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From KPMG to tech startup: Anthony Steven’s latest venture

Dynamic Business has a chat to Anthony Stevens.

How to compete with the big guys when attracting talent to your small business

Attracting the right talent to your small business can be an uphill battle and as challenging to a business owner as any other macro...

“There’s no magic bullet, we’ve just had to dive in,” says the CEO of global edutech startup GO1

Just as Spotify and Apple have transformed the way people listen to music, Brisbane-based entrepreneur Andrew Barnes envisions his edutech startup GO1 as the...

How mentoring can help you combat industry brain drain and future-proof your business

Have you tried to hire a senior employee lately and have found the talent pool extremely limited? Trying to find senior staff in my industry...

Branson is Wrong: you CAN train for attitude

Richard Branson is right about many things...but he’s wrong about attitude. One of his famous observations was that “you can learn expertise and gain...

By prioritising professional development for marketers, SMBs can gain a competitive edge

As a champion for professional education, the findings in the recent Salmat Mid-tier Marketing Index (SMMI) really caught my attention. Marketers in the mid-tier...

Staff retention is not always the answer

Boredom is most people's worst nightmare – and it's the number one killer of workplace motivation. When it comes to performing the duties of...

Beyond the ‘honeymoon’ phase: how to keep new employees motivated into the future

Employers often get the most out of their employees at the very beginning of their tenure, when the employee is keen to impress, eager...

In with the new: attracting next-gen leaders

Attracting and retaining the next generation of leaders is an increasing challenge not limited to any one sector, due largely to Gen Y (aka millennials)...

EduTech 1Scope raises $1m to connect students with professional development opportunities

EduTech start-up 1Scope has obtained a $1 million investment from Aqualand Capital ahead of its launch in August. Founder and CEO Christina Chun spoke...

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Australia facing its worst economic contraction in history

The ABS confirmed Australia’s first recession since 1990 after recording two consecutive quarters of economic decline. After being hammered by the pandemic, bushfires and drought,...

Let’s Talk: Investing to Succeed

Figuring out where to best invest your time and money is a difficult task. As businesses scale, leaders’ daily tasks become more and more...

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment offered to Victorian workers living in NSW or SA

People who live in New South Wales and South Australia but work in Victoria are now eligible for a $1,500 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment...

Afterpay doubles revenue and partners with Worldpay to go global

Despite the global economic slow-down, the shift to online spending and move from traditional forms of credit have boosted Afterpay’s position domestically and internationally. Afterpay...