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todayTuesday, 4 August 2015

Seven cool ways to retain staff

Staff turnover can be one of the biggest setbacks when running a business. No one wants to see high-performing staff members snapped up by another company. by Broede Carmody

yesterdayMonday, 3 August 2015

Kraft Heinz bans employees from bringing in competitors’ food: “A whole other can of worms”

Employees at Kraft Heinz’s US headquarters have been ordered to stop bringing in rival companies' food to work. by Renee Thompson

Friday, 31 July 2015

Think you can work to 70? Think again

While the Age Pension qualification age may rise to 70 years by the year 2035, women have less chance than men of working beyond the current pension age of 65. by Jenny Cattach

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Think your business has no pay gap? Only one way to find out

Five years ago, if you’d asked Henry Davis York’s Managing Partner, Michael Greene, whether there was any pay discrepancy between men and women in the firm, he would have said no. by Georgina Dent

Deloitte scraps bi-annual performance reviews: How your business can do the same

Deloitte Australia is piloting what could be an Australian first after scrapping bi-annual performance reviews. by Renee Thompson

Monday, 27 July 2015

Help! I don’t know what to ask people I’m interviewing for jobs

Asking something unexpected can reveal some useful truths. by Aunty B

Thursday, 23 July 2015

That milkshake won’t bring employers to the yard: Sydney business owner vents on Facebook about job-seeker shockers

A small business owner from Sydney has taken to Facebook to complain about potential employees who do not dress appropriately, with one applicant even “sucking on a milkshake” during a job interview. by Broede Carmody

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Six tips for communicating across multiple offices

How can you ensure all of your team is properly engaged when you are spread out over a large geographical area? by Sue-Ellen Watts

Working from home: how to make a fortune without leaving your house

Technology has levelled the playing field so much that you can practically work from anywhere these days. by Nina Hendy
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