently...

Working from home just got trickier

Employees who work from home to look after family, a sick child, to manage long commutes or to juggle other commitments is fairly common practice... but that...

The 5 positives of conflict at work

The energy of conflict is generated by the gap between two different points of view; between what we want and what we are actually...

What to do if your employee is on the 6pm news

A recent violent attack on police officers that splashed across national news has highlighted the need for better employment practices, particularly when a staff...

The four leadership “blind spots”

A recent Dale Carnegie survey of over 3,300 employees has identified four leadership “blind spots” – the aspects of leading that are currently not...

Best employee benefits to retain your workforce

Employee benefits, when implemented properly, are among the most effective ways to motivate staff and bring out the best in your people. Staff will...

Why finding ‘great’ people versus ‘okay’ people makes all the difference

Your business is doing well, and it’s time to find someone to help you with running operations or another addition to the team. Whatever...

Employer reputation key to recruitment

Employer reputation is a key factor in attracting talent with 96 per cent of job hunters admitting to reading reviews about a company before...

How SMEs can make workplace wellbeing a priority without a big budget

While on the surface investing in employee wellbeing may seem extravagant in terms of the priorities many SME owners face, the reality is, a...

4 hiring tips for your entrepreneurial business

There are many challenges to meet as your startup grows, from how to increase inventory production to marketing solutions that will help you bring your products...

Global Productivity – who’s doing it right?

Business truly is a global affair, and it’s fair to say that certain countries are leading the way in terms of efficiency and productivity....

Why your business needs to change its approach to internal communications

Internal comms is no longer a nice-to-have, it’s a necessity

How to create a genuinely flexible workplace

Top tips to make your workplace more flexible.