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7 outdated work practices that deserve the boot

What’s your least favourite workplace stereotype? Is it the dusty instant coffee, the old-school hierarchies, the office gossip, the uncomfortable shoes? Whatever it may be, there’s a lot to dislike about work – at least, in the traditional sense of it. Boring, outdated and just plain ridiculous workplaces practices …

How international employees drive competitive advantage

In the business world, competitive advantage is the lifeline of a company. Having a clear established competitive advantage not only lets a business survive but provides them with the opportunity to thrive. In Australia, an increasing issue affecting business’ competitive advantage is skill shortages. 70% of Australian employers stated that skill …
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What are 1:1s?

We often hear that internal communication is a pain point for businesses, so what if we told you that you could improve it by one simple, yet effective management technique? 1:1s might be the very thing to take your company communication and alignment to the next level of performance.  1:1s. …

How to stand out in a job interview

At some point in your life, you will have to be interviewed. If you look back through your life, there will be countless times where you can remember being interviewed. Whether that be pre-school interviews, school entry interviews, doctor-patient, or parent-teacher interviews. We haven’t even graduated school yet and …

Contracting vs. full-time employment: which is best?

Selecting the right employee is a serious decision, but deciding what type of employee is another thing entirely (especially when hiring internationally). For some businesses, the flexibility of contractors is the perfect choice however, many prefer the loyalty and connection of having a full-time team member. We’ve broken down …
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What to do in a Business Emergency

Before 2020 a lot of businesses had the luxury of thinking a business emergency was something that would never happen to them. The pandemic, bushfires, floods—there are many emergencies that can throw your business off course, and this year has brought that reality home. Thousands of businesses have found out …
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Australian Business Tax 101

Tax is no small thing. For some, tax is something to be done; an annual chore that we like to leave to the last minute or an opportunity for some ‘cash back’. The truth isn’t so simple. Tax – in a very real sense – is the streets we walk on, …
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An Introduction to Industrial Relations

‘Industrial relations’ sounds rather foreboding, doesn’t it? It’s a fancy term for a business essential subject that can seem scary and complex when you first dive into it. The definition probably won’t help; the coordination and management of workplace and work-related entitlements and obligations between employers and …
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