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Introducing Technology in the Workplace

June 1, 2017 | Guest Blogger

In this day and age, technology has become an integral part of our daily lives, from the way we communicate, to the way we entertain ourselves. We are all very reliant on technology so it comes as no surprise that it has seeped its way into our workplace as well. Technology plays an important role […]



Franchisee Employee Matters – Matter!

February 14, 2017 | Simone Pentis

Last year we provided an update regarding the issues the 7-Eleven franchise network’s suffered as a result of the failures of a number of its franchisee’s meeting their employer obligations. These issues have been an ongoing saga for the network, where following the Fair Work Ombudsman’s further investigations, the Fair Work Ombudsman has now published […]



Workplace Wellness: Why Happy Workers Are Productive workers

January 20, 2017 | Fonthip Ward

All employers want to make their workplace more productive, although for many it can be hard to determine what they can do, easily, to promote productivity. As it turns out, making sure your employees are happy goes hand in hand with solving this problem, as studies have shown that happiness provides a very tangible increase […]



Why Engaged Employees Make The Best Brand Ambassadors

June 9, 2015 | Sarah Savvas

Brand ambassadors are the people who sing your organisation’s praises at every opportunity – to anyone who will listen. They are also known as advocates, and they are your unofficial, unpaid marketing team. They are an asset that money cannot buy, and the ultimate goal for every business owner is to build a database of […]



Before You Hire a Marketing Consultant – Read This

May 22, 2015 | Danielle MacInnis

When thinking about hiring a marketing expert here are some of things you should consider: 1. Tactical V Strategic Skill-set.  Having a sound understanding of how to implement marketing campaigns is an important tactical skill but this skill can be picked up quickly or outsourced easily. Setting up a sound marketing strategy and an active […]



Part 4: 3 Ways to Fail-safe Your Prized Relationships – At Home and At Work

October 8, 2014 | Sue Lester

It’s easier to mend a relationship than to find a brand new one and start afresh.  Consider the emotional and financial cost of divorce, of sacking and hiring staff, of ‘breaking up’ with a joint venture partner.  Are you wincing at the thought?  There are just 3 key reasons relationships, personal or business fail: 1. Clash in […]



Engaging Your Team Through On-site Training

July 4, 2014 | Sarah Savvas

Corporate training has seen massive growth in the past three years, with training expenditures exceeding $130 billion worldwide. The reasons are due to both the economic recovery, as well as businesses discovering vast gaps in their employees skill sets. Although most companies understand the need for ongoing training, many have difficulty getting their workers excited […]



Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset – Your People (Part 2)

April 22, 2014 | Sarah Savvas

Second only to the difficulty of accessing capital, the biggest complaint I come across from business owners is about finding and keeping good employees. Good employees are, without a doubt, the most valuable asset any company can have. And when times are tough, it is more important than ever to get the most out of […]



Parental Leave and Flexible Working Arrangements Changes

April 7, 2014 | Mandy Cann

Online Strategies when working from home

Employees get unpaid parental leave when a new child is born or adopted. Parental leave includes maternity leave (for mums), paternity leave (for dads and partners) and adoption leave as well as other types of special leave. The key changes that were effective from the 1st July 2013 are listed below: Transfer to a safe job […]



Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset – your people (Part 1)

March 18, 2014 | Sarah Savvas

Don’t you ever wonder what happened to the days when employees worked for one company for life or at least for the better part of their career, when companies treated employees like part of the family and employees were unwaveringly loyal to their employers?  With this era being as good as over, and with employees […]