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Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Five things employers can do to help women re-enter the workforce

Paid parental leave, combined with other programs to support and help retain staff, have real impacts on productivity and make employees happier and more engaged. by Rebecca McIntosh

Six tips to help you create the perfect company vision

From a HR perspective, a strong and articulated company vision is imperative to engaging your team. by Sue-Ellen Watts

Monday, 18 May 2015

We're hiring a production editor

We're looking for someone with a keen interest in business, startup and tech journalism. by SmartCompany

Ten key lessons from this year’s most important unfair dismissal cases

Unfair dismissal laws can be a minefield for small business owners and managers. Here are 10 key things you need to do to ensure you don’t end up on the wrong end of a Fair Work Commission hearing. by Kirsten Robb

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Why middle managers are crucial to the success of your business

Here are five tips to picking and developing the right managers for your business. by Sue-Ellen Watts

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

How to support an employee going through a tough time

We’re all familiar with the expectation to not let our personal lives affect our work but as much as we might have this expectation of our employees, it’s not always a reasonable one. by Abiramie Sathiamoorthy and Janelle McKenzie

Monday, 20 April 2015

What Jeremy Clarkson taught us about incivility in the workplace

The BBC recently decided not to renew the contract of presenter Jeremy Clarkson, after an internal investigation revealed the Top Gear host had a physical altercation with a producer. Here's how to prevent a similar incident in your workplace. by Simon Burgess

Monday, 13 April 2015

How the psychology of space can help you get ahead in business

The psychology of space has numerous applications to how businesses are run, especially small companies or individual entrepreneurs who are keen to create and sustain productive workforces and business partnerships. by Eloise Keating

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Ex-Apple employee rants about “iCult” in blog: What to do when former staff trash talk your business

A former Apple employee in Sydney has posted a scathing attacking on the tech giant in a blog post, claiming Apple has a “toxic” company culture and makes extreme demands on its staff. by Kirsten Robb
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