Business

  • Adam Liaw cooks up excitement for Australian Made Week

    First 5000     |      May 25, 2022

    Cook, lawyer, TV presenter, author, and now Australian Made Week Ambassador Adam Liaw is urging consumers to seek out and buy genuine Aussie products bearing the trusted green-and-gold kangaroo logo to support the country’s makers and growers, as well as safeguard against access and supply issues highlighted by the pandemic.

  • COSBOA, BCA congratulate, Albanese, ALP

    First 5000     |      May 24, 2022

    The Council of Small Business Australia (COSBOA) and the Business Council of Australia have congratulated Anthony Albanese and the Australian Labor Party on their election victory.

  • Govt should drive to end acute labour and skill shortages: ACCI

    First 5000     |      May 23, 2022

    The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry said it will work vigorously to advance the priorities of business and negotiate in good faith to reach outcomes for the benefit of all Australians while working with the newly elected government. 

  • Gender gap in superannuation improves despite gender equality progress setback

    First 5000     |      May 20, 2022

    Progress to gender financial equality reversed in the March quarter despite a significant win in super savings for women which saw the gender gap narrowing by the most in over a decade, according to the latest Financy Women’s Index (FWX).

  • Retention is the new black: How to encourage and keep your employees

    Aliza Knox     |      May 19, 2022

    Employees are re-evaluating their priorities and changing jobs, even pivoting careers. Aliza Knox, has drawn on four decades of persevering at her career, through the highs and the lows, to share insights on how leaders can  encourage and retain employees.

  • Australian businesses battle high levels of unpaid debt: Atradius

    First 5000     |      May 18, 2022

    High levels of unpaid debt are prompting stronger credit controls among Australian businesses as they battle it out for survival in a competitive market, according to the latest edition of the Atradius Payment Practices Barometer. 

  • If they’re so busy, why isn’t anything getting done?

    Donna McGeorge     |      May 17, 2022

    When we are so swamped that we can’t seem to get anything done, we have to stop, and reconnect with our core deliverables, our KPIs and the strategic plan. Donna McGeorge author and global authority on productivity explains.

  • Australia’s online shopping grows to over $47 billion

    First 5000     |      May 16, 2022

    Australia’s online shopping industry has grown by 8.9 per cent to over $47 billion dollars in 2022, proving that more consumers are choosing online shopping over bricks and mortar – and our love affair with retail therapy continues to skyrocket.

  • How to turn Conflict into Collaboration

    Mark Rosenberg     |      May 13, 2022

    In Mark Rosenberg’s new book Mastering Hard Conversations, the key message is simple: conflict in the workplace is inevitable. Being skilled in dealing with conflict and having uncomfortable conversations has enormous benefits.

  • Have your say: business succession and exit planning

    Craig West     |      May 12, 2022

    Succession Plus have put together an international succession & exit survey to find out about attitudes towards exit, the level of preparedness of business owners and better understand the key drivers of exit.

  • Modern-day sales management is a lost art and discipline

    Rob Macpherson     |      May 11, 2022

    The art of effective sales management is rapidly being lost as a discipline with many modern-day sales managers unable to understand that it’s an action role, not a position said Rob Macpherson after stellar sales management success that included more than two decades in Asia.

  • How to build a resilient and healthier mindset, and why it matters

    Margie Ireland     |      May 10, 2022

    The last two years has illuminated the fragile mental health of executives and their teams. Margie Ireland shares how to build a more resilient and healthier mindset.

  • Feedback – why you need to ask for it and act on it

    Milton Collins     |      May 9, 2022

    Customer feedback is one of the most important things for your business. It helps improve product development, marketing, operations, and so much more, Milton Collins explains.

  • Flexibility at work – it’s more than just work from home

    Jo Alilovic     |      May 6, 2022

    After the last 2 years you’d be forgiven for thinking that flexibility at work is all about working from home. But flexibility doesn’t stop there. Employment lawyer and author Jo Alilovic explains.

  • 70% of Australian office workers believe automation can help attract, retain talent: survey

    First 5000     |      May 5, 2022

    Some 70% of Australian respondents to a new study commissioned by UiPath said incorporating automation—including training on automation—could help their organisation attract new and retain existing talent.

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