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The brutal and bountiful reality of virtual accountability

So we are now all living in the future of work. The shift to remote work was happening in a modest way before the crisis...

How businesses can support parents during COVID-19

How can employers best support their parent employees during this time, with the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many businesses to adopt work from home models? Recent...

How to manage and thrive during remote working

Around the world, millions of people are attempting to slow the spread of COVID-19 by implementing social distancing measures such as remote working. While Australia...

New survey reveals remote work is on the rise

Globalisation and technological advancement has fuelled the emergence of a mobile workforce with almost 70 per cent of Australians working remotely each week. According to...

How you can run your business from anywhere

Over the last 10 years, my company Business Blueprint has achieved more than 4,000 percent business growth. During this time, I’ve also travelled for...

How to run a successful business remotely: key lessons from the CEO of tech startup BugWolf

We've all read the stories about people running their businesses from far-flung places or from a beach, but the reality is that most small...

Don’t handicap your SMB in the war for talent, harness the business benefits of flexible work

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Why productivity is down despite a plethora of tech tools and how you can reverse the trend

If your employees are like most Australians, they work fairly long hours. But you can’t assume that just because they’ re working more, more...

Holidays without work a “luxury” for many operators, says Xero Small Business director

Small business owners are increasingly embracing the 80:20 travel trend, whereby 80% of their holidays are reserved for leisure with the remaining 20% dedicated...

Unlocking the benefits of a remote workforce takes the right mindset, technology & policies

In organisations where flexible working is permitted but its parameters are ill-defined, the full benefits won't be reaped, according to Tony Simonsen, Managing Director of Polycom Australia...

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Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...